In March 2022, the Dothan Police Department began an investigation into a domestic violence situation in which the female victim reported she had been assaulted by the suspect, Robert Allen Maddox Jr. At that time, Mr. Maddox was charged with Domestic Violence Strangulation while the investigation into other allegations continued.
It was determined at the time of the assault the victim was pregnant with their child. During the assault, Mr. Maddox is alleged to have intentionally caused the victim to have a miscarriage.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, on June 9, 2022, Robert Allen Maddox Jr., 24 years old of Gordon, AL, was charged with one count of Murder. His bond was set at $1.5 Million.
Early Sunday morning, 5-22-2022, a Dothan man was murdered while outside a downtown café in the 200 block of East Powell Street. The victim has been identified as 21 year-old Jacques Adarius McLeod-Roberts, of Dothan. McLeod-Roberts was outside the business when an unknown person walked up and shot him one time. McLeod-Roberts was pronounced deceased at the scene. No motive and no suspect are known at this time. This incident did not involve the business he was at; it only occurred in front of the business on the sidewalk. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We believe someone who was present or in the area may have information that will help solve this crime. We ask that anyone with information related to this incident please contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. If you would like to provide information and remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000.
In March 2021, a report was filed with the Dothan Police Department for a missing person, 38-year-old Tomekia Tiffany Williams. Tomekia was from Jacksonville, FL but was last known to be in Dothan, AL. All leads were exhausted in the investigation of her disappearance at that time.
On February 9, 2022, skeletal remains were found in in the 2000 block of Johntown Road in Ozark, AL. Believing those remains could possibly be Tomekia Tiffany Williams, DNA testing was completed by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, confirming it was her.
Ozark Police Department spoke to the last person Tomekia was known to be with, her father, Orlando Williams of Dothan. Information obtained led to investigators from Dothan Police Department joining Ozark Police Department in the joint investigation. During the investigation, it was learned that after the death of Tomekia, Orlando Williams drove around with Tomekia’s body in his vehicle before dumping her body in the wooded area in Ozark.
As a result of the investigation, the Dothan Police Department charged 64 year old Orlando Williams of Dothan with one count of murder for the death of Tomekia Tiffany Williams. His bond was set at $1.5 million. The Ozark Police Department will have additional charges against Orlando Williams.
The Dothan Police Department would like to thank the Ozark Police Department for their assistance in this investigation which has helped bring closure to the family of Tomekia Tiffany Williams.
On February 4, 2022, Dothan Police Officers responded to an address in the 300 block of Rimson Road for an edged weapon assault. When officers arrived on scene, the victim was suffering from multiple stab wounds to his chest and shoulder. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Patrol officers responding to information gathered from the scene were able to locate the suspect a short distance from the scene. Dothan Police Investigators began working the crime scene. The victim was identified as Frenando Quantrill Jones (41) of Dothan.
According to witnesses, Jones and the suspect, Latrevius Thomas-Jackson, became involved in an argument over Thomas-Jackson’s treatment of a female in Jones’ presence. The argument turned into a physical altercation where only minor injuries were reported. Thomas-Jackson then went to the kitchen of the residence, grabbed a large kitchen knife, and returned to continue the altercation with Jones. During the next physical altercation, Thomas-Jackson used the knife to stab Jones multiple times. Jones fled the scene after the incident. Investigators were able to locate the weapon they believe was involved in the incident after statements made by Jones.
Latrevius Hyshon Thomas-Jackson (22) was charged with Murder and is being held on $1.5 million bond.
On January 24, 2022, Dothan Police Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of Shadowlawn Drive in Dothan. According to witnesses, the victim and the suspect, Iveonna Turner, got into a physical altercation at that address. During the altercation, Turner struck the victim, who was pregnant, several times in the stomach using her hands and feet during the assault. After the incident, the victim sought medical treatment for pain in her stomach.
A medical examination confirmed the assault lead to injuries of the fetus that left the fetus unviable and unable to survive. In the State of Alabama, a fetus, regardless of its viability, is considered a person. Turner, as a result of the incident, has been charged with murder.
Iveonna Samone Lashay Turner (20) of Dothan has been charged with Murder. Turner’s bond has been set at $500,000.
On October 9, 2021, Dothan Police Investigators began a murder investigation into the death of Sincere Tyson that occurred on Blissett Drive. Investigators found that Tyson had suffered from at least one gunshot wound and he was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Investigators have been working tirelessly on this case since the date it occurred. On December 8, 2021, Investigators finally have enough evidence to announce charges on one individual involved in the crime.
Early in the investigation, Investigators identified the suspect, Solomon Cooper of Climax, GA, as a person of interest in this case. After many search warrants and subpoenas issued for various items, Investigators found enough evidence that implicates Cooper in the murder. Warrants were obtained for Cooper’s arrest and he currently incarcerated on unrelated charges in Georgia. Once those charges are addressed in Georgia, Cooper will be extradited to Dothan to face charges in this case.
Solomon Terrell Cooper (19) of Climax, GA is charged with one count of Capital Murder-Burglary. Once he is extradited to Alabama, Cooper will be held without bond. More charges are expected at a later date.
On October 28, 2021, Dothan Police Investigators obtained two warrants for the arrest of Ty’Shauwn Markise Bryant related to the murder of Christina Moore that occurred in September 2020. Investigators, with the assistance of the United States Marshal’s Service Gulf Coast Regional Violent Fugitive Task Force, have been following leads on the location of Bryant.
On November 30, 2021, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force received information on a location for Bryant in Georgia. Bryant was located in Newnan, GA by the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force and taken into custody without incident. Bryant will be extradited back to Dothan to face charges of Capital Murder and Shooting into Occupied Residence. When Bryant returns to Alabama, he will be held in the Houston County Jail with no bond.
If anyone has information about other crimes Bryant may have been involved in, we encourage them to contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3632. People with information who want to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department would like to thank the United States Marshal’s Service Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force for their assistance in this case.
On September 6, 2020, Dothan Police Investigators began an investigation into the death of Christina Moore in the 700 block of South Lena Street. Although two suspects have already been charged in the case, Investigators continued their investigation into the details surrounding Moore’s murder.
On October 28, 2021, the investigation revealed a third suspect connected to Moore’s murder. The third suspect was identified as Ty’Shauwn Markise Bryant. The investigation led to warrants being obtained for Bryant. The Dothan Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Bryant. Bryant should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see Bryant, do not approach and contact the Dothan Police Department or your local authorities.
Ty’Shauwn Bryant (22) of Dothan has active warrants for two counts of Attempted Murder and one count of Capital Murder related to the death of Moore.
On October 1st, 2021, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 700 block of Monroe Street for reports of a victim being shot. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Imari Tyquan Glanton (22), was pronounced dead on the scene. The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has any information about this case, they are encouraged to contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3632 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department is committed to protecting the identities of witnesses and victims.
Crimstoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading an arrest.
On April 29, 2021, Dothan Police responded to the 700 block of Alabama Avenue for a subject suffering from gunshot wounds. Before police and medics arrived on scene, the victim had been taken by personal vehicle to a local hospital. Despite medical intervention, the victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. The victim has been identified as Johnnie Settles (27) of Dothan.
The Dothan Police Department is seeking help from the public to solve this crime. If anyone has any information about this crime, they should call the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215. Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. Anyone with information can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000.
The Dothan Police Department extends its deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Settles.