Animal Cruelty Suspect – 2400 Dowdy Ferry Road

Update: April 9, 2021

On April 9, 2021, at 12:00 am, the Dallas Police Animal Cruelty Unit arrested 20-year-old Sebastian Acosta for Cruelty to Non-Livestock Torture/Kill which is a 3rd-degree felony. The remaining dog that was seen in the suspect vehicle was seized for protective custody. 

The Dallas Police Department would like to thank the community for their tips that helped identify the suspect which led to his arrest. This is a great example of the community and police working together to help solve and prevent crime.  

Original Post: April 8, 2021

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an Animal Cruelty suspect who physically assaulted two Pyrenees-type puppies at 2400 Dowdy Ferry Road causing their deaths on April 7, 2021. The suspect was driving a silver Ford F150 full cab (4 doors) with no license plates. If you have any information on the suspect, please contact Animal Cruelty Detective Cathy Blanchard, #7999, at (214) 670-7694 or by email at


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.