Two Shot, One Dead, Help Us Catch the Killer

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in the homicide that occurred on July 9, 2014.  Victims Elena Shea and Christopher Whitley were at the Royal Inn Motel located at 2030 West Northwest Highway when an unknown suspect(s) shot both victims.  Elena Shea died as a result of her injuries and Christopher Whitley remains in critical condition. 

If anyone has any information on this offense, please contact Detective E. Lopez, at (214) 283-4813. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers at  214-373-TIPS(8477). Crimestoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information which leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense or any other felony crime.



Battle in Big D Boxing Tournament

Big D Battle

The Dallas Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) , Dallas Parks & Recreation, and Friends of Janie C. Turner Recreation Center will be hosting it’s 1st Annual Boxing Tournament.

The boxing tournament will be Saturday, June 21st at 2 pm and Sunday,  June 22nd at 1 pm. The event will be held at the Janie C. Turner Recreation Center located at 6424 Elam Road. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

For information on the event call 214-670-8277.



Critical Missing – Grover Lee Robinson

UPDATE: Grover Lee Robinson has been located.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critically missing person.  Today, on April 30, 2014, Grover Lee Robinson was last seen at his residence near 8400 Stonehurst Street. Mr. Robinson is believed to be driving his 2007 4-door charcoal gray Ford F-150 with the Texas license plate of 68D-RW4. Mr. Robinson is an Alzheimer’s patient. He is described as a Black male 73 years old 6’2”’ weighing 180 lbs., with black/gray hair and brown eyes. Mr. Robinson was last seen wearing a Navy Blue Dallas Cowboys sweatshirt, black jeans, brown shoes and still has the goatee as shown in the picture below. ScreenHunter_72 Apr. 30 18.57 If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Grover Lee Robinson, please call 911 or contact the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.This critical missing report is documented on case number 103228-B. .


Cops On Top – Special Olympics Fundraiser

Since 1985, Texas Law Enforcement Torch Run® officers have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities by raising money for Special Olympics Texas.

Donate at this event and show your support of Special Olympics Texas athletes in your community! For more information, contact Special Olympics Texas at 2114_A10_CopsonTop_Poster 4.943.9981


Felon with a Firearm Taken Off the Street

On April 3, 2014, a METRO Task Force uniformed officer spotted a vehicle suspected in an Aggravated Robbery. The vehicle description had just been issued to officers in an intelligence bulletin.

The officer called and waited for cover before performing High Risk traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. Officers detained the suspect and recovered a pistol and a shotgun from inside the vehicle. The vehicle also contained stolen property. The vehicle was driven by a L/M/21 suspect who was arrested and taken to Crime Against Persons/Robbery Unit where he confessed to knowing the weapons were inside his vehicle.

The arrestee is a felon and was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm which is a 3rd degree felony. The arrested person is also a suspect in multiple Aggravated Robberies and additional charges are forthcoming. The case number of this incident is 78704-B.

At this time, the name of the arrestee is not being released due to pending photo line-ups that need to be conducted.


Capital Murder Western Park Drive

Update: Detectives are looking for a red Dodge similar to the photo below.  They believe a vehicle fitting this description may have information relating to the Capital Murder offense described in this news release. Anyone having information relating to this vehicle and or this offense are asked to call the numbers below.

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Dallas Police Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a double homicide. On April 07, 2014, at approximately 5:38pm, Homicide Detectives responded to a shooting call, where three individuals had been shot, at a residence in the 2500 block of Western Park Drive. Two unknown suspects entered the residence in what is believed to be a home invasion robbery. During the robbery, the three occupants of the residence were shot. Victims Ammy Soumphonphakdy A/F/50 and Debbie Thammavongsa A/F/18, died at Methodist Hospital this afternoon. The male remains in critical condition at the hospital.

The suspects are described as one Asian male and one unknown male wearing a mask. Anyone with information regarding what occurred at the residence or information regarding the suspects in this Capital Murder are encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit at 214-671-3661 or Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information which leads to the arrest and indictment for this offense or any other felony.