DPD’s Pet of the Week – Spreckles

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DPD’s Pet of the Week is Spreckles A882523. Spreckles is a sweet, social, and very smart 1 year old Dalmation mix.  She has been in the care of DAS since April 7, 2015.  She weighs about 51 lbs and is family-ready:  spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.  Her adoption fee is $85.

Let’s help find Spreckles a Furrever Home. She is available for adoption at Dallas Animal Services main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212. They are open 11 am to 6:30 pm Monday-Saturday and 12 noon until 5 pm on Sunday. Pictured with Spreckles is Senior Corporal Stephen Kuo who is assigned to Office of Community Affairs.

Search for Sweetheart Swindler

On March 19, 2015, an elderly citizen, who was accompanied by his son, filed a criminal offense report with the Financial Investigations Unit. The victim stated that the suspect, known as “Lisa,” induced him to apply for credit cards and gift cards. The victim suffers from dementia and believed that the suspect was his friend. The suspect engaged in what is known as a “sweetheart” scam and tricked the victim into losing over $16,000. “Lisa” eventually stopped answering the victim’s phone calls.  This offense is documented on case number 061419-2015.

The suspect can be seen in the video above with two other females. If you have information regarding this offense or the identities of any of the women shown, please contact Financial Crimes Detective Cervantez, #8101, at (214) 671-3544.

5969 Highland Village Murder – Arrest Made

 

On April 21, 2015, Dallas Police responded to 5960 Highland Village regarding the shooting death of Christopher Cooper B/M/36.  As a result of the investigation, a murder warrant was obtained after several witnesses positively identified Louis Antron Logan B/M/31 as the person who committed this offense.  The Dallas Police Metro Squad arrested Logan on April 23, 2015.  Logan has been charged with murder and placed in jail on a $500,000.00 bond.

Please see Arrest Affidavit below.

 

ATM Theft at 6500 Skillman Street

The video above is related to the following offense:

On April 21, 2015, at approximately 4:00 a.m., two masked suspects backed a white 2007 Ford Van into the front of PLS Check Cashing, located at 6500 Skillman Street. One of the suspects got out of the van, entered the open business, wrapped a chain around the ATM and separated it from the floor. The suspects removed the ATM, loaded it into the van and drove off. An employee was inside the store during this offense and called police. It was later determined that the van used was stolen. The employee was not injured, nor was a weapon displayed. The vehicle and ATM have not been recovered. This is an on-going investigation. A Theft offense is documented on case number 088674-2015.

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Arrests Made in Compelling Prostitution of a Child Investigation

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On April 16, 2015, Dallas Police Knock and Talk Officers were conducting a narcotics operation at the Motel 6, at 13185 North Central Expressway, when they observed suspicious behavior involving the arrestees in the parking lot of the motel. Officers noticed the victim, who appeared to be under age, inside the suspect vehicle along with Arrestees Rhonda Winston and Carvin Mariweather. Arrestee Robert Winston was outside the vehicle.

Officers determined that the victim, who is 14 years old, was a runaway from Houston. The victim and the three adults were transported to the Child Exploitation Unit where they were interviewed by detectives.

The victim stated to detectives that she was introduced to the suspects and was being required to engage in prostitution in the motel and in other locations in the area since early April. The victim has been placed with Child Protective Services.

All three of the listed arrestees were arrested and charged with Compelling Prostitution of a Child, F/1 and Trafficking in Persons/Child, F/1.

Suspects/Arrestees:

Robert Allen Winston B/M 8/4/90 (AKAs Eric Summerail, Robert Allen Stuart)

Compelling Prostitution/Child F/1

Trafficking in Persons/Child F/1                                 $100,000 Bond

 

Rhonda Winston B/F 7/2/94

Compelling Prostitution/Child F/1

Trafficking in Persons/Child F/1                                  $50,000 Bond

 

Carvin Mariweather B/M 3/9/92

Compelling Prostitution/Child F/1

Trafficking in Persons/Child F/1                                  $50,000 Bond

West Millett Drive Murder

Today at approximately 12:45 p.m., officers located Daniel Olsen in the 300 block of Patton Street, at which time Olsen barricaded himself inside a home. Olsen is a suspect in a murder committed on April 14, 2015, in the 200 block of West Millett Drive. 

Officers surrounded the location and after Olsen refused to exit the location, SWAT was called to the scene.  SWAT responded to the location and took Daniel Olsen into custody at 3:00 pm today without incident. See below for the arrest affidavit and information on the homicide. He is being held on a $500,000.00 bond.

