Critical Missing-Javier Ruiz Martinez

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. On July 20, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Mr. Javier Ruiz Martinez was last seen on foot in the 4600 block of St. Francis Avenue.   He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and sandals. He may be confused and in need of assistance. 

Mr. Martinez is described as a 21-year-old Latin male. He is 5’05” and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. 

Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.  Please refer to case number 131728-2021.

Homicide on S. Storey Street

 

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 7:25 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting that occurred at 300 S. Storey Street.  The victim Chadrick Good, a 17-year-old black male, was sitting in the front passenger seat, and the 16-year-old juvenile suspect was in the rear passenger seat of an SUV.  Homicide detectives learned that the victim was shot as a result of an accidental discharge.  Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injury. The Homicide Unit will charge the juvenile with manslaughter.

Homicide on Pueblo Street

 

On Thursday, July 22, 2021, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to a shooting call at 1706 Pueblo Street where the victim Josue Monsivais-Rodriguez, a 22-year old Latin male, attempted to stop a disturbance. He was shot multiple times, and Dallas Fire-Rescue transported him to a local hospital, where he died.   

This is an active investigation, and the Homicide Unit is urging anyone with information regarding this murder to contact Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case no. 130669-2021. 

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, seven days a week.

Critical Missing – Robert Darden

Update: July 23, 2021, 11:02 a.m.

Mr. Robert Darden has been located and is safe. 

Original post: July 22, 2021, 12:12 p.m.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. On July 21, 2021, Mr. Robert Darden was last seen on foot at 3811 Ganon Avenue. He may be confused and in need of assistance. 

Mr. Darden is described as a 77-year-old Black male, He is 5’11” and weighs 180 pounds. He has black/gray hair and brown eyes. 

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

 

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Make Someone Smile Week

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., the Dallas Police Department in partnership with McShan Florist and Teleflora, participated with hundreds of florists nationwide in efforts to surprise community members with a cheerful “Be Happy Bouquet” floral arrangement. 

McShan Florist delivered close to one hundred arrangements to the Dallas Police Department Headquarters this morning. Several officers lined up in front of police headquarters collecting their beautiful floral arrangements and were excited that they were going to brighten someone’s day.

Sonia Cordiva, Director of The Light House Learning Center said, “I am very grateful for the arrangement. I am a firm believer that the community and the police department should always be working together.”

The “Make Someone Smile” event was organized through the Office of Community Affairs. They coordinated with the Neighborhood Police Officers from all the divisions to deliver floral arrangements throughout the city.

“This was a great event and it was a pleasure to be able to make someone’s day with a bouquet of flowers,” said Sergeant Eddie Reyes, who supervises the Unidos program. 

Through the generous donations from McShan’s Florist and Teleflora, the department was able to join this nationwide campaign to deliver nearly 100 floral arrangements.  Smiles were seen by all who participated, especially those on the receiving end. 

 

 

 

Homicide on Aspen Street

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at approximately 12:18 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 2100 Aspen Street regarding an adult Black male being shot multiple times.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported him to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation, and the Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Kimberly Mayfield at 214-671-3646 or kimberly.mayfield@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 128795-2021. 

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 on Antoinette Street

On Monday, July 19, 2021, at approximately 2:46 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Bella Vida Apartments located at 7709 Antoinette Street. The officers found the victim Billy Ray Phifer, Jr., a 22-year old black male, lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.

There are currently no suspects identified or apprehended.  This is an ongoing investigation, and the Dallas Police Homicide Unit is urging anyone with information to contact Detective Boz Rojas at 214-681-1786 or boz.rojas@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #128440-2021. 

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.

Road Rage Initiative

Dallas area highways have become increasingly congested and dangerous with more vehicles traveling at high speeds and more road-rage incidents being reported. Since the 4th of July holiday weekend, the Dallas Police Department has maintained an increased presence on local freeways. Targeted enforcement efforts by officers were made on those subjects who were speeding, suspected of driving while intoxicated, and committing aggressive driving. Below are the results of their efforts:

 

Aggravated Assault on Bernal Drive

On July 19, 2021, at approximately 12:52 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting at 3301 Bernal Drive.  Upon their arrival, they discovered a 26-year-old Black male suffering from a single gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Christine Smith, #9746, at 214-671-4732 or christine.smith@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #128369-2021.

Homicide on E. Ninth Street with an Arrest

 

Updated Post: July 22, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.:

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Robert Joe Frazier, a 51-year old black male.

Original Post:

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 11:27 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 1209 E. Ninth Street.  Officers found the unidentified victim shot multiple times in the front yard, and Dallas Fire-Rescue transported him to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.  During the investigation, the Homicide Unit determined that suspect Johnny Hernandez, a 25-year old Latin male, was responsible for the shooting.  He was taken into custody and declined to give a voluntary statement to detectives.  After the interview, suspect Hernandez was transported to the Dallas County Jail, where he was charged with murder.  A magistrate will set his bond.  

The name of the victim will be released once the Dallas Co. Medical Examiner’s office confirmed his identity, and the next of kin has been notified.