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Officer Involved Shooting at 1700 Chattanooga

On July 24, 2016, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Dallas Police Officers responded to an aggravated robbery in progress at 7014 N. Stemmons Frwy. When the Officers arrived, the suspect was no longer at the location.  Witnesses provided a suspect description and officers searched the surrounding areas for the suspect. An Officer observed an individual who matched the suspect description in the 1700 block of Chattanooga Place. The officer confronted the suspect. At some point, the suspect pointed a handgun at the officer and the officer fired at the suspect. The suspect then fled on foot.  There is no evidence to indicate that the subject was struck.  The officer was not injured. This in an ongoing investigation and the suspect is still at large.  The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense to please contact the Special Investigations Unit at (214) 671-3661.

~CA

 

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The United Sikhs Hold Vigil & Check Presentation in honor of Dallas fallen officers

Riders from the motorcycle club The United Sikhs gathered at the Dallas Police Headquarters Friday July 22, 2016, around 5:30 p.m., in order to line up and organize, before riding off to the vigil. Approximately 30-40 riders showed up to participate in the event who were greeted at Jack Evans Headquarters by grateful Dallas Police Officers. Once Gathered the Club took some pictures and gave lots of hug to the officers, then it was time to ride off. The United Sikhs were seen off by the officers at Headquarters to Garland Gurdwara Sahib to hold a Candle light Vigil for Fallen Officers and Present a check in honor of Dallas fallen officers.

~CA

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Person of Interest Sought

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Person of Interest – Williams, J. T., III

Black male 31-years-old

 1998 Lincoln Town Car – TX / DN7M854

Updated Post: July 23, 2016, @ 2:12 p.m.

This Individual has been located and taken into custody. 

Original Post: July 22, 2016, @ 5:40 p.m.

On July 14, 2016, at approximately 1:08 a.m., the victim, Albert Brown, was shot and killed at 3443 W. Kiest Blvd. Dallas, Texas.  The above subject is a person of interest in that murder.  Mr. Williams currently drives a gold 1998 Lincoln Town Car, Texas license plate – DN7M854, with large rims.  If anyone has information regarding this murder or the whereabouts of J.T. Williams, contact the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3661 or Detective Sayers, #7157 at 214-671-3647.   

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.

~CA

 

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Keeping Dallas Safe: Task Force Update for the Week of July 16 -21

The Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) began its enforcement operations in March of 2016 with the goal to sharply decrease offenses in targeted areas by providing a strong officer presence. On March 23, 2016, the Property Crime Task Force (PCTF) was created to address the rising property crime offenses that impact Dallas neighborhoods. In April of 2016, the Narcotics Division’s Drug House Task Force (DHTF) began its enforcement operations to address citizen complaints regarding drug sales in their communities. 

 As of July 2016, the overall violent crime rate in the city has been cut down from 29.9% to 9.84%.

In the first week of July, the Dallas Police Department experienced a tragedy that caused the whole department and city to mourn over the loss of life of five law enforcement officers. During those trying times, the men and women of the Dallas Police Department held their heads up high and continued to put the safety of the citizens of Dallas first. Below is the activity for the task forces for the week of July 16th to July 21st.

Violent Crime Task Force – Activity for July 20th & 21st 

  • Arrests: 6
  • Calls for Service: 80
  • Bait Vehicle Arrests: 2
  • Drugs Seized: 4 grams

Property Crime Task Force

  • Arrests:31
  • Calls for Service: 95
  • Bait Vehicle Arrests: 2
  • Drugs Seized: 1.2 grams

Drug House Task Force

  • Complaints Investigated: 97
  • Complaints Closed: 21
  • Felony Arrests: 1
  • Drugs Seized: < 14 kilos 
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Information Needed Regarding Business Burglaries

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance regarding two business burglaries.

On June 18, 2016, at about 8:09 p.m., two unknown male suspects smashed the front glass door to the Public Storage office at 4925 South Cockrell Hill Road, entered, and removed a television.

On June 19, 2016 at about 2:00 a.m., the same male suspects smashed the front glass door to the U-Haul store located at 3165 South Westmoreland Road, entered, and also removed a television and cash drawers.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to contact Southwest Investigative Unit Detective Ellis #5177, at 214-670-7471.

