Lonnie Brown

Wanted Person Aggravated Assault

Update August 24, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.

Update: On August 24, 2016, the suspect Lonnie Brown, turned himself in at Dallas Police Headquarters and was interviewed by detectives. He is being charged with Murder, but  was released pending the grand jury decision.

Lonnie Brown

Suspect: Lonnie Brown

Height 6’00” Weight 200 lbs

CASE #200630-2016

On August 20, 2016, at approximately 2:00p.m., the victim and suspect Lonnie Brown, a Black male 42-years-old, were involved in a verbal dispute at 810 E. Saner Avenue.  The dispute led to Lonnie Brown striking the victim in the head multiple times.  The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died.  Suspect Brown is currently wanted for aggravated assault. Anyone with information regarding Lonnie Brown’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Montenegro at (214) 671-3624 or the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661.

                                          CRIME STOPPER REWARD INFORMATION

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, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Robbery Inv

Motel 6 Robbery

On August 22, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m. three individuals, 18 to 25 yrs. old, robbed the Motel 6 located at 10900 Estate Ln. The first photo shows the male suspect who is 5’8” 170 lbs. wearing a white hoodie.  He is accompanied by a female suspect who is 5’3” 110 lbs. wearing a white tank top and black shorts. The second photo is also a full length photo of the same female suspect. The third photo is a male suspect who is 5’8” 170 lbs. wearing a red and black checkered flannel hoodie.  The suspects used a semi -automatic pistol the rob the clerk and fled in the pictured 2000 to 2006 dark blue 4 door Ford Crown Victoria with tinted windows and damage to the right side.

If anyone has information regarding this offense or recognizes the pictured suspects they can call the Dallas Police Department Robbery Unit at 214-671-3584. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crimestoppers at 214-373-TIPS.

IMG_0447

Albertsons and Tom Thumb Dallas Police Appreciation Night

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

On August 22, 2016, Albertsons and Tom Thumb stores presented a check for $417,953.90 to the Dallas Police Department in an Appreciation Night. This event was in honor of the five fallen officers from the attacks downtown on July 7, 2016.  Just days after the attack on Dallas Police Officers, Albertsons and Tom Thumb started a collection of donations from customers. In a mere two weeks and two days, they were able to achieve this generous donation. The event was held at the Jack Evans Dallas Police Headquarters, where Albertsons and Tom Thumb provided dinner to all attendees.

The Dallas Police Department would like to thank the President of Albertsons and Tom Thumb, Dennis Bassler, and his staff.  We would also like to thank all the representatives from every major sports team in Dallas who were in attendance as well as the Master of Ceremonies, Chris Arnold. We truly appreciate  your support!

community Awareness

Community Awareness Bulletin: Arrest of Suspect for Possession/Promotion Child Pornography

Capture

Javier Echeverria, L/M/22

On August 21, 2016, The Dallas Police Department’s Child Exploitation Squad and Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, with the assistance of the Balch Springs Police Department, arrested Echeverria, Javier, a 22-year-old Hispanic male, for Possession/Promotion of Child Pornography, F/3.  The case is reported on Dallas ICAC Case Number 16-0887.  The investigation is ongoing and the case number is pending. 

The arrest stemmed from a CyberTip received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children involving the sexual exploitation of an infant child.  ICAC Detectives were able to determine the possible location of the origination of the child pornography.  A search warrant was executed at the Arrestee’s residence and the child victim was identified.

Arrestee Echeverria is currently being held in the Balch Springs Jail for Possession/Promotion of Child Pornography, F/3, bond is pending. 

If you have any additional information of this Arrestee please contact Detective Weast at 214 671 4214.

Information Needed Regarding Homicide

On August 21, 2016, at approximately 9:06 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 1700 block of Marfa Avenue.  Upon officers arrival, they discovered Horace Davis, a 42-year-old Black male, deceased from a gunshot wound.  The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information about this murder contact the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661 or Detective Duggan at (214) 671-3642. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).

CRIME STOPPER INFORMATION

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.

dpd-stock-photo

Important Info Regarding Auto Pound

Update Aug 21, 2016: 

The Auto Pound is fully operational again and able to release vehicles. 

Original Aug 20, 2016:

Due to a downed transformer, the police auto pound has lost all power.  We are unable to release vehicles at this time.  It is anticipated normal operations will resume on Monday at 9am.  Fees will be waived during the affected times. We apologize for the inconvenience.    

 

Felisha Thompson

Critical Missing Person: Felisha Thompson

Update: 

Ms. Thompson has been located in good health. 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ms. Felisha Thompson. She was last seen in the 11500 block of Harry Hines Blvd, at approximately 5:00 am. The comp could possibly be in danger. She was last seen as a passenger in a White Dodge Challenger with Unknown License Plate being driven by an Unknown person.

Anyone  with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268. 

