Officer Involved Accident

Update as of 7/21/18 @ 8:10 p.m.: 

The suspect is this incident has been identified as Adrian Breedlove, Black male 25 years old.  He is currently in jail and charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.  This incident is documented on Case #159487-2018.

Original post 7/21/18:

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Dallas motorcycle officers were assigned to escort the body of Senior Corporal Tyrone Andrews from Laurel Land Funeral Home to a location in East Texas. During the escort, Senior Corporal Earl “Jamie” Givens positioned himself to block oncoming traffic to the eastbound entrance ramp to Interstate 20 at Bonnie View Road. Senior Corporal Givens was stationary on his motorcycle with his emergency lights on when the driver of a Kia Sportage struck the officer at a high rate of speed. Fellow officers immediately turned around and began rendering aid to Senior Corporal Givens until Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived. Senior Corporal Givens was transported to Baylor Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Kia Sportage collided into the concrete divider and remained at the scene where he was subsequently arrested for suspicion of DWI. He has been identified as a 25-year-old Black male.

Senior Corporal Earl “Jaimie” Givens, #5484, is a 32 year veteran of the department and was assigned to the Traffic Unit. Please keep Senior Corporal Givens’ family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.  

Keeping Dallas Safe:  Northwest Prostitution Enforcement Efforts

Between July 1, 2018 and July 10, 2018, officers from the Northwest Patrol Division conducted prostitution enforcement initiatives to address prostitution activity in a specified area.  Below are the results of their efforts. 

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Additionally, on July 14, 2018, a prostitution operation was conducted at Walnut Hill / Shady Trial / Southwell areas between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. Below are the results of the operation.  

  • 5 pedestrian stops
  • 3 manifesting prostitution citations issued
  • 2 arrested with faliure to appear citations

“Keeping Dallas Safe” – Bait Property Operations

As bait operations continue throughout the City of Dallas, officers refuse to let up the pressure on the bad guys. Through continuous diligence, dedication and team work, officers continue to provide an unparalleled level of service to the citizens of Dallas. Below are just a few examples of the hard work by officers in “Keeping Dallas Safe” so that communities may rest easy at night.

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On July 07, 2018, at approximately 1:21 a.m., the suspects, Francisco Lemmons L/M/20 and Mario Zambrano L/M/19, arrived at the location of a bait car that was placed in an area where citizens had an increasing concern of thefts. Both suspects exited their vehicle and began removing multiple items from the bait vehicle. After placing the items into the vehicle, they fled the location. All the while our Fusion Unit monitored the bait activation and notified the Southeast Patrol officers, Deployment officers, and the CRT officers. After patiently tracking the suspects’ vehicle through the city, officers finally made their move when the timing was right and were able to arrest both suspects, who were still in possession of the bait items. After a being interviewed by investigators, both suspects gave a full confession.

Fancisco Lemmons

Francisco Lemmons was charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle.  He also had an active warrant out of the Dallas Sherriff’s Office.

Mario Zamorano

Mario Zamorano was charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle and possession of Marijuana.

On July 11, 2018 at approximately 2:26 a.m., the Fusion Unit received a notification that bait items were being removed from a strategically placed bait car in the Southwest Division. The Fusion officer was able to observe Rudy Gallegos a L/M/53 walk up to the bait vehicle and begin to take the bait property out of the vehicle. The Fusion officer was able to get an accurate description of the suspect and was able to direct patrol officers to a residence. When officers arrived to the address, a witness  gave officers consent to enter the residence where they located the suspect attempting to hide. Mr. Gallegos was placed under arrest without incident and the property was recovered.  

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Mr. Gallegos was charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle.

Another one took the “bait”, BOOM! We Gotcha. Outstanding work in “Keeping Dallas Safe”.

Public Assistance Needed to Identify Business Robbery Suspect

On June 23, 2018, an unknown White male wearing a blue plaid long sleeve shirt entered a business in the 400 block of West 8th Street and demanded money from the cash register. The employee working the register feared injury to herself and other patrons, so she complied and gave the suspect the money from the register. The Suspect did not threaten the cashier or display a weapon.

If you have any additional information concerning this suspect or offense contact Detective McAnally, of the Southwest Investigative Unit at 214-671-0546.

Insurance Burglars In Pleasant Grove

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two burglary suspects that were captured by the victim’s surveillance video.

On July 13, 2018 at approximately 1:20 a.m., the suspects forced entry into an insurance company located in the 2500 block of S. Buckner Blvd. The suspects then used a sledge hammer to open the victim’s safe and took approximately $2000.00. It is believed the suspects are responsible for multiple burglaries of insurance companies in the Pleasant Grove area of southeast Dallas. This offense is documented on Dallas Police case number 152786-2018.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects is asked to call Detective T. French, #9182 with the Dallas Police Southeast Investigative Unit at 214-671-0112 or Crime Stoppers at              1-877-373-TIPS (8477)

Murder Investigation – 4900 Wadsworth Drive

 

On July 18, 2018, at approximately 12:17 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a call for police regarding a shooting in the 4900 block of Wadsworth Drive.   Upon arrival, officers found the victim Chris Littles, a Black male 26 in the front yard suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim died at the scene. 

Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective David at 214-671-3627 or steven.david@dallascityhall.com Please refer to case #156768-2018.

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, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Southeast Division Officers Planted in the Community

 

In the early morning hours of Friday the 13, 2018, a sleeping citizen was awaken to a real nightmare of her home being next door to a crime scene.  A crime which resulted in the damage of something near and dear to the citizen’s heart, her beautiful flower bed and landscaping.  Senior Corporal Bueno, #10269 and Police Officer Foster, #11272, observed how distraught the home owner was and decided to take matters in their own hands.

