Community Awareness Bulletin: Arrest Made

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Dallas Police Department arrested Daniel Acevedo, H/M 23, for (2) counts of Trafficking in Persons/Child, F/1, (2) counts of Compelling Prostitution/Child, F/1, (1) count of Sexual Assault/Child, F/2, with $100,000 bond on each charge/count for a total of $500,000 bond on all (5) charges.  All offenses are reported on Case Number 69286-2016.

Comm Awareness

The arrest stemmed from an investigation where a 17-year-old female runaway was located by the High Risk Victims and Trafficking Unit (HRVU) in an escort ad on the website Backpage.com.  Detectives in the High Risk Victims and Vice Units were able to locate and rescue the victim.  Evidence was developed through the investigation which demonstrated Arrestee Acevedo trafficked and compelled the victim to engage in prostitution from December 1, 2015, until March 22, 2016.

Arrestee Acevedo has an extensive criminal history including drug, assault, and burglary offenses with approximately 14 arrests reported in Dallas County. 

If you have any additional information of this suspect please contact the High Risk Victims and Trafficking Unit at 214 671 4205. 

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