2 arrested on burglary charges

Tuesday afternoon Amarillo Police Department Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1500 block of south Grand for a traffic violation.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle was not able to provide a drivers license or proof of insurance. Officers placed him in a patrol car for further questioning, a female passenger was identified by police. Officers then searched the vehicle and found several items that had been reported as stolen. Officers recovered property from three different residential burglaries and property owners were contacted to identify the items.

Both of the occupants of the vehicle were transported to the Amarillo Police Department for questioning and later booked into jail.

31-year-old Joe Gutierrez was booked on 3 separate charges of burglary of a habitation and 19-year-old Shyanne Lashay Brinkley was booked on 1 charge of burglary of a habitation.

The incident is still under investigation and more charges are pending.