Felisha Thompson

NAME:  THOMPSON, FELISHA                           

R/S/AGE: B/F/29                       

HEIGHT:  5’05”         Weight:  150 lbs                              

HAIR: Brown              EYES: Brown        

 

kEEPING DALLAS SAFE (3)

Keeping Dallas Safe: Task Force Update for the Week of August 11th – 18th.

The Violent Crime Task Force (VCTF) began its enforcement operations in March of 2016 with the goal to sharply decrease offenses in targeted areas by providing a strong officer presence. On March 23, 2016, the Property Crime Task Force (PCTF) was created to address the rising property crime offenses that impact Dallas neighborhoods. In April of 2016, the Narcotics Division’s Drug House Task Force (DHTF) began its enforcement operations to address citizen complaints regarding drug sales in their communities. 

The violent crime rate in the city has been cut down to 10.13% since the inception of the Violent Crime Task Force.

In the first week of July, the Dallas Police Department experienced a tragedy that caused the whole department and city to mourn over the loss of life of five law enforcement officers. During those trying times, the men and women of the Dallas Police Department held their heads up high and continued to put the safety of the citizens of Dallas first. Below is the activity for the task forces for the week of August 11th to August 18th.

Violent Crime Task Force 

  • Arrests: 19
  • Calls for Service: 165
  • Stolen Vehicles Recovered: 2
  • Drugs Seized: 9 grams
  • Guns Seized: 6

Property Crime Task Force

  • Arrests: 14
  • Calls for Service: 123
  • Stolen Vehicles Recovered: 3
  • Drugs Seized: 28.7 grams
  • Guns Seized: 0

Drug House Task Force

  • Complaints Investigated: 144
  • Complaints Closed: 76
  • Felony Arrests:11
  • Drugs Seized: <1K of illegal drugs
  • Guns Seized: 0
hospital 4

Crime Scene Response Section Thanks Hospital Personnel

The Dallas Police Department Crime Scene Response Section gave a special thanks to the hospital personnel at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas who were present during the events of July 7, 2016. That night, the two groups worked side by side during what was one of the most difficult nights in Dallas Police Department history. As a token of appreciation, members of the Crime Scene Unit presented the hospital staff in the Trauma Units and Emergency Departments of both hospitals with homemade cookies and signed certificates.

FotorCreated

On behalf of the Dallas Police Department, thank you to the staff members at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas.

dpd-stock-photo

NGAN Group Demands Regarding Police Reform

The Dallas Police Department’s Response to the Next Generation Action Network Demands for Police Reform:

The Next Generation Action Network stated they would continue to conduct protests in downtown Dallas until the Dallas Police Department responded to their list of demands for police reform.

Chief Brown has directed the Dallas Police Department staff to respond to the Next Generation Action Network’s demands for police reforms. 

The following is the Police Department’s response to the Next Generation Action Network’s demands:

1.Abolish the 72 hour wait after an officer involved shooting

  • Effective immediately, every officer will be provided the same legal rights as any other citizen who is the subject of a criminal investigation.

2. Dallas Citizen’s Review Board with subpoena power

  • Any changes to the Citizen’s Review Board must be made through the City Council.

3. DFR respond to CIT calls with DPD

  • The Dallas Police Department and DFR are working on a new policy where they both will respond to CIT calls.

4. “Deprioritize” enforcement in consumption of alcohol on the streets, possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing, littering, disturbing the peace, and spitting

  • The Dallas Police Department is sworn to enforce the law to protect citizens.

5. End police department quotas, tickets, and arrests

  • The Dallas Police Department does not have, require, or suggest a quota for officers for tickets or arrests.

6. Review the police department’s use of force policy

  • The Dallas Police Department continuously reviews the Use of Force Policy and will make a copy of the policy available to the Next Generation Action Network.

7. Review the police department’s community policing

  • The Dallas Police Department is nationally recognized as a progressive community policing organization. The department continuously reviews its community policing efforts and will make a copy of the programs available to the Next Generation Action Network.

8. Require “racial bias” training

  • Dallas Police Department currently requires all officers to be instructed on Fair and Impartial Policing; Police Legitimacy and Procedural Justice.

9. Prohibit use of municipal/federal funds to purchase military equipment

  • The Dallas Police Department does not purchase military equipment. The department does purchase protective law enforcement equipment for police officers.

10. City ordinance to require audio and video technology to be used by officers with a clear policy regarding its use

  • The Dallas Police Department has clear policies regarding the use of audio and video technology by officers. The City Council passes city ordinances.

11. Allow activists free access to body camera and car video and audio

  • The Dallas Police Department will release all body camera, car video, and audio in accordance with state law.

12. All officers are bonded and insured by a 3rd party insurance company so the city is not liable for “rogue officers

  • The City of Dallas is self-insured.

13. The prioritization of hiring minority officers

  • For the first time in its history, the Dallas Police Department is a majority minority police department.

14. No one has been held accountable for not using their body cameras or dash cameras

  • The Dallas Police Department has disciplined 32 officers for violations of the camera policy.