Cockrell Hill Homicide Investigation

On August 3, 2018, at approximately 6:37 p.m., Dallas police responded to a call at 4109 S. Cockrell Hill regarding the welfare of victim Leroy Price B/M/72.  Mr. Price was discovered inside his apartment deceased.  He suffered injuries that were consistent with homicidal violence.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Montenegro at 214-671-3624 or e.montenegro@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.  Please refer to case #170494-2018

 

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Homicide Investigation at 700 Bluewood Dr

On August 3, 2018, at approximately 11:12 p.m., Dallas police responded to the 700 block of Bluewood Drive regarding a shooting.  The victims, Deionte Tatum, a24 year-old Black male and DeKylon Jones, a 19 year old Black male were fired upon as they drove on Bluewood in a vehicle.  Both victims were struck by gunfire.  Tatum was transported to area hospital by Dallas Fire and Rescue where he died from his injuries.  Jones was transported to an area hospital by private vehicle.  Jones’ injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Loeb at 214-671-3702 orjeffrey.loeb@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.  Please refer to case #170696-2018     

 

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Homicide Investigation at 3001 Kendale Dr

On August 4, 2018, at approximately 2:09 a.m., Dallas police responded to 3001 Kendale Drive regarding a shooting call.  The victim, Xavier McMullen, a 25 year-old Black male and a juvenile were fired upon as they were on a stairway of the apartment complex.  Both victims were struck by gunfire by unknown suspect.  McMullen was unresponsive and treated by DFR.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The juvenile was transported to Children’s Medical Center for her injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective David Grubbs at 214-671-3675 or by email:david.grubbsjr@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.  Please refer to case no. 170833-2018.

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.

ARREST MADE: Homicide Investigation: 1000 Hutchins Road

Updated: July 31, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. 

Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified two individuals who were responsible for the death of Duglas Ramirez-Mendez. 

On July 31, 2018, suspects Dequinton Franklin, a 17 year-old Black male and Jontarious Webb-Barrett, a 19 year-old Black male were taken into custody by the Dallas Police Fugitive Unit.  Both suspects were read their Miranda rights and agreed to speak with detectives.  During the course of the interviews, both suspects admitted to their role in this offense.  They have been placed in the Dallas County Jail and charged with capital murder. 

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On July 28, 2018, at approximately 4:25 p.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 1000 Hutchins Road. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2013 red Ford Mustang that collided with an unattended parked vehicle.  Officers found an unidentified Latin male with gunshot wound inside the red Ford Mustang.  DFR arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Derick Chaney with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3650, or by email:  derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case number 165463-2018.

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.

ARREST MADE: Homicide Investigation: 8900 Craige Drive

Updated- July 30, 2018 at 3:40 p.m:

On July 30, 2018, at 11:15 a.m., the suspect David Lee Rickerson, a 40-year-old White male, was arrested by Dallas Police for the Capital Murder of the 85-year-old victim, Edward Sebastian, at 3100 Lagow Street in Dallas. The suspect was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by Detective Sayers in the Homicide Unit. The suspect admitted to officers that he was involved in the murder and he was subsequently transported to Lew Sterrett Jail.

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On July 28,2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Dallas officers responded to a residence in the 8900 block of Craige Drive regarding a health and welfare check of an elderly male. Officers arrived and made entry into the residence and located the deceased victim, who appeared to have died from homicidal violence.
 
The identity of the victim has not yet been confirmed. Dallas Police is requesting that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Sayers with the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at 214-671-3647, or scott.sayers@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 165394-2018.
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.

Homicide Investigation: 7150 Chaucer Place

On July 28, 2018 at approximately 11:12 a.m., Dallas officers responded to 7150 Chaucer Place regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, they located the unresponsive victim, an unidentified black male, in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Parker with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3630 or edward.parker@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 165309-2018.

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.

Murder Investigation at Pecan Tree Apartments

Victim, Ronald Smith

On July 1, 2018, at about 4:30 AM, the victim was standing near a breezeway at the Pecan Tree Apartments, when he and another victim were shot. A gold or silver, 4 door vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Impala was seen fleeing the scene. The victim died from his injuries on July 15, 2018.

If anyone has information regarding this murder, please contact Detective Isom, #9272, at 214-671-3701 or via e-mail at andrea.isom@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

Help Needed to Solve Homicide on Clarkwood Drive

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance regarding homicide that occurred on Clarkwood Drive.  On July 20, 2018, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Dallas officers responded to a shooting call at 6855 Clarkwood Drive.  Upon arrival, officers located a White male 50-years-old in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim died from his injuries.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to contact Detective Grubbs at (214) 671-3675 or david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #158421-2018.

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Update: Homicide Investigation of Unidentified Female

Update July 10, 2018, at 5:28 p.m.

As a result of the investigation, it was determined that Clyde Earl Taylor, a white male 33-years old is responsible for the death of Briana Williams. With the assistance of the US Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force, Taylor was taken into custody on July 10, 2018 in Sulfur Springs, Texas.

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Updated Post: June 19, 2018

The unknown victim has been identified as Briana Williams, a black female 22-years-old.  Through the course of the investigation, it has been determined that the suspect seen riding the motorcycle in the video is responsible for her death.  Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or details surrounding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Grubbs at david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com or 214-671-3675. Please refer to case #113791-2018.

Briana Williams

Original Post: May 28, 2018

On May 28, 2018, at approximately 5:30AM, Dallas Police Responded to a call regarding an unconscious black female, approximately 25-30 years of age, in the parking lot of a business at 11129 Zodiac Lane. Upon arrival, police determined that the victim had died from homicidal violence. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

The victim on this offense has not yet been identified. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Detective Grubbs, with the Dallas PD Homicide Unit, at (214) 671-3675, or david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #113791-2018.

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.

Village Fair Shooting Investigation

On June 30, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Big T Bazaar at 4515 Village Fair Drive. Upon arrival, they located two gunshot victims, who were transported to Methodist Central Hospital by Dallas Fire and Rescue. Once at the hospital, one victim was pronounced deceased and the other is stable. Witnesses reported that there was a large crowd of people in the parking lot when shots were fired and the victims were struck.

Anyone who has information about this offense is encouraged to contact Det. Parker with the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3630 or edward.parker@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #141722-2018.   

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.