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Potter County stop nets $99K in cocaine
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:01:55 -0700

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized 3 pounds of cocaine valued at more than $99,000 during a traffic stop Saturday in Potter County. About 3 p.m.

$99k of cocaine discovered in trunk
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:53:50 -0700

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on IH-40, yielding over three pounds of cocaine valued at over $99,000.

Man who fled hospital naked indicted on robbery charge
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:51:05 -0700

An Amarillo man who in June fled a hospital naked was indicted on a robbery charge Thursday by Potter County grand jurors. At 11:30 a.m.

Potter county is working towards decreasing child abuse cases
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:57:55 -0700

Amarillo, TX - One local county is working towards lowering their number of child abuse cases. 

Troopers investigate wreck at I-40 rest stop
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:04:59 -0700

VIDEO | Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a tractor-trailer accident about 7:50 a.m. Friday at an Interstate 40 rest stop in Carson County, about five miles east of the Potter County line.

APD uses taser to arrest car wash burglary suspect
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:52:13 -0700

After responding to a burglar alarm, a man resisting arrest, a chase and the use of a TASER, Amarillo police officers arrested one in connection with car wash robbery.

3 arrested for liquid Codeine, counterfeit currency, handguns
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:06:55 -0700

Three were arrested subsequent to an I-40 traffic stop that yielded more than 67 ounces of liquid Codeine, $6,000 in counterfeit US currency and two handguns.

Police: Officers arrest 3 during execution of high-risk search warrant
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:42:27 -0700

Amarillo, Texas - Police say officers arrested three following the execution of a high-risk narcotics search warrant.

High speed chases ends with one woman in custody
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:10:27 -0700

Amarillo, TX - DPS troopers and the Carson County Sheriff's Office helped Amarillo police in a high speed chase. 

Man indicted in April stabbing of teen
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:05:59 -0700

Potter County grand jurors indicted a man in an April 11 stabbing in Southwest Amarillo. Bobby Wayne Shoemaker, 44, was indicted Thursday on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge after he allegedly stabbed a teenager with a knife.