On Thursday morning, January 4, 2024, members of the Dothan Police Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Department, Alabama Law Enforcement Agancy, and the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force conducted an operation which resulted in the apprehension of a fugitive wanted for murder in Ohio. Officers apprehended 38-year-old Clarence Abdul Ellis at a residence on Honeysuckle Road in Dothan. Ellis had an outstanding arrest warrant for murder in Columbus, Ohio. He is being held in the Houston County Jail with no bond until he is extradited to Ohio.