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Crime of the Week

3-12-21

1-26-21

Amarillo Crime Stoppers is still asking for the public's help in solving this case. On February 20, 2021 at 2:55 AM, APD officers were dispatched to a subject laying on the roadway in the 500 block of north Pierce Street. Officers found that the victim, a 27-year-old male, had been struck by an unknown vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. If you have any information on this incident, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. You can also submit your anonymous tip by using the P3 Tips App. If you tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward up to $1,000. "Say It Here" with Amarillo Crime Stoppers.

On January 25, 2021 at 11:17 PM, an APD officer observed Phillip James Messler, a 43-year-old male of Pampa, Tx, laying on the roadway in the 1400 block of Amarillo Boulevard East.  Before the officer could contact Messler, he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling east bound on Amarillo Boulevard.  The vehicle left the scene of the accident.  Phillip Messler was transported to a local hospital where he died.  Judge Robert Taylor was notified and ordered an autopsy.   The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.  The vehicle involved is a dark colored SUV with damage to the front end. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Unit at 378-4250 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at amapolice.org or by using the P3 Tips App.  "Say It Here"

1-5-21

20-521064 Aggravated Robbery

Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for help identifying an Aggravated Robbery suspect in this week’s, “Crime of the Week”.  On Monday, December 7th, APD officers responded to an auto burglary in the 4300 block of Alicia St.  The victim reported coming out to an unknown suspect taking items from a trailer on the property.  When confronted, the suspect entered his vehicle to leave the scene.  The suspect then ran over the female victim.  As this happened, the male victim started to fire rounds at the suspect as he left the scene.  The suspect is believed to be a black or Hispanic male driving a silver Honda Accord with possible bullet holes in the rear of the vehicle.  The female victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  Stolen in this case was a yellow 20-gallon Bostic air compressor.  If you have any information on this crime or know who the suspect is, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.  You can also submit an anonymous tip online at amapolice.org or by using the P3 Tips App.  If your tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward of up to $1,000.  Remember to “Say It Here” and say it anonymous with Amarillo Crime Stoppers.

6-30-20

 Hit and Run Fatality - APD - 18-503960

On February 18, 2018 at 1:52 AM, officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of East Amarillo Boulevard on a motor vehicle striking two pedestrians and fleeing the scene.  Lucila Andrade Trevino, a 58-year-old female of Friona, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.  A 43-year-old male also of Friona, Texas, was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit is still looking to identify the suspect in this hit and run case. It is believed that the suspect was driving a dark colored four-door car, possibly a Ford Crown Victoria or a similar make car.  Videos have been included with possible witnesses to the accident.  If you are in these videos or know someone that is, to please contact the Traffic Investigation Unit at 806-378-4250.  Over two years have passed since this incident and Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help to close this case.  If you have any information on this crime or know who the suspect is, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.  You can also submit an anonymous tip online at amapolice.org or by using the P3 Tips App.  If your tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward of up to $1,000.  Remember to “Say It Here” and say it anonymous with Amarillo Crime Stoppers.    

6-9-20

Aggravated Assault - APD - 19-522868

 

In the early morning hours of Saturday October 19th 2019, APD officers were dispatched to SE 10th and Bagarry on an aggravated assault. Officers found a 26-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Officers were told that the victim was driving and was stopped by another vehicle in the middle of the road.  The suspect stepped then out of the vehicle and began to shoot at the victim. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5’08” tall, wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans and he was driving a smaller light-colored car.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and has since become paralyzed from their injuries. After several months of investigating no suspect has been identified.  Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for the publics help to close out this case.  If you have any information on this crime or know who the suspect is, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.  You can also submit an anonymous tip online at amapolice.org or by using the P3 Tips App.  If your tip leads to an arrest you could earn a reward of up to $1,000.  Remember to “Say It Here” and say it anonymous with Amarillo Crime Stoppers.  

06-29-16

Jana Rae Pittman, a 28 year old from Nederland, TX was in Amarillo visiting friends. She was out walking in the area of I40 and Bell on June 5th at approximately 4:40 AM. APD officers were dispatched to I-40 and Alice near the frontage road on a motor vehicle accident involving Jana Pittman. While walking, Jana was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene and Jana died of injuries she sustained from the collision. Investigators believe the vehicle involved is possibly red in color with damage to the front passenger side. The Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit previously released photos of a headlight assembly which is believed to be from the suspect vehicle. The driver and vehicle have not been located or identified. We are now offering a reward of UP TO $1,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the driver responsible for this hit and run fatality. If you have information about this crime, please call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. A person with information may also submit an encrypted tip through our website at amapolice.org or with our free mobile app called P3 Tips. All tips must be received through the Amarillo Crime Stoppers Program. Tips are recorded by the time and date they are received.

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