Senior Corporal Bueno and Officer Foster contacted the Home Depot located at 12005 Elam Road, and explained what had occurred to the store manager. In turn, the manager graciously donated several flowers, plants, and pots to the elderly citizen.

Afterwards, a group of officers took the donated items to the elderly citizen who was full of surprise and joy from the generous gift of others. Today, the elderly citizen’s landscape is being beautified thanks to the compassion and generosity displayed by the community, stakeholders, and the officers of the Southeast Patrol Division.  When the community and law enforcement work together, there is nothing we can’t achieve.

Taking the Bait…Hook, Line and Sinker – Another Great Arrest

On July 18, 2018, at approximately 4:26 a.m., the Fusion Center received a notification that a bait car was experiencing activity.  Fusion officers observed the suspect, Danny Carrillo a L/M/29, enter into a strategically placed bait car located in the 11400 block of McCree Road.  They immediately notified patrol officers assigned to the Northeast Patrol Division of the activation and directed the them to the exact location of the bait vehicle where it was subsequently shut down.  After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended in the 11000 block of Cotillion Drive without incident.  Thanks to the outstanding work of the Northeast Patrol Division and our Fusion Center, another criminal taking the “bait…Hook, Line and Sinker”. 

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Danny Carrillo was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading on Foot, and Parole Violation/ Fraud.

Excellent team work and job well done in “Keeping Dallas Safe”.

Southeast Patrol’s Summer Crime Initiative

Update on SE Summer Crime Initiative from 7/9 thru 7/17:

The Southeast Patrol Division started its summer crime initiative on June 4, 2018.  Their goal is to target specific areas in southeast Dallas that has shown an increase in criminal activity.  During the week of July 9th to July 17th, 2018, the following activity was recorded:

Activity:

  • Calls for service: 86
  • Arrests for warrants: 2  – 1 Hold for Grand Prairie PD and 1 Hold for Dallas Sheriffs Office 
  • Pedestrian stops: 22
  • Traffic stops: 38 
  • Business checks: 26 
  • Citations Issued: 9 

Updated on SE Summer Crime Initiative from 7/1 thru 7/10:

The Southeast Patrol Division started its summer crime initiative on June 4, 2018.  Their goal is to target specific areas in southeast Dallas that has shown an increase in criminal activity.  During the week of July 1st to July 10th, 2018, the following activity was recorded:

Activity: 

  • Calls for service: 51
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Stops: 36
  • Business Checks
  • 7 Arrests – Assault F/V Strangulation/interference with 911; Possession of Meth;  and Public Intoxication

Updated on SE Summer Crime Initiative from 6/20 thru 6/27:

The Southeast Patrol Division started its summer crime initiative on June 4, 2018.  Their goal is to target specific areas in southeast Dallas that has shown an increase in criminal activity.  During the week of June 20th to June 27, 2018, the following activity was recorded:

Activity: 

  • Calls for service: 60
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Stops: 30
  • 2 Arrests (Assault F/V and Possession of Marijuana)

Updated on SE Summer Crime Initiative from 6/13 thru 6/19:

The Southeast Patrol Division started its summer crime initiative on June 4, 2018.  Their goal is to target specific areas in southeast Dallas that has shown an increase in criminal activity.  During the week of June 13th to June 19, 2018, the following activity was recorded:

Activity: 

  • Calls for service: 35
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Stops: 23
  • Citations issued: 49

The following is the result from a search warrant executed on Bluffcreek Avenue:

  • 2 Arrest
  • 9.3 grams of Marijuana seized
  • 15.5 grams of Cocaine Rock seized
  • 6.7 grams of Cocaine melted
  • $31,161.00 cash seized

Original Post 6/13/2018:

In order to address concerns from the community, members of the Southeast Patrol Division started its summer crime initiative by targeting specifics areas in southeast Dallas that has shown an increase in offenses.  From June 4 through August 6, 2018, this operation will utilize various Departmental resources to prevent and deter the commission of violent offenses, with an emphasis on reducing murders, non-family violence aggravated assaults, individual and business robberies, as well as deterring narcotics activity and gang violence within the specified area below.  

For the duration of this initiative, the community will see an increased officer presence in the targeted area, with increased enforcement action when applicable.  The effectiveness of this operational plan will be measured by the resulting decrease in the number of violent offenses committed. A daily review will be used to determine the efficiency of the resources and/or need for change in tactics.  Below is the enforcement activity for the week of June 4th to June 12th.

Activity: 

  • Calls for service: 68
  • Investigative and Felony Arrests: 35
  • Executed Felony and Misdemeanor Warrants: 15
  • 311 Service Calls: 40
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Stops: 29
  • Drug Complaint checks: 28
  • Recovered Stolen Vehicle(s): 1

Foot Patrols were performed on the following dates:

  • June 6, 2018 7728 Great Trinity Forest
  • June 7, 2018 8003 Rothington 
  • June 8, 2018 (Assisted Code Compliance with Clean up)
  • June 9, 2018 8039 Chariot

Person of Interest – Deadly Conduct 5100 Parkland Avenue

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a person of interest in a deadly conduct offense.

On July 2, 2018, unknown suspects fired shots in the 5100 block of Parkland Avenue. During the investigation detectives discovered the posted individual a Latin male 15-25 years old as a person of interest. Detectives are actively trying to locate this individual.

If anyone has information regarding this offense, know the location, or identity of this person of interest please contact Dallas Police Department Youth Detective Paul Park, at (214)671-4240.

 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.