Homicide on Denmark Street

On June 23, 2017, at approximately 11:48 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a call in the 2300 block of Denmark Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Jay Nichols,  a 28-year-old White male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Raley at (214) 671-3684 or tommy.raley@dallascityhall.com. This murder offense is documented on case number 142738-2017.

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.

 

Suspect Arrested for Homicide on Vernon Avenue

On June 14, 2017, the victim, Medardo Escobar-Marroquin (L/M/59) was physically assaulted by Carlos Ramirez and a juvenile suspect. The victim was assaulted in his apartment located at 3233 S. Vernon Avenue and was found deceased inside as a result of his injuries. A juvenile suspect has been arrested for the death of Medardo Escobar-Marroquin. Carlos Ramirez remains at large. This offense is documented on case number 134584-2017. 

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Carlos Ramirez, they are encouraged to call 911 or contact Detective C. Walton, #8479 at (214) 671-3632, CHRISTOPHER.WALTON@DPD.CI.DALLAS.TX.US

Suspect: Carlos Ramirez L/M/23

Robbery at Garland Road Game Stop

On June 22, 2017 at approximately 4:40 p.m., the Game Stop in the 11200 block of Garland Road was robbed at gunpoint.  The suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded money.  The employee was not injured during the commission of this offense.

The suspect is described as a Latin male, mid 30s, 5’10”, 180lbs, wearing khaki cargo shorts, and a black/white striped tank top.

Anyone that recognizes this suspect or has information on this offense is asked to call Detective Llanes at (214) 671-4226. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).

~CA

Information Sought in Homicide at 3150 Cliff Creek Crossing

On June 22, 2017, at approximately 12:09 a.m., Dallas police officers responded to a call at 3150 Cliff Creek Crossing. Upon their arrival, officers located the victim, Michael Gardner, a 53-year-old Black male, deceased from a gunshot wound. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Trujillano at (214) 671-3625 or pedro.trujillano@dallascityhall.com 

This murder offense is documented on case number 141006-2017.

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.

Critical Missing Person – Diandra Hooper

Updated June 22, 2017:

Diandra Hooper has been located and is safe. 

Original Post:

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person, Diandra Hooper. On June 21, 2017 at about 4:00 p.m., Ms. Hooper made threats to harm herself. She is described as a 25-year-old Black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5’10” tall and weighs 130 pounds.  Ms. Hooper drives a 2010 Black Ford Mustang with Texas license plate HYP-6522. Ms. Hooper is also deaf. 

If anyone knows the location of Diandra Hooper, please call 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

Diandra Hooper B/F/25

June Officer of the Month Senior Corporal Melissa Coody

Congratulations to Senior Corporal Melissa Coody, #5957, for receiving the honor of being named June’s Officer of the Month. Senior Corporal Melissa Coody is a 28-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department and is currently assigned to the storefront in the Jubilee Park community.  In a letter to the Meritorious Conduct Board, Sergeant Bridget Wilson-Jones #6360 wrote,” Senior Corporal Coody has excellent people skills, is a team player, and self-starter with a high degree of versatility. Her open-minded approachable style of leadership and creative thinking is an asset to the unit and her work can be seen through her professionalism.” Senior Corporal Coody exemplified her characteristics of compassion and community outreach after she met a family in need who just lost a loved one that was vital to their financial security. After she learned about the family’s situation she submitted all of them for Santa Cops so they would be taken care of and could have a good Christmas.

Thank you Senior Corporal Coody for your hard work and continued service to the citizens of Dallas and the members of the Dallas Police Department! 

Community Awareness Bulletin: Sexual Assault Deep Ellum

Updated on June 21, 2017:

On June 20, 2017, the Dallas Police Department released a photograph of a person of interest related to a sexual assault that occurred on June 17, 2017, in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.

As a result of that broadcast, the Dallas Police Department received multiple tips which led to the identification of Roy Gutierrez, a 40-year-old Latin male. Detectives obtained a warrant for the arrest of Roy Gutierrez.  At approximately 10:15 p.m. on June 20, 2017, Gutierrez was arrested at the DART West End Transfer Station in Downtown Dallas and has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault.  He has been placed in the Dallas County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Original Post:

The pictured subject is a person of interest wanted for questioning regarding a sexual assault offense that occurred late Saturday night, June 17, 2017, in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.  The subject is a Latin male approximately 5’6” tall and 210 pounds, with a mustache and a small goatee.  The subject has tattoos on both arms and was wearing glasses.  This offense is documented on case number 137656-2017.

If anyone has any information on the identification or location of the pictured individual they are being asked to contact Detective Alan Holmes of the Dallas Police Department Crimes Against Person Division by phone at 214-671-3637 or email at alan.holmes@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

If you wish to remain anonymous, please use the Crime Stoppers information below.

CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that lead 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.

Homicide on Gonzales Drive

On June 10, 2017, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call involving victim Curtis Brown.  Brown was found in the front yard of 9575 Gonzales Drive deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.  Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Tonya McDaniel, #8890 at 214-671-4236 or tonya.mcdaniel@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.  Please refer to case number 130870-2017.

Victim: Curtis Brown

 

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.

Critical Missing – Amber Parker

UPDATE: Amber Parker has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person, Amber Michelle Parker. Ms. Parker was last seen on June 19, 2017 at about 10:30 p.m. walking in the 3000 block of N. Hall Street. She is described as a 31-year-old Black female with black hair and brown eyes. She is 5’04 tall and weighs about 130 pounds. Ms. Parker was last seen wearing a black shirt and pants, a red beanie hat, and tennis shoes. When she left the location she was upset and officers believe she may be a danger to herself. 

If anyone knows the location of Amber Parker they are asked to contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

Amber Parker B/F/31

Officer Involved Shooting 10700 Eastham

On June 19, 2017 at about 4:57 p.m., officers responded to an Active Shooter call in the 10700 block of Eastham Drive. The caller told responding officers that a known suspect fired multiple shots into their residence. Officers went to a nearby home believed to that of the suspect. They could hear a disturbance through the open front door involving the suspect, a female, and a crying infant. One of the officers gave the suspect directions to come to the door. When the suspect appeared, he was armed with a handgun forcing the officer at the door to fire his weapon. The suspect, a 28-year-old White male, was struck by the gunfire and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female in the residence with the suspect was also transported to the hospital with multiple injuries. Preliminary information suggests that the suspect assaulted the female victim and threatened to kill her and the infant. No officers were injured during this incident. This offense will be documented on case number 139039-2017.