Keeping Dallas Safe: Central Patrol Officers Arrest Robbery Suspect

On May 2, 2016 at about 11:15 p.m., officers in the Central Patrol division responded to a call about a robbery in the 5500 block of Junius. The victim was exiting her vehicle when she was approached by an unknown Black male suspect. The suspect grabbed the victim’s cell phone and wallet, which she was holding in her hands. The victim struggled with the suspect and during the struggle the suspect pushed the victim to the ground and punched her in the head. The suspect then fled the location on foot. A witness called for police and gave a description of the suspect and his direction of travel. Central Patrol officers responded quickly to the location and located the suspect, Davion Chumbley an 18-year-old Black male, hiding under a wooden patio deck in the back yard of a residence nearby. The officers found the victim’s property on the suspect and were able to return it to the victim. Davion Chumbley was arrested for robbery and transported to the county jail. Thanks to the hard work of the Central Patrol officers and a vigilant citizen, another violent criminal is off the street. Great work!

Burglary Call Leads to Arrest of Robbery Suspect

On April 29, 2016, at about 1:30 a.m., the victim was asleep in his apartment at 3308 Storey Lane when he heard a loud banging at his front door. As the victim walked toward the door the suspect kicked open the door and struck the victim in the face with an unknown object numerous times knocking out several teeth and causing considerable injury. The suspect left the victim lying on the floor and fled the apartment with the victim’s wallet, cell phone, and television.


A neighbor heard loud banging at the victim’s apartment and called 9-1-1 reporting a burglary in progress. Officers responded in a very short time and caught the suspect walking away from the victim’s apartment carrying the stolen television. Francisco Javier Chaves, a 31-year-old Latin male, was arrested and charged with  Robbery.

A great job was done by the officers who responded to the location and to the citizen who placed the 9-1-1 call!



Francisco Javier Chaves


DNA Links Sex Offender to Aggravated Sexual Assault

On December 12, 2015, in the early morning hours, a female victim was walking in the 1600 block of South Good Latimer Expressway when an unknown black male approached her.  The suspect knocked her to the ground, choked her, and then sexually assaulted her.  A passerby later found the victim unconscious and called for help.  The victim was transported to a hospital for her injuries and a forensic exam was completed.  Due to memory loss sustained as a result of her injuries, the victim was not able to provide detailed information about her attacker.  This offense was reported on case number 288517-2015.

On April 28, 2016, Dallas Police detectives were notified that the DNA profile obtained from the sexual assault kit matched the DNA profile of Robert Earl Turner, B/M/49, a registered sex offender.  Detectives obtained a warrant for Turner’s arrest and the Sex Offender Apprehension Unit took him into custody.  Turner is currently in the Dallas County Jail with a bond set at $150,000.


Robert Earl Turner

Robert Earl Turner

Community Awareness Bulletin: Arrest Made

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Dallas Police Department arrested Daniel Acevedo, H/M 23, for (2) counts of Trafficking in Persons/Child, F/1, (2) counts of Compelling Prostitution/Child, F/1, (1) count of Sexual Assault/Child, F/2, with $100,000 bond on each charge/count for a total of $500,000 bond on all (5) charges.  All offenses are reported on Case Number 69286-2016.

Comm Awareness

The arrest stemmed from an investigation where a 17-year-old female runaway was located by the High Risk Victims and Trafficking Unit (HRVU) in an escort ad on the website  Detectives in the High Risk Victims and Vice Units were able to locate and rescue the victim.  Evidence was developed through the investigation which demonstrated Arrestee Acevedo trafficked and compelled the victim to engage in prostitution from December 1, 2015, until March 22, 2016.

Arrestee Acevedo has an extensive criminal history including drug, assault, and burglary offenses with approximately 14 arrests reported in Dallas County. 

If you have any additional information of this suspect please contact the High Risk Victims and Trafficking Unit at 214 671 4205. 


Murder Suspect Arrested

On April 27, 2016, at approximately 2:20 a.m. officers responded to a shooting call at 2777 N. Buckner Boulevard #2908.  Upon arrival officers found the victim, Patrick Wheeler B/M/27, deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.  There were several witnesses to the offense and they were brought to Homicide and interviewed.  The witnesses stated that the victim and two witnesses were in a bedroom of the apartment talking when the suspect, Alex Dickerson B/M/25, entered the bedroom and shot the victim multiple times.  The suspect then demanded keys to a vehicle from one of the witnesses at gunpoint and fled the location.  A murder offense was made on 099653-2016. 


Alex Dickerson

From the information gathered a murder warrant was obtained for Alex Dickerson and members of the U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force and Dallas police located and arrested Dickerson in the 3000 block of Bickers.  He will be taken to the Dallas County Jail and held on the charge of Murder.  His bond was set at $200,00.00.


Violent Crime Spree Ends with Arrest

On April 19, 2016, at about 8:50 p.m., Dallas police officers were flagged down by a citizen regarding a White male suspect involved in a disturbance at 7900 LBJ Freeway.   As officers made contact with the suspect, he fled on foot. The suspect ran to an occupied vehicle, pulled the victim out and drove off in the victim’s 2013 Toyota and escaped.

On the following evening at about 6:40 p.m., a White male suspect approached a male victim in the motel parking lot 12121 Coit Road and attempted to carjack a victim at knife point. The victim surrendered his vehicle, however the suspect was unable to operate the standard transmission. The suspect then attempted to carjack two additional victims, however the final intended victim produced a handgun and pointed it at the suspect and the suspect fled on foot southbound on Coit Road.

