On 5/17/2020, Dothan Police Officers responded to an assault call in the 200 block of West Main Street. Officers made contact with the victim, who was unable to tell police what happened. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division began the investigation and on 5/19/20 developed a lead on a potential suspect. According to witness statements, the suspect, identified as Anthony Dozier (33) of Dothan, encountered the victim in the 200 block of West Main Street to conduct an illegal narcotics transaction. When the victim was not willing to pay, Dozier began assaulting the victim with a blunt object. Dozier, after assaulting the victim, is alleged to have taken an undetermined amount of cash from the victim. Dozier was apprehended Tuesday with the assistance of Patrol 3rd Squad Officers.
The victim in the assault is listed in critical condition.
Anthony Dozier (33) of Dothan was charged with Attempted Murder and Robbery 1st Degree and is being held without bond. Dozier is also charged with Intimidating a Witness and has a bond of $10,000.