3 people have been arrested after a violent crime that took place earlier this month.
On March 12th, Amarillo Police Officers investigated a possible homicide that took place in the 900 block of Columbine.
Friday, March 20, the APD Proactive Criminal Enforcement Unit located and arrested 38-year-old Benito Ruiz, and 35-year-old Evelyn Gonzales in connection to the crime and charged with Aggravated Robbery.
On Tuesday, March 24, APD, with help from the US Marshal’s Office and New Mexico State Police located and arrested Lopphay Gum Pratommarath for his role in the incident.
All 3 subjects were booked into the Potter County Jail.
The community is reminded that anyone with information on this case or any crime that takes place can call the Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit at 378-9468, Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or submit a tip online at amapolice.org.