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.

Dothan Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

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.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to contact the Dothan Police Department or CrimeStoppers at (334)793-7000. We will stringently protect the identity of anyone that provides information.

Arrest Made in Domestic Shooting

On October 17, 2019, the Dothan Police Department received a call of persons shot, while attempting to kill a rabid raccoon on Brighton Court. When officers arrived, they found two people shot inside the residence. One person was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the arm.

After an investigation, it was determined that one gunshot wound was self-inflicted in an effort to cover up a domestic violence act. The victim received a non-life threating injury and there was no rabid raccoon at the scene.

Catherine Fernandez (37) was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence 1st Degree and will be held on a $30,000 bond.

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

 

One Arrested in Haven Drive Shooting

On October 1st, 2019 Dothan Police responded to the 400 block of Haven Dr. in reference to a firearm assault. The victim, 31 year old Michael White, was located and had a minor injury on the left side of his face. White was treated by rescue at the scene.

White stated that he got into an argument with his ex girlfriend, 30 year old Malika Rashan Beacham . White stated that Beacham became violent during the argument and shocked him in the abdomen with a stun gun. White stated that he got into his vehicle and left the scene. He stated that Beacham followed him and when he stopped she exited her vehicle with a .45 caliber pistol and fired two shots at him. One of the bullets grazed Whites face. Beacham then fled the scene, but later turned herself in at the Dothan Police Department.

Beacham was charged with one count of Attempted Assault 1st Degree. She has a $30,000.00 bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

One Arrested in Shooting at Dollar General Store

On September 12, 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a shooting at the Dollar General Store located in the 700 block of W. Selma Street. Police arrived and found that the front door and windows to the business were shattered from gunshots. Inside they found 21 year old Dontez Thomas with a gunshot wound to his lower back. Thomas was transported to a local hospital for non life threatening injuries and he was later released.

Investigators arrived on scene and began watching surveillance videos from the businesses and saw Thomas and another male arguing in the parking lot. Thomas walked to the Dollar General Store after the argument. As he was entering the store the other male, later identified as 24 year old Howard Tremaine Grant of Dothan, fired five shots at Thomas. One of those bullets struck Thomas in the back and the others travelled through the windows and door of the store that was full of customers. No one else was injured in the shooting.

Grant was seen on video and by witnesses getting into a white sedan and fleeing the scene. The suspect and vehicle description was broadcast to local law enforcement and Eufaula Police were able to stop the vehicle in Eufaula. Grant was brought back to Dothan and charged with one count of Attempted Murder, one count of Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, and one count of Shooting into an Occupied Building. No bond has been set in this case.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Baby Born After Mother Was Shot Dies In Florida Hospital

On May 25, 2019, four individuals attempted to rob Shawn Callins while he was inside his residence located at 416 Florida Avenue. When Callins resisted, the suspects shot and killed him.  A female victim who was six and a half months pregnant, was shot twice during the invasion.  She suffered severe blood loss and was transported to a Pensacola, Florida Hospital.  Due to the distress on the unborn baby, the baby was taken by emergency C-section and was placed on life support.

Tragically, the baby boy died early this morning. As a result of his death, the four suspects that were previously charged with the murder of Shawn Callins and the attempted murder of the female victim, will now be charged with the murder of the child.  The four suspects are:  18 year old Willie Blackmon of Dothan, 18 year old Kaleb Tubbs of Dothan, 17 year old Carlos Lindsey of Opp and 21 year old David Key of Abbeville.  All suspects remain in the Houston County Jail without bond.

On behalf of the Dothan Police Department, we would like to express our condolences for the families of all victims involved in this senseless tragedy.

Mother of Suspect Arrested in Naomi Drive Murder

On June 11, 2019 Dothan Police arrested 39-year-old Tiffany Robbin Rowell and charged her with Conspiracy to Commit Murder. A bond has not been set in this case.

Rowell has been charged for her involvement in the murder of Akheem Benjamin Hall (23) of Naomi Drive on Sunday June 9, 2019. Rowell was involved in an altercation with the victim earlier the same day. She played a roll in her son, Tayshawn Malik Stevenson, coming to Naomi Drive and shooting Hall.

Police are still looking for Stevenson and ask that anyone with any information on his whereabouts please contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or contact CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Murder on Naomi Drive in Dothan

On June 9, 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a firearm assault in the 100 block of Naomi Drive. Officers arrived and found 27 year old Akheem Benjamin Hall lying in the yard deceased.

Hall was shot twice, he was struck in the forearm, and upper back area. Rescue responded to the scene, but was unsuccessful in life saving attempts.

Investigators responded to the scene and began speaking with witnesses. During the investigation a suspect was identified. Investigators are looking for 23-year-old Tayshawn Malik Stevenson for questioning. He is described as a black male  6’0″ tall and weighing approximately 230 pounds.

Dothan Police ask that anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Stevenson or any information involving this case please call 334-615-3000 or you can call CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.

All persons are innocent until proven  guilty.