Arrest Made in Homicide on Lake June Road

On Monday, May 11, 2020, 1:32 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 6808 Lake June Road.  Upon arrival, officers learned the victim, Ernesto Ceballos, a 27-year old Latin male, was shot outside the convenience store parking lot during an Individual Robbery – carjacking.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was placed on life support.  Approximately 30 minutes later, a suspect, Frank Cortez, a 20-year old Latin male, was arrested for unrelated charges. 

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, the victim died from his injuries.  Suspect Cortez was charged with Capital Murder on case number 084465-2020.  

 

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Homicide Investigation of Clark Thomas

Updated post:

On Friday, July 24, 2020, Curtis Blackwell, a 48-year-old White Male was arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives after waiving his Miranda rights. During the course of the interview, he admitted his role in this offense.  He was placed in jail for capital murder.  A second suspect, Martell Lamar Edwards pictured below remains at large.

Martell Lamar Edwards

Original Post: July 20, 2020

On July 7, 2020, at approximately 7:22 p.m., Dallas police responded to a disturbance call at 5004 Military Parkway involving the victim Clark Thomas, a 68-year-old Black male.  The victim was involved in a physical altercation with an unknown suspect(s).  During the altercation, the victim sustained head trauma and was transported to an area hospital.  On July 17, 2020, the victim died from his injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Kramer, #7967 at 214-671-3608 or ronald.kramer@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case #119145-2020.

 

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Homicide on Prichard Lane

Updated Post: July 30, 2020, at 6:05 pm.

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the unknown victim as Carlos Cesar Flores, a 34-year old Latin male.

Original Post: July 30, 2020, at 7:59 am.

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at approximately 8:45 p.m., City of Dallas Marshals were flagged down by a concerned citizen at the 2800 block of Prichard Lane regarding a dead body.  Dallas police responded and found the unidentified victim in an alleyway unresponsive deceased from homicidal violence.   Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.  The unidentified victim did not have an identification card on his body; therefore, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will attempt to identify him through fingerprints analysis.

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or via email:  abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case no. 132968-2020.

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Northeast Patrol Division Make Great Arrests

Northeast patrol officers, family violence detectives and robbery detectives collaborated to make some great arrest  during a Project Safe Neighborhood operation.  

This past Sunday, July 26, 2020, family violence detectives sent out a wanted person bulletin regarding an aggravated assault suspect. The offense occurred in the 8900 block of Park Lane and was documented on case number 108807-2020. On Monday, July 27, 2020, at 8:10 a.m., undercover officers working the Project Safe Neighborhood initiative located the suspect driving his vehicle on Melody Lane. He was followed by undercover officers until uniformed officers stopped and detained the suspect without incident. Officers arrested 57-year-old Jerry Ford for aggravated assault, family violence. The arrest was documented on case number 131435-2020.

On July 22, 2020, an aggravated robbery was committed in the 9500 block of Forest Lane which was documented on case number 1285312-2020. Project Safe Neighborhood officers coordinated with a robbery detective to obtained video footage of the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle. On July 27, 2020, the officers located the suspect driving near Forest Lane at Skillman Street. Undercover officers followed the suspect vehicle until he pulled into a parking lot in the 9700 block of Forest Lane, where the driver and two passengers were detained by uniformed officers. Officer seized a handgun, cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy tablets. All three suspects were questioned by detectives. As a result, they were arrested and charged with the following:  

Arrested:

  • Mario Powell B/M/21 Aggravated Robbery (Case Number 131513-2020)
  • Tamisha Smith B/F/31 Possession of Controlled Substance, Unauthorized Carrying of a Weapon
  • Breamber Duncan B/F/24 Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Project Safe Neighborhood is a nationwide crime fighting initiative.  It is a joint partnership between different agencies to include federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and community leaders to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in a community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them.  To learn more about Project Safe Neighborhood, visit their website: https://www.justice.gov/psn. 

 

 

 

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Critical Missing Person Rodrick Johnson

UPDATE: Mr. Johnson has been located.

 

Rodrick Johnson

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Rodrick Johnson.

On July 28, 2020, at about 12:30 p.m., Mr. Johnson was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, white/black shoes, known to be on foot in the 9400 block of Prince Haven. Mr. Johnson is described as a 35-year-old Black male, 6’01” tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes, bald and may be a danger to himself or others.

Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.

Fraudulent Use of Identifying Information

On July 21, 2020, the above-pictured suspects picked up two Samsung Galaxy Z Flip phones that were purchased by using the victim’s identity to obtain credit. The suspects rerouted the shipment from the victim’s address in Dallas to the FedEx located at 902 Ross Avenue, where they retrieved the package.

The Financial Crimes Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this offense and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Detective J. Hunter at jeff.hunter@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case number 808723-2020. 

 

 

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Critical Missing – Willie Hunter

Update:

Mr. Hunter has been located and he is safe.

Original Post:

On July 27, 2020, at about 12:30 pm, Mr. Hunter, an 81-year-old elderly male was last seen leaving the 1200 block of Woodburn Trail driving his Silver 2013 Ford F150, bearing Texas license plate CML7512. Mr. Hunter may be confused and in need of assistance. 

Mr. Hunter is described as a Black male, 5’09”, weighing 160 pounds, with brown eyes and bald. He was last seen wearing a black hat, long sleeve red/black/white plaid shirt, blue jeans, and black work shoes. 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual.  Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.

 

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Homicide on Lancaster Road

On July 26, 2020, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 4417 S Lancaster Road. Upon arrival, they made contact with the victim, Ricky Forward, a 28-year-old Black male, who had suffered from a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported him to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Det. Isom with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3701, or andrea.isom@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #130959-2020

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Homicide on Sabine Street

On July 26, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 700 block of Sabine Street. Upon arrival, they made contact with the victim, Joe Dominguez, a 28-year-old Latin male, who had suffered from a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported him to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. A witness stated that the victim and the driver of a white late-model Dodge Avenger became involved in a road rage incident and the driver of the white Dodge Avenger shot at the victim’s vehicle, striking him. The suspect then fled the scene.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Det. Grubbs with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3675 or david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #130834-2020.

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Homicide on Terry Street

On July 25, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a health and welfare check in the 4900 block of Terry Street. Upon arrival, the victim, Irish Harrison, a 71-year-old Black female, was found inside the residence unresponsive. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The victim’s grandson, Michael Robinson, a 32-year-old Black male, was at the location when police arrived. He was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by a detective with the Homicide Unit. Robinson admitted to killing the victim and was transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with Capital Murder, a capital felony. His bond will be determined by a Dallas County Magistrate.