Keeping Dallas Safe: Guns and Illegal Drugs Taken Off the Streets

On March 9, 2018, Officer Weddle #10754 and Greene #10639 of the Northeast Patrol Division Crime Response Team began their shift at 8:00 P.M.  During their shift, officers Weddle and Greene observed a red Chevy Tahoe in the 10051 block of Whitehurst Drive with a paper dealer tag.  A registration check revealed the paper dealer license attached was not registered to the Tahoe. The officers initiated a traffic-stop, upon contact with the driver, the officers observed marijuana inside of the vehicle within plain view. The driver of the Tahoe, Dijon Roberts, a 23-year-old male was asked to exit the vehicle and was placed under arrest. While conducting an inventory search of the Tahoe, the officers found 30.1 grams of marijuana, 9.4 grams of crack cocaine, 17 grams of Alprazolam, 21.6 grams of suspected ecstasy, and 2.6 grams of suspected fentanyl. They also recovered two stolen handguns, two digital scales and an assortment of plastic baggies commonly used in the manufacturing and delivery of illegal narcotics. In addition, $1,697 in cash was seized from the arrestee.

Officers Weddle and Greene utilized their work experience and knowledge while performing their patrol duties that lead to the removal of illegal drugs and firearms from the streets of Dallas making our community safer. Thank you for all you do and keep up the great work.