Shooting on Alabama Ave. in Dothan

On Tuesday January 23rd Dothan Police Responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 700 block of Alabama Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they found the victim laying on the ground with a non life threatening gun shot wound to his upper left thigh.

Witnesses state that an argument ensued between the victim and suspect. The suspect, Anthonie Wilson, then produced a handgun and began firing shots. During the shooting two of the bullets fired entered into an occupied apartment on Alabama Avenue. There were no injuries to the occupants inside the apartment. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries and released.

A description of the vehicle and suspect were obtained and an alert patrol officer observed the vehicle on Webb Road. Patrol Officers stopped the vehicle in the 800 block of Ross Clark Circle.

Dothan Police arrested Anthonie Wilson, 29, of Denton Rd. Dothan, AL and charged him with one count of Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling and one count of Attempted Assault 1st Degree. His bonds total $45,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Bank Robbery in Dothan

On Tuesday January 23rd Dothan Police responded to a Robbery at the Service 1st Bank in the 1600 block of Ross Clark Circle.

Witnesses state that two black males entered the business, armed with handguns, and demanded money from the employees. One of the suspects was described as a black male wearing all dark clothing and a mask. The other suspect was described as wearing a white hooded jacket and light colored pants and a mask.

The suspects fled the business, with an undetermined amount of cash, and fled in a light colored sedan. The only persons in the business at the time of the Robbery were the employees. There were no injuries.

The Dothan Police Department request that anyone with any information about this crime call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or call CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.

Armed Robbery of Business in Dothan

On 01/13/2018 Dothan Police responded to an Armed Robbery at the Dollar General in the 1000 block of Montgomery Highway.

Employees reported that three black males entered the business with their faces covered and armed with handguns.  The suspects made their way behind the counter and demanded money from the employee, then fled on foot from the business with an undetermined amount of cash.

The three suspects were described as wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a red cross on the shoulder and bluejeans that were torn on the right side, a white belt and red shoes. Another suspect was described as being approximately six foot tall and wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and long pants. The third suspect was described as wearing a beige pullover with a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

The Robbery is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the Robbery can contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or contact Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

    

 

Community Help Needed to Locate Shooting Suspect

On January 10, 2018, patrol officers responded to Southeast Alabama Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim who arrived by personal vehicle. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. It was determined the incident occurred in the 800 block of Pryor Street. Investigators responded to the scene and began an investigation.

James Mario Cherry IV, 24 years of age, has been identified as a suspect in the incident. Warrants have been obtained for Attempted Assault 1st and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle. Cherry is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on Cherry’s whereabouts please contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or Crimestoppers 334-793-7000.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty

Dothan Police Make Arrest for Impersonating a Police Officer

On January 4th 2018 Dothan Police responded to the 2800 block of Fortner St. to a medical emergency. While on the scene 37 year old Scotty Earl Lingo identified himself to officers and emergency personnel as an auxiliary police officer from Headland Alabama. Lingo was in possession of a Headland Police Department Auxiliary Identification Card.

Further investigation revealed that Lingo was in possession of a handgun for which he was using the police identification as his permit. Officers confirmed through the Headland Police Department that Lingo has not been an auxiliary officer with their department since January 2015.

Lingo was arrested on scene for a Domestic Violence warrant with the City of Dothan and Impersonating a Police Officer. His bond was set at $15,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.