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APD Arrests Four

"APD Units are on scene at a home invasion robbery in the 3400 block of Meadow On June 1st at 3:19 PM, APD officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Meadow on a home invasion robbery. A female was on the front porch of her residence when she heard a loud noise from inside of her house. She went in and saw four males coming through her back door. The female went to her child's room and the suspects held her and the child at gunpoint while going through the residence. The suspects left the house with guns and miscellaneous items. They were last seen by a witness driving away in an older model blue four door car. The investigation is ongoing and there is no further description of the suspects. There were no injuries reported.

On 6-2-17, APD Robbery Squad investigators determined that Nathan Thomas Hand II age 17 and Joseph Kamal Tourk-King age 17 were suspects in this case. The victim knew at least one of them. Detectives secured warrants charging both men with Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Commit Another Felony, a 1st degree felony. On 6-3-17, APD Uniform Division officers located Hand at an apartment in the 4100 block of SW 45th and arrested him without incident. Officers then were able to determine that Bailey Buford, age 18 was the third suspect. Officers and detectives went to a home in the 700 block of N. Arthur. Buford answered the door with a knife in his hand but dropped it when officers directed him to do so. He was taken into custody and a gun stolen in the incident was recovered from the home. Officers learned that the fourth suspect was Jawone Riles age 18. They located him at a home in the 800 block of S. Mississippi and he was taken into custody. The last suspect arrested was Joseph Tourk-King, who was located that afternoon at a home in the 2000 block of N. Highland. He was arrested without incident. All four suspects were booked into the Randall County Jail for Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Commit Another Felony."

-Amarillo Police Dept.

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