Five Suspects Arrested in Connection to Lance Hooser Murder

AMARILLO -- Amarillo Special Crimes have arrested five suspect in connection to the of Lance Hooser.

On Friday August 16, Ricky Don Burns, 25, was arrested by SWAT officers, COPPS officers and Special Crimes investigators for the murder of Lance Hooser. He was booked into the Potter County Correction Center. 

Early Saturday morning on August 17, the suspect's vehicle in this case, marroon Chevy Equinox was located in the 7900 block of Simpson. Uniform officers and SWAT officers spotted up on the vehicle while investigators obtained arrest warrants and a search warrant. Terry Daniel Young, 52, was stopped driving the suspect vehicle and arrested on a murder warrant. 

Aggravated kidnapping warrants were issued for Robert Wyatt Melton, 32 and Jeffrey Sean Noblett, 41. Melton was arrested Sunday morning at his home. On Sunday August 18, an aggravated kidnapping warrant was issued for Bobby Guy Crawford, Jr., 47. He was arrested at his home on Sunday afternoon. SWAT officers found Jeffrey Noblett at a motel on I-40 east late Sunday afternoon and arrested him for his aggravated kidnapping warrant. 

All five suspect were booked into the Potter County Correction Center. 

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