Police Make Arrest for Powell Street Murder

The Dothan Police  Department  has arrested Joseph Hall (34) of Dothan, for the murder of Andrew Jones that occurred in January of 2019. Police investigators have been working this murder tirelessly since January of last year.   Mr. Hall has been  in the investigator’s sights since the murder but they have not been able to crack the case.  Through the course of the investigation,  a big break occurred and allowed the pieces needed to get the arrest warrant and charge Mr. Hall.  Because of his past and information received, The Dothan Police were assisted by The US Marshals with searching two houses in the 800 blk of Linden.

Early this morning, the Dothan Special Response Team (SRT) and the US Marshals simultaneously hit two separate houses on Linden Street. Dothan SRT used multiple flash-bang grenades to clear the residence. Once inside the residence, multiple fire arms were recovered and several different types of narcotics. Crack-cocaine, marijuana, heroin and ecstasy pills. The US Marshals hit the other residence where Joseph Hall was asleep on the bed but was awoke by the US Marshals and taken into custody without incident.

There will be more charges that follow.

Mr. Hall is being held on no bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty  in a court of law

 

Robbery in Dothan Suspects Apprehended

The Dothan Police Department responded to the 1700 Montgomery Hwy,  in reference to an armed robbery in progress. Once officers arrived, they engaged in a foot pursuit and with the help of some bystanders two suspects were apprehended.

The Dothan Police Department have arrested Chance Wilson (21) of Summersville SC , and Chad Pinckney (18)  of Charleston, SC  and charged  both suspects with Robbery 1st Degree.

Both suspects are being held on no bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty  in a court of law.

 

Dothan Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Domestic Violence

The Dothan Police have arrested David Prokopchuk for kidnapping and domestic violence 1st degree . The Dothan Police received a call from the Southeast Health about a woman in the emergency room. When police arrived, they found that the victim had been held against her will for over 12 hours.  The victim had extensive physical bruises and broken bones. The victim was able to flee from the suspect  and made it to the emergency room.

The suspect, David Prokopchuk (32) is being held without  bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Two Dothan Men Arrested For Multiple Burglaries of Local Businesses

The Dothan Police have arrested two men in connection with numerous burglaries. Raymond Mathis (57) of Dothan, Alabama was charged with two counts of Burglary  and one count of Possession of Burglary Tools.  He is being held at the Houston County Jail.

Joseph Mathis (51) of Dothan, Alabama was charged with ten counts of Burglary and one count of Possession of Burglary Tools.  He is being held at the Houston County Jail.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court law.

Two Dothan Police Officers Bitten During Arrest

The Dothan Police were dispatched to 1300 blk of West Main for a disorderly/trespassing call. Once officers arrived, they began to struggle with Steven Lawrence (38) of Dothan. During the struggle, two Dothan Police Officers were bitten  and assaulted while trying  to take Lawrence into custody. Both officers received treatment and were released from  South East Health. Lawrence will be charged with 2 counts of Assault 2nd  and will be held on no bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Son Used Hatchet on Mother During Argument

The Dothan Police responded to the 1000 block of Woodlawn in reference to a domestic violence call. When officers arrived, they found a victim with hatchet wounds on the head and arm.  The suspect is Brandon Holmes (26) the son of the victim.  After the assault, Holmes tried to steal a car but was apprehended by police.  Holmes  is being charged with Attempted Murder and Attempted Theft of Property 1st and is being held on no bond. The victim is being treated for serious but  non-life threating injuries.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

 

Car Burglary Streak Ended with Capture

The Dothan Police made an arrest last night of a Dothan man Lasharie Roberts (30)  and charged him with 3 counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering  of Motor Vehicle. Roberts is also a suspect in several more in the Westgate Park area   and more charges  are to follow. He is being held on a $30,000 bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty  in a court law.

Dothan Police Nab Car-Jacking Suspect

Dothan Police arrested Joseph Joyce (32) of Dothan, after he attempted to car-jack  two different vehicles from  two different elderly victims.  One incident occurred in the intersection of Draper and Allen and the other was in the 900 block of Eagle Rd. Both robbery attempts failed . Police canines were used to track Joyce in the area of an abandoned house in the 900 block of Allen Rd where he was arrested and charged with 2 counts of robbery 3rd and is being held on a $30,000 bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Suspect Caught After Robbery.

Dothan Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Circle K, 4196  Ross Clark. Patrol officers surrounded the area and apprehended  Derrick Gibson (31) of Dothan. Gibson will be charged with  robbery 1st and is being held on a $50,000 bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.