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Outstanding Work by Dallas Police Officers

On July 20, 2016, the Northeast Deployment Unit located and identified a stolen silver Toyota Camry traveling southbound at the 9900 block of Ferguson Road. The officers recalled that the vehicle was stolen during a robbery offense in the Northeast area of Dallas, and was used in multiple robberies throughout the metroplex over several days. Covert officers from the Deployment Unit followed the vehicle until officers from the Crime Response Team (CRT) arrived. The vehicle attempted to eluded officers before it was abandoned at the 8100 block of Claremont. Two occupants of the vehicle were apprehended immediately while the driver was tracked by the Deployment Unit to a duplex at 8200 block of Ferguson Road. After a search of the area two additional robbery suspects were apprehended at the duplex. A total of five suspects that include Jones, Rashawd B/M/18, Glaspie, Jameian B/M/19 , Williams, Taevion B/M/ 18, and two Black females were arrested as a result of great police work.

Offenses cleared:

172457-2016 (individual robbery, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, evading, endangering a child x2)

173180-2016 (7-11 robbery)

174096-2016 (7-11 robbery)

(Carrollton 7-11 robbery)

2016R015931 (Garland 7-11 robbery)

Officers include:
NE CRT/Deployment/LT Sowell

On July 21, 2016, the Northeast Crime Response Team (CRT) and the Deployment Unit responded to bait car activation at 9303 E R.L. Thornton Freeway. Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle which fled when a traffic stop was initiated. The Fusion Unit was able to track the vehicle remotely until it became stationary. Officers were then able to affect the arrest of the suspect without endangering the public and were also able to recover property belonging to the City of Dallas.

Arrestee:

Mayfield, Demario B/M/36

Offense cleared:

174519-2016 (evading, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, burglary of motor vehicle)

Officers involved:

Hunter #9857

Kalinec #8022

Gamble #10106

Candelaria #9326

~CA

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Information Needed In Homicide Investigation

Victim: Sherman Michael Waters

Victim: Sherman Michael Waters

On July 20, 2016, at approximately 11:04 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 8081 Marvin D. Love Freeway. Officers located the victim, Sherman M. Waters, a Black male, 20-years-old suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Waters was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to contact the Dallas Police Department (214) 671-3661 or Detective Montenegro (214) 283-4801.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477). 

 

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.

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Homicide Information Wanted

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On July 19, 2016, at approximately 11:41 a.m., Lewis Cannon was murdered in the 2700 block of S. Beckley Avenue. The above listed Latin male is believed to be a person of interest, who was a passenger in a silver Chevrolet Impala, driven by a Black female. Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance with any information they may have regarding Lewis Cannon or the person(s) of interest from the Chevrolet Impala. If anyone has information regarding the murder, they should contact Homicide Detective C. Walton at 214-671-3632.

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.

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Critical Missing: Amaya Xavie Burns

Updated Post:July 20, 2016 @ 8:19 a.m.

Amaya Burns has been located and is safely with her mother. 

Amaya Burns

Original Post:July 20, 2016 @ 2:56 a.m.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Amaya Xavie Burns. On July 19, 2016, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Amaya Xavie Burns was last seen on foot in the 9800 block of Sophora Circle, Dallas, Tx.  Ms. Burns is autistic, has the mental capacity of a 3 year old, and may be confused and need immediate assistance.  Ms. Burns is described as a Black female, 15 years of age, 5’4” tall, weighs 115 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white tank top and white pants.

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

~CA

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Information Sought in Convenience Store Robbery

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance regarding a robbery that occurred on July 18, 2016.

On July 18, 2016, at about 6:30 p.m. the 7-11 store at 11363 East Northwest Highway was robbed by two Black males and one Black female suspect. The three suspects entered the store together and waited in line behind a customer. When that customer left the store ,suspect’s 2 and 3 approached the register and made a purchase. When the clerk opened the register suspect 2 sprayed the clerk with mace. When the clerk backed away suspect 3 leaned over the counter and stole cash from the register. All three suspects fled in a silver sedan.

Suspect 1 is described as a Black male 16-20 years of age, 5’ 7” – 5’ 9” in height, wearing a black shirt, blue camouflage shorts, a blue camouflage bandana, and black tennis shoes.

Suspect 2 is described as a Black male 16-20 years of age, 5’ 9” – 5’ 11” in height, weighing 160 pounds, wearing black Nike T-shirt and black jeans.

Suspect 3 is described as a Black female 16-20 years of age, 5’ 3” – 5’ 5” in height, weighing 150 pounds, wearing a red T-shirt, black pants, and a red bonnet.

Anyone who recognizes either of these suspects or has information on this robbery is asked to call Detective D. Edberson at (214) 671-3626.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477). The case number associated with this offense is 173180-2016.