CRIME OF THE WEEK: Burglary of unmarked police vehicle

The June 3 Crime of the Week is the May 21 burglary of an unmarked police car. Numerous guns were taken from the vehicle along with parts to build an additional assault rifle.

CRIME OF THE WEEK: The June 3 Crime of the Week is an auto burglary that took place on May 21 in the Holiday Inn parking lot on Amarillo Blvd. West.

The vehicle was an unmarked police vehicle containing mulitple weapons. APD told Pronews 7 that thieves broke out the window of a police unit of a firearms instructor from out of town.

Two pistols and three semi-automatic rifles were taken as well as parts to build another assault rifle.

The officer was in Amarillo for firearms training at the city shooting range.

If you have any information on this or any other crime, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400 or submit a tip online at

If your tip leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could get a reward of up to $1,000.