Dothan Police Makes Arrest in Burglary

On Aug. 5th 2019 Performance Machine Works, located in the 300 block of Southgate Rd. was a victim of an attempted burglary. The suspects were seen on video surveillance damaging the locks on the fronts doors in an attempt to gain entry into the business. When unsuccessful they went to the rear of the business and damaged the roll up doors before fleeing on foot.

On Aug. 6th 2019 the same two suspects went back to the business and were able to make entry at the rear of the building. Once inside the suspects stole five handguns from the business and damaged a glass case.

Patrol officers were able to identify a suspect in the burglary and made contact with them at Tanglewood Apartments on W. Inez Road. Investigators were called to the scene and a search warrant was conducted at the home of the suspects.

During the search warrant all five handguns were recovered  as well as clothing that was worn during the burglary.

Dothan Police arrested 18 year old Jamir Yasin Baxter of Dothan and charged him with one count of Burglary 3rd Degree and one count of Attempted Burglary 3rd degree. He has a $10,000.00 bond.

Dothan Police also arrested a juvenile for Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree and the juvenile was placed in the Southeast Alabama Diversion Center.

All Persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Foot pursuit updated

Update and photos… patrol has finished up on Westgate after locating the driver, narcotics, and weapons. The vehicle has been towed and the driver, Courtney Taylor, has been taken to the city jail for booking with charges pending.

Foot pursuit Updated

Update and photos…Patrol has finished up on Westgate after locating the driver , narcotics, and weapons . The vehicle has been towed and the driver, Courtney Taylor, has been taken to to the city jail for booking with charges pending.

Original post…Patrolman are working in the area of the 900 block of WestGate Park after a driver fled from a traffic stop. The driver has been taken into custody and police are doing a secondary search for a possible passenger. Some concerned citizens passing by believed this to be either a robbery or a problem involving the nearest convenience store, that is NOT the case this is a stand-alone traffic stop we have the driver in custody and will update with pictures and information quickly. Also any information that schools in the area have been locked down is not correct police feel no need to lock down schools as there is no immediate threat. Update to follow.