Arrest: Domestic Violence by Strangulation

 

Jeremy Bernard Thompson – Criminal Mischief III – Domestic Violence by Strangulation/Suffocation

On August 7th 2017, Jeremy Bernard Thompson (30) was arrested for Domestic Violence by Strangulation for an incident which occurred on the same date in the 800 block of Williams Avenue. His bond was set at $30,000.00.

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

Arrest: Burglary 2nd and Assault 2nd Degree

On August 7th, Kevin Michael Griffin (51) was arrested for Burglary 2nd for an incident that occurred in the 4400 block of West Main Street. When confronted by Patrol Officers, Griffin attempted to flee by striking an Officer. Due to that incident, Griffin was also charged with Assault 2nd Degree. Bonds were set at $20,000.00 and $15,000.00 respectively.

Kevin Michael Griffin – Assault II – Burglary II

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

Arrest: Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st X12

On 8/4/2017, Darius Butler (24) was arrested on twelve counts of Possession of Forged Instrument 1st Degree (US currency). The incident occurred at Freemans Shur Valu  on East Main Street. Bond was set at $5,000.00 on each count.

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

Attempted Assault 1st, Receiving Stolen Property 3rd and Controlled Substance Arrests

On 8/3/2017, Patrol Officers responded to a suspicious person call in the 2900 block of the Circle. Lawrence fled the scene in a stolen car, striking two cars, one being a patrol car, and narrowly missing an Officer attempting to confront him. The vehicle was recovered abandoned but a Crime Scene Technician was able to connect Lawrence to the vehicle through a fingerprint.

Gregory Artez Lawrence – Assault III – Receiving Stolen Property – Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

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

Arrest: Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st (US Currency)

Robert Eugene Stults – Possession of Forged Instrument I

On 8/3/2017, after an investigation into a counterfeit $100.00 bill, Robert Eugene Stults (46) was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st Degree. His bond was placed at $30.000.00.

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

Elder Abuse 2nd Arrest

On 7/27/2017, Melissa Kimbrough (Watters) (54) was arrested for Elder Abuse 2nd Degree pursuing an incident which occurred on Roosevelt Drive. No bond has been set.

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

Arrest for Endangering the Welfare of a Child

On July 26th 2017, Patrol Officers responded to the 2200 block of Westgate Parkway on a child neglect call. It was determined that three children aged seven, four and four had been left home alone with no supervision from 6 am until after 1 pm. The mother of the children , 27 year old Kathryn Nicole Williams, was arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child and booked into the City of Dothan Jail.

Kathryn Nicole Williams – Endangering Welfare of Child

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

Theft of Property Arrests

On 7/21/2017, Jerod Damone Turner was arrested on charges of Theft of Property 1st and Theft of Property 2nd stemming from events occurring at Walmart between 7/13/2017 and 7/16/2017. Bonds were set at $30,000.00 and $15,000.00 respectively.

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

Arson Arrest

Earlier this morning Dothan Fire Department and Dothan Police Department responded to a commercial building fire at 3056 Ross Clark Circle. The fire was extinguished by the fire department.

PD Investigators and the Dothan Fire Marshall’s Office began investigating the fire. It was determined that the business had been burglarized prior to the fire being set.

Investigators have arrested and charged 27 year old Sergio Williams, of Friar Street Midland City, with Burglary 3rd degree and Arson 2nd degree. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

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

Conspiracy to Commit Insurance Fraud Arrest

On 04/24/2017 Investigators began working a case involving a boat being stolen from the 100 block of Copper Court. Investigators were able to obtain surveillance footage from the neighborhood and local businesses. The investigation revealed that the boat was not stolen, rather it was a plot to deprive the lien holder of the property.

Investigators arrested and charged 32 year old Robert Hershell Griffin, of Copper Court, with Conspiracy to Commit Insurance Fraud 1st degree. Bond has been set at $15,000.

Investigators have arrested and charged 38 year old Ashley Ryan Holder, of Flynn Road, with Conspiracy to Commit Insurance Fraud 1st degree. Bond has been set at $15,000.

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