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 September 27, 2021, the Dothan Police Department responded to an apartment complex in the 400 block of West Inez Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Dothan Patrol Officers and Dothan Fire Medics began life saving treatment on the victim who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Dantrell Kelly Lindor (23) of Ozark, AL.
Investigators from the Criminal Investigation Division are handling the investigation and are actively following leads. If anyone has any information about this case, we ask they call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or anonymously call Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department will stringently protect identities of witnesses who come forward.
Our condolences go out to the family of Mr. Lindor.
On September 14, 2021, Dothan Police Officers responded to a gas station in the 1100 block of Ross Clark Circle for reports of a man with a firearm. Before officers arrived on scene, reports were updated that shots had been fired and a vehicle had been stolen from the scene. Investigators arrived on scene to begin the investigation. According to victims and witnesses, the suspect, Steven Smalley (48) of Alto, GA, approached the victim, armed with a handgun, and demanding the victim’s vehicle. When the victim refused, Smalley fired one round towards the victim but did not strike him. Smalley was able to obtain the vehicle keys from the victim and drove off with the vehicle.
A BOLO was issued for the vehicle as investigators worked the crime scene. Shortly after the BOLO was issued, Smalley was located on Ross Clark Circle driving towards the crime scene. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and took Smalley into custody.
Steven John Smalley (48) of Alto, GA was charged with one count of Attempted Murder and one count of Robbery 1st degree and is being held without bail.
On July 12, 2021, the Dothan Police Department Communications Center was notified by a local hospital that two victims entered the emergency room. Each victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and one victim in critical condition. After interviews, police learned the shooting occurred at a residence in the 1000 block of Fountain Street and responded to the scene. As the first officer arrived on scene, a man was detained exiting the residence who was in possession of a firearm, and he was taken into custody. The man was identified as Joshua George. There were several other individuals on the scene who witnessed the incident.
After interviews with witnesses on scene, investigators learned that the suspect, Joshua George, became involved in an altercation with a male family member at the residence on Fountain Street. After the altercation escalated from verbal to physical, George left briefly but returned a short time later. George, armed with a handgun, began firing his weapon in the residence. The multiple gunshots struck both victims, who were transported to the hospital in a private vehicle. One victim was treated and released from the hospital the same night. The other victim received a gunshot wound to the upper torso and is in critical but stable condition. George was arrested and charged in connection with the crime as the shooter.
Joshua Roshun George (21) of Dothan was charged with two counts of Assault 1st degree, one count of Attempted Assault 1st degree, and one count of Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling with bonds totaling $105,000.
On June 16, 2021 just before 8 AM, patrol officers were dispatched to an incident on Ross Clark Circle. Following a brief altercation involving gunfire, the suspect fled in a police vehicle leading to a pursuit that terminated in the 2300 block of Denton Road. The suspect was taken into custody at that time.
Dothan Police will be releasing additional information about this incident to the media during a press briefing scheduled for 3PM on June 16, 2021 at the Dothan Police Department headquarters.
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported the location of the end of the pursuit at 3200 block of Denton Road. This item has been revised to show the correct location. (17 Jun 2021)
On June 8, 2021, the Dothan patrol officers responded to reports of a shooting at a residence in the 1900 block of South Oates Street. Officers found a victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound after a verbal altercation with the suspect. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition. Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division began the investigation and quickly developed a suspect. On June 9, 2021, the suspect was taken into custody. Investigators charged Demarques Ward with attempted murder in relation to the shooting.
Demarques Antonio Ward (19) has been charged with Attempted Murder with a bond of $60,000.
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.
On April 28, 2021, Dothan Police Officers responded to a residence in the 2500 block of Scott Road for a medical call for service. When officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim in the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, Ricky Turner, was identified by family members and was pronounced dead on scene.
While officers and investigators were on scene, a subject arrived at the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Trooper Post on Montgomery Highway with information about the crime. After a lengthy interview and investigation on scene, investigators had enough probable cause to charge the individual that showed at the Trooper Post with the crime. Dexter Elliott Marsh Jr. was charged with one count of Capital Murder. The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000 or the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215.
Dexter Marsh Jr (27) of Dothan- Charged with Capital Murder and is being held without bond.
On January 17, 2021, Dothan Police Investigators began a homicide investigation into the death of Willis Rambo Jr. in the 900 block of Morris Street. Investigators have been reviewing video footage from the area, interviewing witnesses, and attempting to locate persons of interest. One of those persons of interest was located in Montgomery, AL yesterday and arrested on unrelated warrants. The suspect was transported to Dothan and interviewed by Investigators.
Christian De-Andre McCallister (19) has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the death of Rambo Jr. and booked into the Dothan City Jail. McCallister is being held without bond. As the investigation continues, more arrests are possible.
The Dothan Police Department would like to thank the community for their assistance in this investigation as well as assistance from the U.S. Marshal’s Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in apprehending McCallister. Anyone with any other information about this crime should contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215 or anonymously call Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000.
After the arrest of an accomplice, Investigators received information on the location of the second suspect in a shooting that resulted in the death of a Dothan woman on September 6, 2020 on South Lena Street. The suspect, Dontavian McCree (24) of Dothan, was located at a residence in Ashford, AL by Dothan Police Investigators and members of the US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. McCree was taken into custody without incident.
As a result of the investigation, McCree was charged with Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling, Attempted Murder, and Capital Murder. McCree is being held without bond. The Dothan Police Department wants to thank the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force for their assistance. Also, thank you to the many community members who provided tips on this case.