On June 23, 2020 Dothan Police Narcotics Investigators arrested 29 year old Diante Teivon Vickers and charged him with one count of Drug Trafficking.
The arrest came after an approximate three month investigation. Narcotics officers made a traffic stop on a vehicle that Mr. Vickers was occupying. During the course of the traffic stop a police canine was used and alerted that the vehicle contained narcotics.
Officers searched the vehicle and found approximately 400 grams of synthetic analog used to make synthetic marijuana. Mr. Vickers was charged with Drug Trafficking and was also arrested for 8 outstanding warrants for failure to appear. Mr. Vickers is currently on bond for Drug Trafficking and a bond amount of $1,000,000.00 was set.
On June 21, 2020, the Dothan Police Department responded to the 700 block of State Avenue for a disturbance call. When officers arrived, contact was made with the suspect, Pamela Reynolds, who was intoxicated. Officers attempted to take Reynolds into custody and she began to resist arrest. During the struggle, Reynolds bit the hand of one officer causing a laceration to the officer’s hand.
Pamela Faye Reynolds (50) was charged with Assault 2nd Degree with a $15,000 bond.
On June 20, 2020, the Dothan Police Department was called to a residence in the 400 block of Mustang Drive. It was alleged the suspect, Andrew Townsend, had oral sex with a victim that was under the age of 12. During an interview with investigators, Townsend admitted to the offense.
To protect the identity of the victim, no further information will be released.
Andrew Townsend (18) was charged with Sodomy 1st Degree with a bond of $60,000.
On June 21st at 3:00 AM, Dothan Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Cottonwood Rd. A single vehicle was traveling South on Cottonwood road and left the roadway causing the vehicle to strike a sign pole. The Passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger has been identified as 21 year old Nikeya Brown, of Pansey, Al. The driver of the vehicle was rushed to Southeast Health and is listed in critical condition.
The crash is being investigated by the Dothan Police Department Crash Team.
The Dothan Police Department would like to express our deepest sympathies to the Brown family.