Arrest Made: Homicide Investigation at the 8400 block of La Prada Drive

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Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Zavein Lockett, a Black male 29-years-old, was responsible for the death of Joshua Ford.  On June 25, 2019, the U.S. Marshal North Texas Task Force located and arrested Lockett.  He was transported to Jack Evans Police Headquarters where he was read his Miranda rights.  Lockett requested and attorney was placed in jail for his murder warrant.  His bond will be set by the magistrate.

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On Thursday May 30, 2019 at approximately 6:54 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Villa Bonita Apartments located at 8441 La Prada Drive.  The victim, Joshua Ford, a Black male 27-years-old, was shot during an altercation with an unknown male.  He died from his injuries at the scene.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Derick Chaney, #7830 at (214) 283-4804 or derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to report #108390-2019.   

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Information Wanted in Sexual Assault

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the Public’s assistance regarding a sexual assault.

On June 21, 2019, at 2:23 a.m., a female was near the 2500 block of McKinney Avenue, when she was approached on foot by a Hispanic male, unknown age, wearing dark colored clothing, with rubber work style boots. The male, further described as approximately 5’10, 160-180 lbs, dark black hair that was combed back. The male approached the female, forced her to the ground and assaulted her. The female resisted the suspect by screaming and fighting. The suspect fled northbound on Routh Street from McKinney Avenue.

Citizens should be alert for any persons within the vicinity of this reported offense that match this description and appear to be suspicious, and to contact the Dallas Police Department to report those suspicious persons.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Chris Anderson, at (214) 671-3616.

 

 

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Homicide Investigation of Ramiro Hernandez Marquez

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the Public’s assistance in the Homicide investigation of Ramiro Hernandez Marquez.

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 10:27 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 1100 block E. Hobson Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim Ramiro Hernandez Marquez, 54-year old Latin male, laying on the ground in front of his residence.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  This investigation is on-going, and no one is in custody. 

The Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective John Valdez at 214-671-3623 or via email:  john.valdez@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 126677-2019.

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Critical Missing – Melissa Jasmine Lainez

Update: Melissa Lainez has been located safe.

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On June 22, 2019, at about 9:00 AM, Ms. Lainez was last seen, driving a White 2006 Toyota Corolla with Texas License plate LSY6484, in the 9800 block of Walnut Street. Ms. Lainez May be a danger to herself.

She is described as a 22 year old Latin female with brown hair and brown eyes. Ms. Lainez is 5’04 and weighs about 180 lbs.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual.  Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.    

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Homicide on Main Street

UPDATE: June 22, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Adan Lozano, a Latin male 28-years-old.

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On June 22, 2019, at approximately 02:45 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting in a paid parking lot at 2600 Main Street.  A 28-year-old Latin male, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was shot multiple times and transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.  A second victim, who was also in the parking lot, was shot once while sitting inside his vehicle.  He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encouraged to contact Detective Tonya McDaniel, #8890 at 214-671-4236 or tonya.mcdaniel@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to case # 125428-2019

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Detectives Make Arrest in Capital Murder

On Friday, June 21, 2019, at approximately 3:11 a.m., Dallas police responded to a Disturbance Active Shooter on Foot call at the Coronado Apartments located at 7414 E. Grand Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers made entry and found the victims Fredi Mercado, a 31-year old Latin male, and Urania De Jesus, a 34-year old Latin female, deceased from homicidal violence.  

During the course of the investigation, Homicide detectives learned that arrestee Leo Ted Pintor, a 40-year old Latin male, was the individual responsible for the murders of Urania De Jesus and Fredi Mercado.  Arrestee Pintor was arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters to be interviewed by Homicide detectives.  The arrestee was read his Miranda rights and he declined to be interviewed.  Arrestee Pintor was transported to the Dallas County Jail and charged with Capital Murder, a capital felony, on case no. 124609-2019.

 

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Homicide Investigation at 9901 Scyene Road

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the Public’s assistance in the Homicide Investigation of Marvin Terrell Tunley.

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Rosemont Apartments located at 9901 Scyene Road.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim Marvin Terrell Tunley, a 26-year old Black male, lying in a grassy area of the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. 

The Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Noe Camacho at 214-671-3682 or via email:  noe.camacho@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 124383-2019.

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Homicide – 2100 block of Lucas Drive

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, at approximately 10:04 a.m., Dallas police responded to a Health and Welfare call at 2132 Lucas Drive.  Upon arrival, officers met with a witness, who is the neighbor of the victim Andy Longoria, a 47-year old Latin male.  He reported that he could smell an unusual order coming from the victim’s residence, 2132 Lucas Drive.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the scene, forced their way in, and found the complainant deceased. 

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance with information regarding this capital murder and encouraged anyone to contact Detective Jake Morgan at 214-671-3630 or via email:  jake.morgan@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to case number 124018-2019.

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Request for Public Assistance

On April 23, 2018, approximately at 6:19 a.m., a pedestrian was crossing the eastbound lanes of 3300 Great Trinity Forest, just east of the intersection with 499 Cranfill Drive. During this time a 4 door white Toyota Corolla vehicle was traveling eastbound and struck the pedestrian as he was crossing the street.  The suspect exited the suspect vehicle and walked westbound from the location without providing the information required or rendering aid to the victim.   

If you have any information regarding the suspect or the 4 door white Toyota Corolla vehicle that struck the pedestrian in the roadway, please contact Detective Sammy Shaw in Vehicle Crimes (214) 671-0019.

Case number: 085293-2018

 

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Homicide Detectives Asking for Public’s Assistance to Solve Murder

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 5:14 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 3633 Cedar Lake Drive.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim Valdemar Esquivel, a 17-year-old Latin male, in a blue Ford F-150, with a gunshot wound to the head.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.  No suspects are in custody at this time, and this investigation is on-going. 

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance with information regarding this murder and encouraged anyone to contact Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or via email:  abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case no. 122745-2019.

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, 7 days a week.