Officers were actively searching for the suspect in those robberies when they received a 9-1-1 call involving the same White male suspect reportedly breaking into an apartment one block south at 12009 Coit Road.  When officers arrived, they found that the suspect had caused damage to a sliding glass door trying to get into the apartment but had already left the location.

While officers were investigating the burglary attempt, they received a second 9-1-1 call regarding a burglary of another apartment in the same complex. A 90-year-old female victim reported that a White male suspect forced entry into her apartment carrying a large knife and told her he was hiding from police. The suspect grabbed the 90-year-old female victim by the arm and attempted to drag her at knifepoint into her bathroom.  The victim broke away from the suspect and fled her apartment.

Officers entered the victim’s apartment and made contact with the suspect who was hiding in the bathroom. The suspect informed the officers that he was armed with a knife and a gun and refused to surrender. After several hours of negotiations officers were able to take the suspect into custody uninjured.

The suspect was identified as Maxxim Elliot Bedford, a 26-year-old White male. Bedford has been identified as the individual responsible for each of the aforementioned offenses and is in the Dallas County Jail charged with Burglary, Criminal Mischief, and three counts of Aggravated Robbery.


Maxxim Elliot Bedford

Quick Response Leads to a Felony Suspect Arrest


On April 19, 2016, at about 11:05 A.M., a 14 year old juvenile suspect entered the Jewelry Galore store in the 9200 block of E.R.L. Thornton Fwy. with his face covered by a mask and wearing a back pack.  The suspect pulled a large kitchen knife from his clothing and snuck up behind a female employee.  The suspect wrapped his arm around the employee’s neck and threatened her with the knife. The suspect attempted to sexually assault the employee however she pleaded with him not to and offered him the money in the register. The suspect stated that he did not want the money before finally stealing the money and fleeing the store.  The female employee was not injured during the attack.

Responding officers located the suspect walking with a gun in his hand and he was taken into custody. The gun in his hand turned out to be a BB gun.  A search of his back pack revealed a second BB gun, the large kitchen knife used in the offense, the money taken in the offense and a roll of duct tape.

The suspect was charged with Aggravated Robbery of a Business and Attempted Sexual Assault.


Update: Suspect Arrested for Murder at 3150 E. Ledbetter Drive

Updated April 16, 2016: 

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, Corey Freeman, a 21-year-old Black male, turned himself in to Dallas Police in the 7700 block of Westmoreland Road. He was transported to the Dallas Police headquarters and confessed to killing Davoyla Lewis, a 20-year-old Black male, on March, 4, 2016. Arrestee Freeman will be transported to the Dallas County jail and held for the charge of Murder on a $500,000 bond and Aggravated Robbery on a $100,000 bond.

Original Post:

On March 4, 2016, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to a shooting call at 3150 E. Ledbetter Drive.   The victim Davolya Lewis, at 20-year-old Black male, was shot multiple times and transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.  As a result of the investigation, it was determined that Corey Freeman, a 21-year-old Black male, shot and killed Lewis.  Detective’s obtained an arrest warrant for the charge of Murder for Freeman. 


Corey Freeman

Anyone who has information as to Freeman’s whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers 214-373-TIPS (8477). 

Below is the probable cause affidavit for Mr. Freeman:


Keeping Dallas Safe: Southwest Officers Arrest Suspect in Aggravated Robbery

On April 12, 2016, at about 1:30 p.m., officers from the Southwest Patrol Division responded to a robbery call in the 3200 block of S. Tyler Street. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim who stated that he was in the parking lot of the apartment complex when he was approached by a Black male suspect who had robbed him of his wallet at gun point. 

After taking the victim’s wallet, the suspect got inside a vehicle and fled the location. As the vehicle fled, the victim was able to get a good license plate. Officers performed a vehicle check on the license plate given by the victim which led them to a residence in Duncanville, Texas.

As officers arrived at the location, they observed the suspect vehicle leaving. Officers immediately performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. Arrestee Shamsuddin Edwards, a 38-year-old Black male, observed his vehicle stopped outside of his residence and exited his home to investigate why his vehicle had been stopped. Based on the description the victim had given the officers of the suspect, officers placed Edwards under arrest and transported him to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by detectives in the Crimes Against Persons Unit. 

Inside the vehicle, officers recovered the victims wallet, along with the handgun that was used during the offense. Arresstee Edwards has been placed in Lew Sterrett Jail and is being charged with Aggravated Robbery.


Detectives Arrest Suspect in Shooting on Southland Street

On April 12, 2016, at 3:22 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 2600 Southland Street.  Officers found one male victim shot multiple times in the torso. The victim was transported to Baylor Hospital where he was treated for multiple gunshot wounds and is in stable condition.  

A few minutes later, Dallas Police received another shooting call at 4104 Gaston Avenue.  A male was found with a gunshot wound to his leg.  This victim was transported to Baylor Hospital. Responding officers  believed the male victim found at 4104 Gaston Avenue, matched the description of the suspects on the shooting on Southland Street. A witness at the scene was shown a lineup and positively identified the person at Baylor Hospital as one of the suspects involved in the shooting.  

Arrested person Devondell Fisher, an 18-year-old Black male, is being treated for his injuries, but will be transported to Lew Sterrett Jail following his release and is being charged with Aggravated Assault, a second degree felony.  This offense is documented on case number 086530-2016.