On September 15, 2020, Dothan Investigators charged Phillip Barkley Jr. with Attempted Murder. Barkley is now charged with Capital Murder in the shooting death of Christina Moore on South Lena Street that occurred on September 6th, 2020. Barkley was one of the individuals involved in the actions that caused the death of Moore. Additional arrests are possible.
Phillip Barkley Jr is charged with Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, Attempted Murder, and Capital Murder. Barkley is being held without bond.
On September 6, 2020, Dothan Police Investigators began an investigation into a shooting that occurred at the intersection of Lena Street and Crawford Street. It was reported that more than one individual exited a vehicle at the intersection and began firing multiple rounds at the victim, who was not struck by any shots.
On September 15, 2020, tips from the public lead investigators to identify and locate the driver of the suspect vehicle. After a lengthy interview, the driver, Phillip Barkley Jr., was charged with attempted murder in the shooting. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests could be forthcoming. Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 334-793-7000.
Phillip Michael Barkley Jr (23) was charged with Attempted Murder and is being held without bond.
On September 6, 2020, Dothan Police received a call of a person shot in the 700 block of South Lena Street. Upon arrival, the victim was located in the residence suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene. The victim was identified as Christina Yvonne Moore (50) of Dothan. The investigation is ongoing at this time. Investigators will continue to follow leads on the person(s) responsible.
If you have any information on this incident, please call the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215 or anonymously call Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department is committed to protecting witnesses and victims who report crimes.
On September 2nd, 2020 Dothan Police Narcotics Investigators attempted a traffic stop in the parking lot of a Motel in the 2800 block of Ross Clark Circle. The driver of the vehicle, Courtney Jamal Byrd (26) of Kinsey, AL, was wanted for warrants in Dothan, Houston County, and Abbeville AL. Byrd fled from officers and drove his vehicle into a fence at the rear of the motel and fled on foot into a nearby apartment complex.
Officers were able to gather in the area and began a search for Byrd. Dothan Police Patrol Officers, Canine Teams, and Investigators were involved in the search, as well as, The Dale County Sheriffs Office Helicopter, and Houston County Deputies. After hours of searching Byrd was located in the wood line behind a residence in the 1200 block of Honeysuckle Road. He was apprehended by a Police Canine Team and received minor injuries from his capture. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment to his injuries. Byrd was admitted into the hospital for dehydration and is currently being monitored.
Byrd has nine charges from the incident on September 2nd. His charges are Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Receiving Stolen Property 2nd Degree, Attempting to Elude, Obstructing Governmental Operations, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. No bonds have been set at this time and additional charges are pending.
Byrd was also wanted for two warrants from Dothan. Those warrants are Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Distribute and Attempting to Elude.
He had six Failure to Appear warrants with the Houston County Sheriffs Office. Two Possession/Receiving Controlled Substance, Burglary 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Attempting to Elude, and Drug Trafficking.
Abbeville Alabama has three warrants on Byrd. One count of Certain Persons forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Felon Registration Card, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.