UPDATE: APD says Ricky Peebles is in custody

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – UPDATE: The Amarillo Police Department reports that Ricky Peebles was arrested today in Lubbock, for a Capital Murder warrant out of Potter County.

Original Report: The Amarillo Police Department has announced that one man, Colton Gene Pullen, was arrested for his Capital Murder warrant by APD SWAT officers in the 6000 block of Amarillo Boulevard West.

Another man, Ricky Lee Peebles, remains at large. He is described by APD as a 20-year-old man described as being 6’3’’tall, weighing 165 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes.

Both men are wanted in connection to the murder of Trevor Riley on Friday, at the 3400 Block of N. Hill.

APD said investigators have reason to believe that Peebles should be considered armed and dangerous.

APD said anyone who sees Peebles or knows his location is urged not to approach or contact home and call the police department.

Any with information on the location of Ricky Peebles is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department at 378-3038 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given online at www.amapolice.org or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app.

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