Two Arrested in Northside Academy Theft

On April 6, 2019 a Burglary and Theft occurred at Northside Methodist Academy in 2600 block of Redmond Road. It was determined that a U-Haul van had entered the property and left with several items totaling over $20,000.  On April 8, 2019 the U-Haul van was located in the back yard of a residence located in the 2600 block of Timothy Road along with some of the property taken during the theft.  After further investigation, W/M Andrew Phillips was arrested and charged with two counts of Theft of Property 1st and Burglary 3rd.  An additional charge of Domestic violence 2nd that occurred on August 6, 2018 in the 3000 block of Evans Dr and Breaking and Entering a Motor vehicle that occurred in 200 block of Petunia Dr.

Along with Phillips, W/M Tevin Coffman was also charged with Theft of Property 1st and Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle.

Andrew Phillips has bonds totaling $92,500.00.

Tevin Coffman has bonds totaling $7,500.00.

More Charges for Ex Event Planner for Theft of Property

On July 9th, 2018 Dothan Police Investigators arrested Gayla McMullen White and charged her with Theft of Property 1st degree. These charges stemmed from an event planning business, Windmill Station, where Mrs. White was an employee.

Since those charges were filed another victim has come forward and Mrs. White has been charged with a second charge of Theft of Property 1st degree. The victims stated that between the months of February and June 2018 payments totaling $3,000.00 were made to Mrs. White for a wedding at Windmill Station. The business never received these payments and additional charges were filed.

Mrs. White surrendered herself to the Dothan Police Department and has a bond amount of $30,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Ex Event Planner Arrested for Theft of Property 1st

On July 9, 2018 Dothan Police Investigators arrested Gayla White and charged her with theft of property 1st degree.  Dothan police received a report of the theft on June 26, 2018 and began an investigation immediately.

Owners of the company, Windmill Station, reported that while Mrs. White was employee she stole $2,700.00 worth of deposits from November 2017 to June 2018. After the investigation was complete Gayla J. McMullen White was charged with one count of theft of property 1st degree. She has a bond amount of $30,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Police Officer Arrested on Multiple Charges

The Dothan Police Department has arrested one of our own. Earlier today some of our officers were engaged in a training class when one of the supervisors began acting strangely. Two supervisors identified his behavior as erratic and highly unusual. After conferring with other members of the training class they exercised their authority under the City of Dothan’s drug testing policy and escorted the supervisor to the Health Clinic for mandatory drug testing. As policy dictates, the employee was placed on Administrative Leave. During the relief of duty process two bottles of a controlled substance were discovered in his police car. Vice officers were called and conducted a criminal investigation. Jonathan Whaley has been charged with two counts of Unlawful Possession of a controlled Substance and two counts of Theft of Property 2nd Degree.

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

Theft Arrest

On 06/15/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 42 year old Marcus Charles Strickland, of Robin Parker Road Ozark, with Theft of Property 3rd degree. This is in connection with a theft from a business in the 4800 block of Montgomery Highway. Bond has been set at $1,000.

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

Theft Arrest

On 05/31/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 31 year old Christina Elaine Collins, of Redwing Road Ashford, with Theft of Property 3rd degree. This stemmed from a theft of a business in the 3300 block of South Oates Street. Bond has been set at $1,000.

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

Identity Theft

On 05/02/2017Investigators arrested and charged 34 year old James Wesley Arnold, of Moss Street, with three counts of Identity Theft. Bond has been set at $90,000.

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

Boat theft arrest

On 04/28/2017 Investigators arrested and charged 38 year old Ashley Ryan Holder, of Flynn Road, with Theft of Property 1st degree. This was in connection with a boat theft that occurred on 04-21 on Copper Court. Bond has been set at 30,000. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.