Keeping Dallas Safe: Citizen Complaints leads to Prostitution Arrest

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On May 28, 2020, Vice detectives conducted an investigation after receiving a complaint from a citizen alleging suspected prostitution that was occurring at 3635 Ridgebriar Drive. A search and arrest warrant were obtained and executed by the Vice Unit for the location. Evidence was located and seized as a result of the search warrant. A Latin female, 62 years of age, was arrested for prostitution. This incident is reported on case number 090266-2020.

If you have information regarding criminal activity, you can report it through our iWatchDallas app or online at http://www.iWatchDallas.net. You can choose to remain anonymous. Remember, crime prevention is everybody’s business.

Critical Missing Person Curtis Eatman.

Updated Post @10:05 pm:

Critical missing person Curtis Eatman has been located.

Original Post:

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Curtis Eatman.

On May 26, 2020, at about 5:30 p.m., Curtis Eatman was last seen riding a white scooter at the 1500 block of Reynoldston Lane. Curtis Eatman is described as a Black male, 9 years old, 4’09” tall, weighs 70 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Curtis was last seen wearing An unknown colored shirt, blue Puma track pants, black Champion shoes with white soles and may require assistance.

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

Information Wanted

Identity Theft and Forgery of a Government Document

On December 27, 2019, at 12:20 PM, the pictured suspect presented a fictitious Texas driver license and an $11,000.00 cashier’s check, obtained by fraudulent means, for cashing at a BBVA Compass Bank. If you have any additional information regarding this offense or the suspect, please contact Detective R. Stephens, #6308, at russell.stephens@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

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 on Royalton Drive

Updated Post: May 28, 2020

On May 27th, the Dallas Police Department arrested a 16-year old juvenile who is responsible for the death of Leslie Squair Baker.  The investigation revealed the suspect attempted to carjack the victim and killed her during the commission of the crime.  Detectives were able to tie the juvenile to two additional carjacking offenses, one in Richardson and one in Dallas.  What was learned from Homicide detectives was shared with uniformed officers from Project Safe Neighborhood. 

Project Safe Neighborhood officers located the suspect and a high-speed pursuit was initiated.  At the conclusion of the pursuit, the suspect and two additional males were found hiding in a shed in the backyard of 1148 Deerwood Drive, Dallas, Texas.  The suspect was transported to headquarters and then to Lone Star.  Two handguns, including the murder weapon, were found in the shed.

The investigation is ongoing.

Updated Post: May 28, 2020

During the course of this murder investigation, the Dallas Police Department – Homicide Unit determined that a juvenile was responsible for the death of the victim, Leslie Squair Baker.  On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the juvenile was arrested and charged with Capital Murder by Homicide detectives.  He is currently at the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center.

This investigation is on-going, and if there are any witnesses to this offense, the Homicide Unit is asking for anyone to contact Detective Montenegro at 214-671-3624 or via email:  e.montenegro@dallascityhall.com.

Original Post: May 26, 2020

On Monday, May 25, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Dallas police responded to shooting call at 6130 Royalton Drive.  Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, Leslie Squair Baker, a 59-year old white female, sitting in the driver seat with an apparent gunshot wound.  Officers pulled the victim out of the vehicle and immediately began performing first aid before the arrival of Dallas Fire-Rescue.  The victim was transported to an area hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The Dallas Police Department – Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense, contact Detective E. Montenegro at 214-671-3624 or via email:  e.montenegro@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to case #092727-2020.

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.

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Arrest Made in Homicide on McKinney Avenue

On Monday, May 25, 2020, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the One Sette Bar located at 2614 McKinney Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Tommie Richard Rodgers, a 32-year old black male, lying on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound to the chest at the 2500 block of Boll Street right across from the club.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased from his injuries.

During the course of the investigation, Homicide detectives learned the suspect, Franklin Moore, a 24-year old black male, was involved in a disturbance with several patrons inside the club.  The suspect was escorted out and grabbed a handgun from a party bus that he owns.  He entered the club again and was escorted out the second time.  Once outside the club, he was involved in a confrontation with the victim and shot at him multiple times.  The suspect fled the scene and surrendered himself to the Euless Police Department.  Dallas police transported suspect Moore to the Homicide Unit, where he was interviewed by detectives.  After the interview, suspect Moore was taken to Lew Sterrett and charged with Murder. His bond will be determined by a magistrate.  Please reference case #092412-2020.

The investigation is on-going and if there are any witnesses to this offense, they are asked to contact Detective Chris Anderson at 214-671-3616 or via email at c.anderson@dallascityhall.com.

 

 

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Arrest Made in Homicide on Ferris Branch Boulevard

On May 23, 2020, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 9600 Ferris Branch Blvd. Upon arrival, they made contact with the victim, Rufus White, a 45-year-old black male, who had suffered from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital by Dallas Fire and Rescue and was later pronounced deceased by hospital staff. The suspect, Derrick Youngblood, a 43-year-old, black male, was located by responding officers nearby and transported to an area hospital for an injury he sustained during the shooting. He was later transported to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by a detective with the Homicide Unit and admitted to shooting the victim. He was subsequently transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder, a felony of the first degree. His bond will be determined by a Dallas County Magistrate.

You may have to download the affidavit in order to view it.

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Critical Missing – Hernan Hernandez

Update:

Mr. Hernandez has been located and is safe. ‬

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On May 23, 2020, at about 6:45 p.m., Mr. Hernan Hernandez was last seen on foot at the 3500 block of Altura Avenue.  Mr. Hernandez may be a danger to himself and others.

Mr. Hernandez was last seen wearing a white camouflage shirt with blue shorts. He is described as a 25-year-old Latin male, 5’05”  and weighing 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual.  Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.

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Critical Missing Person – Horace Wise

Update: May 23, 2020

Mr. Wise was located safely.

Original Post: May 22, 2020

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the Public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Horace Wise.

Horace Wise was last seen on May 21, 2020, at about 4:30 p.m., in the 3400 block of Burnside Avenue. He may be confused and require assistance.

Mr. Wise is described as an 86-year-old black male with brown eyes and gray hair. He stands about 5’07” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Mr. Wise was last seen wearing a white shirt and unknown color pants.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Horace Wise, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Help Needed in the Homicide Investigation of Johnnie Parker

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the Public’s assistance in the Homicide investigation of Johnnie Parker.

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a call at 500 Cold Town Lane, the Ridgecrest Apartments, regarding a male being shot in the parking lot. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived and transported the victim, Johnnie Parker, a 49-year-old black male, to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Video surveillance showed the suspect driving a small, light-colored, late 1990s, or early 2000s model sedan.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Det. White with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3690 or jacob.white@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #090406-2020.

 

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.

 

Information Needed in Fatal Hit and Run

On May 16, 2020, at about 8:55 pm, a dark sedan struck and killed a bicyclist at 2300 Elsie Faye Heggins Street. The suspect failed to stop and render aid. The suspect vehicle was last seen traveling west on Elsie Faye Heggins Street toward S. Central Expy. Vehicle Crimes Detectives are searching for the suspect vehicle, which could have damage to the front end and missing a headlight.

Dallas Police request that anyone with information regarding this offense or the above described vehicle, please contact Detective Jason Massey, #8465, with the Dallas Police Department Vehicle Crimes Unit, at 214-671-0012 or by email at jason.massey@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

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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