Sexual Assault Arrest

On 06/24/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 36 year old Billy Junior Reese, of Duke Street, with Attempted Sexual Abuse 1st degree. Due to the sensitive nature of this case no other details can be released.

Bond will be set at a later time. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Do you know this man?

The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local and surrounding communities in identifying the man shown in the pictures below. He is wanted for questioning in regards to a theft case. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the identity to call the Dothan Police Department 334-615-3000.
Community members wanting to assist anonymously can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (334) 793-7000.
The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help in an anonymous capacity.

JD

 

DPD promotes new captain

Capt. Eddie Henderson

During a promotion ceremony in the company of family, friends and colleagues, Chief Parrish promoted Lt. Eddie Henderson to the rank of Police Captain.

Capt. Henderson has been with the department for more than 25 years. He has served in many positions throughout his career including patrol, community relations and was a DARE officer as well. His most recent assignment was as the department’s CALEA Accreditation Manager.

Captain Henderson will serve as commander of the department’s Administrative Services Bureau, which includes the records, animal shelter, technical services, crime analysis and CALEA accreditation functions.

Narcotics Arrest

On 06/21/2017 while investigating a theft case Investigators arrested and charged 28 year old Skyler Ridge Paulk and 21 year old Haley Lynn Pace, both of Montgomery Highway, with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Synthetic Marijuana).

Paulk also had an outstanding warrant for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Pace’s bond has been set at $1,000. Paulk’s bond will be set at a later time. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Forgery Arrest

On 06/21/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 41 year old Edward Lynn Jones Jr., of Southwood Court, with Forgery 2nd degree. Bond has been set at $2,500.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Traffic Fatality Press Release

On June 20th at 11:29 pm, officers were dispatched to a head-on collision involving two vehicles in the 2300 block of Ross Clark Circle.  One of the vehicles, a Jeep Cherokee, was travelling South bound on Ross Clark Circle in the North bound lane.  The second vehicle, a Chrysler 200, was travelling North bound in the North bound lane.  The two vehicles collided causing injury to both drivers.

Both drivers were transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  The driver of the Jeep Cherokee succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  This driver has been identified as 89 year old w/m Harmon Beasley of Ashford, Alabama.  The second driver received minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.  There were no other occupants in the vehicles.

The crash is being investigated by the Dothan Police Department Traffic Division.

Receiving Stolen Property Arrest

On 06/19/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 23 year old Andrew Lee Bond, of Taylor Road, with Receiving Stolen Property 3rd degree. Bond has been set at $1,000.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Counterfeit Arrest

On 06/19/17 Investigators arrested and charged 34 year old Evester Tharp Jr., of May Street, with Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st degree. Bond has been set at $5,000.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Theft Arrest

On 06/16/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 21 year old, Essences Gadson, of Gordon Avenue Bainbridge Ga, with two counts of Theft of Lost Property 3rd degree and six counts of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. Bond has been set at $20,000.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Burglary / Sexual Assault Arrests

On 06/17/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 22 year old Quderius Robinson, of Chloe Court and 24 year old Elijha Martin, of Judson Street, with two counts of Burglary 1st degree, Rape 1st degree, and Sodomy 1st degree.

The investigation revealed that Robinson and Martin, armed with a handgun, broke into an occupied residence located in the 500 block of Fourth Avenue. One of the occupants in that residence was assaulted during the burglary.

A short time later Robinson and Martin, still armed, broke into a residence in the 1200 block of Robbins Street. Both subjects sexually assaulted a female juvenile inside that residence. The victim in this case did receive medical treatment for injuries sustained in the assault. Due to the victim’s age no other details can be released.

Investigators and Patrol Units worked through the night and next morning attempting to locate both subjects. Both subjects were located and taken into custody where they are currently being held with no bond. Investigators served several search warrants and located evidence related to these crimes.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.