Homicide Investigation of Ricardo Medina-Madriz

On August 9, 2020, at 11:45 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the 3400 block of Jeffries Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim,  Ricardo Medina-Madriz, a 27-year-old Latin male, with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported the victim to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

 

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Det. Serra with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-4320 or frank.serra@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #140196-2020.

 

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 Jupiter Road

On August 9, 2020, at approximately 7:04 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 12660 Jupiter Road.  Upon their arrival, officers observed Dallas Fire Rescue treating the victim, Jaymauze Spencer, a 19-year-old Black male who was lying in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  Detectives interviewed several witnesses and quickly arrested suspect Jamaal McCullough Jr., a 22-year-old Black male at the scene.  He was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters to be interviewed by detectives.  The suspect was read and waived his Miranda rights by agreeing to speak with detectives.  During the course of the interview, he admitted his role in the death of the victim.  He was placed in Lew Sterrett for murder.  His bond will be set by a magistrate. 

Help Detectives Solve Homicide

On August 9, 2020 at approximately 12:00 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting at 3100 W. Davis Street.  Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim, Alexia Alfaro-Ramos, a 23-year-old Latin female deceased in the passenger seat of a pick-up truck.  Upon further investigation, it was determined the victim was shot at an apartment complex near 2600 W. Colorado Blvd.  Anyone with information about this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Wheeler, #10520 at 972-689-0078 orphillip.wheeler@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #139572-2020.

 

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 

Homicide Detectives ask for Public’s Assistance

On Thursday, August 6, 2020 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting at 3400 Pine Street.  The victim, Anthony Patterson, a 47-year-old Black male was discovered in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital in serious condition and died later that evening from his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Chaney, #7830 at 214-671-3650 orderick.chaney@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #137658-2020.  

Connecting Virtually with DPD

During this time of COVID-19, our Dallas Police Department Community Engagement team is continuing to offer virtual engagements via FB Live for youth & adults. Check out the following FB pages for past & future engagements:

Police Activities League – https://www.facebook.com/PALDallasPD/

Community Affairs – https://www.facebook.com/DallasPoliceDepartmentOfficeofCommunityAffairs/

UNIDOS via DPD En Espanol – https://www.facebook.com/DallasPD.Espanol/

Explorers – https://www.facebook.com/DallasPDExplorers/

DPD Junior Police Academy – https://www.facebook.com/DallasPDJPA

Homicide at 9855 Shadow Way

Update: August 7, 2020

On August 4, 2020, Suspect Brice Johnson, a 20-year-old Black male, was arrested in Franklin County in the victim’s stolen vehicle on unrelated charges.  At the time of Suspect Johnson’s arrest, he was also in possession of personal items belonging to the victim.  Detectives traveled to Franklin County to speak with the suspect and further their investigation.  Suspect Johnson waived his Miranda rights and agreed to speak with detectives.  A capital murder warrant was issued.  His bond will be set by a magistrate.

Original Post: August 4, 2020

On August 4, 2020, at approximately 5:55 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting at 9855 Shadow Way.  Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim, Derion Johnson, a 25-year-old Black male deceased inside an apartment from multiple gunshot wounds.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Christopher Walton, #8479 at 214-671-3632 or christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case # 136410-2020.

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.

Homicide at 1300 Strickland Drive

On August 4, 2020, at approximately 1:55 a.m., Dallas police received a call of shots fired at 1300 Strickland Drive.  Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim, Anthony Williams, a 32-year-old Black male deceased on the sidewalk near the middle of the block.  The victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.  Anyone with information regarding this murder offense is encouraged to contact Detective Patty Belew, #7615 at 214-671-3603 or patty.belew@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case # 136374-2020.

 

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 Luis Castillo

Updated Post:

Mr. Castillo has been located. 

Original Post:The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing Luis Castillo.

On July 31, 2020, at about 8:00 p.m., Mr. Castillo was last seen on foot at the 3300 block of W.Davis Street. Luis Castillo is described as a White male, 35 years old, 5’07” tall, weighs 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Mr. Castillo was last seen wearing a blue button-up work shirt, blue pants, and may be a danger to himself and others

Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.

Assistance Needed in Solving a Vehicular Crime

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a vehicular crime. On July 31, 2020, around 6:20 a.m., a pedestrian was crossing the street of Cockrell Hill Road, just north of W. Davis Street. At the same time, a Black 2018 or 2019-year model SUV was traveling northbound on Cockrell Hill Road and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian identified as Vincent Edward Lamb, a W/M/50, died as a result of the collision. The suspect vehicle failed to stop and render aid to the victim or provide any information, but instead continued northbound on Cockrell Hill Road. The SUV is said to be missing a windshield wiper.   

If you have any information regarding the Suspect or the Black SUV that struck the pedestrian in the roadway, please contact Detective Sammy Shaw in the Dallas Police Department’s Vehicle Crimes Unit at (214) 671-0019. This incident is documented on case number 133815-2020.