Dothan Police Department Press Release, Wanted for Theft
January 7, 2011 – 4:46 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseJanuary 7, 2011On September 17, 2010 the Dothan Police Department responded to a theft of property at Fred’s (2146 South Oates Street). The theft did not involve the business, rather a customer shopping there. The victim placed her purse in a shopping cart and became distracted, leaving the purse behind. The purse was then taken by a black male wearing all black who was washing windows at the time.... Read the full story »
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Dothan Police Department Press Release, Wanted for Theft
January 7, 2011 – 4:46 pm | Comments Off

Dothan Police Department Press Release, Wanted for Theft

Dothan Police Department
210 North Saint Andrews Street
Dothan, Alabama 36303
(334) 615-3000
E-mail dpd@dothan.org

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Dothan Eye News Has Been Undergoing Repairs
January 4, 2011 – 3:20 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Eye News Has Been Undergoing Repairs We are sorry for any inconvenience, but we have been doing some repairs on the website. It will be back up and running on Thursday, January 6, 2011. Thank you for being loyal readers.Staci Hartzog, Dothan Eye News...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Domestic Violence
December 23, 2010 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Domestic Violence Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 21, 2010On December 21, 2010 the Dothan Police Department responded to a report of an edged weapon assault at 2880 Ross Clark Circle. Upon arrival police learned an adult male had been stabbed in the left shoulder blade by Regina Watson in an apparent domestic dispute. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains with a moderate injury. The name and description of the suspect...
Alabama State Trooper Press Release on Denton Road Fatality
December 23, 2010 – 4:16 pm | Comments Off
Alabama State Trooper Press Release on Denton Road Fatality A single vehicle crash Wednesday night in Houston County claimed the life of a Dothan man. William Ken Nowell, 62, of Dothan was traveling north on Denton Road when his vehicle left the roadway and crashed.The initial investigation indicates that Nowell’s 1967 Ford Cobra was traveling over the posted speed limit when he ran off the road and struck a tree. Nowell was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd.Alcohol is...
Frozen Pizza Burglar – On The Loose
December 22, 2010 – 9:37 am | Comments Off
Frozen Pizza Burglar – On The Loose (DOTHAN): On Monday December 20th at roughly 4:00 p.m. a burglary was reported on West Washington street. Burglaries in Houston County are not all that uncommon, but this one had a little twist. The burglar was not interested in the laptop that was near the window he broke into. He also was not interested in the desktop computer he walked by, or the television. This burglar had something else on his mind. After spending nearly 40 minutes in the residence...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Third Degree Burglary
December 20, 2010 – 2:57 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Third Degree Burglary Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On December 20, 2010 the Dothan Police Department responded to a burglary in progress in the 1300 block of Chickasaw Street. Upon arrival, police learned an alert citizen was observing a suspicious person walking in between his neighbors’ vehicles but before he could call police, the suspicious man crossed into his yard, made entry into the garage and broke into his vehicle. The man went outside to...
8 Holiday Related Injuries That Are Surprisingly Common
December 20, 2010 – 2:09 pm | Comments Off
8 Holiday Related Injuries That Are Surprisingly Common The holidays are all fun and games until someone gets hurt. With all the hype and demands surrounding Christmas time, it’s no surprise that thousands of people are injured every year from falling off a ladder while stringing lights, cutting their finger while carving a turkey or bumping their head in a fender bender outside of the mall. With a little more patience and a lot more caution, everyone could drastically reduce their chances of holiday-related injuries. Here are 8...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Armed Robbery
December 20, 2010 – 1:32 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Armed Robbery Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On December 18, 2010 the Dothan Police Department responded to a home invasion in the 100 block of Westmont Drive. According to the residents, they arrived home just before 8:00 p.m. and as they entered through the front door, two black males entered immediately behind them. Both suspects were armed with handguns and forced the family of three to lie face down on the floor. The suspects...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Wanted for Robbery
December 20, 2010 – 1:28 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Wanted for Robbery Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On December 18, 2010 The Dothan Police Department responded to the corner of North Lena and West Powell Street just after 1:00 p.m. following the report of a robbery. The victim, an adult male, stated he had been approached by three black males who demanded his money using the threat of violence against him. The suspects took U.S. Currency from the victim before fleeing on foot.Police are...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Stolen Credit Cards
December 20, 2010 – 1:22 pm | One Comment
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Stolen Credit Cards Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On October 18, 2010 The Dothan Police Department received a report of stolen credit cards being used in Dothan area businesses. The victim told police a credit card had been stolen from her in Ozark, Alabama and while she had reported to their agency, she had been notified by the credit card company that all fraudulent uses had occurred in Dothan. Investigators have been working on the...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Two Arrested for Manufacturing Meth
December 20, 2010 – 1:16 pm | 2 Comments
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Two Arrested for Manufacturing Meth Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On December 16, 2010 The Dothan Police Department Narcotics Unit conducted an investigative stop on a vehicle in the parking lot of a local hotel in the 2800 block of Ross Clark Circle. Pre-cursor chemicals used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine were seized during the traffic stop. The investigation led narcotic officers to serve a search warrant at a hotel room rented by the vehicles driver and...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Four Arrests for Illegal Drugs
