Homicide at 4100 Preferred Place

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in gathering information about the murder of Andre Gibson. On October 8, 2017, at 11:00 p.m., the victim, Andre Gibson, was shot and killed near the Aria Motel at 4100 Preferred Place.  If anyone has any information regarding the person who committed this crime, please call Dallas Police Homicide Detective Rick Duggan at 214-671-3642, richard.duggan@dallascityhall.com, or call Crime Stoppers.

Victim: Andre Gibson

 

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.

Foot Locker Burglary Suspects Caught on Camera

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the burglary suspects seen in this surveillance video. On October 3, 2017, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the suspects forced entry to the Foot Locker located at 9310 E. R L Thornton Freeway. This offense is documented on case number 226580-2017.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to call Detective T. French with the Dallas Police Southeast Investigative Unit at 214-671-0112.

The 17th Annual Asian Safety & Health Fair

 

The 17th Annual Asian Safety & Health Fair was held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the Hong Kong Market Place located at 9780 Walnut Street. With an average of 1,200 attendees every year, this event has become a great resource to build trust and positive relationships between the Asian community and the Dallas Police Department. Many volunteers and officers were available to translate a variety of the Asian languages. There were also booths set up with information from several city services as well as a variety of DPD units.

The citizens reveled at the wonderful entertainment. The event was kicked off by the traditional Dragon Dance, Pastor Butler’s invocation and the National Anthem by Soprano Kowoon Kim. A Thai musical performance, Filipino Dance and Korean Children’s Choir performance followed. There were many activities, food and fun available for the whole family. They also had a chance to meet Chief Hall who spoke at the event then mingled with the crowd.

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Over 300 flu vaccines were provided as well as doctor’s consultations, vision screenings and testing for cholesterol, glucose and diabetes. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors; The North Texas Association of Philippines Physicians, Philippine Community Center International and Vietnamese Health Professional Association, Walgreens and Walmart for providing these services free of charge. The North Texas Food Bank also gave away 3,000 lbs. of produce.

If you missed it, plan to attend the next one!

 

DG

Information Needed in Fatal Hit and Run

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in gathering information about a fatal hit and run. On July 2, 2017, at 5:01 p.m., an unknown vehicle struck a female pedestrian in the parking lot of the 7-11 which is located at 15050 Preston Road.  The unknown make and model of vehicle fled the location, traveling south bound through adjacent business parking lots.  There is no description of the driver.  The video shows the vehicle pulling away from the gas pumps and hits the pedestrian, trapping her under the suspect vehicle for a short distance. This offense is documented on case number 150079-2017.    

If you have any information regarding the suspect or suspect vehicle, please contact Detective Nathan Williams in Vehicle Crimes (214) 671-0018.

Critical Missing Person- Jessie Buckley

Update 10/9/2017 at 7:10 p.m.: Critical Missing Jessie Buckley has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Jessie Buckley.

On October 08, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Jessie Buckley was last seen in the 2600 block of Scott Street, Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Buckley is described as a Black female, 87 years old, 5′ 05″ tall, weighs 160 lbs, with black and brown hair and brown eyes. Due to Mrs. Buckley’s age, her whereabouts are a concern at this time.

If you see this Critical Missing Person, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

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Critical Missing Person-Ethel Coit Thomas

Updated Post:

Ethel Coit Thomas has been located in good condition.

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The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Ethel Coit Thomas.

On October 08, 2017, Ethel Coit Thomas was last seen leaving her residence located at the 600 block of Ryan Road, Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Thomas is described as a Black female, 81 years old, 5′ 05″ tall, weighs 165 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Mrs. Thomas was last seen wearing a blue sweater and blue jeans . Mrs. Thomas may be in need of medical care.

If you see this Critical Missing Person, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

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Critical Missing Person- Fred Carter

Update: On October 9, 2017, at 11:50 a.m. Critical Missing Fred Carter has been located and is safe.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating critical missing person Fred Carter.

On October 07, 2017, around 7:20 p.m. Mr. Carter was last seen at the 3500 block of Gaston Avenue. Mr. Carter is described as a Black male, 77 years old, 5′ 08″ tall, weighs 118 lbs, with gray hair and brown eyes. Mr. Carter is on foot wearing a black and blue ball cap, white tee shirt, dark silk pajama bottoms, with blue and pink sneakers and has a G-tube. Mr. Carter has mobility problems and may have had a stroke in the past and may seem confused.

If you see this Critical Missing Person, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

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Aggravated Robbery Spree

On October 5, 2017, at approximately 10:40 p.m., a string of violent armed robberies occurred throughout the city of Dallas.  There were multiple suspects who committed several armed robberies of businesses and individual victims.  Fortunately, there were no injuries reported during the course of these robberies.  Below are the locations where these offenses occurred.

  • 10/05/17 @ 10:40 p.m. – The 7-11 located at 1102 W. Kiest Boulevard on Case #228260-2017
  • 10/06/17 @ 2:25 a.m. – The 7-11 located at 1410 E. Illinois Avenue on Case #228366-2017
  • 10/06/17 @ 2:53 a.m. – The Foot Locker located at 3200 S. Lancaster Road on Case #228359-2017
  • 10/06/2017 @ 3:00 a.m., – The Chase ATM located at 9371 Garland Road on Case #228370-2017

The suspects are described as two Latin males wearing masks, dark shirts and hoodies. 

All offenses were committed in a stolen silver Ford F-150 with license #JFT1749.  The vehicle has not been recovered at this time.

Principal for the Day – Chief U. RENEÉ HALL

This morning Dade Middle School honored Dallas Police Chief U. RENEÉ HALL as Principal for the Day (PFTD).  Chief Hall was greeted by cheerleaders, a marching band, dance teams and the drill team. Being the PFTD gave Chief Hall the opportunity to interact with students and teach them the importance of education.  The students were overjoyed and appreciative that they were able to ask the Chief all kinds of questions relating to police work.  Chief Hall emphasized to the students the importance of setting and achieving goals and never giving up on your dreams.  Chief Hall stated, “Excellence begins with you, because you are our future!”.  Thank you Dade Middle School for honoring Chief Hall as Principal of the Day!      

Detectives Seek Assistance In Homicide Investigation

On September 29, 2017, at about 10:30 p.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a residential burglary in the 2700 block of Lagow Street. When officers arrived they located James Edward Green, a 53-year-old Black male, deceased with an apparent gunshot wound. Witnesses stated that unknown suspects entered the residence and demanded property from the victim.  The unknown suspects then shot Mr. Green and a witness before fleeing the location in a white vehicle.

If anyone has any information regarding this offense, please contact Detective A. Isom at (214) 671-3701

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.

Victim: James Edward Green

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