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|URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS -- recent accidents and heavy blood usage have resulted in an urgent need for type O- and an immediate need for types O+ and A-. If you are one of these blood types, please donate at your earliest convenience. We are open at the blood center, 7500 Wallace Blvd., until 5:30pm today, 8:00am-4:30pm on Friday and 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturday. We will also be at Westgate Mall for our Annual Mother's Day Blood Drive this Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm at Center Court. For a complete list of mobiles in your area, visit www.thegiftoflife.org and click on blood drive calendar. Thank you, in advance, for your immediate help!|
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Early Thursday morning, APD officers responded to the 5800 block of NE 20th on a report of several individuals breaking into vehicles.
An officers observed a white Toyota Campry with several male occupants leaving the area. The vehicle pulled into a business parking lot on NE 24th and Grand. The driver exited the vehicle and was walking away when he noticed police which prompted him to run back to the vehicle and drive away. The police pulled the vehicle over.
Upon searching the vehicle, officers located several backpacks and large amounts of change, car chargers, and clothing. The suspects are believed to have broken into cars in NE and SW Amarillo as well as a residential garage in the 5800 block of NE 14th. 5 17 year olds have been booked into the Potter County Correction Center for engaging in organized criminal activity. One of them was also charged with failure to identify and for providing a ficticious last name.
A lightning bolt started a house fire during Friday's early morning storms.
At 1:30, the Amarillo Fire Department was called out to Browning Street, where they found that the fire had begun in the attic and most of the damage was on the roof. The people inside the home did make it out safely due to the smoke detectors. Damages to the home are estimated at $20,000.