Public’s Assistance Needed in Sexual Assault Offense

On September 22, at about 10:30 PM, the victim was asleep in her apartment located in the 6200 block of Melody Lane when an unknown suspect entered her apartment by force.  The unknown suspect sexually assaulted the victim.  The unknown suspect then fled the location in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 6’ 01”, 200 pounds with a muscular build.  The suspect may have injuries to his hands.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.  Please contact Detective A. Lopez, #7493, at 214-671-3683, if you have any information related to this offense.  This incident is documented on Case Number 217727-2017

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.

Information Regarding Equifax Breach

The Dallas Police Department Financial Crimes Unit is aware of the Equifax system breach. Over 150 million people across the nation have been affected. State law specifies that one must be harmed or defrauded before an official Dallas Police report can be generated. A breach alone does not facilitate that type of action.

Equifax is working with their customers to freeze credit reports and the Dallas Police Department recommends that everyone regularly monitor their credit reports.  You may contact the Dallas Police Department Financial Crimes Unit at 214-671-3517 to make an offense report if you have evidence that you have been harmed or defrauded.

 

Homicide on Pine Street

Update August 29, 2017:

One year ago today, on August 29, 2016, Dallas Police officers responded to 3628 #104 Pine Street on a shooting call.  The victim, Jesse James Wooten B/M/35, was at his girlfriend’s apartment asleep in the bedroom with her and his girlfriend’s daughter.  Two masked Black male suspects entered the apartment and demanded money.  One of the suspects shot the victim causing his death.  If anyone has information regarding this offense contact Homicide Detective S. David at 214-671-3627 or steven.david@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us   Please refer to Dallas Police case number 207656-2016. 

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.

Original Post:

On August 29, 2016, at approximately 12:44 a.m., the victim, Jesse James Wooten, a Black male 35-years-old, was shot and killed inside his apartment at 3628 Pine Street. The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding this murder, contact Detective Steve David at (214) 671-3627 or the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661

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.

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Information Wanted in Homicide

Update August 29,2017:

One year ago, on August 28, 2016, Dallas Police officers responded to 10554 Harry Hines Boulevard, the Keller’s Hamburger parking lot on a shooting call.  The victim, Ruben Torres Espinoza H/M/29, was involved in a verbal argument with a unknown Hispanic male suspect known only as “Leo”.  The victim was shot by the suspect and died at the scene.  The suspect fled in a dark blue Nissan Armada.  If anyone has information regarding this offense contact Homicide Detective D. Wilkins at 214-671-3665 or Duncan.wilkins@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us   Please refer to Dallas Police case number 207406-2016.

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.

Original Post:

On August 28, 2016, at approximately 6:07 p.m., the victim, Ruben Torres, a Latin male 29-years-old, was shot and killed in the parking lot at 10554 Harry Hines Blvd.  The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding this murder, contact Detective Wilkins at (214) 671-3665 or the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661.

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Community Meetings Held in South Dallas

The Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit will be hosting community meetings at various locations to discuss the unsolved murders in that specific geographical area.  The purpose of these meetings is to build relationships and foster trust within these communities, and to provide an educational component that explains the process of a murder investigation.  In addition, detectives will emphasize the importance of community involvement by residents and explain why it is crucial for citizens to have an active role and interest in the incidents that occur in their neighborhoods.   Subsequently, opening the communication lines will assist Homicide Detectives in solving cases, therefore creating safer neighborhoods.  There will be a time set aside for questions and answers; the dates, times, and locations are as follows:

Southeast Dallas Area – 2525 Pine Street at the Recreation Center – August 24, 2017 6:00 p.m.

The cases to be discussed are below:

December 11, 2016 – Andrew Smith B/M/61

January 3, 2017 – Tiera La Charles Kinnard B/M/31 – 3303 Pine Street

March 16, 2017 – Debra Ann Williams B/F/56 – 2428 Birmingham Avenue 

April 7, 2017 – Daniel Green B/M/36 – 2906 Holmes Street

May 14, 2017 – Darieon Merchant B/M/26 – Elsie Faye Higgins and Malcolm X

South Central Dallas Area – 4014 South Lancaster – August 29, 2017 6:00 p.m.

The cases to be discussed are below:

April 28, 2017 – Antoine Demond White B/M/38 – 1800 Kingsley Drive

April 28, 2017 – Brandon Freeman B/M/36 – 3722 Golden Hills

July 15, 2017 – Traytonio King B/M/39 – 706 Emberwood

July 31, 2017 – Dyandre Bowen B/M/36 – 5000 Veterans Drive

August 3, 2017 – Thomas Earl Dabney B/M/59 and Jared Dylamarc McKnight B/M/30 – 3215 Morgan Drive

Community Awareness Bulletin: Indecent Exposure Suspect Sought

On July 31, 2017 at 10:22 a.m., an adult female was walking in the 8100 block of Santa Clara Drive when she was approached by a newer model gray vehicle with paper dealer tags.  The vehicle was occupied by a black male with no facial hair, possibly in his 30’s. The male exposed his penis to the female and made sexual advances. This offense is documented on case number 173732-2017.

