Information Needed In Homicide Investigation – 4400 Block of Cicero Street

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, at approximately 12:15 a.m., Dallas police were dispatched to a shooting call in the 4400 block of Cicero Street.  Upon arrival, officers found the victims, Jennifer Hernandez, a 39-year old Latin female, and Kenneth Wesley, a 26-year old Black male, shot on the driveway next to a parked green Mercury Grand Marquis.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced Jennifer Hernandez deceased at the scene.  Kenneth Wesley was transported to an area hospital where he died from multiple gunshot wounds.  The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this capital murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Olegario Garcia at 214-671-3994 or via email:  olegario.garcia@dallascityhall.com Please refer to case no. 171724-2019.

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, seven days a week.   

Commander of Dallas Police Gang Unit Talks About Adding Officers To Combat Gang Violence

When a 9-year-old girl was killed in an East Dallas shooting last week, Dallas Police identified the suspect as a known gang member.

The arrest would be the lastest incident involving child shooting victims and accused gunnmen affiliated with Dallas gangs. Lt. David Davis talks candidly about reasons for the rise in gang activity and strategies to solve gang violence. The story aired on CBS 11 with reporter Steve Pickett.

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2019/08/21/commander-dallas-police-gang-unit-juvenile-gang-affiliation/

 

DALLAS POLICE CHIEF U. RENEÉ HALL SET TO RETURN TO DUTY

Today, City Manager T.C. Broadnax was notified that Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall has been cleared by her doctor to return to work on Monday, August 26.

“To ensure the success of her return while she continues to recover, I have encouraged the chief to be limited in her external activities and public appearances for the next few weeks,” said Broadnax. “She will use this time to reacclimate to the many projects and initiatives currently underway in the department.”

Chief Hall expresses her appreciation for the city’s patience during her medical leave. She is humbled and grateful for the many kind gestures and prayers. “I am excited and look forward to returning to work and resuming normal activity,” said Hall.

City Manager Broadnax also acknowledges the excellent work of Assistant Chief David Pughes, command staff and the fine men and women of the Dallas Police Department for their dedication and hard work to ensure that the needs of the department and residents were met during this time.

 

 

mg

Dallas Police Officer Participates in the Texas Brotherhood Ride for the Fallen

Over 35 first-responders bike their way into the Dallas metroplex. These members of Texas Brotherhood Ride are three days into an eight-day hike covering 650 miles across Texas. Firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel are doing this to honor emergency responders who died in the line of duty. Their mission is to provide emotional and financial support to their families and coworkers.

Dallas PD Officer Scott Ash says, he rode for five of Dallas’ fallen in 2016 and three officers from Baton Rouge. Today, he’s riding for DPD officers, Rogelio Santander, Jr. who died April 25, 2018 and Earl James Givens, III on July 21, 2018. Ash says this ride is personal for him.

“Never forgetting these names,” said Ash who has been on the force nearly 15 years and works bicycle patrol. “I carry these 5 names with me. I’ll wear a special jersey that has those names on them and I’ll get to honor them one more time. That is what the Texas Brotherhood is all about. We never forget.”

The Texas Brotherhood Ride is a non-profit public charity organization. All riders must be first responders. All proceeds benefit the beneficiaries with the exception of the cost of conducting the rides.

 

mg

 

Help Locate Sexual Assault Suspect

On August 14, 2019, between 1:00am and 3:14am, two suspects entered the complainants’ apartment residence in the 3600 block of Bolivar Drive and robbed them at gunpoint. The complainants were then forced to drive to an ATM to withdraw money. When the complainants were returned to the residence, the male complainant was shot during a struggle. The suspects transported the female complainant to the 6600 block of Starling Circle where she was sexually assaulted.

Suspect #1 has been positively identified as a juvenile and is currently in custody.

Suspect #2 is described as a Black male approximately 18 years old, dark complexion, short black hair, clean-shaven, 5’9″-5’11”, stocky build, last seen wearing a white Champion t-shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes. capture1

If you have any information on the identity of Suspect #2 in the photographs or video, please contact Crime Stoppers. This case is assigned to Detective B. Kramer #7860.

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.

Help Locate Capital Murder Suspect

capture1

On June 20, 2019, the victim was found deceased in his residence as a result of homicidal violence. Dennis Jimenez-Hernandez is wanted for the victim’s murder.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of the suspect, please contact Homicide Detective J. Morgan #9739 at 214-671-3630 or email jake.morgan@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.

Homicide at 1555 Harbor Road

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 1555 Harbor Road.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Oluwafemi Joseph Ogundana, a 67-year old Black male, in his vehicle with several gunshot wounds.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-671-3647 or via email:  scott.sayers@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case no. 169092-2019.

CRIME STOPPERS

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, seven days a week.

Dallas Police Department ‘Back To School’ Celebration for Summer Jobs Participants

 

 

The Dallas Police Department held a ‘Back to School’ Celebration for youth in underserved communities who recently and successfully completed the department’s summer youth jobs program. The students enjoyed a fun-filled night of bowling and prizes as well as backpacks filled with school supplies and tablets. The event occurred Thurs., August 15, from 7-10 p.m. at the Punch Bowl Social Dallas.

The summer youth jobs program has long been a dream of Police Chief, U. Reneé Hall. The goal was to create a comprehensive program to captivate youth ages 14-17 to help them learn leadership skills and provide workforce development while building trust to achieve long-term positive engagement.

 

mg

Homicide Investigation of Sara Hudson

Update: August 22, 2019, @9:18 a.m.

On August 21, 2019, Dallas Police arrested Glen Richter, a 49-year-old white male, for the murder of Sara Hudson that occurred on August 19, 2019. Richter was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by a detective. Glen Richter was booked into Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with capital murder. His bond will be decided by a Dallas County magistrate.

Original Post:

On Monday, August 19, 2019, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Dallas police responded to a PD Requested by Fire call at 5600 Alta Avenue.  After extinguishing a vehicle on fire, Dallas Fire-Rescue found the victim, Sara Elizabeth Hudson, a 22-year old White female, deceased from homicidal violence. 

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this capital murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Frank Serra at 214-671-4320 or via email:  frank.serra@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case no. 168525-2019.

CRIME STOPPERS

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, seven days a week.