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The Randall county sheriff's office is looking for a hit and run driver.
Around 6:30 p.m. Monday, a jogger was running south on the I-27 service road when he was hit by a car. The jogger suffered injuries to his left arm and was taken to the emergency room. The man could not give a description of the car that hit him, and anyone with information is asked to call the Randall county sheriff's office at 468-5751.
A traffic stop near the mall led to an arrest and seizure of 5 pounds of marijuana.
A Potter county deputy made the stop Thursday on I-40 and mile marker 64. The driver gave consent to search and the deputy found a suitcase with approximately $18,000 worth of pot inside.
Robert Prater, 45, was booked into Potter county on a third-degree felony charge of possession of marijuana. The drugs were reportedly being taken from California to Wichita, Kansas.
The prisoner who escaped Monday from the TDCJ's Wheeler unit has been caught.
Just after 7 a.m. Thursday, Plainview police received a 911 call of a man beating on the back door of a house in the 2600 block of Joliet. When officers arrived, they say that it was Charlie Davis Junior, 38, in the backyard. He was taken into custody and transported to the Hale county sheriff's office where he's being held. Davis faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of felony escape.
A domestic violence call led to the temporary lockdown of a local school.
Just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a home in the 4200 block of Roxton. They learned that a man with a gun had broken in and threatened a woman, then said he was going to a nearby school to pick up his child. Puckett elementary was contacted and asked to lock out all visitors until the man could be located.
Around 3 p.m., he was found in a motel on Amarillo Boulevard west. Christopher Keith Chesser, 35,was booked into Randall county for burglary with intent to commit assault on a family member.
An Amarillo man was hospitalized in critical condition after a crash near the airport.
Just after 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, a car driven by William Duncan Baker, 64, ran into the trailer of an 18-wheeler in the 1500 block of Airport drive. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured. Speed is a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for help with their crime of the week.
The Potter county sheriff's office was called to the Canadian river bridge Tuesday morning where a 2000 model CAT 980g wheel loader was missing from the work site. It was found several miles away on state land with significant damage.
The equipment is considered a total loss with a value of several hundred thousand dollars. If you know who the suspects are in this equipment theft, call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or submit a tip online at amapolice.org. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered.