AMARILLO, TX - Just before 6 a.m. on Thursday morning, APD Officers were searching the Fox Ridge/Pheasant Run area for a reported prowler.
After searching the area, one officer saw a male riding a bike who then turned down an alleyway. As the Officer followed the bicyclist, the rider the crashed the bike and took off running.
The officer then saw the individual hiding behind an air conditioner. The person was the same individual that was seen riding the bicycle down the alley. The man was identified as David Stuart Nichols, 19 year old male, Nichols has three outstanding warrants for his arrest.
Officers located several items where Nichols crashed the bike which were believed to be stolen. They found a laptop computer, a pair of sunglasses, an iPad mini, and perfume.
As they were investigating the incident they located a victim of an auto burglary in the 6200 block of S. Bowie. The victim identified the computer and it was returned to him. Officers then booked the other items as evidence until the owners could be located and notified.