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Red Oak Police stop burglary, arrest 2

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Lieutenant Boyd Brock

Red Oak Police Department

547 North Methodist Street

Red Oak Texas 75154

(972) 617-7632 Office

(972) 617-8239 Fax


RED OAK: On Thusrday, April 16 at around 1:42 a.m., a Red Oak Police Officer observed two vehicles parked on the northern side of Gas N’ Stuff located at 300 S. IH-35 E. East Service road backed up to the closed business. 

The Officer requested additional units to respond.  On the arrival of additional Officers, several male subjects exited the business. Red Oak Officers entered the northern entrance of the parking lot one suspect vehicle was a gray 2008 Pontiac G6 bearing Texas license plate (KTJ512).   The second suspect vehicle was a White 2001 Isuzu Rodeo bearing Texas license plate (RDT655).

Both suspect vehicles then sped from the parking lot N. on IH-35E.  Red Oak Officers observed the other vehicle double back eastbound in the 200 block of Brothers Boulevard.  Red Oak Officers conducted a traffic stop and subsequently took one suspect into custody.  The suspect was identified as Christopher Paul Dennis, 28, of Dallas. He has been charged with Burglary of a Building and Engaging in organized criminal activity. 

The white Isuzu fled northbound on the east service road then onto IH-35E leading Red Oak PD Officers in a pursuit.  Assisting in the pursuit was Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster PD, Dallas County SO and Dallas PD.  All pursuing units continued northbound on IH-35E until the suspect vehicle turned onto the 8th street.

The suspect’s vehicle left the roadway in a wooded area just north of Eighth Street and the two male occupants bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot in an eastbound direction.  Officers and Deputies then pursued the suspect’s into a heavily wooded area.  Shortly thereafter, Lancaster Officers located one of the suspects and took him into custody.  The subject was identified as Derrick Bailey, 38, of Dallas. 

A canine unit from Dallas County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate the second suspect with negative results. A review of the surveillance video shows that a fourth male suspect left the store and fled on foot in a southbound direction.   At this time, two unidentified male suspects are at large and two are in custody. 

The successful apprehension of the two subjects was a coordinated effort with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, Glenn Heights Police Department, Dallas Police Department and the Lancaster Police Department. 


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