Help us Locate Suspect Wanted for Numerous Felonies

 

 

From May 2019 to November 2019, the suspect pictured above, Jermarcus Tatum, lured individuals selling I-Phones, I-Pads, and I-Macs, to parking lots within Dallas. Suspect Tatum would then walk up to the seller and snatch the property from their hands. The Dallas Police Department has identified over 19 offenses related to Suspect Tatum and multiple warrants have been issued for his arrest. Suspect Tatum is also currently wanted for his probation violation for aggravated sexual assault.

If you observe Suspect Tatum please call 911 immediately.

If you have information related to these offenses please contact Senior Corporal C. Shaklee #10230 at Cody.Shaklee@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

The Dallas Police Department reminds everyone to meet in police station lobbies or other designated safe selling zones at your local police department when selling goods over the internet.

Critical Missing Person – Edna Ford

UPDATE 11/15/2019 at 8:00 a.m.: Ms. Ford has been located and is safe.

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The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Edna Ford.  On November 14, 2019 at about 5:30 p.m., Ms. Ford was last seen traveling on foot in the 2600 block of Ramsey Avenue.  She may be confused and in need of assistance.

Ms. Ford is described as a 82-year-old Black female with black hair and brown eyes.  She is 5’08” and weighs about 100 pounds.  Ms. Ford was last seen wearing blue and white pajama bottoms, black hoodie, and black tennis shoes.

If you know the whereabouts of Ms. Ford, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Critical Missing Person – John Rice

UPDATE 11/15/2019 at 12:20 a.m.: Mr. Rice has been located and is safe.

 

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person John Rice.  On November 14, 2019, at about 4:30 p.m., Mr. Rice wasn’t last seen in the 17400 block of Earthwind Drive.  Mr. Rice was last seen driving a black 2007 Lexus SC430 bearing license plate CWF9247.  Mr. Rice may be confused and in need of assistance.

Mr. Rice is described as an 81-year-old White male with blonde eyes and hazel eyes.  He is 5’11” tall and weighs about 200 pounds.  Mr. Rice was last seen wearing a dark color polo with khaki color pants.

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

Officer of the Month – Sergeant John Nash, III

On November 14, 2019, Sergeant John Nash III, #6386, was awarded November’s Officer of the Month by the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee.  A luncheon ceremony was held in his honor at the Momentous Institute.

Sergeant Nash is a 29-year veteran of the Department and is currently assigned as a Field Sergeant in the Dallas Police Department’s Fugitive Unit.  His supervisor, Lieutenant David Davis, nominated Sergeant Nash for this award mainly in part for his outstanding work performance as a supervisor.

 

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Lieutenant David Davis stated, “Sergeant Nash exhibits the characteristics needed as a First- Line Supervisor because of his willingness to lead from the front, responsiveness to the needs of the unit, whether it be reporting to a callback, or volunteering to assist team members with investigations.”   Sergeant Nash’s leadership has earned the respect of fellow supervisors and officers. 

The job knowledge and sound decision making exhibited by Sergeant Nash delivers extrinsic results.  Thank you, Sergeant Nash, for your hard work and dedication that awarded you November’s Officer of the month.  We are proud of you!!!

Help Identify Homicide Suspect

On November 14, 2019, at 8:33 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 10100 Forest Ln. Upon arrival, they observed the victim, Mohamed Koroma, a 24-year-old black male, in the front seat of a black Chevrolet SUV with a gunshot wound. DFR pronounced the Complainant deceased at the scene. Witnesses in the area reported seeing a black male with dreadlocks exit the victim’s vehicle after the victim was shot, and return moments later in a silver 4-door sedan, with front end damage and a spare tire on the front driver side, with another black male and a heavyset black female. The suspect fled the location in the silver 4-door sedan Southbound on Forest View Street.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Garcia with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3994, or olegario.garcia@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #229560-2019.

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 – Joann King

UPDATE 11/13/2019 at 8:30 p.m.: Ms. King has been located and is safe.

 

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Joann King.  On November 13, 2019, at about 3:40 p.m., Ms. King was last seen in the 2900 block of South Hampton Road.  She was travelling in a silver 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Texas License Plate FCG9273.  Ms. King may be confused and in need of assistance.

Ms. King is described as a 76-year-old Black female with white hair and brown eyes.  She is about 5’06” tall and weighs about 160 pounds.  Ms. King was last seen wearing a black and white jacket, khaki capri pants and khaki shoes.

If you have seen this person, please call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.

Sniffed Out By Love Field K-9

On November 7, 2019, a Love Field Narcotics K-9 and handler, were conducting routine screening inside Love Field Airport when the K-9 hit on a set of luggage indicating drugs were inside.

During the investigation over sixty pounds of marijuana was found inside of the luggage. After locating two females that were searching for the luggage in question, officers arrested and charged two residents from Los Angeles, Victoria Wilkins a 22-year-old Black female, and Bridget Wilkins a 41-year-old Black female, with possession of marijuana.

Love Field K-9 Units constantly serve at the airport with professionalism and integrity, great job.

 

Critical Missing Person – Jalaronta Rhodes

Updated Post: November 11, 2019 @ 9:40 a.m.

Jalaronta Rhodes has been located. 

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The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Jalaronta Rhodes.  On November 12, 2019, at about 1:00 p.m., Mr. Rhodes was last seen in the 2700 block of Love Field Drive.  He may be a danger to himself or others.

Mr. Rhodes is described as a 33- year-old Black male with brown hair and brown eyes.  He is 7’1” and weighs about 190 pounds.  Mr. Rhodes was last seen wearing a brown Southwest Airlines uniform and baseball hat.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Mr. Rhodes, you are asked to call 911 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268. 

Critical Missing Person – Regina Hightower

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person, Regina Elizabeth Hightower.

Regina Hightower was last seen on November 6, 2019 at about 12:30 a.m., in the 3300 block of Southern Oaks Boulevard. Regina is described as a 31-year-old, Black female with a black curly wig shoulder length with red highlights, and brown eyes.  She is 5’4” tall and weighs 228 pounds. Ms. Hightower was last seen wearing a dark colored shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. She may be a danger to herself and others.

If anyone has any information about the location of Regina Hightower, they are asked to call 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.