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Dallas Police Department
Monday May 14th, 2012 :: 04:51 p.m. CDT


Katy Trail Robberies: Suspect Information

The Dallas Police Department continually reviews offenses to identify crimes that appear to be
committed by the same suspects. On May 11, 2012, a Criminal Investigative Analyst identified
eleven robbery offenses that may have been committed by the same suspects. Of these offenses, four of them were committed near the Katy Trail. This information was disseminated to officers at the
Central Patrol Division to focus police presence in this area. At approximately 11:25pm on May 12, another robbery offense was committed by suspects matching the descriptions in the previous
offenses. Two more robberies were committed on May 13 which are also related.The suspect information is as follows:

 The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 to 30 years old. He is
5’8 – 6’2 tall and weighs 150-160 pounds. He has been armed with a blue steel semi- automatic
 The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 to 22 years old.
His is 5’8 -5’10 tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He may have a gold tooth and moles near
his eyes. He has been armed with a silver colored semi-automatic handgun.
 The suspect vehicle is gray/silver 4-door sedan. The vehicle may be a Chrysler or
Chevy Impala.

The Central Patrol Division has initiated extra patrol along the Katy Trail which will include
additional bicycle officers. Also, members of the Violent Crime Task Force will be deployed in the area.
This is an active investigation and the detectives have leads. The Police Department must continually balance the need to inform the public against releasing information that could jeopardize the investigation and potential suspect identification. Future apprehension could be made more difficult and dangerous if suspects are alerted to the details of the police investigation.
Members of the public traveling along the Katy Trail should be always practice the following common
safety tips:

 Always be aware of your surroundings and people who may be approaching you.
 Listen to your instincts. If you feel something is not right, make your way to a safe location and call the police.
 Travel with friends.
 Avoid becoming so distracted that you are unaware of what is happening around you.
 Don’t display valuables in a manner that make you an appealing target for a would be criminal.
 Finally, people traveling along the Katy Trail should always be aware of the call boxes locations along the trail.

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Dallas, TX 75215

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