Homicide with an Arrest on W. Davis Street

On May 18, 2018, at approximately 2:15 a.m., video surveillance captured a disturbance between the victim, a white male 32-years-old and an unidentified Latin male driving a dark colored Chevrolet Tahoe at 3230 W. Davis Street.  The unidentified Latin male shot the victim and fled in the suspect vehicle.  The victim, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. 

At approximately 4:20 p.m., detectives observed the suspect, Miguel Camacho-Pineda, a Latin male 40-years-old, driving the suspect vehicle in close proximity to the offense.  The vehicle was stopped and the suspect was detained.  The suspect voluntarily agreed to be transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives.  Camacho-Pineda was read his Miranda Rights and voluntarily waived those rights by agreeing to speak with detectives.   During the course of the interview, he admitted his role in the offense and confessed to shooting the victim.  He has been arrested and placed in Lew Sterrett Jail for murder.  His bond is set at $250,000.00.

Double Homicide at Pueblo Park

Update May 16, 2018 at 5:20 PM:

The names of the two individuals found deceased in the trunk of a late model Cadillac has been identified as Robert Diaz III, 28yrs old and Jacob Collard 20 yrs old.  Next of kin has been notified.  This is being investigated on case #103216-2018.

Original Post:

On May 15, 2018, at approximately 11:47 a.m., City Park employees were working at the Pueblo Park located in the 500 block of Pueblo Street when they discovered a late model black Cadillac ATS that exhibited evidence that led them to believe that a crime may have occurred. Dallas Fire Rescue arrived on scene and conducted a welfare check of the vehicle and located two deceased Individuals inside the trunk. Homicide Detectives were notified and is currently working this incident as a Double Murder.  This incident remains under investigation and is reported on case number 103216-2018.

Homicide Investigation: 4999 S. Buckner Boulevard

Update April 27, 2018 at 5:50 P.M. – The victim in this offense has been identified as Jordan Swinney, a white male 26-years-old.

Victim: Jordan Swinney

Victim: Jordan Swinney


Original Post

On April 25, 2018, at approximately 9:27 p.m., Dallas Police responded to 4999 S. Buckner Boulevard regarding a shooting.  An unidentified male was found in the parking lot of the Townview Apartments suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Montenegro at 214-671-3624 or e.montenegro@dallascityhall.com  This offense is documented on case number 87431-2018.

Homicide on Rothington Road

Update: April 18, 2018

As a result of the investigation, Ronny Nikile Robinson, a black male 19-years-old was identified as the suspect who killed Ophfesious Fields Jr. and stole his backpack at 8000 Rothington Road.  On April 18, 2018, with the help of the Dallas Fugitive Unit, Robinson was arrested and transported to the Dallas Police Homicide Unit to be interviewed.  Robinson was read his Miranda rights and invoked his right to remain silent by requesting an attorney.  Robinson was placed in jail for capital murder with a $500,000.00 bond.    

Please see the probable cause affidavit below.

 

 

On April 8, 2018, at approximately 8:17 p.m., Dallas Police responded to the 8000 block of Rothington Road regarding a shooting.  The victim, an unidentified Black male, was shot and transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective McDaniel at 214-671-4236 or tonya.mcdaniel@dallascityhall.com  Please refer to case  number 73620-2018. 

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.

Endangered Child: Jennifer Mejia

Jennifer “Vanessa” Mejia

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jennifer Mejia.

Jennifer Mejia, who also goes by Vanessa Mejia is a juvenile female who was reported as an Endangered Child to Child Protective Services (CPS). Information from CPS indicated the child came from Honduras about a month ago and she is in the company of her father, Felipe Mejia. According to a witness, the child may be somewhere in San Antonio or in the North Texas area.

Jennifer is a 13 year-old Latin female, she is 4’11” weighs 100 lbs., she has black hair and brown eyes. 

If you have any information regarding Jennifer’s location or if you have come in contact with her, please contact a detective with the Dallas Police Department’s High Risk Victims & Trafficking Unit.

Detective J. Ortiz: 214-671-4473

Detective M. McMurray: 214-671-4439

Motor Vehicle Assault

On March 30, 2018 at approximately 7:20 PM, the victim and her boyfriend were involved in a vehicle accident at 8300 Clark Road in Dallas with an unknown suspect. The victim exited her vehicle to exchange identifying information with the suspect, but the suspect tried to flee the accident. The victim was in the path of the fleeing vehicle and became trapped on the hood as it drove off. The victim was carried approximately one mile at high speeds before she fell from the vehicle near the intersection of Clark Road and Spur 408. The victim suffered serious bodily injury as a result of the fall.

The suspect is described as a Black female approximately 18-25 years old and was driving a white sports-utility-vehicle, possible a Mazda or Nissan.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect, or the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this offense should contact Detective Gamez with the Assault Unit at (214) 671-3614 or patricia.gamez@dallascityhall.com.

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.

ARREST MADE: Murder Investigation at 11134 Cotillion Dr.

Updated April 2, 2018 at 3:15 p.m.:

On March 25, 2018, at approximately 7:26 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 11134 Cotillion Drive. Upon officers arrival, they discovered the victim, Thomas Hobson, a 20-year-old Black male, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Homicide detectives developed information that led to the arrest of Josue Manuel Castro-Arrida, L/M 20 years of age. The suspect was taken into custody on March 30, 2018. The bond is set at $250,000.00

 

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Victim, Thomas Hobson

On March 25, 2018, at approximately 7:26 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 11134 Cotillion Dr. Upon arrival officers discovered the victim, Thomas Hobson, a Black male 20-years old deceased from a gunshot wound. The victim was driving his vehicle and struck a utility pole after being shot.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Det. Loeb at 214-671-3702 or Jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to Case# 630152-2018.

 

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. 

Information Needed In Homicide Investigation – 1300 Block of Adelaide Drive

On March 25, 2018, at about 10:07 PM, Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 1300 block of Adelaide Drive. Upon arrival, officers  found the victim, Charles Thompson, a 57-year-old black male deceased from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Detective Chaney at (214) 671-3650 or derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case# 063097-2018.

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.

Homicide on W. Red Bird Lane

 

On March 23, 2018, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 3636 W. Red Bird Lane.  The victim, Chasity Williams, a black female 33-years-old was discovered deceased inside her apartment from multiple gunshot wounds.  Officers spoke to witnesses and arrested the victim’s boyfriend, Daimon Howard, a black male 29-years-old.  Howard was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters and read his Miranda rights.  He waived his rights and agreed to speak with detectives, where he admitted his role in this offense.  He was booked into Lew Sterrett jail for murder with a $250,000.00 bond.

 

 

 

 

Shooting Victim Involved in Fatality Crash

Update:

The victim involved in the crash has been identified as Sheila Johnson B/F/53. 

Original Post:

On March 18, 2018 at approximately 10:11 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a crash at the intersection of Scyene Road and N. Jim Miller Road.  Jose Rico, a 23-year-old Latin male, was driving a black Dodge Charger west on Scyene Road when it collided with a silver Infiniti J30 that was stopped at the intersection.  The impact of the collision killed the driver of the Infiniti, an unidentified Black female.  Rico was transported to an area hospital for his injuries when it was determined he had also been shot.  He died as a result of his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding the shooting of Jose Rico is encouraged to contact Detective Parker at 214-671-3630 or edward.parker@dallascityhall.com  Please refer to case number 57572-2018.

Victim: Jose Rico L/M/23