On April 14, 2015, at about 9:37 p.m., officers responded to a call regarding a shooting in the 200 block of West Millett Drive. The victim, Ryan Paul Wurster, W/M 5-13-1984, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, causing his death. The victim and witness were involved in an altercation with the suspect,. Suspect fired multiple times striking the victim, causing his death. The witness also suffered a gunshot wound and is expected to recover. A Murder Warrant has been issued for suspect, who continues to be at large at this time. Next of Kin notification has been made. This incident is documented on case number 83415-2015.

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Pick Pocket Theft Suspects Wanted

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The Central Investigative Unit needs help identifying the following suspects. They are listed as suspects in a Theft from Person offense that occurred at the Sheraton Hotel located at 400 N. Olive on April 15, 2015. In the offense, the male suspect approached the victim, complimenting his jeans, and proceeded to touch the victim’s jeans as if he were feeling the type of material. Once the victim was back in his room, he realized that his property had been taken.

If anyone knows who they are or has any information regarding this offense, please call Detective T. Jones at 214-670-5046. The offense has been documented on case #084198-2015.

Street Festival

Walnut Bend Street Festival

Yesterday evening at the Walnut Bend Apartments, officers from the Office of Community Affairs, Northeast Patrol Division, the Mounted Unit, and Police Athletic League gathered together to reach out to the citizens of Northeast Dallas.  Plenty of popcorn and drinks were on hand as parents and children came out to meet Officers from across the department.  One of the highlights was meeting the Mounted Unit’s horses, Apollo and Cash. 

Street Festival

The Police Athletic League brought a guitar and provided some musical highlights as well as discussing activities such as sports, Chess, painting, and even gardening that the department provides in an effort to reach out to the community’s youth. 

Deputy Chief Acord, from the Northeast Patrol Division gave a speech and said, “We are all in this together. We strive to serve the Dallas Community in multiple ways, primarily reducing crime but as role models it is our duty to provide programs to help educate and bring us closer to those that we serve.  We owe it to the Community to always strive to deliver the best service possible,” 

Chief Acord  welcomed feedback from the community on the Dallas Police Department can better serve the citizens of Dallas. 

DPD’s Pet of the Week – Maxwell

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DPD’s Pet of the Week is Maxwell A881150. He’s a perky little Chihuahua – about a -1/2 old. He loves to be held and give kisses. He has tested heartworm positive, but thanks to generous donors, we will be able to treat him at no cost to the adopter. His adoption fee is $85 and includes his neuter, vaccinations, a microchip and 30 days free pet insurance.

Let’s help find Maxwell a Furrever Home. He is available for adoption at Dallas Animal Services main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212. They are open 11 am to 6:30 pm Monday-Saturday and 12 noon until 5 pm on Sunday. Pictured with Sarah is Senior Corporal Melinda Gutierrez who is assigned to Media Relations.

Press Conference Regarding Abduction Attempt on Military Parkway

Sebastion Cervantes

Wednesday April 15, 2015 at about 6:20 p.m., Dallas officers responded to a call at 9500 Military Parkway regarding a Latin male sitting in red SUV asking young girls to get into his vehicle.

As officers arrived at the townhomes, a group of teenage girls told officers that the suspect was driving away.

Officers pulled the suspect over while he was driving at 7600 Military Parkway and arrested Mr. Sebastion Cervantes LM 1-5-1969 for evading detention. He is 5’6” and weights 210 lbs. He was wearing a black shirt and white sunglasses.

Detectives from the Child Exploitation were called and interviewed a number of children from the apartment complex. The children, all females aged 15, 14, and 13 years old, stated that Mr. Cervantes has been parked at the complex for the last few days and sits in his vehicle and that he watches the children get off the school bus and drinks in his vehicle.

The girls stated that Mr. Cervantes first attempted to get them to go with him in his vehicle by showing them some white sunglasses and his wallet. When the girls refused, Mr. Cervantes got out of his vehicle and chased the girls to a nearby apartment. The arrestee stood in front of the apartment door and the girls fled. He chased them for a short distance and fell down. An unknown witness called for someone to call police.

We have charged Sebastion Cervantes with Unlawful Restraint of a Person less than 17 years old, a State Jail Felony. Evading Detention with a Vehicle, a 3rd degree Felony, and Retaliation for threatening the arresting officers a 3rd degree Felony.

He is currently in Dallas County Jail.

Mr. Cervantes told officers that he does not live at the townhomes on Military Parkway.

We are providing a photo of Mr. Cervantes and his vehicle and asking the public to come forward if they have any information on this arrestee that may involve any other incidents where he attempted to lure a child into his vehicle.

Mr. Cervantes has used numerous alias names and has extensive tattoos on his arms and upper body. He has used the following names:

Alberto Martinez

Alberto Ramirez

Jose Zambrano

Rudolpho Zambrano