On August 24, 2016, at approximately 9:43 a.m., a Dallas Police officer conducted a traffic stop in the 3600 block of W. Davis St. It appears at this time that the vehicle stopped and the suspect exited the vehicle and ran with a weapon in his hand. The officer pursued the suspect on foot while giving loud verbal commands. At some point the suspect turned towards the officer with the handgun. The officer fired his weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. This investigation is open and active. We will release more information as it is available and appropriate to do so.
Update August 24, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
Update: On August 24, 2016, the suspect Lonnie Brown, turned himself in at Dallas Police Headquarters and was interviewed by detectives. He is being charged with Murder, but was released pending the grand jury decision.
Suspect: Lonnie Brown
Height 6’00” Weight 200 lbs
On August 20, 2016, at approximately 2:00p.m., the victim and suspect Lonnie Brown, a Black male 42-years-old, were involved in a verbal dispute at 810 E. Saner Avenue. The dispute led to Lonnie Brown striking the victim in the head multiple times. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died. Suspect Brown is currently wanted for aggravated assault. Anyone with information regarding Lonnie Brown’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Montenegro at (214) 671-3624 or the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661.
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.
On August 22, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m. three individuals, 18 to 25 yrs. old, robbed the Motel 6 located at 10900 Estate Ln. The first photo shows the male suspect who is 5’8” 170 lbs. wearing a white hoodie. He is accompanied by a female suspect who is 5’3” 110 lbs. wearing a white tank top and black shorts. The second photo is also a full length photo of the same female suspect. The third photo is a male suspect who is 5’8” 170 lbs. wearing a red and black checkered flannel hoodie. The suspects used a semi -automatic pistol the rob the clerk and fled in the pictured 2000 to 2006 dark blue 4 door Ford Crown Victoria with tinted windows and damage to the right side.
If anyone has information regarding this offense or recognizes the pictured suspects they can call the Dallas Police Department Robbery Unit at 214-671-3584. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crimestoppers at 214-373-TIPS.
On August 22, 2016, Albertsons and Tom Thumb stores presented a check for $417,953.90 to the Dallas Police Department in an Appreciation Night. This event was in honor of the five fallen officers from the attacks downtown on July 7, 2016. Just days after the attack on Dallas Police Officers, Albertsons and Tom Thumb started a collection of donations from customers. In a mere two weeks and two days, they were able to achieve this generous donation. The event was held at the Jack Evans Dallas Police Headquarters, where Albertsons and Tom Thumb provided dinner to all attendees.
The Dallas Police Department would like to thank the President of Albertsons and Tom Thumb, Dennis Bassler, and his staff. We would also like to thank all the representatives from every major sports team in Dallas who were in attendance as well as the Master of Ceremonies, Chris Arnold. We truly appreciate your support!
On August 21, 2016, The Dallas Police Department’s Child Exploitation Squad and Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, with the assistance of the Balch Springs Police Department, arrested Echeverria, Javier, a 22-year-old Hispanic male, for Possession/Promotion of Child Pornography, F/3. The case is reported on Dallas ICAC Case Number 16-0887. The investigation is ongoing and the case number is pending.
The arrest stemmed from a CyberTip received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children involving the sexual exploitation of an infant child. ICAC Detectives were able to determine the possible location of the origination of the child pornography. A search warrant was executed at the Arrestee’s residence and the child victim was identified.
Arrestee Echeverria is currently being held in the Balch Springs Jail for Possession/Promotion of Child Pornography, F/3, bond is pending.
If you have any additional information of this Arrestee please contact Detective Weast at 214 671 4214.
On August 21, 2016, at approximately 9:06 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 1700 block of Marfa Avenue. Upon officers arrival, they discovered Horace Davis, a 42-year-old Black male, deceased from a gunshot wound. The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information about this murder contact the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661 or Detective Duggan at (214) 671-3642. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).
CRIME STOPPER 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,7 days a week.
Update Aug 21, 2016:
The Auto Pound is fully operational again and able to release vehicles.
Original Aug 20, 2016:
Due to a downed transformer, the police auto pound has lost all power. We are unable to release vehicles at this time. It is anticipated normal operations will resume on Monday at 9am. Fees will be waived during the affected times. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Ms. Thompson has been located in good health.
The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ms. Felisha Thompson. She was last seen in the 11500 block of Harry Hines Blvd, at approximately 5:00 am. The comp could possibly be in danger. She was last seen as a passenger in a White Dodge Challenger with Unknown License Plate being driven by an Unknown person.
Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.
NAME: THOMPSON, FELISHA
HEIGHT: 5’05” Weight: 150 lbs
HAIR: Brown EYES: Brown
The Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) began its enforcement operations in March of 2016 with the goal to sharply decrease offenses in targeted areas by providing a strong officer presence. On March 23, 2016, the Property Crime Task Force (PCTF) was created to address the rising property crime offenses that impact Dallas neighborhoods. In April of 2016, the Narcotics Division’s Drug House Task Force (DHTF) began its enforcement operations to address citizen complaints regarding drug sales in their communities.
The violent crime rate in the city has been cut down to 10.13% since the inception of the Violent Crime Task Force.
In the first week of July, the Dallas Police Department experienced a tragedy that caused the whole department and city to mourn over the loss of life of five law enforcement officers. During those trying times, the men and women of the Dallas Police Department held their heads up high and continued to put the safety of the citizens of Dallas first. Below is the activity for the task forces for the week of August 11th to August 18th.
Violent Crime Task Force
- Arrests: 19
- Calls for Service: 165
- Stolen Vehicles Recovered: 2
- Drugs Seized: 9 grams
- Guns Seized: 6
Property Crime Task Force
- Arrests: 14
- Calls for Service: 123
- Stolen Vehicles Recovered: 3
- Drugs Seized: 28.7 grams
- Guns Seized: 0
Drug House Task Force
- Complaints Investigated: 144
- Complaints Closed: 76
- Felony Arrests:11
- Drugs Seized: <1K of illegal drugs
- Guns Seized: 0
The Dallas Police Department Crime Scene Response Section gave a special thanks to the hospital personnel at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas who were present during the events of July 7, 2016. That night, the two groups worked side by side during what was one of the most difficult nights in Dallas Police Department history. As a token of appreciation, members of the Crime Scene Unit presented the hospital staff in the Trauma Units and Emergency Departments of both hospitals with homemade cookies and signed certificates.
On behalf of the Dallas Police Department, thank you to the staff members at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas.