Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest, Seizure of Stolen Gun, and Drugs

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest, Seizure of Stolen Gun, and Drugs

Amarillo Police arrest two after early Saturday morning traffic stop.

AMARILLO – Early Saturday morning, Amarillo Police pulled over vehicle in the 2800 block of Sanborn. 

Amarillo Police arrest 31-year-old Andre Juane Speaks. Speaks is wanted for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a felon in possession of a firearm arrest in Wichita County. 

Police also arrested a 25-year-old female passenger wanted on an outstanding city warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Officers searched the vehicle and found narcotic paraphernalia, a plastic bottle containing about 11 grams of what appears to be methamphetamine, and a loaded .45 caliber pistol.  A check on the weapon’s serial number showed that it was stolen in a 2011 burglary in north Amarillo. 

Speaks was taken to the Potter County Detention Center, where he was booked for possession of a controlled substance over 4 grams/under 200 grams, the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon warrant, and a new charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. 

The female was booked into the Randall County Jail on the misdemeanor warrant. 

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