Cold Case Tuesday – Malcolm Whitaker

The Dallas Police Department continues to investigate the 2017 homicide of 26-year-old Malcolm Whitaker. Mr. Whitaker was found dead in the 2500 block of Hilburn drive on March 3, 2017.  

Mr. Whitaker was last seen alive by a family member. 

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call Detective Reggie Woods by email at reginald.woods@dallaspolice.gov  or 214-671-3721. Please refer to case number 049630-2017.

 

 

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Information needed in Murder Investigation

On October 9, 2022, at about 5:49 a.m., a victim was shot and killed on Ables Lane and Southwell Road. Homicide Detectives determined that one of the suspects involved is 30-year-old Keldrick Hines (pictured). A Murder warrant has been issued for Hines’ arrest.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of this suspect or have  any additional information related to this suspect or this murder, you are asked to contact Detective Ronald Kramer, #7967, at (214) 347-1713, or Officer Jason Kennedy with the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force at (214) 470-6382.

Suspect Hines should be considered armed and dangerous. This incident was documented on case number 179035-2022.

Crime Stoppers 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 (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Information Wanted in Animal Cruelty

On October 26, 2022, at approximately 7:00 a.m., this brown and black Shepherd mix (pictured) was found dead by gunshot in the 7100 block of East Grand Avenue. Dallas Police is asking anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspect who committed this crime to please contact Detective H. Tamez, #8518, Dallas Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Unit at (214) 671-0115. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1 (877) 373-TIPS (8477). 

Homicide on E. Ledbetter Drive

Update 12/4/2022 @ 12:30 p.m. –

Diavian Roberts, 22, was arrested last night by the US Marshal’s Task Force and charged with the murder of Tenery Walker.

Update: December 2, 2022 2:45 pm

Detectives obtained surveillance video of the suspect involved in the homicide. The first part of the video is the suspect walking from the back of the store. The second part of the video is the suspect entering the store.

Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit asks that if anyone knows the identity of the person in the video to contact Detective Ronald Kramer at (214) 671-3608 or email ronald.kramer@dallaspolice.gov.

 

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On December 1, 2022, at approximately 5:33 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Family Dollar Store located at 1928 E. Ledbetter Drive.  When officers arrived, they located Tenery Walker, 46, inside the back of the store with a gunshot wound.  Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died.

The preliminary investigation determined that the victim stepped outside and was confronted by an unknown Black male suspect in his 20s, whom the victim had previously asked to leave the store.  The suspect immediately shot the victim and then ran from the location. The suspect remains at large.

This is an ongoing investigation that is documented on case number 215723-2022. 

Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Ronald Kramer at (214) 671-3608 or email ronald.kramer@dallaspolice.gov.

Media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email pio@dpd.dallascityhall.com.

Crime Stoppers 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 (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Homicide on Shady Trail

On Saturday, December 3, 2022, at approximately 3:11 a.m., Dallas Police responded to the 11000 block of Shady Trail at the request of Dallas Fire and Rescue. The preliminary investigation determined that DFR had extinguished a car fire and discovered a body inside of the vehicle.  Upon further observation, it was determined that the vehicle had multiple bullet holes.  Officers also discovered multiple shell casings surrounding the vehicle, which was a Mercedes Benz.  Homicide detectives were notified.

This remains an ongoing murder investigation that will be documented on case number 216615-2022.  Positive identification of the victim will be determined by the Dallas County Medical Examiner.

Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Jacob White at (214) 671-3690 or email jacob.white@dallaspolice.gov.

Media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or emaipio@dpd.dallascityhall.com.

Crime Stoppers 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 (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Critical Missing Person Tayshawn Thomas

 

Update 12/3/2022 at 9:00 a.m. – Tayshawn Thomas has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Critical Missing Person Tayshawn Thomas. Tayshawn was last seen on December 2, 2022, at approximately 7:35 p.m., walking northbound in the 8100 block of N. Stemmons Service Road. He may be confused, unable to verbally communicate and in need of assistance.

Tayshawn is described as a 15-year-old Black male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands about 5’3” and weighs about 150 pounds. Tayshawn was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, gray boxers and black croc shoes. He has a bruise on his right wrist.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Tayshawn, you are asked to call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Want to Locate Vanessa Hendrix Lewis

 

 

Dallas Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a Dallas woman.

Vanessa Hendrix Lewis, 56, was last seen on November 25, 2022, at around 9:00 am, at her home in the 7700 block of Chorus Way.

Ms. Lewis is 5′ 2”, 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Dallas Police at (214) 671-4268.

Homicide at 13000 block of Audelia Road.

 

On December 1, 2022, at approximately 1:48 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 13000 block of Audelia Road. The preliminary investigation determined a man called 911 saying he had been shot.  When officers arrived they found the front door of the apartment had multiple bullet holes. Due to the nature of the call and no answer to a door knock, officers broke down the door and found Amanuel Negash, 42, with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire Rescue responded and took the victim to a local hospital where he died.  

The investigation is ongoing and documented under case number 215326-2022.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tonya McDaniel at 214-671-4236 or at tonya.mcdaniel@dallaspolice.gov.

Homicide on S. Lancaster Road

Update: 12/1/22 @ 12:55 P.M.

The victim has been identified as Phillips Betts, 26.

Original Post:

On November 29, 2022, at approximately 7:27 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Family Dollar store located at 3200 S. Lancaster Road.  When officers arrived, they found a man lying in front of the store with a gunshot wound. 

The preliminary investigation determined the victim got into a fight with store employees, leading to a robbery of items he was trying to take from the store.

The suspect, Kevin Jackson Sr, 47, entered the store as a customer, witnessed the fight, and then shot the victim.

The victim stumbled outside the store and collapsed and died at the scene. 

The victim did not have any weapons at the time of the incident.   

The suspect was arrested for Murder and taken to Lew Sterrett Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation that will be documented on case number 214567-2022.

Cold Case Tuesday – Alvin Joseph

The Dallas Police Department continues investigating the 2016 homicide of 30-year-old Alvin Joseph. Mr. Jospeh was shot and killed while walking his dog in the 9900 block of Adleta Boulevard on March 2, 2016. A witness heard the gunshot and called the police. 

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact Detective Reggie Woods by email at reginald.woods@dallaspolice.gov or by phone at 214-671-3721. Please refer to case number 049630-2017.

 

 

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