On January 26th 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a Robbery that occurred in the 900 block of W. Main Street. The victim reported that he was meeting Andrew Da’Shawn Owens (18) at the location to sell some stereo speakers. During the transaction they were approached by another black male Wearing a toboggan and a black jacket and a white male wearing a green jacket. The suspects were armed with knives and demanded money.
The suspects took a wallet, pocket knife, and an igloo cooler and fled on foot. After the Robbery the victim drove away and notified law enforcement. Owens drove away and went to a near by convenience store and was seen picking up the other males suspects involved in the robbery. Those suspects were later identified as 16 year old Savion Omarion Jones and 19 year old Joseph Duncan Owens. Property belonging to the victim was recovered close to the scene of the crime and returned to the victim.
All three suspects were charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree and each have a $30,000.00 bond.
On January 24th 2019 at approximately 7:50 A.M. Dothan Police responded to a report of a Robbery at Walmart on Montgomery Highway. The victim reported that as they were getting in their vehicle to leave a black male approached the passenger side window and asked for a cigarette. As the victim rolled down the window the suspect snatched a purse from the passenger seat and entered a vehicle and fled the scene.
At approximately 9:30 A.M. officers responded to Publix on W. Main St. in reference to another robbery with the same description. The victim of this robbery reported that as she entered her vehicle in the parking lot a black male approached her and snatched her purse away and fled the scene a silver/grey Nissan Murano.
Patrol officers located the vehicle in traffic at the intersection of Montgomery Hwy. and Mall Drive. A traffic stop was initiated and the occupants of the vehicle were identified as 23 year old Eddie Joe Seago and the other occupant was a 16 year old juvenile. Property belonging to the victims was located inside the vehicle. Both occupants were taken to the Dothan Police Department for questioning.
The 16 year old juvenile was arrested and charged with one count of Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle and one count of Robbery 2nd Degree. He was transported to the Juvenile Diversion Center.
Eddie Joe Seago was also arrested and charged with one count of Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle and one count of Robbery 2nd Degree. He has bonds totaling $45,000.00.
On January 10th 2018 at approximately 2:00 A.M. Dothan Police responded to a Robbery at the Shell Station in the 2200 block of Reeves Street. The employee reported that a black male entered the store with a black hoodie covering his face, blue jeans, and dark shoes. The male placed a piece of candy on the counter and as the employee opened the register the male brandished a handgun and demanded money. The male fled on foot towards the rear of the business with $187.00 in cash.
Officers arrived and began searching in the area for the suspect. They located a black male matching the description hiding behind a nearby business. He was taken into custody and identified as 19 year old Latavion Deshaun Marsh of Dothan. Marsh was found to be in possession of the money from the robbery and a black handgun.
Marsh was arrested and charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree. His bond has been set at $25,000.00.
On Monday December 10th 2018 Dothan Police Officers responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken located in the 1800 block of Ross Clark Cir. Reports were that an ex-employee entered the business armed with an AR-15.
When Officers arrived they found the suspect outside of the business still in possession of the gun. He was taken into custody without incident. Employees advised that Da-Nyiss Joshua Smith, 19 of Dothan, entered the business armed with the rifle and demanded his last paycheck. One of the employees was able to call for police and there were no injuries involved in the incident.
Smith was charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree. He is being held with a $200,000.00 bond. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.
On November 20, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m., 19 year old Tyrek Jamarr Pettus and 20 year old Kim’mesha Laquese Anderson entered Belks Department store and started shoplifting. While attempting to leave, Loss Prevention confronted the suspects and an altercation occurred. Both subjects are being charged with Robbery 2nd and a $30,000.00 bond each.
On Nov. 7th 2018 at approximately 11:30 P.M. Dothan Police responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the Shell Station located in the 2900 block of Hartford Highway.
Once on scene officers discovered that a black male wearing a blue or black hooded jacket, black pants, and a blue bandana over his face entered the store and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect had his hand in his pocket that led the clerk to believe he was armed with a weapon.
The clerk opened the register and gave the contents to him. The suspect then fled on foot from the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. Video evidence was collected from the scene.
Anyone with information about this crime can contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.
During the early Morning hours of Sunday, September 16, 2018, a lone gunman entered the Circle K Convenience Store located at 4196 Ross Clark Circle armed with a small hand gun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect was able to leave the store with only a small, undisclosed amount of money and was last seen fleeing the scene on foot south bound from the business. The investigation is ongoing and the Dothan Police Department asks that anyone with information related to this incident please contact the Dothan Police Department at 615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 793-7000.
During the early morning hours of Saturday, September 15, 2018, the Dothan Police Department was called to the 100 block of Radford Circle in reference to a report of a robbery and assault. Upon arrival, officers determined the door to the victim’s residence had been kicked in by two black male suspects. The suspects had their faces covered with shirts and at least one of the suspects was armed with a long gun. While one suspect rummaged through the victim’s house looking for money and valuables, the other suspect physically assaulted the victim. While the one suspect was assaulting the victim, the shirt came off of his face and the victim recognized him as a previous acquaintance. The victim was able to provide the one suspect’s identity to police. The suspects took the victim’s wallet and cell phone before making their getaway. The victim’s injuries were minor and did not require medical treatment. Investigators have located and charged the one suspect, 22-year-old Con’travius Deunte Parks of Dothan, with one count of Burglary First-Degree and one count of Robbery First-Degree with a $150,000.00 bond on each charge. The investigation is ongoing and the Dothan Police Department asks that anyone with information related to this incident please contact the Dothan Police Department at 615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 793-7000.
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Dothan Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store located in the 1000 block of W. Main Street.
Employees working during the robbery reported that a black male walked into the store and demanded money from the cashier. The male was armed with a handgun and his face was covered by a green mask, he was wearing a red shirt, and black pants. The male was described as being approximately 5’7″ tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds. There were customers inside the store when the robbery occurred and they provided the same description as the employees.
There were no injuries during the robbery. The suspect was unable to obtain any cash or merchandise from the business and fled on foot towards the rear of the store. Anyone who has information related to this crime is urged to contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.
On August 7, 2018 Dothan Police Responded to Tractor Supply, located in the 3700 block of W. Main St., to reports of a robbery in progress. When officers arrived they found that the suspect was being held on the ground by an employee of the business. The suspect was taken into custody at that time.
Employees reported that the Kyle Dustin Head, 26, of Zion Crossroads Virginia walked into the store and put on a pair of new Wolverine boots. Head put his old boots in the new box and attempted to walk out of the store. An employee stopped Him at the door and a struggle ensued. During the struggle Head brandished a knife, but the employee was able to wrestle him to the ground where he held him until police arrived.
The employee suffered bruising to the face and only suffered minor injuries. Head was charged with Robbery 1st Degree and is being held with no bond.