Mugshots of the Day 08/27/2022

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

 

Suspects Charged with Pawn Shop Burglary

During the late-night hours of 8/12/2022, several suspects broke into a business in the 3000 block of South Oates Street in Dothan. Once inside, the suspects stole multiple firearms from the business. Suspects used a vehicle to ram their way inside the business causing several thousands of dollars worth of damage to the structure.

The Dothan Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) began an immediate investigation. With the help of the community, we began following leads that have now led to the arrest of three individuals thus far, and one additional suspect is still being sought.

The investigation has led to the recovery of only a small portion of the stolen firearms, and the recovery of the stolen vehicle used in the burglary.

Antonio Vanquise Streeter, 33 years old of Dothan, has been charged with one count of Conspiracy to commit Burglary Third Degree.

Freshawn Dejon Butler, 25 years old of Dothan, has been charged with one count of Burglary Third Degree, one count of Receiving Stolen Property First Degree, one count of Criminal Mischief First Degree, and one count of Possession of Burglary Tools.

Richard Alexander Wilson Jr., 26 years old of Dothan, has been charged with one count of Burglary Third Degree, one count of Receiving Stolen Property First Degree, one count of Criminal Mischief First Degree, and one count of Possession of Burglary Tools.

Still being sought is Chrisdeon Sanquez Byrd, 24 years old of Dothan. If anyone knows the whereabout of Byrd, they are asked to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000, or Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000.

This is an ongoing investigation, and more charges are possible.

 

Mugshots of the Day 08/16/2022

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

 

Swear-in, Promotion and Awards Ceremony

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17TH, 2022

9:00 A.M.

DOTHAN OPERA HOUSE

Chief William Benny will present police and civilian promotions. In addition, the newly hired police officers will be sworn in and annual awards will be presented for Life Saving, Medal of Merit, Officer of the Year, and Sworn Supervisor of the Year.

Mugshots of the Day 08/15/2022

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

Traffic Fatality at Ross Clark Circle and Haven Drive

On August 15, 2022, at approximately 8:00 am the Dothan Police were dispatched to serious wreck at Ross Clark Circle and Haven Dr.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The driver is a white male, Foy Wambles, 79 years of age.

The vehicles involved were an older model Dodge pickup truck and a newer model Dodge pickup truck pulling a trailer. The driver of the older model pickup was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Dothan Fire Department.  This is an ongoing investigation by the Dothan Police Crash Team.

The Dothan Police Department would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the Wambles  family.

William E. Benny
Chief of Police

Mugshots of the Day 08/12/022 Thru 08/14/2022

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

 

Multiple Firearms Stolen from Local Business

During the late night hours of 8/12/2022, several suspects broke into a business in the 3000 block of South Oates Street in Dothan. Once inside, the suspects stole multiple firearms from the business.  Suspects used a vehicle to ram their way inside the business causing several thousands of dollars worth of damage to the structure.

The Dothan Police Department is asking the public for their assistance in this incident. If you have any information you think may be related to this incident you are asked to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000.  If you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000.  The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help in an anonymous capacity.  A reward may be offered for information that leads to the apprehension of the suspects involved in this incident.

Mugshots of the Day 08/11/2022

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

 

Dothan Man Charged with Second Degree Rape

On 8/8/2022, the Dothan Police Department was notified of a sexual allegation involving a juvenile victim.  On 8/10/2022, as a result of the investigation, investigators arrested Marcus Anthony Grier, 40 years old of Dothan, and charged him with one count of Rape Second Degree.  He currently has no bond.  This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges are expected.

Marcus Anthony Grier – Rape Second
Degree
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