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Dallas Police Department
Friday October 26th, 2012 :: 04:59 p.m. CDT


Suspect Sought in Multiple Residential Burglaries Has Been Arrested

****Update: Gabriel HernandezMachuca, L/M/02-27-79, has been taken into custody by Grand Prairie Police yesterday and questioned by Dallas Police detectives. He admitted to committing the Burglary which occurred on Vanderbilt and one other burglary. Other charges are pending.****

Dallas Police Burglary Detectives are actively searching for a suspect wanted in a series of residential burglaries that have occurred within the Central Patrol Division. The below listed offenses have occurred in close proximity of each other and may possibly be related.

On October 18, 2012, Case #259662Z, at approximately 8am, a Latin male suspect, about 28 years old, short hair, medium build entered a residence through a small window. The suspect proceeded to enter another room where he encountered the female complainant and assaulted her. The suspect then fled the location with some of the complainant’s under garments. The suspect was wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.

On October 16, 2012, Case #258296Z, at approximately 4:30 pm, reporting officers responded to an alarm call. The complainant reported that an unknown suspect entered the residence through a rear door and took jewelry and ladies under garments. Prior to the burglary offense, a witness observed a light skinned Latin male with short spiked hair at the complainant’s front door. The Latin male was observed leaving the location in a mid 90’s, black Infiniti, 4-door vehicle.

On September 13, 2012, Case #228725Z, at approximately 1:50 pm, the complainant left her residence however returned approximately 10 minutes later and found that her garage door was open. The complainant entered the residence and while she was in the kitchen, she observed a suspect peeking around the corner, from the garage. As the complainant picked up the phone to call police, the suspect jumped the back fence and fled the location. The suspect was described as a Latin male suspect, 28-30 years old, 5’11”, 190 pounds, clean shaven and was wearing black gloves, gray sweatshirt and blue jeans. No property was taken.

The Dallas Police stress that “If you see something, say something”. Call 9-1-1 to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Keep house/apartment doors and windows locked at all times. Get to know your neighbors so you know who belongs and who doesn’t. If you are away, consider leaving a light, radio, or TV on a timer that goes on and off while you are away from home. For more information on crime prevention contact the substation in your division.

Anyone with information on any of the above offenses is asked to call the Central Patrol Investigative Unit at 214-671-4414.

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