Arrest Made in Early Morning Robbery

On May 4th 2018 at approximately 4:00 a.m. Dothan Police responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the Hobo Pantry located in the 700 block of Ross Clark Circle. The cashier on duty reported that a black male entered the business armed with a handgun. The suspect was wearing a white hair net pulled over his face and black sunglasses.

The suspect demanded money from the business and fled the scene with approximately $100.00 in cash. The cashier was able to see him get into a grey van and flee the scene. A short time later an experienced patrol officer, that was training a new police officer, observed the vehicle and stopped it in the 900 block of East Main Street.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Courtney Delaney Thomas, 30, of N. Alice St. Dothan. Thomas was in possession of the money, handgun, and clothing items that were used in the Robbery. Thomas was arrested and charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree. A bond amount has not been set in this case. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.