Update: Police identify second person in Tyler auto burglary

UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Police have secured an arrest warrant for the second suspect who was driving the Cadillac and shot at the auto burglary victim.

The suspect is identified as 20-year-old Damarian Paul Amie, of Tyler.

Amie is wanted for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a second degree felony.

His bond was set at $100,000.00. If you know his whereabouts please contact the Tyler Police Department or Tyler Smith County Crimestoppers.

Tyler police have charged 21-year-old Detavius Coats with burglary of a motor vehicle following his arrest early Thursday.

Coats is being held on a $2,500.00 bond.

On September 4, 2014 at around 6:26 a.m., the Tyler Police Department received a call of an auto burglary in the 3200 block of Curtis.

The caller indicated that they had observed two subjects in the neighborhood in a blue Cadillac. The passenger in the Cadillac got out of the vehicle and walked up to a pickup truck.

The witness observed the Cadillac drive away. The passenger of the Cadillac broke out a window on the truck. As he was doing so, witnesses went to the pickup to contact the suspect. The suspect ran from the scene, and the witnesses followed.

Witnesses later lost sight of the suspect, but went back to their house, got in a car and began to drive through the neighborhood. As they drove through the neighborhood they located the blue Cadillac. They began to follow the Cadillac. At one point the Cadillac got in behind the witnesses.

In the area of Dennis Drive and Dinah Lane the operator of the blue Cadillac fired shots at the witnesses. Neither the witnesses nor the witnesses' vehicle was struck by a bullet.

An Officer responding to the scene located a suspect that matched the description of the auto burglar. The suspect has been arrested. His name is not available at this time. The suspect driving the Cadillac is still at large.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the suspect or suspects involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.


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