On January 6, 2022, Dothan Police Traffic investigators were dispatched to a hit and run accident at the intersection of West Main Street and Moates Street. The two victims were treated at the scene for injuries and a juvenile was transported to the hospital for serious injuries and is currently in stable condition. The suspect fled the scene occupying a white Chevrolet Tahoe.
The suspect, Christian Wade Haney (24) of Ashford, Alabama was identified through strong community help and coordination with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.
On January 10, 2022, Haney was arrested for Felony Leaving the scene of an Accident and was transported to the Houston County Jail.
The Dothan Police Department want to thank the Wiregrass Community and Houston County Sherriff’s Office for their assistance in this case. The Dothan Police Department would also like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims of this accident.
On December 13, 2021, Dothan Police Traffic investigators were dispatched to a pedestrian strike in the 2800 block of Ross Clark Circle. The vehicle that was involved was traveling south bound on the Ross Clark Circle. Upon arrival of officers, it was determined that the pedestrian, Laura Lee Cook, 54, of Dothan, Alabama was deceased at the scene. The accident is still under investigation by the Dothan Police Traffic Division at this time.
The Dothan Police Department would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Ms. Cook and to those involved in the accident.
On April 23, 2021, Dothan Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 4600 block of South Oates Street. A small SUV was traveling south bound on South Oates Street and struck James Allen Sharp, 41 years of age, of Bonifay, Florida. Mr. Sharp was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
The crash is being investigated by the Dothan Police Department Crash Team.
The Dothan Police Department would like to express our deepest sympathies to Mr. Sharp’s Family.
On October 1, 2020, Dothan Police Department Traffic Investigators responded to a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Parramore Rd. The crash, which involved two vehicles, resulted in the death of Kayla Metcalf, severe injuries to three juveniles in her vehicle and severe injuries to the passenger in the other vehicle.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver of the at-fault vehicle, Ty’Kerria Ni’Chelle Duncan, was operating the vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance.
Duncan has been charged with Murder, three counts of Assault 1st degree, one count of Assault 3rd degree and placed in Dale County Jail with no bond at this time.