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Lew Sterrett Justice Center
(Gabriel Roxas - CBS11)

Man Dies After Collapsing In Dallas County Jail Lobby

A spokesperson for the department says the man was behaving erratically and would not calm down before officers had to restrain him.

08/01/2015

Alvaro Quevedo
(Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Two With Broken Bottle

Police say a witness flagged down officers and led them to the back yard where one victim was bleeding from the stomach area.

07/12/2015

Alicia Carroll (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Police: 7-Year-Old Girl Says Her Mother Told Her To Hide In Dumpster

A mother remains in the Dallas County jail Monday evening charged with child abandonment.

03/30/2015

Jack Diwitt Hunt (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Suspect Arrested In Dallas Triple Homicide

Dallas police have arrested a 53-year-old man and charged him with capital murder in the shotgun shootings earlier this month of four people, killing three.

01/13/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Veteran Dallas Police Officer Arrested For Sexual Assault

A Dallas police officer has been arrested for sexual assault against prostitutes.

CBS 11–12/21/2014

Accused ambush shooter Douglas Leguin talks with CBS 11 News from the Dallas County Jail. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Man Accused of Firing At Police & Firefighters Speaks From Jail

Inside a Dallas County jail cell, Douglas Leguin insisted he never intended to hurt anyone, including himself in a North Dallas neighborhood Monday. Authorities say he fired shots from his AK-47 at police officers and firefighters.

CBS 11–08/14/2014

(credit: Dallas Police Dept.)

63-Year-Old Man Accused Of Soliciting Sex From Teen

Dallas police have arrested a 63-year-old man for allegedly soliciting sex from a 15-year-old boy. According to police, the incident happened Monday afternoon as the victim was walking in the 800 block of Pilot Drive.

CBSDFW.COM–07/01/2014

(credit: Jeff Ray/KTVT/KTXA)

Man With Toy Gun Detained By Convenience Store Clerk And Customer

Dallas police officers arrested a man with a toy gun around 4 a.m. Saturday after he was suspected of trying to rob a Racetrac convenience store in the 1900 block of W. Northwest Highway.

02/08/2014

An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault has been issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Accused Fair Park Serial Rapist Charged With 7 Counts Aggravated Robbery

Accused Fair Park serial rapist, Draylon Van Dixson was charged with an additional seven counts of aggravated robbery on Friday.

09/30/2013

Dallas Police Senior Corporal Frank Della (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Off-Duty Dallas Police Officer Arrested At Country Fair

An off-duty Dallas police officer was jailed early Sunday morning on charges of criminal mischief and public intoxication.

09/08/2013

Kanyce Giddings

Father Forgives Friend After 3-Year-Old Drowns In Her Care

North Texas father Derrick Giddings said simply, “It’s unexplainable.” The man said he can’t comprehend how his 3-year-old child could have drowned.

CBS 11–08/07/2013

Josh Brent

Cowboys Player Josh Brent Out Of Jail

Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday following a court order.

07/07/2013

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