Do you recognize this man or this vehicle?

Last week a fire ripped through part of Casa Linda Plaza causing damage to multiple businesses, as we then reported.

Now police are asking the public to help identify a Casa Linda burglary suspect who they say might also have started the fire.

“After Dallas Fire Rescue fought the fire, a burglary offense was discovered,” police announced yesterday. “Arson investigators reviewed surveillance video from an adjoining business and noticed a suspect along with the vehicle he was driving. The video shows him breaking in and removing property from the business without permission. Shortly after the suspect left the location the structure fire occurred.”


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The suspect was caught on camera a little after 6 a.m. June 9 burglarizing a Casa Linda business, and Dallas Police and Fire-Rescue suspect him of starting a fire to which they responded shortly thereafter.

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Cameras recorded the suspect leaving the scene of the crimes in this vehicle.

The burglary/arson suspect in the video is a solo male, White or Hispanic, 5’5 to 5’8, with short dark hair, wearing a white undershirt, dark basketball-type shorts and white tennis shoes and driving a a beige-colored Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable.

If you recognize the person in this video, contact the Dallas Fire-Rescue at 214.670.4312 or The Dallas Police Northeast Investigative Unit at 214.670.4416. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1.877.373.TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment for this felony.