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Three Arrested Following Robbery in North Amarillo

"On May 30th at 10:23, APD officers were dispatched to the Family Dollar at 831 Martin Road on a robbery.

The store employee, a 50 year old female, told officers that three women came into the store asking about merchandise. One of the females was later observed concealing items from the store. The employee locked the door so that the females could not leave. One of the females pushed the employee out of the way and unlocked the door. The employee then stood in the doorway so that the female could not come back in. One of the other two females that was still in the store pulled out a taser and threatened the employee with it.  All of the suspects then left in a blue Saturn car.

Officers in the area of IH-40 and Ross located the vehicle. A stop was made on the vehicle and the three females were detained.

The items stolen from the store were recovered along with a taser.

The three females were identified as Ariel Jane Storrs a 26 year old female, Destiny Lynch Carlile a 28 year old female, and Brandy Michelle Garcia a 36 year old female. Storrs was identified as the suspect that had threatened the employee with the taser. Garcia was identified as the suspect that pushed the employee while leaving with store merchandise. Carlile was identified as the third female that was in the store.

Storrs and Garcia were arrested for Robbery and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

Carlile was arrested for 9 local municipal warrants and booked into the Randall County Jail."

-Amarillo Police Dept.

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