Northeast Patrol Division’s Wall of Honor

The Northeast Division held a “Wall of Honor Appreciation Ceremony” on Friday, April 28, 2017. The ceremony recognized the contributors that made the Northeast Wall of Honor possible. The Wall of Honor will be used to honor officers by displaying the awards for Officer and Supervisor of the Month.

Among those that were acknbowledged were Lowes Hurst, Lowes Dallas, Lake Highlands Exchange Club, Legends Asset Management the Art Institute and Julie Higginbotham. The Dallas Police Department appreciates the donations and design that transformed the detail room in the Northeast Division.

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Car Burglar Caught on Camera

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect who was captured on camera. On November 16, 2016 at about 1:30 a.m., the suspect pictured below burglarized a vehicle in the 10800 block of Ferguson Road. This offense is documented on case number 274361-2016.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect is asked to contact Detective Winkler of the Northeast Investigative Unit 214-671-0165.

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Detectives Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

On September 21, 2016 at about 10:43 a.m., the victim was shopping inside the Dollar Tree located in the 9300 block of Forest Lane. The victim had her purse sitting inside her shopping cart. When the victim turned to look at the shelf the suspect reached into the victim’s purse and took her wallet. This offense is documented on case number 227596-2016.

The suspect is a heavy set Black female with short hair. She is seen in the video with a red sleeveless shirt, blue pants, and brown sandals. 

Anyone who has any information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Winkler with the Northeast Investigative Unit at 214-671-0165.

 

Burglar Featured on TV Arrested

On June 30, 2016, the Dallas Police Department’s Crime Response Team (CRT) and Deployment officers answered a Burglary in Progress call at 6213 Melody Lane.  As officers were approaching the offense location, the dispatcher broadcasted the suspect description over the police radio.  Responding officers observed and individual matching the suspect’s description walking on Melody Lane and subsequently took him into custody.

The suspect was identified as Matthew Paul Rounsaville (W/M/29).  Rounsaville admitted to the offense and was charged with Burglary of a Habitation, which is documented on case number 158246-2016.  As a result of the arrest and upon further investigation, it was discovered that suspect Rounsaville was also responsible for a burglary at a Forth Worth fire station.  Surveillance video from the offense in Fort Worth was featured on Fox 4 News.

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Suspect Rounsaville had stolen a fireman’s wallet and used his credit/debit cards at local businesses.  With this arrest, Rounsaville will also be facing charges filed by Fort Worth PD.

Thanks to the quick response and conspicuous initiative displayed by the Northeast CRT and Deployment Unit a habitual burglar was taken off the street…Job Well Done!!!

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Indecent Exposure Suspect Sought

In the early morning hours of May 26, 2016, just before 2:00 a.m., the adult female victim was inside her apartment, located at 11515 Leisure Drive, when she noticed movement immediately outside her window.  When she looked more closely, the victim observed a black male suspect exposing his penis and masturbating outside her window. The victim confronted the suspect who then fled on foot.  Dallas Police were called to the location, but did not locate the suspect. 

The suspect is described as a “skinny” black male, in his late 20’s or early 30’s, 5’10’-6’00” with very short hair. He was last seen wearing khaki shorts, a black T-shirt, and athletic shoes that were dark in color with red as a possible accent color.  Detectives have spoken with apartment management and are asking that anyone with any information about this offense to please contact Detective H. Barton of the Dallas Police Sex Assault Unit at 214-671-3685.   

2016 Dallas Police Memorial Service Highlights

Below is a video highlighting the 2016 Dallas Police Memorial Service honoring all Dallas police officers who have given their lives while serving the city of Dallas.  The ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at 12:00 pm.

 

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Traffic Alert and Lane Closures

Upcoming Closures:

  • The eastbound I-30 exit to Lamar Street (Exit 45B) will be closed continuously beginning Friday, May 20 at 9 p.m. The closure will last until Fall 2016. All traffic may take the exit to Cadiz/Griffin streets (next available exit) to access Lamar. View map below for detour

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The northbound I-35E direct connector to eastbound I-30 will be closed overnight starting Saturday, May 21 from 11 p.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, May 22. Traffic will be detoured to take the exit to Woodall Rodgers Freeway, and head east toward southbound U.S. 75/I-45 to access eastbound I-30. View map below for detour.

