Dothan Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Assault

On 5/17/2020, Dothan Police Officers responded to an assault call in the 200 block of West Main Street.  Officers made contact with the victim, who was unable to tell police what happened.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division began the investigation and on 5/19/20 developed a lead on a potential suspect.  According to witness statements, the suspect, identified as Anthony Dozier (33) of Dothan, encountered the victim in the 200 block of West Main Street to conduct an illegal narcotics transaction.  When the victim was not willing to pay, Dozier began assaulting the victim with a blunt object.  Dozier, after assaulting the victim, is alleged to have taken an undetermined amount of cash from the victim.  Dozier was apprehended Tuesday with the assistance of Patrol 3rd Squad Officers.

The victim in the assault is listed in critical condition.

Anthony Dozier (33) of Dothan was charged with Attempted Murder and Robbery 1st Degree and is being held without bond.  Dozier is also charged with Intimidating a Witness and has a bond of $10,000.

Masked Men Rob Local Business

The Dothan police responded to the 4900 blk of Montgomery Hwy in reference to a robbery.  The store employee told officers that 3 men armed with shotguns and a rifle came into the store a little after 2:30 this morning. The masked men jumped the counter and threatened and demanded money from the employee.  The suspects fled the scene prior to police arriving and  got away with an undisclosed amount of money The employee was  not injured in the robbery.

If you have any information concerning the robbery please call 615-3000 or Crime Stoppers at  793-7000.



Shooter-Kidnapper Arrested

On 1/18/2020, The Dothan Police have arrested Juan Marcus Roberson (28) for the shooting of one victim and kidnapping the second.  Roberson was arrested Saturday night after he fled the shooting in the 100 blk of woods Drive. Roberson grabbed the kidnapping victim, Tanesha McLeod  and pushed her in the car and assaulted her all the way to Montgomery.  Once in Montgomery, Roberson stopped for gas and Miss McLeod was able to gain control over the vehicle and fled to another gas station in Montgomery.

The Montgomery Police Department responded and got into a foot pursuit of Roberson and  he was able to evade capture initially but was later captured by the Montgomery Police with the help of helicopters and police K-9s.

Roberson is being charged with Attempted Murder, Kidnapping 1st degree, Robbery 1st degree and Sodomy 1st degree, and is being held with no bond.

The shooting victim received a single gunshot wound to the chest and made it through surgery and he is listed in stable condition.

The Dothan Police Department would like to thank the Montgomery Police Department, The Troy Police Department, The Dale County Sheriff’s Office Air Unit and the US Marshals for their assistance in bringing this case to closure without further victims.

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

Robbery in Dothan Suspects Apprehended

The Dothan Police Department responded to the 1700 Montgomery Hwy,  in reference to an armed robbery in progress. Once officers arrived, they engaged in a foot pursuit and with the help of some bystanders two suspects were apprehended.

The Dothan Police Department have arrested Chance Wilson (21) of Summersville SC , and Chad Pinckney (18)  of Charleston, SC  and charged  both suspects with Robbery 1st Degree.

Both suspects are being held on no bond.

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


Dothan Police Nab Car-Jacking Suspect

Dothan Police arrested Joseph Joyce (32) of Dothan, after he attempted to car-jack  two different vehicles from  two different elderly victims.  One incident occurred in the intersection of Draper and Allen and the other was in the 900 block of Eagle Rd. Both robbery attempts failed . Police canines were used to track Joyce in the area of an abandoned house in the 900 block of Allen Rd where he was arrested and charged with 2 counts of robbery 3rd and is being held on a $30,000 bond.

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

Suspect Caught After Robbery.

Dothan Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Circle K, 4196  Ross Clark. Patrol officers surrounded the area and apprehended  Derrick Gibson (31) of Dothan. Gibson will be charged with  robbery 1st and is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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


Arrest Made in Southeast Health Robbery

The Dothan Police have made an arrest in the robbery that occurred near Southeast Health on November 12th. Police have arrested Robert Antonio Parrish (17) of Dothan and charged him with Robbery 1st degree. Parrish is a juvenile but is being charged as an adult and is currently being held in the Houston County Jail on $60,000 bond.

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

Robbery of Person South East Health

On 11/12/2019,  the Dothan Police Department responded to the parking lot of the South East Health in reference to a robbery of a person.  The victim was arriving at work when she was confronted by an unknown subject that brandished a firearm and demanded her purse. The case is still developing and multiple investigators are on the scene.  We will update when more information is known.

Botched Robbery Leave Victim and Suspect Shot

On 11/04/2019, The Dothan Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Greentree Ave. In reference to a robbery/shooting call. When officers arrived, it was determined that there were two people shot. The investigation revealed that a suspect pulled a weapon on the victim and a struggle ensued. The suspect fired a round into the victim’s leg and the victim pulled a weapon and fired two rounds into the suspect. One round went into the shoulder and the other into the leg. Both men received medical treatment and all wounds are considered non-life threating. Arrests are to follow.

Arrest Made in Walnut Street Shooting/Robbery

Update from a Previous Story

On 10/24/2019 Dothan Police responded to a single vehicle accident near the intersection of W. Powell Street and Edgewood Drive. Officer quickly determined that the driver was suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body and was transported to a local hospital. The victim is currently listed in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Investigators are conducting searches and interviews throughout the area.

Investigators have arrested and charged two suspects in this crime:

  • 26-year-old Michael S. Jones, of Broadway Street Ashford, and
  • 29 year old Calvin Bivens, of Greentree Street.

Both suspects were charged with Robbery 1st degree and Attempted Murder and are being held on no bond.

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