On July 31, 2017 at 10:27 a.m., an adult female was stopped in her vehicle in the 9700 block of Ash Creek when she was approached by a gray vehicle with paper dealer tags with a plastic license plate frame with “Clay Cooley” printed on it.  The vehicle was occupied by a black male with no facial hair, possibly in his 30’s. The male exposed his penis to the female and made sexual advances. This offense is documented on case number 176237-2017.

On July 31, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., an adult female was walking in the 9700 block of Twin Creek Circle when she was approached by a gray 4-door vehicle with paper dealer tags.  The vehicle was occupied by a black male possibly in his 30’s. The male was further described to have a heavy build, longer hair on the top and shorter hair on the sides. The male exposed his penis to the female and made sexual advances. This case was documented on case number 174022-2017.

Citizens are being asked to be alert for any person within the vicinity of these reported offenses that match this suspect and vehicle description, and to contact the Dallas Police Department by calling 9-1-1 to report those suspicious persons.      

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.

CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that lead 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.

Have a Safe 4th of July

The Dallas Police Department encourages everyone to have a happy and safe 4th of July. Enjoy one of the many professional fireworks shows near you and refrain from shooting firearms in the air.

  • The possession and use of fireworks is prohibited in the City of Dallas. Those in possession of fireworks can be fined up to $2,000.
  • Discharging a firearm can result in 1 year in jail and up to a $4,000 fine. In some cases, it can lead to a deadly conduct charge and can result in 2 to 10 years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.

The Dallas Police Department will also be conducting a No-Refusal DWI Initiative from June 24th – July 5th, 2017. Officers will secure a search warrant for a blood sample from all persons arrested for DWI who refuse to voluntarily give a breath or blood sample.

Last year, the Dallas Police Department received over 2000 reports of illegal fireworks and over 380 reports of gunfire. Help us keep you and your community safe during the 4th of July holiday by reporting any of these illegal activities to 9-1-1. 

 

-DH

Community Awareness Bulletin: Sexual Assault Deep Ellum

Updated on June 21, 2017:

On June 20, 2017, the Dallas Police Department released a photograph of a person of interest related to a sexual assault that occurred on June 17, 2017, in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.

As a result of that broadcast, the Dallas Police Department received multiple tips which led to the identification of Roy Gutierrez, a 40-year-old Latin male. Detectives obtained a warrant for the arrest of Roy Gutierrez.  At approximately 10:15 p.m. on June 20, 2017, Gutierrez was arrested at the DART West End Transfer Station in Downtown Dallas and has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault.  He has been placed in the Dallas County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Original Post:

The pictured subject is a person of interest wanted for questioning regarding a sexual assault offense that occurred late Saturday night, June 17, 2017, in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.  The subject is a Latin male approximately 5’6” tall and 210 pounds, with a mustache and a small goatee.  The subject has tattoos on both arms and was wearing glasses.  This offense is documented on case number 137656-2017.

If anyone has any information on the identification or location of the pictured individual they are being asked to contact Detective Alan Holmes of the Dallas Police Department Crimes Against Person Division by phone at 214-671-3637 or email at alan.holmes@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

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

CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that lead 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.

Click It or Ticket: May 22 – June 4

Upated Post: May 10, 2017

The Dallas Police Department has concluded its Memorial Day Click It or Ticket Grant Wave which ran during the enforcement period of Monday, May 22nd -Sunday, June 4th .   The results were  1864 seat belt citations, 185 child safety seat citations and, 302 other citations.

The Dallas Police Department will continue working hard to enforce the seat belt laws to reduce the number of serious injuries & fatalities.  Regardless of your age, gender, time of day, it takes about two seconds to buckle up.

Click It or Ticket

Original Post: May 03, 2017 @ 12:03 p.m.

The Dallas Police Department is proud to support the 15th annual Click It or Ticket campaign by urging our citizens to buckle up. Last year in the City of Dallas, 43 people were killed in traffic crashes who were not wearing seat belts and an additional 137 people were seriously injured. 

The Click It or Ticket campaign is all about saving lives. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the Click It or Ticket initiative has saved 5,068 lives and prevented 86,359 serious injuries since 2002. Just in 2016 alone, there were 2,580 crashes in Texas in which unbuckled people sustained fatal or serious injuries. 

In Texas, the law requires everyone in a vehicle to wear a seat belt and children under 8 years old are required to be in a child safety seat or booster seat unless they are taller than 4 feet 9 inches. 

Buckling up is a no brainer and it is the #1 way to avoid being killed or seriously injured in a crash. Police departments all over the nation will be stepping up their efforts to enforce seat belt violations from May 22 to June 4. Always buckle your seat belt. Because if you don’t, you can count on one of us to remind you.

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