Police make bust at East Amarillo hotel

Police make bust at East Amarillo hotel

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police were able to catch two people with drugs overnight after a trespassing tip.

It was just after 1:00 Thursday morning when police were called out to the Value Inn on I-40. That's when officers saw a man and woman run from a side door of the hotel.

Police caught 34 year old Billy Garcia and 29 year old Christina Kaput as they headed to the parking lot.

Reports show Garcia dropped a bag of methamphetamine and had even more in his pocket. He was also wanted at the time for a parole warrant and dangerous drugs.

Kaput was wanted on a warrant for prohibited weapons out of Potter County.

The couple were arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center for different charges. Garcia is looking at charges for manufacturing/delivery of drugs and evading arrest. While Kaput has a weapons charge and one for evading arrest.

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