Homicide on Leisure Drive

On September 29, 2019, at approximately 8:15 a.m., Dallas Police responded to 11900 Leisure Drive in regards to an unconscious male in a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed that the victim, an unidentified black male, had been shot. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim deceased. Homicide Detectives arrived and conducted a canvass of the area. Video surveillance showed that the victim arrived in the area around 5:00 a.m.
Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Gilmore with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3608, or david.gilmore@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #198268-2019.
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.

Homicide on Cockrell Hill Road

On September 29, 2019, at 4:28 a.m., Dallas Police responded to 6910 S Cockrell Hill Rd, the Plum Meadows Apartments, in regards to a dead body inside of a residence. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, an unidentified black male, deceased from homicidal violence. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Garcia with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3994, or olegario. garcia@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #198164-2019.
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.

Crime Reduction Effort Continues with Arrest, Drug and Gun Seizures

The Dallas Police Department continues its ongoing efforts to keep Dallas safe and reduce crime.

The Narcotics Unit, along with officers from the Central Patrol Division executed a search warrant on September 26, 2019, in the 5200 block of East Side Avenue.  The search warrant was the result of the arduous work put forth by the lead detective who subsequently developed a solid lead on where the drugs were being sold. After the search warrant was secured, narcotic detectives and uniformed officers swooped in made an arrest, and seized the following drug and guns:

Seizures 

  • 8.4 Grams of Cocaine (rock)                               
  • 1 Colt .357 Revolver
  • Canik 9 mm
  • Jennings 9 mm
  • Ruger 9 mm
  • Century 7.62 X 39 mm
  • US Currency $7,535.00

 

Vice Unit Operations Continue to Reduce Prostitution

On September 25, 2019, the Vice Unit, along with uniformed Vice officers conducted a prostitution operation in the Harry Hines Boulevard and Walnut Hill corridor. The Vice Unit had received multiple complaints of prostitution occurring in this area. As a result, they were able to arrest three women for prostitution. In addition, one of the Vice squad was assisting the High Risk Victims Unit in an attempt to recover a missing juvenile from North Carolina who was posting ads in Dallas.  

The mission continues in our efforts to reduce crime and keep Dallas safe.

DPD Makes Arrest And Seizes Gun, Drugs and Cash – 2900 Block of Holmes Street

 

On September 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., the narcotics unit executed a search warrant at 2906 Holmes Street. It was a collaborative effort with the uniform narcotics squad and southeast patrol officers. A narcotics detective received a complaint of drugs being sold at the location. A narcotics search warrant was secured, an arrest was made and a gun, drugs and cash were seized. The results are as follows:

Seizures 

  • 20.9 Grams of Cocaine (rock)                               
  • 2.3 Grams of Cocaine (powder)
  • 12.8 Grams of Hydrocodone
  • 17.6 Grams of Codeine
  • 0.1 Grams of Heroin powder
  • 15.6 Grams of Unknown pills
  • 1 Handgun/Bullets
  • $516.00 in cash

The Dallas Police Department continues its ongoing efforts to keep Dallas safe and reduce crime.

Vice Makes Multiple Arrests During Prostitution Operation

 

The Dallas Police Department continues its ongoing efforts to keep Dallas safe and reduce crime.Working off multiple complaints from Dallas citizens, the Dallas Police Department’s Vice Unit went into action to address a prostitution problem occurring in the 10800 block of Harry Hines Boulevard.  On September 24, 2019, the vice unit teamed up with officers assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division and initiated  “Operation Prostitution Decoy.”

Undercover vice detectives were working along the Harry Hines corridor when they were approached by individuals attempting to purchase sexual acts for money.  During the operation, six males were arrested and charged with prostitution.

 

 

DPD’s Pet of the Week

DPD’s Pet of the Week is Natasha. Natasha is a 4-years-old gray dainty, friendly, playful, and happy girl.  A Dallas Animal Services staff favorite, Natasha has been in their care since August 28, 2019. She will be a great fit for any home, and will make a loving and devoted companion. Natasha is spayed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, and weighs about 46 lbs.

Natasha is pictured with Senior Corporal Amber Roman. Senior Corporal Roman has been with the department for 6 years and is currently assinged to the Office of Community Affairs. She is also the department’s LGBTQ+ Liason, and you can follow her on Twitter @DPDRoman. Senior Corpoal Roman would love to see Natasha find her furrever home. She is available for adoption at the Dallas Animal Services main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212. 

Adoptions for the month of September are FREE! 

 

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Critical Missing Person – Melissa Johnson

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing person, Melissa Johnson.

 

Melissa Johnson was last seen September 24, 2019 at about 7:20 a.m., she was last seen on foot in the 3200 block of Simpson Stuart Road.  Melissa is described as a 68-year-old, Black female with black curly hair and brown eyes.  She is 5’5” tall and weighs 150 pounds. Ms. Johnson was last seen wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, and possible purple shoes. Ms. Johnson may be disoriented and may be in danger.

If anyone has any information about the location of Melissa Johnson, they are asked to call 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

ATM Theft Suspects Apprehended

On September 23, 2019, at approximately 4:05 a.m., Dallas police responded to a robbery in progress at 2990 Lombardy Drive. Numerous suspects were observed fleeing the scene after attempting to steal an ATM. During immediate flight from the offense location, a shot was fired at a witness. Three suspects, Niemen Johnson, a Black male 17-years-old; Dennis Williams, a Black male 26-years-old, and Bryan Hall, a Black male 20-years-old were taken into custody. Two suspects remain at-large.