Information Needed In Homicide Investigation – 11000 Ables Lane

On October 7, 2018, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Dallas Police responded to 11000 Ables Lane regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, they learned that the victim, an unidentified 24-year-old black male, was shot in the back after leaving a night club near the location. Witnesses reported that a black male wearing red pants and a white shirt was seen running from the location immediately after the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Walton with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3632, or christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #221129-2018.

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 (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Manslaughter Investigation – 4849 Haverwood Lane – 16-Year-Old Victim

Updated on October 8, 2018 at 8:04 a.m.

On October 7, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Dallas Police located and arrested William Hester, a 19-year-old black male,  at 700 Clay Mathis Road in Mesquite for the death of Jakiyah Wrightsil. William Hester was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters and interviewed by a homicide detective. He admitted that the handgun discharged while he was holding it, striking Jakiyah Wrightsil and killing her. William Hester has been transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and will be charged with Manslaughter, a felony of the second degree. 

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Update October 7, 2018, at 8:45 p.m.

On October 7, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Dallas Police located and arrested William Hester, a 19-year-old black male, at 700 Clay Mathis Road in Mesquite for the death of Jakiyah Wrightsil. William Hester was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters and interviewed by a homicide detective. He admitted that the handgun discharged while he was holding it, striking Jakiyah Wrightsil and killing her. William Hester has been transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and will be charged with Manslaughter, a felony of the second degree.

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On October 7, 2018, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to 4849 Haverwood Lane regarding a shooting. Upon arrival they found the victim Jakiyah Wrightsil, a 16-year-old black female, unresponsive with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim deceased. Witnesses reported that there was a party at the apartment and several individuals fled prior to the arrival of police.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident, including who may have attended the party, contact Detective David with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3627, or steven.david@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #221135-2018.

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 (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

2018 Asian Safety & Health Fair

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The 18th Annual Asian Safety & Health Fair was held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Hong Kong Market Place located at 9780 Walnut Street. With an average of over 1,000 attendees every year, this event has become a great resource to build trust and positive relationships between the Asian community and the Dallas Police Department. Many volunteers and officers were available to translate a variety of the Asian languages. There were also booths set up with information from several city services as well as a variety of DPD units.

The citizens reveled at the wonderful entertainment. The event was kicked off by the traditional Dragon dance. There were also many activities, food and fun available for the entire family. This years event has now come and gone. However, that means we can start planning for 2019. 

Help Us Identify A Bank Robbery Suspect

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a bank robbery suspect.
On October 5, 2018, at approximately 11:10 a.m., the pictured suspect entered the BB&T Community Bank located at 7839 Park Lane and demanded money from the bank employees. The employees complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect then fled from the location on foot. Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact the Dallas Field Office of the FBI at (972) 559-5000 or Detective Winn of the Dallas Police Department Robbery Unit at (214) 797-0296.
If you have any information regarding this offense and wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477(TIPS). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information, which leads to the arrest and indictment for this or other felony crimes.

2018 National Night Out

National Night Out was established in 1984 and is a yearly event designed to build and strengthen the relationships between police officers and the communities they serve.  It’s held on the first Tuesday in October in neighborhoods and communities across Texas, whereas the other 49 states participate on the first Tuesday in August. National Night Out encourages neighbors and community members to come together with police officers through block parties, cookouts, and safety demonstrations. 

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This year, Dallas Chief of Police U. Reneé Hall attended several National Night Out Events throughout the City of Dallas stressing the importance of a good working relationship. National Night Out helps police officers and citizens reason with one another and express concerns on both sides making a stronger community partnership. The turnout for 2018 was fantastic and we ask all to continue to support and participate in  National Night Out events.

Help Us Identify a Theft Suspect

 

On September 7, 2018, at about 9:00 p.m., the suspect walked into the business located on the 400 block of W. Illinois Avenue and took some property.  Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect captured in the photo below.

 

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Anyone who knows the identity of this suspect or has any information about this offense is asked to contact Detective Watson at 214-670-7470 and refer to case #199261-2018.

 

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Critical Missing Person Janiah Reyna.

Update October 4, 2018 at 5:45 p.m. – Critical Missing Janiah Reyna 9 yrs old & sister Jessica Ordaz have both been located.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Janiah Reyna.

On September 11, 2018, at about 2:30 P.M., Janiah Reyna was last seen leaving the 200 block of W. Page Ave. on foot. Janiah is described as Latin female, 9 years old, 4’08” tall, weighs 80 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Janiah was last seen wearing a white tee shirt with blue jeans and is possibly with her 16 year old sister.

Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.

Critical Missing Person: Doris Jean Wilson

Update September 28, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Critical Missing Doris Jean Wilson has been located and is safe.

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The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Doris Jean Wilson

Mrs. Wilson was last seen on September 27, 2018 around 6:00 a.m., in the 8000 Block of Herb Kelleher Way, driving her Black Hyundai Santa Fe with Texas license plate # DJK3835. Doris Jean Wilson is described as a Black female, 71 years of age, 5’02” tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black and white hair. Doris Jean was last seen wearing a pink flower shirt, brown pants, blue slide on shoes and may be lost and seem disoriented.

If you see this Critical Missing Person, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

DPD Delivers Meals on Wheels

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Office of Community Affairs and the Neighborhood Patrol officers paired up in two’s and made several Meals on Wheels deliveries this morning. Throughout the year officers make meal deliveries to VNA Meals on Wheels clients. For every route delivered by volunteers, VNA Meals on Wheels saves enough money to feed another hungry senior for a week. Dallas PD is proud to volunteer to makes these deliveries and helping stop hunger.

Below you will see a short video clip of officers loading up the delivery bags before heading out. There will be one more delivery this year, which is known as our big holiday delivery in which we partner up with Dallas Fire Rescue to cover all the Dallas area. 

Help Identify Burglary of a Motor Vehicle Suspect

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a Burglary of a Motor Vehicle suspect.

Between September 17, 2018, and September 24, 2018, the suspect shown on the video has committed several Burglary of Motor Vehicle offenses in the parking lot of the Baymont Hotel located at 2370 W. Northwest Highway. The surveillance video shows the suspect arriving at the offense location in a dark colored Chevy Impala and a White Dodge pickup truck forcing entry into vehicles and taking property. The suspect is described as a Latin male in his 20’s.

If anyone has information regarding this offense or the identity of the suspect please contact Detective D. Allen #7072 at 214-670-6044.