On May 4, 2023, the Dothan Police Department responded to a burglary of an unoccupied residence in the 1300 block of Haisten Drive. While officers were taking the report, a burglary of an occupied residence was reported in the 1700 block of Haisten Drive. Officers located the described suspect leaving the area of the second burglary and detained him. At that time, property from the first burglary was located in his possession.
Shawn Wayne Whitaker, 38 years old of Dothan, was charged with one count of Burglary 2nd Degree, one count of Burglary 3rd Degree, and one count of Theft of Property 3rd Degree. His bond was set at $55,000.00.