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Three arrested for burglary and aggravated assault in south Amarillo

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Genaro Hernan Hernandez Genaro Hernan Hernandez
Gustavo Ferrusquilla Gustavo Ferrusquilla
Amarillo, TX - Three suspects are behind bars after an overnight aggravated assault.

Amarillo police were called out to the 7900 block of Pineridge Drive where they say three males were breaking into a home through the garage.
   
According to police the home owner confronted the men, one took off in a white Dodge pick up truck which the homeowner chased on foot.
  
The pick up got stuck in a muddy area near the Greenways school while trying to detain the driver. He says one of the other suspects fired a shot at him.    
Officers eventually found and detained all suspects, one of which had a handgun on him at the time of his arrest.

The driver, 20 year old Genaro Hernan Hernandez was booked into the Randall County Jail for engaging in organized criminal activity and burglary of a habitation.

20 year old Gustavo Ferrusquilla was booked into the Randall County Jail for engaging in organized criminal activity, burglary of a habitation, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The third suspect's name will be released after booking.


From the Amarillo Police Department:

On 6-9-14, at 3:19 AM, the resident of a home in the 7900 block of Pineridge Drive was awakened by an alarm indicating entry into his garage. The resident checked the garage and found the door open and three Hispanic males inside. The men fled. The homeowner pursued but did not catch them. He returned to his home. He then heard a pickup nearby and went back outside. One of the suspects was driving the pickup. He pursued the vehicle on foot. The pickup driver went into a muddy area near the Greenways School, where it became stuck.

The burglary victim caught up with the truck and was attempting to detain the driver when he heard a shot fired. He then realized that the other two suspects were present, and one of them had fired a shot at him. He discontinued his attempt to detain the driver. All three suspects then ran.

Several APD units and the DPS helicopter were responding by this time, and an APD canine unit arrested the driver nearby. Officers located the second suspect in the back yard of a home on Millie Place. He was taken into custody. Officers located a handgun at his arrest scene. Officers located the third suspect some time later. Initial information indicates that he had made his way to a home south of Amarillo, and asked for a ride. A resident that did not know him took him to a home on NE 17th. Officers had developed a lead on that address, and located him there, where he was taken into custody.

Two have been booked into the Randall County Jail. The third man’s name will be released when he is booked.

The pickup driver was Genaro Hernan Hernandez HM 20. He was booked for engaging in organized criminal activity and burglary of a habitation.

Gustavo Ferrusquilla HM 20 was booked for those two charges and was additionally charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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