Four Suspects Charged with Robbery of Business

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the Dothan Police Department responded to a strong-arm robbery in the 3000 block of Montgomery Highway. It was determined four individuals became belligerent with the employees of the establishment and began destroying property inside. During their rampage, one of the suspects commented they were going to rob them. Another suspect used a cell phone and videoed the incident. While walking on the countertop of the business, one suspect reached down and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.

The identity of all four suspects was learned and warrants were obtained for each of them. As of 10/3/2022, all four suspects have been arrested and charged with Robbery Second Degree. The suspects have been identified as: Chelsea Ingram, 21 years old of Dothan, AL; Ja’mya Mykia Brown, 22 years old of Geneva, AL; Nyesha Charna-Janay Brooks, 18 years old of Dothan, AL; and Kejuan Lydarion Stoudemire, 19 years old of Ashford, AL. Each of them has a bond of $30,000.00.

UPDATED: Identified (Help Identify Robbery Suspects)

UPDATE:  Thanks to the assistance of our community, both suspect have been identified.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the Dothan Police Department responded to a strong-arm robbery in the 3000 block of Montgomery Highway. It was determined four individuals became belligerent with the employees of the establishment and began destroying property inside. During their rampage, one of the suspects commented they were going to rob them. Another suspect used a cell phone and videoed the incident. While walking on the countertop of the business, one suspect reached down and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.

The Dothan Police Department is asking for the assistance of the community in identifying two of those individuals. If you have any information about the identity of these two individuals, you are asked to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. If you would like 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.

Update: Arrests Made in Robbery at Dothan Pavilion

On Saturday, September 3, 2022, a juvenile was physically assaulted by a group of other juveniles and had a piece of jewelry stolen during the assault. It was later discovered this incident was recorded and the video was circulating on social media.

Investigators were able to identify all juveniles involved and as a result, six juveniles have been charged with Robbery Second Degree and were turned over to the Southeast Alabama Diversion Center. One additional juvenile, who is not from Dothan, has been identified as well and is currently being sought.

We would like to thank our local community for their assistance in bringing this situation to a successful conclusion.

Strong Arm Robbery at Dothan Pavilion

Update: The suspects were successfully identified and charges filed.

On 09/03/2022 at approximately 7:15 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to the Dothan Pavilion Shopping Center, in the area of AMC Theaters, in reference to a disturbance involving multiple juveniles. Upon arrival, it was determined that a juvenile had been physically assaulted by a group of additional juveniles and had a piece of jewelry stolen during the assault.

This incident occurred in the parking lot and did not involve any of the businesses.

Rescue was called to the scene and the victim was treated for minor physical injuries.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Dothan Police Department.

 

Dothan Man Charged with Armed Robbery

On 8/4/2022, a physical altercation took place between a victim and two suspects over property in the 200 block of Fortner Street.  During the physical altercation, one suspect produced a handgun and shot the victim in the arm.  The victim underwent surgery for the non-life threatening injury and is expected to make a full recovery.  One suspect, Kevone Devontay Smith, 21 years old of Dothan, has been arrested and charged with one count of Robbery First Degree.  His bond was set at $60,000.00.

Kevone Devontay Smith – Robbery First Degree

Man Shot During Robbery

On Friday night, 7/22/2022, just before 9:00 PM, a male victim was approached by a black female suspect while at a business in the 3000 block of Denton Road. The female asked him for a ride and he agreed. Once in the vehicle, the suspect produced a hand gun and demanded the victim to drive. The suspect continued to tell the victim where to go to. They stopped in the 2300 block of Denton Road. The victim exited the vehicle and the suspect demanded the keys to the vehicle. The victim initially refused to give the keys to the suspect. The suspect then shot the victim in the arm. The suspect was then able to get the keys and left on the victim’s vehicle.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for his injury. It was later determined he would have to be transferred to an out of town facility for specialized treatment.

Several hours after the incident occurred, the victim’s vehicle was located abandoned in Headland, AL.

The unknown black female suspect is described as being 5’8” – 5’11” tall, 20-25 years old, had a lip piercing, wearing a green jacket and short white pants.

If anyone has any information about this incident they are asked to call the Dothan Police Department at (334)615-3000. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers at (334)793-7000

Woman Charged with First Degree Robbery

On July 3, 2022 Jadajah Bryant is alleged to have committed First Degree Robbery in the 3000 block of Flynn Road.  Bryant met the victim to purchase an item he was selling.  Bryant is alleged to have snatched the item and fled while indicating she was in possession of a weapon.

Jadajah I’liyah Bryant, 20 years old from Dothan, was charged with Robbery First Degree.  Her bond was set at $60,000.00.

Jadajah I’liyah Bryant – Robbery First Degree

Man Assaulted and Robbed at a Local Motel

On May 29, 2022, a man was invited to a local motel by a female acquaintance. While there, the man was assault by two other individuals who were hiding and waiting on him. At least one of those individuals was armed with a weapon. During the assault, the victim was pushed into a large glass window which broke. Pieces of the broken glass cut the victim causing a serious arm injury. The victim had surgery for his injury and is still undergoing treatment. Money was taken from the victim during the assault. Thus far, three individuals have been arrested for this incident.

Rickel Elijah Daniel, 23 years old of Dothan; Desaree Bronbdell Chaffins, 29 years old of Dothan; and Brandy Hope Townsend, 43 years old of Dothan; have all been charged with one count of Robbery First Degree. Their bond was set at $60,000.00 each.

Dothan Man Charged With Robbery

On May 20, 2022, Dothan Police Officers and Investigators responded to a robbery of a person call that occurred in the 300 block of W. Burdeshaw Street. The suspect presented a handgun and demanded money from the victim. With information provided by the victim and witnesses, attempts were made to locate the suspect in the nearby area, but those attempts were unsuccessful.

Fortunately, on the night of May 25, 2022, the victim and one of the witnesses to the robbery saw the suspect and recognized him. They were able to follow the suspect while they called police to the area.  Police made contact with the individual and was able to identify him as Franklin Jermaine Baker.  It was confirmed Baker was the person responsible for the earlier robbery that took place. The handgun used in the robbery was also recovered.

Franklin Jermaine Baker, 29 years old of Dothan, was charged with Robbery First Degree. His bond was set at $60,000.00.

We would encourage anyone involved in or familiar with any type of crime to not put themselves in harm’s way. If you recognize someone potentially responsible for any type of crime, notify authorities and let them know where the person was last seen.  Your individual safety is the greatest concern in any situation.

Franklin Jermaine Baker – Robbery First Degree

UPDATED with Suspect Photos: Armed Robbery at Denton Road Convenience Store

Around 2:30 PM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, two unknown black males robbed the HOBO Pantry Convenience Store located in the 3000 block of Denton Road.  At least one of the suspects was armed with a hand gun and fired one round inside the business.  The other suspect went behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.  The two suspects left the store on foot and were last seen running southeast from the business.  No one was injured in the incident and police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000.  If you would like to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000.

UPDATED with suspect Photos:  We encourage anyone who can identify either of the suspects from these photos to please contact the Dothan Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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