SWAT called after a man was found inside an apartment in northwest Amarillo

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — A man is arrested after SWAT was called to an apartment complex in northwest Amarillo.

It happened before 10:30 p.m. on the 6500 block Woodward.

Police were called to investigate a burglary in progress.

When officers arrived, the apartment residents told them that they came home and found someone inside.

The suspect, Moses Rico, 26, allegedly locked himself in one of the rooms and refused to communicate.

Rico was arrested after SWAT officers used a chemical agent in the room, causing him to come out.

He is charged with Criminal Trespass of a Habitation, Evading Arrest, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


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