Arrest Made in Homicide on Ridgecrest Road

On Sunday, November 28, 2021, at approximately 3:23 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Crestridge Apartments, located at 6417 Ridgecrest Road.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a 16-year-old Hispanic male, lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to his chest area.  Dallas Fire-Rescue transported him to a local hospital, where he died from his injury. 

During the investigation, the Homicide Unit determined through witnesses’ testimony that suspect Alexadre Orozco Garcia, an 18-year old Hispanic male, attempted to unload a handgun when it discharged, striking the victim. 

The suspect was arrested, charged with Manslaughter, and a magistrate will set his bond.  Please reference case number 215122-2021.

Arrest Made in Homicide on N. Dwight Avenue

On Saturday, November 27, 2021, at approximately 6:18 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a 40/01 call where they were met by the witness.  The witness stated that she had received a phone call from the suspect, Edgar Ramirez, a 20-year-old Latin male, who had told her that he killed his ex-girlfriend, the 19-year-old Latin female victim.  The witness called 9-1-1 because she was concerned for the safety of the young lady.  Officers immediately went to the suspect’s apartment and detained him while they tried to discover a crime scene. 

It was determined that the victim was reported missing earlier on November 27, 2021, out of Balch Springs.  The suspect admitted to Homicide detectives that he killed the victim and led them to the victim’s body in a wooded area.  The suspect revealed to detectives that he had also taken the victim’s vehicle to another location in Dallas and burned the car.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. 

Identities Sought of Suspects in Deadly Hit and Run on Ferguson Road

On November 26, 2021, at approximately 2:15 p.m., a black Chevrolet Impala was racing a yellow Chevrolet Camaro (both pictured above, including a stock photo of the Impala) traveling south on 10100 Ferguson Road. The suspect in the Chevrolet Impala struck and killed an elderly pedestrian. Both vehicles fled the scene and failed to stop and render aid. Vehicle Crimes Detectives are searching for the two above pictured vehicles. The Chevrolet Impala is believed to be a 2014-2020 LTX/Premier model. The vehicle will have chrome side mirror caps and chrome body side molding (pictured in the stock photo above). The vehicle may have damage to the front passenger headlight & fog light. The Chevrolet Camaro is yellow with a black racing stripe on the hood (as seen in the above picture).

Should anyone have any information concerning this offense or the suspected vehicles, please contact Vehicle Crimes Detective Jason Massey, #8465 at 214-671-0012 or by email at Jason.Massey@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 213904-2021.

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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.

Arrest Made in Homicide on McLean Avenue

On Friday, November 26, 2021, at approximately 4:34 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to an abandoned child call at 1202 Mclean Avenue.  Upon their arrival, officers discovered that a two-year-old child had been dropped off at her great-grandparent’s home by an unknown individual.  The child was supposed to be with her grandmother.  The great-grandparents became concerned for the well-being of the child’s grandmother and therefore requested a welfare check at the grandmother’s home at 4743 Lynnacre Drive.  The victim, Salinas-Alvarado, Aime, a 47-year-old female was found deceased inside her home and had suffered a single gunshot wound to the head.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the victim’s 15-year-old juvenile son had shot and killed her and took the child to the great-grandparent’s home after committing the offense.  The juvenile suspect took the victim’s vehicle and went to a friend’s home.  The juvenile suspect was taken into custody by Dallas Police officers without incident and provided a full confession to the Homicide detective.  He was arrested and transported to Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Facility and will be charged with Capital Murder.

Identity Sought of Theft Suspect

The Dallas Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the Theft suspect seen in these images taken from surveillance video. On November 17, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the suspect cut the catalytic converter from the victim’s vehicle located in the 2500 block of 2nd Avenue.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call Det. J. Hellenguard #8458 with the Dallas Police Department Southeast Investigative Unit at 214-671-0132.  Please reference case number 208847-2021.

Homicide on Garrison Street

On Saturday, November 20, 2021, at approximately 6:12 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 4100 block of Garrison Street.  Upon arrival, officers found the unknown victim, a Black male, lying on the ground with gunshot wounds just several yards away from a vehicle.  Dallas Fire-Rescue pronounced him deceased at the scene.  The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation.  The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will attempt to identify the victim through fingerprints analysis. 

The Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Andrea Isom at 214-671-3701 or andrea.isom@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #210724-2021. 

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.

Critical Missing Person Marvin Brackeen

Update 11/21/2021 at 6:30 a.m.Critical Missing Person Marvin Brackeen has been located and is safe.

Original Post:

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Marvin Brackeen. On November 20, 2021, at about 12:30 p.m., Mr. Brackeen was last seen in the 13900 block of Skyfrost Drive. He may be confused and in need of assistance.

Mr. Brackeen is described as a 72-year-old White male with gray balding hair and brown eyes. He is about 5’08” tall and weighs about 140 pounds. Mr. Brackeen was last seen wearing a gray and white baseball cap, white polo shirt with red sleeves, blue jeans and cowboy boots.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Mr. Brackeen, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

 

Parker University, Council Member Willis, and NW NPO Unit Deliver Thanksgiving

When the police knock on your door, you would never think it would be to deliver you a box of food for Thanksgiving dinner. Today, the Northwest Neighborhood Neighborhood Patrol Unit delivered boxes to families in the Northwest Patrol Division. 

The families chosen for the deliveries were identified by members of the community and the local schools. A total of 50 boxes were delivered. 

“It’s the great work done by the Northwest Police Unit and our donors who help make giving back to the community a success. We appreciate our officers, volunteers, and donors for all that they do to help us make a difference,” said Assistant Chief Angela Shaw.

Donors for the event were Parker University and Council-member Gay Donnell Willis from District 13. Families received a turkey and some fixings to prepare a hearty Thanksgiving meal. On hand to help with the deliveries were Floyd McLendon, Director of Institutional Advancement for Parker University, volunteers from Comadres Unidas de Dallas y Mas, and Assistant Chief of Police Angela Shaw. 

The Dallas Police Department and the members of the Northwest Police Neighborhood Unit would like to wish all the families a Happy Thanksgiving. A big thank you is given to the donors and volunteers who helped make the event a success.

 

 

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Information Sought in Aggravated Sexual Assault

Updated on November 22, 2021:

The unknown black male suspect is described as dark-skinned, approximately 5’11, medium build, approximately 40-50 years old with a full black mustache containing noticeable gray hairs and stubble with what appears to be razor burn on his neck.

Detectives are seeking information on a person of interest regarding an Aggravated Sexual Assault that occurred November 19, 2021 at 4911 Haverwood Lane.  If you have information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Citizens can also provide information through the iWatchDallas App which can be downloaded from Dallaspolice.net.

Original Post:

Detectives are seeking information on a person of interest regarding an Aggravated Sexual Assault that occurred November 19, 2021 at 4911 Haverwood Lane. On November 19, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a female victim was walking through Katie Jackson Park near the apartments located at 4911 Haverwood Lane when an unknown Black male wearing a dark-colored hoodie approached the victim and engaged her in conversation. During this encounter, the suspect overpowered the victim and sexually assaulted her. The unknown Black male is described as 45-50- years old with a black beard containing noticeable gray hairs.

Residents are asked to be alert for any suspicious persons matching the suspect description within the vicinity of this reported offense and to contact the Dallas Police Department to report those suspicious persons. We are unaware of any additional offenses at this time.

Residents are encouraged to practice good safety measures at all times such as going out with a friend, letting a trusted friend or family member know where you will be, and stay in well-lit areas while paying attention to your surroundings at night.

If you have information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Citizens can also provide information through the iWatchDallas App which can be downloaded from Dallaspolice.net.

Homicide on Wickersham Drive: Public Assistance Needed

On Friday, November 19, 2021, at approximately 7:26 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to a shooting call at 9607 Wickersham Drive.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 32-years-old Miguel Angel Villela-Cruz, sitting inside his vehicle.  The victim had suffered a single gunshot wound from an unknown suspect.  The suspect, possibly wearing a green shirt, fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.  Dallas Fire and Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The circumstances regarding this murder are unknown at this time. This remains an ongoing investigation.   

The Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding the murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Ronald Kramer, #7967, via email:  ronald.kramer@dallacityhall.com.  Please reference case #210147-2021.

Crime Stoppers 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, seven days a week.