Public Assistance Needed to Identify Person of Interest in Auto Theft

The Dallas Police Department’s Auto Theft Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest seen in the included video release.

The posted video shows a Black male entering a secured parking garage located at 800 Ross Avenue. During the investigation it was determined that while inside the garage, the Black male goes to a 2015 Infinity Q50, enters it with a key fob obtained by unknown means, and leaves the garage in the vehicle. The offense was captured on several surveillance cameras that were recording the entry and exit points at the location. 

Anyone that has information regarding this offense or the identity of the person in this video is asked to contact Auto Theft Detective Brown at 214-671-3527 or by email at mark.brown@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

Help us locate this Person of Interest

The Dallas Police Department Sexual Assault Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in this video. 

On Friday night, August 11, 2017, at 11:55 pm, a Latin female, 23 years old, is seen entering a white four door vehicle (photograph of the vehicle attached) with the unknown male person of interest (featured in the video) from the Walnut Hill Lane and LBJ Freeway (635) area.  The vehicle appears to have black trim pieces and black side mirrors, and tinted windows.  The Person of Interest is described as a tall, heavyset Latin male, with facial hair, last seen wearing a camouflage baseball cap, blue plaid button up shirt, and blue jeans tucked into work boots.  If you know the identity of this person of interest, please contact the Crime Stoppers hotline  or Crimes Against Persons Detective B. Kramer #7860 at 214-671-3613 or by email at brandi.kramer@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

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 (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

A sexual assault offense related to this person of interest is documented on DPD case #183380-2017.

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Together We Ball 2017

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, Project Unity along with the Dallas Police Department will host “Together We Ball” as part of the “Year of Unity”. Geared towards uniting the Dallas community and the law enforcement officers that serve them, the Dallas Police Department and various Dallas area pastors will play a friendly game of basketball to promote a partnership between the community and law enforcement.

The event will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the field house of the P.C. Cobb Athletic Complex located at 1702 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75210. Parking and admission are free and the first 200 children will receive a coupon for free concession food items.

Come enjoy an afternoon of community building, education, and basketball. In addition to community building activities, there will be games, a slam dunk contest, old-school free throw competition, music and much more!

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Critical Missing Person – Sean Patrick McMahon

Update:

Sean McMahon has been located and is safe. 


The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing person, Sean McMahon.

On August 15, 2017, at about 9:50 a.m., Sean Patrick McMahon was last seen in the 1900 block of Marydale Drive. Mr. McMahon is a White male, 34 years old. He is 5’8″ tall, weighs 165 pounds with gray and brown hair, and green eyes. Mr. McMahon was last seen wearing a blue and white striped collared shirt with gray pants, driving a silver 2016 Mazda sedan with Texas license plate number HLL2600. Detectives believe Sean Patrick McMahon may be a danger to himself.

Anyone with information regarding Mr. McMahon is asked to call 911 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Community Meetings Held in South Dallas

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit will be hosting community meetings at various locations to discuss the unsolved murders in that specific geographical area.  The purpose of these meetings is to build relationships and foster trust within these communities, and to provide an educational component that explains the process of a murder investigation.  In addition, detectives will emphasize the importance of community involvement by residents and explain why it is crucial for citizens to have an active role and interest in the incidents that occur in their neighborhoods.   Subsequently, opening the communication lines will assist Homicide Detectives in solving cases, therefore creating safer neighborhoods.  There will be a time set aside for questions and answers; the dates, times, and locations are as follows:

Southeast Dallas Area – 2525 Pine Street at the Recreation Center – August 24, 2017 6:00 p.m.

The cases to be discussed are below:

December 11, 2016 – Andrew Smith B/M/61

January 3, 2017 – Tiera La Charles Kinnard B/M/31 – 3303 Pine Street

March 16, 2017 – Debra Ann Williams B/F/56 – 2428 Birmingham Avenue 

April 7, 2017 – Daniel Green B/M/36 – 2906 Holmes Street

May 14, 2017 – Darieon Merchant B/M/26 – Elsie Faye Higgins and Malcolm X

South Central Dallas Area – 4014 South Lancaster – August 29, 2017 6:00 p.m.

The cases to be discussed are below:

April 28, 2017 – Antoine Demond White B/M/38 – 1800 Kingsley Drive

April 28, 2017 – Brandon Freeman B/M/36 – 3722 Golden Hills

July 15, 2017 – Traytonio King B/M/39 – 706 Emberwood

July 31, 2017 – Dyandre Bowen B/M/36 – 5000 Veterans Drive

August 3, 2017 – Thomas Earl Dabney B/M/59 and Jared Dylamarc McKnight B/M/30 – 3215 Morgan Drive

Criminal Mischief Suspect Identity Sought

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect seen in the image below.  On July 7, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the victim and suspect were involved in a road rage altercation on westbound 6900 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway.  The victim drove up to get a picture of the license plate on the suspect’s truck when the passenger of the suspect’s vehicle threw what appear to be sockets at the victim’s truck causing damage.  This offense is documented on Dallas Police case number 154250-2017. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Barnett of the Dallas Police Department Southeast Investigative Unit at 214-671-0115.

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Critical Missing Person – Madelin Castellanos

Update:

Madelin Castellanos has been located and is safe. 

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The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person, Madelin Josette Castellanos. Madelin was last seen on August 13, 2017 at about 7:00 p.m. in the 3200 block of Chapel Creek Drive. She is described as a 14-year-old White female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5’0″ tall and weighs about 114 pounds. Madelin was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, black pants and black shoes. She is on foot and frequents the DART rail system. Detectives believe she may be a danger to herself or others. 

If anyone knows the location of Madelin Castellanos, they are asked to please call 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268. 

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Suspects Arrested for Skimming at the ATM

On August 10, 2017, the Financial Investigations Unit was contacted by First National Bank of Texas regarding a skimmer being placed on one of their ATM’s from August 8 – 10, 2017, at the Walmart Super Center located at 200 Short Boulevard.  Detectives were provided still photographs of the suspects (one male and one female), and the times when the skimmers were placed on the ATM.  Detectives went to the location at approximately 9:30 p.m., where they actually observed the suspects, from the still photographs, attempting to remove the skimmer from the ATM.  At that point, the suspects were detained and subsequently placed under arrest for Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument (Case #177164-2017).  The skimmer removed from the ATM was found in the male suspect’s possession.  The male suspect, 25 year old Albert Lionte, was interrogated and confessed to the crime.  Job Well Done Detectives!!!

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Critical Missing 16 Year Old Leslie Nayelli Renteria

Update August 13, 2017, at 8:30 am:  Critical Missing 16 Year Old Leslie Nayelli Renteria has been located and is safe.

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Critical Missing Leslie Nayelli Renteria

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate a critical missing 16-year-old Latin female.

Leslie Nayelli Renteria was last seen on August 11, 2017, at about 4:24 pm, in the 2000 block of North Prairie Avenue on foot wearing a grey Nike hoodie with tan leggings. Ms. Renteria is a Latin female 16 years old, 5’00  tall weighing 150lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. Nayelli Renteria threatned to harm herself.

If you see Nayelli Renteria, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

Homicide Seeks Information

On August 10, 2017, at approximately 11:41 p.m., the victim, Derrick Bagenda, a 26-year-old Black male, was discovered shot inside an apartment in the 5400 block of Peterson Lane.  Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Brent Maudlin at 214-671-3676 or brent.maudlin@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us Please refer to case number 182383-2017.

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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.