Homicide at Pontiac Avenue

Updated Post: March 27, 2017 @ 9:10 p.m.

As a result of the investigation, Jermon Simmons, a Black male 34-years-old and Emmanuel Kilpatrick, a Black male 30-years-old have been charged with the capital murder of Cristobal Zepeda.  Their bonds were set at $500,000.00 each.  They were currently in jail for an unrelated charge.

Original Post: March 14, 2017 @ 4:42 p.m.

On March 13, 2017, at approximately 5:15 A.M., officers responded to a major accident at 515 Pontiac.  A vehicle had run through a business gate and had hit another vehicle in the parking lot.  Upon arrival, officers discovered that the complainant, Cristobal Zepeda a Latin male 53, deceased from a gunshot wound.  Homicide, Crime Scene and the Medical Examiner’s office responded to the scene.  A murder offense was made on 056743-2017. 

If anyone has information regarding this murder please contact Dallas Police Detective Maudlin, #6468, at 214-283-4853 or brent.maudlin@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

 

 

Critical Missing Person: Gilda Castillo

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Update March 27, 2017 @ 8:38 p.m.: Gilda Castillo Has been located.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Gilda Castillo 

 

On March 27, 2017, at around 2:00 p.m., Gilda Castillo, a L/F/22, was last seen in the 9000 block of Markville Drive driving a 2007 white 4-door Chevrolet Impala with Texas license plate GNY5482. Miss Castillo has brown hair, brown eyes, is 5’6″ tall and weighs 120 lbs. She was last seen wearing a black T- Mobile shirt, blue jeans and black and pink Nike shoes. Ms. Castillo has made threats to harm herself.

 

Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 9-1-1 or (214) 671-4268.  

~CA

 

Please Help Identify These Burglars

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two burglary suspects. On March 10, 2017, between the hours of 3:10 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., two White male suspects entered two rooms without consent at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel located at 2121 McKinney Avenue. Both rooms were part of a large wedding party and the two suspects can be seen on video leaving with property. There was no forced entry into the rooms and a large amount of jewelry, cash, and credit cards were taken from the rooms. These offenses are documented on case numbers 055191-2017 and 054740-2017.

If anyone has any information about this offense, they are asked to contact Detective Keller at 214-670-5053 or Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS. 

Robbery in 6100 block of Samuell Blvd.

On March 26, 2017, at approximately 8:50 p.m., the Family Dollar Store located in the 6100 block of Samuell Boulevard was robbed at gunpoint. Two suspects demanded employees give them money from the cash register.  No one was injured during this offense.

Suspect #1 is described as a Black male, 5’7”, 150 pounds, 20-25 years of age with a beard and a shag afro type haircut. This suspect was wearing a black shirt, black cargo shorts, black Nike Air Force 1 tennis shoes, and gloves with red writing on them.

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Suspect 1

Suspect #2 is described as a Black male , 6’2”, 160 pounds, 18-25 years of age. This suspect was wearing a white and black beanie cap with strings, a Lakers basketball jersey, black jacket, and black pants.

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Suspect 2

Anyone who recognizes these suspects or has information concerning this offense is asked to contact Detective K. Woodburn at (214) 671-3666.

CRIME STOPPERS INFORMATION

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this and other felony offenses.

 

Major Accident – 2600 Howell Street

On March 27, 2017, at about 2:10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Howell Street regarding a major accident. After a preliminary investigation, it was determined the driver accelerated in reverse at a high rate of speed onto a public sidewalk striking pedestrians and the side of a building (Side Bar) at 2626 Howell Street. Eight individuals were injured in the accident, including the bartender inside the club.  The impact of the crash into the building caused bottles of alcohol and a large ice cooler to fall hitting the bartender and causing injury.  Seven people were transported to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries. The driver, Shabrika Bailey, a 25-year-old female, was arrested for two counts of Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle – Serious Bodily Injury, Felony 3. The right front passenger, Trevone Boykin, 23-year-old male, was placed under arrest for Public Intoxication, Misdemeanor C and Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor B.  These offenses are documented on case numbers 067930-2017 and 067967-2017.

Public Assistance Needed – Murder Investigation 1700 Overton Road

Update March 26, 2017, at 5:39 pm: The unidentified male has been positively identified as Delvin Montgomery BM 38.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance regarding a murder investigation.

On March 25, 2017, at approximately 12:29 P.M., an unknown Black male, approximately 38-years-old, was found deceased in the 1700 block of Overton Road from apparent gunshot wounds inside his recording studio.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Wilkins, #5945, at 214-671-3665 or duncan.wilkins@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.  This offense is documented on case number 066751-2017.

 

CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and
indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at:
(214) 373-TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

DPD’s Pets of the Week – Saga and Grace

DPD’s Pet of the Week is Saga, #A982694.  Saga is a brown and tan medium size mix. He has been in the care of Dallas Animal Services since February 25, 2017. Saga is shy and very gentle. He is 1 year old and currently weighs 30.2 lbs.  His adoption fee is waived.

This week’s cat is Grace, #A0985603. Grace is has been in the care of Dallas Animal Services since March 21, 2017. She is a very sweet medium sized cat. She currently weighs 8 lbs.

Let’s help find Saga and Grace a Furrever home. You can meet them both at the Dallas Animal Services’ main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212, where they are available for adoption. The hours are from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 12 noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Pictured with Saga and Grace is Senior Corporal Andrew Fifield of the Youth Services Section.

-DH

Critical Missing Person – Robert Brian Biffle

Update March 23, 2017, at 6:01 p.m.:  Robert Brian Biffle has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person, Robert Brian Biffle. He was last seen on March 20, 2017 at about 1:00 p.m. in the 1400 block of Sterling Avenue. Mr. Biffle may be confused and has communication issues. 

He is described as a 53-year-old White male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5’7″ tall and weighs about 152 pounds. Mr. Biffle was last seen wearing gray pants, a red and white shirt, and a blue sweater. 

If anyone knows the location of Robert Brian Biffle, they are asked to contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

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Information Needed About the Death of Jose Medellin

On March 16, 2017, at about 9:13 p.m., the victim, Jose Luis Medellin L/M/23, was shot and killed in the 4100 block of Sun Valley Drive. The suspects were described as several Latin males who fled the scene in an unknown direction. The Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking for assistance from the public with the investigation of this offense. If anyone has any information about this offense, they should contact Homicide Detective Isom at 214-671-3701. This offense is documented on case number 059622-2017.

Victim: Jose Luis Medellin L/M/23

CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and
indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at:
(214) 373-TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.