Homicide On McCree

On July 23, 2017, at approximately 1:50 a.m., the victim, Carlos Ayala, a 31 year old latin male, was inside the apartments at 11333 Amanda Lane.  The victim was in his vehicle when he was approached by 2  suspects.  The suspects shot the victim and fled the location.  The victim exited the apartment complex in his vehicle and wrecked several blocks south in the intersection of McCree and Pandora.  The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective T. McDaniel, #8890, at 214-671-4236, or tonya.mcdaniel@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.usPlease refer to case number 166995-2017.

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Detectives Seeking Information About Body Found in Creek

Update: 

On July 16, 2017 the body of an identified woman was discovered in the lake located at Blair Park (3200 Rochester) deceased. On July 17, 2017 the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the woman as Mikayla M. Mitchell, White female, 17 years old.

Anyone with information on this offense is asked to call Detective David at 214-671-3627 or Crime Stoppers.

Original Post July 16, 2017 @15:45

On July 16, 2017, at approximately 11:39 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a call regarding a body floating in the creek at 3000 Rochester Street. Upon arrival, officers located a White female deceased from homicidal violence in the creek. The identity of the victim is unknown at this time. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective David at 214-671-3627 or steven.david@dpd.dallascityhall.com This offense is documented on case number 161562-2017.

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Information Needed About Murder on Emberwood Drive

On July 15, 2017, at approximately 9:59 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 70o block of Emberwood Drive. Upon their arrival officers located the victim, Traytonio King a 39-year-old Black male, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Duggan at 214-671-3642 or Richard.duggan@dallascityhall.com This offense is documented on case number 161188-2017.

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Suspect Wanted for Murder on Roberts Avenue

On July 15, 2017, at approximately 4:21 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 35oo block of Roberts Avenue. Upon officers arrival, they found the victim, Wyshawn Gaddy a 41-year-old Black male, deceased from a gunshot wound. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that Jerry Raymond Riedel a 64-year-old White male, was responsible for the victim’s death. An arrest warrant has been issued for Jerry Raymond Riedel. This offense is documented on case number 160944-2017.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is encouraged to contact Detective Isom at 214-671-3598 or andrea.isom@dpd.dallascityhall.com

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Detectives Seeking Information in Greenville Ave. Shooting

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 2100 Greenville Avenue. The victim was walking through a parking lot when he was shot. A dark colored SUV was seen fleeing the location. The incident was documented on case number 158537-2017.  Anyone with information regarding this Aggravated Assault is encouraged to contact Detective Serra at 214-671-4320.

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 Person Now Homicide: Marisol Espinosa

Update – July 13, 2017:

On July 12, 2017, Faustino Lara Valdez was taken into custody in Francisco Madero, Durango, Mexico by Mexican authorities. These officials, working in close coordination with the FBI legal attaché office at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, took Valdez into custody without incident.

Valdez is wanted for the death of his ex-girlfriend Marisol Espinosa. He will be transferred from his FBI escort to members of the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit.

After debriefing at police headquarters, Valdez will then be placed in the Dallas County Jail charged with Ms. Espinosa’s murder.  

Update – December 29, 2016 @ 2:28 PM:

The Dallas Police Department announces that a Murder warrant has been issued for Faustino Valdez in connection with the death of Marisol Espinosa.

If anyone has information concerning this case or the suspect, they should immediately call 911 or Homicide Detective C. Shelton, at 214-283-4900. This investigation is still active and ongoing. This is the only information being released at this time.

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.

Update – March 8, 2016 @ 6:00 PM:

The Dallas County Medical Examiner has identified the remains found at 2900 Dowdy Ferry Road on Sunday, March 6th as belonging to Marisol Espinosa.

In light of the identification made, the Dallas Police Department has reclassified the investigation into Marisol Espinosa’s disappearance as a homicide investigation.  We still await the determination as to a cause and manner of death from the Medical Examiner.  We will release additional information as it becomes available and appropriate to do so.