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Continuing Closures:

  • The new southbound I-35E exit to westbound I-30 is now open on the right side of the main lanes. The old left exit is permanently closed. Traffic is advised to remain in the right lane along southbound I-35E after Woodall Rodgers, following new signage to westbound I-30. View Video.
  • The westbound I-30 Riverfront Boulevard on-ramp is now open.
  • From westbound I-30, traffic will use Exit 46A (on the righthand side) to access BOTH northbound and southbound I-35E. Traffic should remain in the two right lanes prior to Ervay Street and follow posted signs. View Video.

The new northbound I-35E off-ramp to Reunion Boulevard is now open. This new exit ramp is on theright side for northbound I-35E traffic. NOTE: Drivers coming from westbound I-30 will still continue to use the current left exit to Reunion Boulevard

  • The southbound I-35E off-ramp to Riverfront Boulevard is now open.

The Sylvan Avenue off-ramp is now open and exit 43B “Frontage Road” ramp is closed on the westbound I-30 frontage road.

Closures are subject to change due to weather or  other unforeseen circumstances. View map.

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Suspect Wanted in Jim Miller Road Homicide

UPDATE: On May 17, 2016, Christopher Shaw turned himself in at Dallas Police Headquarters where he is being interviewed. He will be placed in the Dallas County Jail for the murder of Stuart Lane on $500, 000. 

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 10:08 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 232 S. Jim Miller Road. Officers arrived at the location and were informed by several witnesses that victim, Stuart Lane B/M 32, had been shot and taken to an upstairs apartment. Officers located the victim and requested Dallas Fire and Rescue to the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries. Christopher Deon Shaw has been identified by witnesses to shooting the victim Stuart Lane. 

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The Dallas Police department is asking that anyone with information about the murder or the location of Suspect Shaw contact the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661.

If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS.

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Help Identify this 7-11 Robbery Suspect

On May 14, 2016, at about 3:20 a.m. the suspect captured in the photo on the left entered the      7-11 store located at 9820 Walnut Street with his face covered with a red bandanna and carrying a pistol grip shotgun. The suspect pointed the shotgun at the employee and demanded cash from the register and cartons of Newport cigarettes.

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The photo on the right is believed to be the same suspect inside the store with his face uncovered three hours before the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, 18-25 years old, 5’ 2” – 5’ 4” in height, weighing 130-150 pounds, wearing black pants, a black and white vertically striped shirt, a dark colored jacket, a white baseball cap, and a red bandanna covering his face. The offense is documented on case number 114828-2016.

Anyone who recognized this suspect or has information on this robbery is asked to call Detective Carcone at (214) 671-3619.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).

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18th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Award

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On May 16, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., the Dallas Police Department held the Eighteenth Annual Theodore Roosevelt Award Ceremony. This years recipient is Senior Corporal Kevin Scahill.

In 1920, the U.S. Congress chartered the Theodore Roosevelt Association to commemorate President Roosevelt and his lifelong admiration for the police profession. Each year, the local Texas Chapter of the Theodore Roosevelt Association gives a very prestigious award to a deserving Dallas Police officer. The award was created for officers who have “overcome an adversity, whether injury, illness or other disability, and who have rendered, and continue to render, outstanding and praiseworthy service to the Dallas Police Department.”

Senior Corporal Kevin Scahill, #4792, is currently assigned to the Dallas Police Department Property Unit. He has been a member of the Dallas Police Department for over 33 years.  More than 16 years ago, he was seriously injured in an off-duty automobile accident.  As a result of his accident he became partially paralyzed and his injury left him unable to engage in many physical activities.  After the onset of his sustained injuries on August 2, 2000, he was reassigned to the Property Unit.  His disability has not hindered him from striving to excel in performing his duties and to be the best employee possible. He always finds a way to perform his duties at an unmatched level in spite of his limited mobility. His willingness to take on daily challenges is a true inspiration to everyone.  Scahill is the 18th recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Award.

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