December 20, 2010 – 1:05 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Four Arrests for Illegal Drugs Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 20, 2010On December 17, 2010 the Dothan Police Department Narcotic Unit served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of Catalpa Ave. As a result of the investigation, officers seized narcotics and arrested four people for illegal drugs.• Ramon Shauntel Henderson, black male, 24 years of age, of Catalpa Avenue was arrested and charged with First Degree Possession of Marijuana.• Sharon Britt, black female, 29...
Keith Seagle Resigns as a City Commissioner
December 20, 2010 – 12:15 pm | Comments Off
Keith Seagle Resigns as a City Commissioner Keith Seagle is a Commissioner with the City of Dothan, well until January 3rd, 2011. He and his wife are moving to Jacksonville, FL where his wife accepted a job at a church there. Seagle already has a job in Jacksonville also. He will be working at Jacksonville College. We wish him and his wife well as they pursue their new careers in Jacksonville. Staci Hartzog, Dothan Eye News...
UPDATE #3: Calhoun in Custody, Body Found in Car. Mia’s Car Found Burned in Geneva County. Police Need Help in Finding Missing Mia Brown From Holmes County
December 20, 2010 – 11:49 am | 5 Comments
UPDATE #3: Calhoun in Custody, Body Found in Car. Mia’s Car Found Burned in Geneva County. Police Need Help in Finding Missing Mia Brown From Holmes County Holmes County, Florida: Thursday night is the last time anyone has seen or heard from Mia Chay Brown, 24 or Johnny Mack Sketo Calhoun, 33. Brown worked at Charlie's Grocery on Highway 79 along the Florida-Alabama line. She was last seen around 8 P.M. on Thursday night when she was getting off work. Calhoun asked Brown for a ride earlier in the day on Thursday. Calhoun was often seen around there and the Hartford area. Sunday night, Mia's mother and...
Dothan Police Department Press Release; Second Degree Assault
December 16, 2010 – 5:48 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release; Second Degree Assault Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 15, 2010On October 23, 2010 the Dothan Police Department responded to a medical emergency on Linden Street. Upon arrival, police found an adult male unconscious lying in the grass. The patient was taken to a local hospital where he has remained in stable but serious condition. Over time the victim was able to regain consciousness and tell police the events leading to an assault. The victim stated he...
Dothan Police Department Press Release; Wanted for Theft
December 16, 2010 – 5:44 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release; Wanted for Theft Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 15, 2010The Dothan Police Investigative Division has been working on a theft case for some time now and is seeking the help of our local media and community in solving the case. Police say the theft occurred at Land of Cotton Antiques, 2210 Ross Clark Circle, on July 17, 2010. Investigators have obtained video of the suspects and ask that everyone take a close look and offer any...
Woman Sues McDonalds Over Happy Meal Toys
December 16, 2010 – 5:37 pm | Comments Off
Woman Sues McDonalds Over Happy Meal Toys I think this is absolutely ridiculous and if this woman wins this court case, this world really has gone crazy!CNN - A California woman is suing McDonald's claiming the fast-food giant uses toys to market directly to young children. Monet Parham, a Sacramento, California, mother of two small children filed the lawsuit Wednesday in San Francisco along with health, nutrition and food safety advocates Center for Science in the Public Interest . CSPI is seeking court approval to proceed as...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Intensive Community Enforcement
December 14, 2010 – 3:40 pm | One Comment
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Intensive Community Enforcement Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 14, 2010The Dothan Police Department recently formed a response team to perform Intensive Community Enforcement. The team will be deployed based on crime trends and will move throughout the city as needed, as we study crime data each day. Between December 6th and 10th the team patrolled a Dothan neighborhood commonly known as Ford Country. During this time there were 166 calls handled by the officer's working the...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Breaking and Entering
December 14, 2010 – 3:36 pm | One Comment
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Breaking and Entering Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 14, 2010The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local media and community in identifying suspects wanted for questioning in at least nine counts of breaking and entering vehicles. Between November 26th and 27th 2010, police received numerous calls from citizens, primarily in the Chapelwood area and Fortner Street Extension. Investigators believe that three suspects are responsible for numerous vehicles broken into during the night of...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Robbery
December 14, 2010 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Robbery Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 13, 2010The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local media and community. On December 11, 2010 police responded to the robbery of an individual in the 100 block of Webb Road. According to the victim, he had been robbed by several suspects on Galaxie Drive around 5:00 p.m. and then was confronted later by the same suspects on Webb Road where property and U.S. Currency...
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Car vs. House
December 14, 2010 – 3:28 pm | Comments Off
Dothan Police Department Press Release, Car vs. House Dothan Police Department210 North Saint Andrews StreetDothan, Alabama 36303(334) 615-3000E-mail dpd@dothan.orgPress ReleaseDecember 13, 2010The Dothan Police Department Traffic Division responded to a critical car accident on December 12, 2010 just before 11:00 p.m. The accident involved one vehicle which left the roadway and struck a residence in the 100 block of Northridge Road. Extensive structural damage was done to the home as a result of the crash however occupants of the residence escaped without injury. The driver of the vehicle,...