HPD officers crack down on organized crime

17 men charged over numerous offenses in Harris County

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HOUSTON - Officers with the Houston Police Department and other Harris County law enforcement agencies have been working to decrease the amount of crime committed by men who they said are members of criminal street gangs.

According to local law enforcement, 17 men, who police allege are documented gang members, are from the 5th Ward neighborhood of northeast Houston and represent numerous currently pending cases in Harris County.

Most of the men are free on bond. Two are wanted with open felony warrants.

The 17 men have criminal histories including more than 342 offenses in Harris County. These men are suspects in numerous pending felony investigations.

If you recognize any of the men from previous crimes, or have knowledge of any crimes they are currently involved in, please contact the Houston Police Department at 713-884-3131 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

PICTURES: Take a look at all 17 men and their charges

Here is a list of the people with pending criminal cases:

Christopher Walker (20 Total Charges In Harris County)
Current Case: Felon In Possession of a Weapon – 339th District Court

James Turk (8 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: Burglary of a Motor Vehicle – County Court #004, Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information – 263rd District Court

Jarmaine Dorsey (11 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: BMV – County Court #003, Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity – 228th, Evading Arrest (Vehicle) – 228th, Possession of Marijuana – County Court #003

Tyree Bogany (12 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Evading Arrest on Foot (Felony) – 351st

Willie Dixon (28 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Crack Cocaine) – 228th

David Dorsey (54 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Felony BMV – 177th

Keith Dorsey (3 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Robbery (Bodily Injury) – 177th

READ: 1 arrested, 1 on run accused of targeting citizens at banks, gas stations

Peter Dorsey (40 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: Assaulting a Public Servant – 232nd, Assault Family Member – 232nd

Marquan Elder (18 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: Felony BMV – 178th, Felony BMV – 178th

Jerlod Freeman (16 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Felon In Possession of a Weapon – 208th

Lorne Gillespie (28 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: Resisting Arrest – County Court #013, Terroristic Threat – County Court #013

Lawrence Hall (12 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Cases: Felony BMV – 176th, Credit Card Abuse – 176th, Felony BMV – 176th, Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information – 176th, BMV – County Court #003, Credit Card Abuse – 176th

Atiyyah Hamidullah (17 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Possession of a Controlled Substance – 262nd

Nicholas Jefferson (13 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Felony BMV – 230th

Darale Obando (8 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Carrying A Handgun in a Motor Vehicle – County Court #005

Donnie Ray Parish (39 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: DWI – County Court #013 (JUMPED BAIL – WARRANT ISSUED)

Lavert Hart (15 Total Charges in Harris County)
Current Case: Felony BMV – 177th (JUMPED BAIL – WARRANT ISSUED)

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