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Update: January 5, 2016

Below is a timeline of the investigation and its progression:

December 12, 2015 – Espinosa, mother, and kids moved in with ex-boyfriend after their house caught fire 

December 29, 2015 – Youth Ops began investigation as Want to Locate

December 29, 2015 – January 1, 2016 – Interviewed family/friends

January 1, 2016 – Increased to Critical Missing/Endangered Person when vehicle was found 

January 1, 2016 – Present –

  • Crimes Against Persons Division was added to the investigation to interview possible witnesses, gather evidence etc.
  • DPD personnel continued searching various areas with assistance from the Helicopter Unit, K-9, Mounted, and Patrol
  • Youth and Patrol personnel, along with Mark 9 Search & Rescue, and the Mounted Unit searched the creek/storm drain on foot and horseback near the Umphress Recreational Center on Umphress Road., due to close proximity to last seen location and where vehicle was recovered.
  • Helicopter Unit checked area and on-foot personnel searched areas where the helicopter personnel were unable to see.
  • Southeast Patrol personnel and Deployment have been put on Special Assignment to assist. Officer are currently checking vacant lots, verifying locations, etc.

Original Post

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating endangered missing person, Ms. Marisol Espinosa. Ms. Espinosa was last seen on December 29, 2015 at about 8:00 a.m. leaving her residence in the 7700 block of Aurora Street. On January 1, 2016, Ms. Espinosa’s vehicle was found abandoned behind the apartment complex, Las Lomas Apartments at 6161 Trail Glen Drive. Ms. Espinosa is described as a 34 year old Latin female and is 5’5 and weighs 125 pounds. 

If anyone has seen Ms. Marisol Espinosa or has any information about her whereabouts, please contact the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

Marisol Espinosa

Marisol Espinosa

Suspect Wanted for Robbery at Chaucer Place

On June 26, 2017 at approximately 6:38 p.m., the pictured suspect robbed and beat the victim in the 7100 block of Chaucer Place. The victim was violently assaulted by the suspect and knocked unconscious. The suspect went through the victim’s pockets and took his property.  The victim survived his injuries.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 18-20 years old, 5’10” tall, and 180 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket, black Adidas pants, and black tennis shoes.

The suspect drove a charcoal grey Ford Focus with black rims and dark tint.

Anyone that recognizes this suspect or has information on this offense is asked to call Detective Mulvihill at (214) 671-3705. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).

Suspect Arrested for Murder

Update:

On July 9, 2017, Suspect Ruvalcaba was involved in a vehicular pursuit of the victim. Both vehicles were involved in a crash at Elam Road and C.F. Hawn service road. Suspect Ruvalcaba took out a gun and shot the victim. Suspect Ruvalcaba was arrested, but his vehicle has not been recovered.

*Vehicle pictured is not actual suspect vehicle*
TX Tag HKN-4449
2010 Chevrolet Camaro
Charcoal Grey Color
Vehicle may have damage from crash

If anyone sees this vehicle or has any information regarding this offense, please contact Detective Montenegro, #6991 at (214) 671- 3624 or e.montenegro@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

ARRESTED – Julio Ruvalcaba

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Original Post:

On July 9, 2017, at approximately 3:11 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at CF Hawn Service Road and Elam Road.  Upon officers arrival, they found the victim Christopher Geddes, a 31-year-old Black male, shot laying on the curb.  He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that Julio Ruvalcaba, a 36-year-old Latin male, was responsible for victim’s death.  On July 10, 2017, Ruvalcaba was arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters to be interviewed.  He was issued his Miranda warning and invoked his right to remain silent.  He was placed in jail for murder with a $200,000.00 bond.

 

Community Awareness Bulletin: Sexual Assault Suspect

The pictured subject is a person of interest wanted for questioning regarding a sexual assault offense that occurred late Monday afternoon, June 26, 2017, near Spring Valley Road and Maham Road.  The suspect entered the female victim’s apartment, threatened her with a weapon, and sexually assaulted her.  The subject stole property from the apartment and put the property into a Black Chrysler PT Cruiser with a Dallas Cowboys Star emblem in the center of the rear window.  This offense is documented on case number 144897-2017.

The subject is a Latin Male, 23-25 years old, approximately 5’7” tall and 170 pounds, with a mustache.  The subject has tattoos on both arms and a mark underneath his left eye.  If anyone has any information on the identification or location of the above pictured individual, they are asked to contact the Dallas PD Sexual Assault Unit by phone at 214-671-3593.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please use the Crime Stoppers information below.

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Homicide on Denmark Street

On June 23, 2017, at approximately 11:48 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a call in the 2300 block of Denmark Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Jay Nichols,  a 28-year-old White male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Raley at (214) 671-3684 or tommy.raley@dallascityhall.com. This murder offense is documented on case number 142738-2017.

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 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.