Keeping Dallas Safe – Search Warrant Executed on Illegal Gambling

The Vice Unit received complaints regarding illegal gambling occurring at 2815 S. Hampton. During the course of the investigation, undercover detectives were able develop probable cause and have a search warrant completed and signed by a magistrate.  The Vice Unit and SWAT executed the search warrant and seized a total of 42 gambling machines and $1545.00 cash.

 

 

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Keeping Dallas Safe – Vice Operation Yielded Eight Arrests

On January 21, 2020, the Vice Unit conducted a prostitution decoy operation, where undercover Dallas Police Officers posed as prostitutes.  The operation took place along the Harry Hines Blvd. corridor and Walnut Hill corridor located within the Northwest Patrol Division.  The Vice Unit has received multiple complaints of prostitution occurring in this area.  As a result of the operation, 8 men were arrested for the offense of Prostitution, a Class B misdemeanor.

 

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Keeping Dallas Safe – Taking the Drugs off the Street!

On 21 January 2020 at approximately 6:50 p.m., the Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at 228 S. Marsalis Avenue, with the assistance of Uniformed Narcotics Squad personnel and SWAT.  The Detective worked the complaint and secured the narcotics search warrant.  The results are as follows:

 

Arrested:  Santander, Silvio L/M/10-10-2000  Man/Del CS PG1 >4g (x 3)

 

683.5g Methamphetamine

308.4g Heroin

68.9g Cocaine (Powder)

41.8g Cocaine (Rock)

65.9g Marijuana

9.8g Alprazolam

41.8g Suspected Methamphetamine Tablets

 

One (1) 7.62 semi-automatic AR pistol

One (1) .40cal Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol

 

$849.00 in U.S. currency

9-year-old Child Struck by Stray Bullet During Road Rage Incident

The Dallas Police Department received a call about a road-rage incident that involved injury to a child.  The call came in at approximately 9:29 p.m., Sunday night.

According to the adult female complainant, she was driving northbound on Interstate 35 along with another male seated in the front passenger seat of her SUV. Her 9-year-old daughter was in the back seat of the SUV. As she approached the Mañana exit, an unknown driver in a white older model sedan swerved in front of her.  The Adult complainant swerved and blew her car horn at the suspect as she passed him. The suspect then pulled in front of the complainant and slammed on his brakes. The adult complainant temporarily lost control of her vehicle but avoided having an accident and managed to drive around the suspect. The suspect then drove along side of the complainant’s vehicle and fired  at least 3 rounds into the driver’s side of the vehicle.  The 9-year-old daughter was hit once in the left side as she sat in the backseat.

The child was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. There were no other reported injuries during this incident.

The suspect, a white male, slightly balding with a salt and pepper goatee, remains at large.  He was last seen heading northbound in a white, older model sedan on I-35 near the Mañana exit. This remains an ongoing investigation and will be documented on case number 012729-2020.

Crime Stoppers Reward Information

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000.00 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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Bigs in Blue Mentoring Program

The Dallas Police Department is honored to begin our new mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Officers are prepared to shape those young minds by providing them with a better understanding of law enforcement. Police officers and city officials will particpate in the new mentoring program. Students will meet with their Bigs twice a month to sit and have programing with the individual they are partnered with. They will participate in activities around the industry the Big is in. We would like to thank Fox 4 for feature the new program and Big Brothers Big Sisters for including us!

 

 

 

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Keeping Dallas Safe: Show Me the Money!

 

On January 16, 2020, at approximately 3:40 p.m., the Narcotics Division, with the assistance from the Uniform Narcotics Squad and South Central patrol officers, executed a search warrant at 1533 Madrid Street. After receiving complaints of narcotics sales at the location, detectives were able to establish probable cause to secure a narcotics search warrant. The following are the results of that search warrant:

Drugs:

522.6 grams of Marijuana

2.9 grams of Methamphetamine

6.3 grams of Alprazalam

U.S. Currency:

$7,485.00

The Narcotics Division is committed to keeping drugs off the streets and “Keeping Dallas Safe.” Thank you, for your continued hard work.

Keeping Dallas Safe – Vice Gambling Operation

On January 16, 2020, at about 1:00 p.m., the Dallas Police Department’s Vice Unit, with the assistance of Dallas SWAT, executed a search warrant at 7015 Greenville Avenue, Suites 150 and 200 in response to complaints about illegal gambling.

After receiving several complaints, the Vice Unit conducted an undercover investigation and established probable cause to obtain and execute a search warrant for the location.

Vice Detectives processed the crime scenes and seized a total of 64 machines, 2 handguns, DVRs, miscellaneous gambling documents, and $7,587.00 cash. This operation is documented on case numbers 005254-2020 and 23491-2020.

 

 

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Critical Missing – Khoryn Williams

Update: January 17, 2020 @ 5:45 am

Critical Missing Khoryn Williams has been located and is safe.

Original Post: January 16, 2020 @ 4:02 pm

On January 16 2020, at about 9:30 am, Mr. Williams, was last seen at the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. on foot travelling in an unknown direction. Mr. Williams may be confused and in need of assistance.

He is described as a 20-year-old Black male with brown eyes and black hair. Mr. Williams is 5’07 and weighs 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black/blue jacket, black/yellow shirt, black pants with yellow lines going down the side, with black Nike shoes.

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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Keeping Dallas Safe – Guns, Drugs, Arrests – Narcotics Operation on La Prada Drive

On January 15, 2020, at about 6:25 p.m., the Narcotics Division executed simultaneous search warrants at 8431 La Prada Drive and 8451 La Prada Drive. Uniformed Narcotics Squad personnel and Northeast Patrol officers assisted in executing the warrants.

An investigation was prompted by complaints the Narcotics Unit had received regarding drug activity at these locations. While working this case, detectives obtained probable cause that supported the original complaints.

The search warrants were then secured and executed. These operations are documented on case numbers 009753-2019 and 009716-2019. The results are as follows:

Arrests & Seizures

  • Felicia Carrington, B/F/23, Probation Violation
  • Devuntae Patterson, B/M/20, VHSC: 481.112
  • Danteez Lawson B/M/21, VHSC: 481.112
  • 50.7g Cocaine (Powder)
  • 12.9g Cocaine (Rock)
  • 51.7g Methamphetamine
  • 229.2g Marijuana
  • 4.3g Alprazolam
  •  (1) .40cal Taurus semi-automatic pistol
  •  (1) 9mm Taurus semi-automatic pistol
  •  (1) .40cal Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol (stolen)
  • $1,412.00 in U.S. currency

Information Needed in Homicide Investigation on Pine

Update January 18, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.:

The victim in this homicide has been identified as Sylvester Veal, Black male 33-years-old.

Update: January 17, 2020

On Thursday, January 16, 2020,at 12:03am Dallas Police responded to 1600 Pine Street. Upon arrival the complainant was pronounced deceased due to homicidal violence. The vehicle pictured below was captured on surveillance video leaving the scene.

If anyone has any information that can lead to the identity of the suspect, please contact Detective Frank Serra #10031, at 214-671-4320.

 

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Original Post: January 16, 2020

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the Public’s assistance in the Homicide Investigation on the 1600 block of Pine Street.

On January 16, 2020, at 12:03 a.m., Dallas police responded to a call regarding an unidentified Black male laying in the street at 1600 Pine Street.  The victim was deceased due to homicidal violence.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective F. Serra, #10031 at 214-671-4320 or frank.serra@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case #010123-2020

Crime Stoppers Reward Information

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000.00 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.