Glass Doors smashed at Dollar General
Dumas Police Sgt. Greg Freeman and Officer Tavion Vaughn were notified by phone that someone had broken into the Dollar General in Dumas, Sunday, January 17, 2021.
Sgt. Freeman made contact with the caller who advised that they heard a banging sound and then glass breaking from the direction of the Dollar General. The caller stated that when they looked to investigate a young man was seen jumping through the front door of the Dollar General and run to the right of the building down Peterson Street.
Officer could not locate the suspect at that time.
After viewing the Dollar General security cameras, the suspect was identified as 25 year old Dewon Davis of Dumas. The video evidence shows Davis break the front door glass and enter the business and exit the business.
Davis was located at his residence on East Waterman Street where he was placed under arrest at that time without incident.
Davis stated several times, to Officer Vaughn, that he did it but didn't take anything.
Davis was booked into the Dumas Jail and charged with Commercial Burglary.
Man arrested in Dumas with 9mm handgun equipped with red laser beam
Dumas Police Officer Tavion Vaughn was dispatched to the Police Department lobby Tuesday, January 26, 2021 to take an Aggravated Assault report.
Officer Vaughn spoke with the reporting party who stated that around 1:40 a.m. She was riding around. She stated she came down 54 and turned on Cherry and then turned on Choctaw. From there she stated she turned onto Walnut and stopped to ask Gayland Reed if he was okay.
Smith then stated that Gaylen Reed told her not to play with him and pointed a pistol with a red laser beam in her face.
After taking the report Reed was located going West on Choctaw. Officer Greg Freeman initiated a traffic stop at 816 W. Choctaw. During further investigation Reed's vehicle was searched. Reed has a search waiver on file.
A pistol with a red laser beam was found in the driver's seat. The pistol had one bullet in the chamber and six bullets in the magazine. Weapon was described as a Ruger 9mm, Black in color, red laser beam built-on and the serial number was documented by the Dumas police officers.
Criminal Mischief Reported on Cherry Street
The Dumas Police Department was contacted by Ms. Ariel Ward Sunday, February 7, 2021 at approximately 6:45 a.m. stating someone attempted to break into her house.
Dumas Police Officer Alex Hargrove responded to the residence and spoke with Ms. Ward.
Ward stated she was laying in bed and started hearing banging at the front of the residence. She go out of bed to see what the cause of the noise was. That's when she saw her front window was pushed in and the person had left at that time.
Officer Hargrove advised Ms. Ward a report would be filed and extra patrols would be made through the area.
Man charged with Two Counts Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and multiple other charges
Dumas Police Officers Eric Armstrong, Tavion Vaughn and Alan Hernandez were dispatched to an apartment on Pecan Grove, Friday, January 29, 2021, in reference to a domestic incident.
Upon arrival Officer Hernandez made contact with Della Marshall who stated that earlier that day, she and Dedtrick Henderson ended their relationship. Approximately thirty minutes later Henderson returned to the apartment and knocked on the door. Marshall stated she did not want to let him, but she decided to give Henderson's W-2 back.
When she opened the door, Henderson began to punch her. According to Marshall, Henderson confronted her about some. Afterwards, he began punching her while she was on the phone with the 911 operator.
Marshall stated that her six-year-old son ran towards her and Henderson began stomping on her and her son. Henderson then started knocking stuff down and fled the scene.
A flat TV and wall mirror were destroyed by Henderson according to Marshall.
As Officer Vaughan was responding to the location, he noticed a man running across Banks Street. . Officer Vaughan stopped the subject. The Officer noticed the subject fit the description. The subject ran from Officer Vaughan and was apprehended by the Officer on Wolff Street.
Officer Armstrong transported the subject, Dedtrick Henderson, to the Dumas City Jail.
Henderson was charged with two counts of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, fleeing an officer on foot, interfering with 911 communications, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, and Public Intoxication.