On February 5, 2016, at approximately 12: 00 p.m., Mr. Sedric Ballard, a 45-year-old Black male, was shot to death in an apartment at 3823 Bonnie View Road. Through the course of the investigation, homicide detectives developed probable cause to obtain a murder arrest warrant for Thomas DeWayne Scott. On May 4, 2016, the murder warrant was executed. Arrestee Scott was transported to the Dallas Police Headquarters for questioning and arrested for murder. Arrestee Scott is currently in the Dallas County Jail on a $100, 000 bond.
The Dallas Police Department is still looking for the accomplice of Arrestee Scott and is asking that anyone with information about these murders contact the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).
See the probable cause affidavit below.