Man charged with Robbery, Fleeing from Officers
Dumas Police Officers, Alberto Garcia and Crystal Martin were dispatched to Dollar General Friday, October 9, 2020 at approximately 3:55 PM, in reference of someone stealing and then attacking a store employee.
Dispatcher Alan Hernandez stated the complainant described the person as a black male wearing a black hoodie and black mask traveling on a bike heading towards Dumas Family Pharmacy.
Officer Garcia located the subject on Waterman and Brasfield.
Officer Garcia told the male to stop but he continued traveling around the Cut Up Barbershop.
Officer Martin arrived in the area and located the male traveling behind the barbershop in the grass towards Dumas Central School. The male suspect was identified as David Spencer.
Officer Martin caught up with Mr. Spencer at Waterman and Court. Officer Martin tried to cut the suspect off, while ordering him to stop but he continued traveling West on Waterman passing the Dumas Police Department.
Officer Martin made a U-turn, trying to cut Mr. Spencer off at Selvey Bail Bond building where he turned into an alleyway. The officer ran on foot to catch up with Mr. Spencer, who then hopped off his bike and was taken into custody.
Officer Garcia transported Mr. Spencer to Dumas Jail.
Investigator Finch and Officer Martin back tracked where Mr. Spencer and traveled. The Investigator and Officer found five bags of Seabest Cooked Salad Shrimp scattered behind the Cut Up Barbershop.
Mr. Spencer was booked into Dumas Jail and charged with Fleeing and Robbery.
Officer Martin went back to Dollar General and recovered one bag of Seabest Cooked Salad Shrimp outside the store. The Officer spoke with the Manager Lashonda Gallieh, who stated she was in the office and noticed a male was in the cooler putting items in his pants. She ran out and asked him for her products and he gave her one item. She told him to give her the rest and he stated, “I have Covid” then coughed.
The store manager continued to get him to give the items back when she reached to get them, Spencer pushed her into the shelves and left the store.
Gallieh was advised a report will be on file. Video of the incident was obtained.
Terroristic Act; Man shot in leg
Dumas Police Officer Tavion Vaughan was dispatched to 231 Dan Gil, Saturday, October 3, 2020 at approximately 11:50 AM, in reference to someone being shot.
Upon arrival Officer Vaughan spotted the victim, Lerell Salter, being carried out of the house by his brother. The officer found out that the victim was unconscious and bleeding heavily from his leg.
Officer Vaughan made contact with Valarie Thomas who stated she heard gun shots and saw that Larell was bleeding and running to the bedroom. She also stated that she did not see who shot Larell but that she knows who the suspects could be.
Thomas also stated that Salter had a previous feud with the “KC” crew from Dermott, Arkansas.
After further investigation, Officer Vaughan found several shell casings and EMS was called.
Larell Salter was transported by ambulance to Delta Memorial.
After investigating and securing the scene, CID was called for further investigation.
Two 9mm handguns stolen
Abrasia Jones went to the Dumas Police Station Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at approximately 12:34 pm to report she had two guns stolen over the past few months.
The first gun was a Walther PPX 9mm with the Serial Number FCF5698. Jones advised it was stolen several months ago, and gave the name of who she believes stole the gun.
Jones also stated, the second gun, a SCCY CPX 9mm with the Serial Number 909948, was taken by a black male she only knew by a certain name, which she gave on the report.
The SCCY 9mm was described as being purple and silver in color. It was taken approximately two weeks prior to this report.
The only other information Jones could provide about one of the suspects, was that he lived on the east side of Dumas.
Jones was advised a report would be on file and the guns would be entered into ACIC/NCIC as stolen.
Gun shot wound reported at Delta Memorial Hospital ER
Dumas Police Officer Eric Armstrong was dispatched to Delta Memorial ER Saturday, October 10, 2020 at approximately 1:16 am in reference to a gun shot wound.
Upon Officer Armstrong's arrival at the ER, the victim Trevondrick Freeman was being treated for his injuries. Nurses advised Officer Armstrong and Sgt Jamie Donaldson that we needed to let them do their jobs. The Officers stepped outside and CID Keith Finch arrived and took over the scene.
Brick thrown through window injures child
According to a Sunday, October 11, 2020 Dumas Police Department report, Officer Crystal Martin was dispatched to 1207 Promegrante Street in reference of someone breaking a window.
Upon arrival, Officer Martin made contact with Marquitta Allen who stated she had put her baby daddy Antonio Rhodes out of the house back on Friday, October 9, 2020. She told Officer Martin that Allen came back on Sunday, October 10th banging on the door, yelling to give his phone back.
She told the officer she forgot he let their son use it so she eventually threw his phone to him. Rhodes then left the residence, but came back.
Ms Allen stated Rhodes threw a brick through the window breaking it. She stated their son was sitting in the living room at the time and when the glass broke it cut the son's nose, causing it to bleed.
Ms. Allen stated Mr. Rhodes drove off in a tan and light brown buick possibly heading back to the Pine Bluff area.
Officer Martin advised Ms. Allen a report will be on file and how to obtain as affidavit.
Photos of the window and the child were taken.
Officers were unable to locate Mr. Rhodes.