While Amarillo police officers were searching the Greenways subdivision for burglary/aggravated assault suspects, they recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested two in the car.
At about 4:30 a.m. Amarillo police officers were searching the area for three suspects involved in the shooting and burglary in the 7900 block of Pineridge Drive when they noticed a silver 2003 Chevrolet that seemed to be prowling the area. Officers stopped the vehicle in the 6000 block of Landon.
A computer check showed that it had been stolen from an apartment complex parking lot in the 4200 block of S. Western on June 5. It had been left running and unattended briefly.
The owner was going back to his car when he saw a female drive away in the vehicle.The stolen car was being driven by Christopher Scott Scalici, 27, of Amarillo.
He was searched and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal drugs.
Scalici was booked into Randall County Jail for unathorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) over one gram in a drug-free zone, possession of under two ounces of marijuana in a drug free zone, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.
Investigators determined that a female passenger in the car, Melisssa Ann Kennedy, 31, was who originally stole the car.
She was booked into Randall County Jail on one charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. There is no indication that these suspects were connected to the suspects charged in the burglary/aggravated assault. The third occupant of the car was released with no charges.