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The Amarillo City Council will convene Tuesday at three for their regularly scheduled meeting.
On the agenda is an award to remodel the Regency Kitchen in the Amarillo Civic Center, a Summer Food Service Program application, an agreement with AISD to help with the Summer Food Service Program, and improvements to Buchanan Street's Storm sewer drainage.
The Council will gather on the 3rd floor of City Hall in downtown Amarillo.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized over 15 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Monday morning.
The $1.3 million worth of meth were confiscated from 57 year old Grabel Gonzalez and 19 year old Julio Gonzalez as they were travelling on I-40 near Bushland. Both were booked into Potter County. The drugs were allegedly being transported from San Diego to Memphis Tennessee.
2 men have been arrested for stealing from the fuel island at the United on the Boulevard. Officers matched the description of the vehicle with a car that committed two traffic violations near Western and Gem Lake. They stopped the car, but the passenger took off running. Dallas Haley was eventually caught and arrested, however, the driver was no longer with the vehicle. Wesley Dixon was identified as the driver. He was found and booked into Potter County as well.
A motorcycle collision at Hollywood Road and I-27 has left one man dead.
Early Saturday morning, APD responded to the scene where 24 year old Anthony Payton Warren was riding his motorcycle and ran a red light. He struck a vehicle in the southbound lanes of I-27 service roads. Warren was pronounced dead at the scene.
Speed, along with the red light violation, are considered factors in the crash.
The Texas Department of Transportation is warning drivers of possible delays at various places around Amarillo.
On I-27, motorists can expect lane closures from Parker Street to Washington. On I-40, lane closures from Nelson Street to Whitaker Street. On FM 1719, lane closures from U.S. 87 to Loop 335 and on the I-40 frontage roads, drivers should expect the right lane to be closed in both directions from Coulter to Soncy.
A man was shot multiple times while at the Paradise Party Place at 714 N. Fillmore Saturday morning.
APD responded to the call and discovered several shell casings in the parking lot, before learning of a man in a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. The man says he was shot at the Paradise Club. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
The City of Amarillo is warning area motorists to expect delays starting Monday on Georgia Street.
Construction of a sanitary sewer interceptor project will begin south of Wolflin. Two lanes of traffic will remain open in the north and southbound direction, but the center lan will be closed to accommodate equipment used by the contractors. Once complete, the project will improve wastewater collection and allow the City to remove the existing lift station in Austin Park.
The left lane of westbound traffic on 34th from Washington to Monroe will be closed beginning Monday, April 20th. Contractors will make repairs to the sanitary sewer main. The project is expected to last five days.