Dothan Man Charged With Robbery

On May 20, 2022, Dothan Police Officers and Investigators responded to a robbery of a person call that occurred in the 300 block of W. Burdeshaw Street. The suspect presented a handgun and demanded money from the victim. With information provided by the victim and witnesses, attempts were made to locate the suspect in the nearby area, but those attempts were unsuccessful.

Fortunately, on the night of May 25, 2022, the victim and one of the witnesses to the robbery saw the suspect and recognized him. They were able to follow the suspect while they called police to the area.  Police made contact with the individual and was able to identify him as Franklin Jermaine Baker.  It was confirmed Baker was the person responsible for the earlier robbery that took place. The handgun used in the robbery was also recovered.

Franklin Jermaine Baker, 29 years old of Dothan, was charged with Robbery First Degree. His bond was set at $60,000.00.

We would encourage anyone involved in or familiar with any type of crime to not put themselves in harm’s way. If you recognize someone potentially responsible for any type of crime, notify authorities and let them know where the person was last seen.  Your individual safety is the greatest concern in any situation.

Franklin Jermaine Baker – Robbery First Degree
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