Homicide on Military Parkway

On Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 9:09 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 7619 Military Parkway. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Debra Ann Nabors, a 33-year old female, lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where she died. The investigation is ongoing.

Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Chad Murphy, #8966, with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 283-4934 or chad.murphy@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 106537-2022.

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email pio@dpd.dallascityhall.com

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, 7 days a week.

Critical Missing – Don Edwin Watson

Update: June 14, 2022 @ 6:00AM

Mr. Watson has been located and is safe.

Original Post:

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Don Edwin Watson pictured above. On June 12, 2022, at about 7:00 PM, Mr. Watson was last seen in the 2400 Block of Pinebluff Drive in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Watson left the area last seen driving a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, silver in color, TX license plate CZ2W653. Mr. Watson may be in need of assistance.

Mr. Watson is described as a 91-year-old white male. He is 5’09”, weighs 140 pounds, has brown eyes, and has grey hair.

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

Homicide on N. Gilpin Avenue

Update: June 16, 2022

On June 12, 2022, the victim, Christian E. Martinez was shot and killed in front of 508 N. Gilpin Ave. Detectives are seeking information about the occupants of the above vehicle. The vehicle fled southbound on Gilpin Ave, with a male suspect driver and female witness passenger, from the above location. Witnesses described the unknown suspect as a Latin male, 30-40 years old, 5’6”, medium build, full beard, blue shirt, blue jeans, and possibly wearing cowboy boots.

The vehicle is described as unknown year, White, Mercury Mariner License Plate number 45802X4. The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Original Post: June 12, 2022

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at approximately 3:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 500 block of N. Gilpin Avenue. Upon arrival, they located the victim, Christian Erik Martinez, a 25-year-old male lying outside the front entrance of the business with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead from his injuries. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Emmanuel Romano, #9922,  at 214-470-4876, or by email at emmanuel.romano@dallascityhall.comPlease reference case number 105257-2022.

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email pio@dpd.dallascityhall.com.

Crime Stopper Information

Crimestoppers will pay up to $5000.00 for information called into Crimestoppers which leads to the arrest and indictment for this or other felony crimes. If you have information about this offense and wish to remain anonymous, please call 214-373-TIPS.

 

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Homicide on Elderoaks Lane

On Saturday, June 11, 2022, at approximately 3:26 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call in the 2300 block of Elderoaks Lane.  The victim, an adult female, was shot multiple times. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. The victim is not being identified at this time pending next of kin notification. The motive appears to be a robbery and the circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation with no one in custody.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Philip Wheeler, #10520, at 214-671-3686 or by email at phillip.wheeler@dallascityhall.comPlease reference case number 104531-2022.

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email pio@dpd.dallascityhall.com

Crime Stopper Information

Crimestoppers will pay up to $5000.00 for information called into Crimestoppers which leads to the arrest and indictment for this or other felony crimes. If you have information about this offense and wish to remain anonymous, please call 214-373-TIPS, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

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Arrest Made of Suspect in Multiple Robberies

 

On June 9, 2022, beginning at approximately 8:51 a.m., a male suspect robbed multiple businesses at gunpoint within a 50-minute period in the city of Dallas. At one of the locations, Dallas Police were able to obtain a suspect description, vehicle description, and a possible license plate number.

Shortly after the last robbery, the Crime Response Team and Deployment officers spotted the suspect and the suspect vehicle.  After a brief chase, the driver and only occupant in the car, Joshua Mora, 19, was taken into custody. Mora matched the description of the robbery suspect and a firearm was recovered in the vehicle. A preliminary investigation determined Mora committed the robberies. There are no reports of any victims injured at this time.

Mora was charged with six counts of Aggravated Robbery and taken to Dallas County Jail.

Below is a timeline and locations of the robberies:

    • 8:51 a.m.      8302 Abrams (Exxon)           Case number, 103145-2022
    • 8:54 a.m.      8310 Abrams (Walgreens)    Case number, 103138-2022
    • 9:15 a.m.      8240 Abrams (EZ Shop)        Case number, 103149-2022
    • 9:24 a.m.      6769 Abrams (7-11)              Case number, 103157-2022
    • 9:30 a.m.      6751 Abrams (710 Vapers)    Case number, 103160-2022
    • 9:42 a.m.      6060 Skillman (QuikTrip)       Case number, 103161-2022

 

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Suspect Wanted in Smoke Shop Burglary

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the burglary suspect seen in these still images taken from the victim’s surveillance video.

On June 3, 2022, at approximately 2:50 A.M., the suspect forced entry into a smoke shop located in the 8900 block of E. RL Thornton Frwy. The suspect threw a rock through the complainant’s front glass door, then entered and took assorted vaping products.

If anyone has information on this offense, please contact Detective Travis French, #9182 by phone at 214-671-0112 or by email at travis.french@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 099005-2022.

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Animal Cruelty, DPD Needs Your Help in Identifying Suspect

On June 4, 2022, an unknown individual abandoned two Guinea Pigs in separate animal crates along with unopened bags of food and bedding in the parking lot of 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway. The large black Guinea Pigs did not survive. The smaller white Guinea Pig survived and is doing well. 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who abandoned the Guinea Pigs in the crates.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact DPD Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-TIPS or Detective C Blanchard #7999 with the Dallas Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Unit at 214-670-7694 or by email at cathy.blanchard@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case number 100185-2022.

 

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Arrest Made in Homicide on Mockingbird Lane

On Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 12:47 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Trust Bank located at 1241 W. Mockingbird Lane.  Officers found the victim Paul Zapata Ramirez, a 45-year-old male, with a gunshot wound to the neck.  Dallas Fire-Rescue pronounced him dead at the scene.

The investigation has determined suspect Carlos MacAnthony Cobbs, a 38-year-old male, was responsible for the murder of the victim.  The suspect was arrested and taken to the Dallas County Jail.

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4055 or email:  pio@dallascityhall.com.

 

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Homicide on Navajo Drive

On Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 7:36 p.m., Dallas police responded to a major accident involving one vehicle at south Polk Street and Highland Oaks Drive.  Several citizens from the area physically removed the victim William Glen Wright, a 57-year-old male, from a 2005 silver Dodge pickup truck.  Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.

It was determined that the incident originated from a disturbance active shooter in a vehicle on case number 101482-2022, involving a red charger and silver Dodge pickup truck that occurred at 6:46 p.m.

Anyone with information regarding this offense which is documented on case number 101489-2022, is encouraged to contact Detective Jeffrey Loeb at jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com or 214-671-3702.

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4055 or email:  pio@dallascityhall.com.

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.

 

 

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Deputy Chief Terrence Rhodes Discusses Death in Custody case of LaDamonyon Dewayne Hall

Dallas Police were called to 12002 Garland Road on May 26, 2022. LaDamonyon Dewayne Hall, 47 years old, was causing a disturbance at the location. Hall was taken into custody for a mental health evaluation by Dallas Police and transported by Dallas Fire Rescue to Baylor Hospital where she died. The Dallas Police Special Investigations Unit is conducting a death in custody investigation and detectives have met with the family to view the video. The Office of Police Community Oversight was made aware of the incident. 

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