Convenience Store Robbery in Dothan

On March 19, 2018 at approximately 11:30 P.M. Dothan Police Responded to an armed robbery at the Marathon Gas Station in the 2900 block of Montgomery Highway.

Once on scene officers learned that two black males entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded money from the employee. One male was described as wearing a black and red shirt and black pants. The other male was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. Both males had their faces covered.

The two males fled the scene on foot towards the rear of the store. They escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash and a carton of Newport cigarettes. There were no injuries during the robbery.

This is an ongoing investigation and the Dothan Police Department requests that anyone with any information about this crime to please contact them at 334-615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 334-793-70000.

Arrest made in Friday Night Murder

On Friday March 15th, 2019 Dothan Police responded to SouthEast Health for reports of a male that was brought into the Emergency Room with a gunshot wound to the torso. Officers arrived and identified the victim as 33 year old Jeremy Rashad Sanders of Dothan. Sanders had one gunshot wound under his left armpit and succumbed to his injury in the Emergency Room.

Officers were able to determine that the shooting occurred in the 700 block of Monroe St. in Dothan. A crime scene was located and Investigators were called to the scene. During the investigation Investigators learned that Sanders was attempting to break up a physical altercation between two females when one of the females, Suctorah Ty’keymah Duncan (23) of Dothan, produced a handgun and fired one round intended for the other female involved in the altercation, but striking Sanders.

Suctorah Ty’keymah Duncan was arrested and charged with one count of Murder and has a $300,000.00 bond. She was also charged with one count of Attempted Murder and has a bond of $200,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Crash causes power outage

A vehicle crash In the 1000 block of John D. Odom Road has caused a power outage. Please use caution if you are driving in the area as police, fire, medical and utilities units are on scene.

If you are without power please be careful if you were using any appliances (especially your stove) when the power failed. Be sure and turn off any appliances that may have been operating when the power failed.

Shooting on Chickasaw St. in Dothan

On Friday March 8th 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a firearm assault at the intersection of Chickasaw St. and Montana Street. When officers arrived they found the victim, Lenorth Lecarl King (24), laying on the sidewalk with one gunshot wound to the abdomen.

King was transported by ambulance to SouthEast Health for treatment. He was treated in the Emergency Department and taken for surgery. He is listed in stable condition with non life threatening injuries. Investigators responded to the scene and began the investigation.

Dothan Police Investigators are looking for 25 year old Darius Donte Curry. He is wanted for questioning for his involvement in the shooting. The Dothan Police Department requests that anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Curry please call 334-615-3000 or call CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.

                                                                                                       Darius Donte Curry

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Mardi Gras Parade

Thank you to all police officers along the route of today’s parade. Your dedication to Public Safety made today thank you to success! Motorists may resume normal travel as the parade route has been reopened at all points!

DPD K9 playground build

Having sustained much damage from Hurricane Michael, Doug Tew playground had to be reconstructed. Today Chief Parrish, Mayor Saliba, members of DPD K9 unit, several or our newest officers, DFD, Leisure Services and many other wonderful volunteers worked to rebuild this playground!!