APD identifies armed burglar


uesday morning at approximately 10:07 a.m. Amarillo Police Officers were sent to the 3500 block of Danbury on reports of a suspicious man trying to break into homes.

Police spotted the suspect running from residence to residence. Officers then secured the area and evacuated residents. After a day long standoff, the suspect turned himself into police.

Amarillo Police Department has identified the suspect as 27-year-old Cameron Mitchell Denton.

Denton was booked into the Randall County Jail on charges of burglary of a habitation and criminal trespass. Police recovered a handgun at the scene which did not belong to the homeowner.

APD is currently investigating the numerous burglary incidents and more charges are pending.