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The Special Crimes Unit of the Amarillo Police Department, in a press conference Tuesday, announced a man wanted for aggregated assault causing serious bodily injury.
The incident happened the evening of October 16th, resulting in the death of Michael Todd Williams from pneumonia as a complication of blunt force trauma to the upper body. Anthony Campbell, 37, is the suspect named and reportedly frequently stays in motels along Amarillo Boulevard and is believed to still be in the Amarillo area.
APD asks anyone with information on Campbell to call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.
The Amarillo Police Department has announced a suspect in relation to a homicide that happened over the weekend.
On Sunday evening, APD was dispatched to 1621 N. Garfield where a man had been stabbed in the head who later died at a local hospital. Jose Miguel Hernandez, 21, is wanted out of Potter County with a murder warrant. He is currently at large and reportedly does not have access to a vehicle so is likely still in the Amarillo area.
APD is asking anyone with information on the location of Hernandez to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Police say that if you come into contact with Hernandez to call 911 immediately.
The Amarillo Police Department's Special Crimes Unit held a press conference Tuesday where they announced the suspect's name in connection with the homicide that happened outside of the Paradise Club at 714 N. Fillmore this last Sunday morning.
APD says that the autopsy on Eric Ontario Smith Jr. indicates that he died from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. Tyrone Dawayne Black, 22, is wanted out of Potter County for a murder warrant. Black also goes by the nickname "K.R." He is considered armed and dangerous.
APD is asking for you to call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 if you know of his whereabouts but say that if you come into contact with him to immediately call 911.
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The Amarillo Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened early Wednesday morning.
Shortly before 3, officers were sent to a home in northwest Amarillo where a man reported being robbed at a local parking lot. The victims says he was approached by two black suspects, both about 5'2" with slim builds, one with a black rag or cap on his head while the second had braids in his hair. They put a gun to the victim's neck and took the money from his wallet and pockets.
Both robbers left southbound on Florida Street on foot. The victim wasn't injured and no suspects have been arrested.
The Amarillo Police Department has recovered a vehicle stolen out of Dallam County.
Tuesday, shortly after noon, patrol officers saw three people walking away from a parked Dodge Nitro in the 2800 block of Northwest 5th. Upon inspection, the officer found a black paper temporary tag which should have gone with a Chevrolet.
Jarret Moklebust, 30, was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, Gary Garcia, 29, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for burglary of a motor vehicle, and the third person was released without charges.
A one vehicle accident Tuesday night left a woman dead in the 800 block on SE 10th.
Around 12:45, officers responded to the accident involving a white 2006 Dodge pickup driven by Lonita Stout Leal, 60. She was driving westbound when she struck the concrete along the north side of the under pass, crossing both lanes, and hit the concrete center support.
Leal, a City of Amarillo employee, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A fire last week took the life of an Amarillo man.
Around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, the Amarillo Fire Department was called out to 5316 Amarillo Boulevard east on a medical call, where they found a small travel trailer that had recently been damaged by fire. Inside they found the body of Michael Livers, 35, and the autopsy indicated Livers had died of smoke and soot inhalation.
The Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office determined that the incident occured because of an accidental stove top fire.