APD arrests four teens: Stolen property and weapons discovered


Early Saturday morning, Amarillo police officers were called to the 6900 block of Hurst Road on a possible auto burglary. The suspect vehicle was described as a white SUV. 

The same vehicle had been reported this same morning for prowling in other neighborhoods. 

Officers in the area located the vehicle and a stop was initiated. The driver refused to stop for officers and drove south on Coulter Street and then eastbound on Loop 335. 

The driver attempted to turn south onto the Canyon Drive access road, but struck a concrete barrier. Four occupants exited the vehicle and fled on foot. 

All four suspects were caught by officers. 

A 15-year-old male suspect was found in possession of a handgun. He was booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Evading Arrest/Detention, Theft, and Organized Criminal Activity. 

A 16-year-old male suspect was caught in the close vicinity of another handgun. He was booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Evading Arrest/Detention, Theft, and Organized Criminal Activity. 

The 16-year-old driver, was booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains for Evading Arrest/Detention in a Vehicle, Evading Arrest/Detention, Theft, and Organized Criminal Activity. 

A 17-year-old male suspect, was arrested for Evading Arrest/Detention, theft, and Organized Criminal Activity. 

Two more handguns were later found in the area of the arrests. Multiple stolen items were located inside of the suspect SUV. 

Items were returned to six victims of auto burglaries in different neighborhoods. 

The white SUV was found to have been stolen from the 7400 block of City View around 2:00 AM Saturday morning.

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