Burglary Suspects’ Identities Sought

The Dallas Police department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects seen in these images and video taken from a residence located in the 6900 block of Hunnicut Ct. On January 3, 2021, at approximately 7:40 am, the pictured suspect (driver) exits the vehicle and knocks on the front door of the residence and when there is no answer, the suspect walks to the side of the home, breaks the window, and enters the home. The suspects arrived in a 2007 Blue Chrysler Town & Country and parked in the driveway. The second suspect remained in the front passenger side of the vehicle while the other suspect entered the home.  This offense is documented on Dallas Police case number 001478-2021.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects is asked to call Detective H. Duran Bowen #8776 with the Dallas Police Department Southeast Investigative Unit at (214) 671-0118.

Video of the suspects can be seen here:

Critical Missing – Nicole Bayer Ranton

Updated on February 25, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., Ms. Nicole Rayton has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. Nicole Bayer Ranton was last seen on February 25, 2021, at about 2:00 p.m. in the 4600 block of Myerwood Lane. She was driving a black-colored 2011 Mercedes sedan with TX LP #CBH8915.

Mrs. Ranton is described as a 35-year-old White female, 5’09”, weighing 100 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a grey turtleneck shirt, black slacks, and tall leather boots.  Mrs. Ranton could possibly be a danger to herself and others.

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

 

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Arrest Made:  Homicide at 1600 Pacific Avenue

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at approximately 11:52 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1600 Pacific Avenue.  When officers arrived, they found the victim Jonathan Robert Wilner Wernhammar a 38-year old white male, lying on his apartment floor with multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. 

Through the course of the homicide investigation, suspect Vivianna Isabel Alvarez, a 20-year old Latin female, was arrested for the murder of the victim. She was transported to the Dallas County Jail and charged with murder.  A magistrate will set her bond.    

Critical Missing Person – Victor Ballas

Updated Post: On February 24, 2021, at 5:05 a.m., Mr. Ballas has been located and is safe.

Original Post: The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Critical Missing Person, Victor Ballas. On February 23, 2021, at around 10:20 a.m., Victor Ballas was last seen driving a 2005 white Ford F-150 with a Texas license plate (FSL1530) in the 4900 block of Radbrook Place. Mr. Ballas may be in need of assistance.

Victor is described as an 84-year-old White male with black hair and brown eyes. He is about 6’0″ tall and weighs about 220 pounds. His clothing is unknown.

If you have seen Victor Ballas or knows of his whereabouts, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Critical Missing Person – Alfred Marion Nations

Updated Post: On February 23, 2021, at 8:10 p.m., Mr. Alred Nations has been located and is safe.

 

Original Post:

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Critical Missing Person, Alfred Marion Nations. On February 23, 2021, at around 12:30 p.m., Alfred Marion Nations was last seen on foot walking along the 2600 block of Gooch Street. Mr. Nations may be confused and in need of assistance.

Alfred is described as a 68-year-old White male with a bald head and blue eyes. He is about 6’1″ tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray and red sweatshirt, and gray sweatpants.

If you have seen Alfred Marion Nations or knows of his whereabouts, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Stop Domestic Violence

During the month of February, there have been five domestic violence-related murders in Dallas, compared to two this time last year. Families are experiencing more challenges than they have in recent years, and it’s manifesting itself in the way of violence. It is no secret that the most dangerous situations officers deal with are domestic violence calls, which proved true again this week for two of our officers as they responded to our fifth domestic violence murder. We want to ensure that if you or anyone you know is in a domestic violence situation, you are aware of your options of how and where to seek help. If you are ever in immediate danger, please call 911. Otherwise, please reach out to any of the following resources for help:

The Family Place: 214-941-1991

Genesis Shelter: 214-389-7750

Brighter Tomorrows: 972-262-8383

Mosaic Family Services: 214-823-4434

New Beginnings: 972-276-0057

The Salvation Army: 214-424-7208

We want our community to know that the Dallas Police Department takes domestic violence very seriously. Please pass this information along to anyone you know who may be in need of help.  

 

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Homicide on Country Creek Drive

On February 20, 2021, at 2:00 a.m., Dallas officers responded to a shooting call in the 4700 block of Country Creek Drive. Upon arrival, they found the victim, Edward Cade, a 18-year-old Black male, unresponsive in a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this offense to contact Detective Jake Morgan at (214) 425-9905, or jake.morgan@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #029175-2021.

CRIME STOPPERS

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.

Homicide on Old Hickory Trail

Updated Post: February 23, 2021 

On February 22, 2021, a 16-year-old juvenile male was arrested by the Dallas Police for the murder of Kenneth Henderson that occurred on January 27, 2021, at 8600 Old Hickory Trail. He was transported to the Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center and charged with murder, a felony of the first degree.

Original Post:

On January 27, 2021, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 8600 block of Old Hickory Trail. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, Kenneth Henderson, a 62-year-old Black male, who had suffered a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased on February 18, 2021.

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this offense to contact Detective Josue Rodriguez at (214) 605-1557, or josue.rodriguez@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #016054-2021.

CRIME STOPPERS

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.

Homicide on Spring Avenue

On February 16, 2021, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 3900 block of Spring Avenue after a passerby found the victim, Rufus Hill, a 35-year-old Black male, on the side of the road with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this offense to contact Detective Jacob White at (214) 671-3690, or jacob.white@dallascityhall.com. Please reference Case Number 027773-2021.

CRIME STOPPERS

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.

 

Murder Suspect Wanted

On January 1, 2021, at approximately 1:08 PM, the suspect, Karrier Deoma Jones, stabbed and killed the victim at 6200 Highland Hills Road.

Anyone with information regarding this offense, or the suspect’s location, please contact Detective P. Wheeler, #10520, with the Dallas Police Homicide Unit, at (214) 671-3686 or email at Phillip.wheeler@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to Dallas Police case number 000399-2021.

Crime Stoppers Reward Information

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5000.00 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and any other felony offense. Call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

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