Dothan Man Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery

On December 14th, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m. patrol officers responded to an Robbery at the Fast Lane Convenience store in the 2100 block of Denton Road. A black male, with a mask covering his face, entered the business and demanded money from the register.

The suspect alluded to having a weapon on his person, but no weapon was shown. He fled from the business on foot with approximately $100.00 in cash and three packs of cigarettes.

With the use of a canine team, officers were led to LaVista Trailer Park where they were able to locate the suspect from the robbery. Asa Thomas Taylor, 27, of Denton Rd. was arrested and charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree. His bond has been set at $60,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.