Search Warrant Yields 2.5 Kilos of Meth

 

The Dothan Police Department Vice Unit has executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of E. Selma Street, bringing an extensive investigation into methamphetamine being sold throughout Dothan and Houston County to a close.

A search of the residence yielded approximately two and a half kilos (five and a half pounds) of methamphetamine, with a street value of $200,000.00. Also recovered was a small amount of synthetic marijuana, paraphernalia used for drug trade, and a handgun.

Investigators have arrested and charged 28 year old Jordan Skylar Thompson, of the 1500 block of Galaxie Drive, with Drug Trafficking (Methamphetamine), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Synthetic Marijuana), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Bond will be set later this morning.

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

Arrest Made In Ongoing Drug Investigation

On Friday June 28, 2019 Task Force Investigators with the DEA and Dothan Police Department Vice arrested 36 year old Renard Sinclair Orr, 6200 block of Walden Road Kinsey.

Investigators, tracking the sale of heroin in and around Dothan and had been investigating this particular individual for approximately 30 days. Contact was made with Orr in the 6200 block of Walden Road at his residence. Orr was found to be in possession of approximately three grams of heroin and drug paraphernalia. Orr was taken into custody without incident.

Renard Orr was booked into the Dothan City Jail for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

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

Dothan Narcotics Officers and DEA make Meth Bust

On 05/14/2019 Dothan Police Narcotics Officers and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agents made contact with Jackie Lee King, in the 11000 block of East State Highway 52, Columbia, Alabama. During contact, King was found in possession of approximately 4 pounds of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $20,000.00. King was placed under arrest for Drug Trafficking and taken to the Dothan City Jail. King’s bond was set at $500,000.00. This arrest concludes a lengthy investigation into the methamphetamine drug trade in Dothan and the surrounding areas.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Dothan Police Make Arrest in Dusy St. Shooting

On May 8, 2019 patrol officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a maroon Honda Accord. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and officers followed the vehicle until they were able to get it stopped at the intersection of East Selma St. and South Saint Andrews Street. At the intersection the driver of the vehicle, 21 year old Deneco Laquan Dean, backed into one of the patrol cars, then went forward and rammed another patrol vehicle before he was taken into custody by a police canine unit.

After being taken into custody officers located pills and marijuana in his possession. He was taken to Southeast Health where he was treated for minor dog bite wounds then transported to the Dothan City Jail.

Dean was also the suspect in an ongoing investigation into a shooting that occurred on May 5, 2019 in the area of Dusy St. in Dothan. Dean was charged with two counts of Attempted Assault 1st Degree, one count of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, and one count of Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree for his actions during the traffic stop. He was also charged with one count of Assault 1st Degree for his involvement in the shooting on Dusy Street. He has bonds totaling $85,000.00.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Dothan Police set to roll out “NARCAN” to Patrol Officers

 

The Dothan Police Department in a collaborative effort with the Alabama Department of Public Health are set to equip Dothan Police Patrol Officers with the drug naloxone or Narcan as it is commonly known. Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid pain medications.

This is a very important acquisition for the Dothan Police Department as there have been numerous officers across the country that have had accidental exposures to opioids in various liquid and gel forms. In January of this year a Jackson County Florida Deputy was revived after an accidental exposure to the opioid fentanyl during an arrest.

Training on the Narcan will begin this week and our goal is to have all patrol officers equipped by the end of the month.

The safety of our officers remains paramount and this is one more thing we can give them to help them do their jobs and protect them from the daily dangers of police work.

Joint Investigation Leads to Drug Trafficking Charges

On Tuesday 11/27/2018 the Ashford Police Department and the Dothan Police Department Vice Division executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of Bruner Mill Road concluding a six week investigation involving the distribution of illegal narcotics throughout Houston County.

Investigators seized approximately one pound of crystal methamphetamine, ecstasy (MDMA), Oxycodone, marijuana, and two firearms from the residence.

Investigators have arrested and charged 55 year old Henry Hunter Jr, of Bruner Mill Road with Drug Trafficking (Meth), Drug trafficking (Opium), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (MDMA), Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree, and Carrying an Altered Firearm.

Investigators have arrested and charged 35 year old Alissa Little, of Ridgecrest Loop, with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth).

The Dothan Police Department Vice Division worked closely with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Vice Division through the course of this investigation. We would like to thank Ashford Police Chief Vann for his assistance in this case which will definitely make a positive impact in communities throughout the county.

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

 

Peanut Festival Worker Arrested For Narcotic Charges

On Tuesday 11/06/2018 Vice Investigators received information that an individual employed with Reithoffer Shows was selling narcotics around the fairgrounds.

Investigators stopped a car believed to be involved in the 3300 block of South Oates Street yesterday afternoon. During the course of that traffic stop narcotics were recovered from the vehicle to include cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin.

Investigators then searched a travel trailer at the fairgrounds and recovered more narcotics to include marijuana, LSD, and more cocaine.

Investigators have arrested and charged 35 year old Joshua Fischer, of Rio Cuarto Street, Punta Gorda, Florida, with two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana 1st degree. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

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

Narcotics Seizure

On Wednesday 09/12/2018 the Vice Intelligence Division intercepted a package that was believed to be connected to drug trafficking. Twelve pounds of marijuana was recovered. Investigators are working with other local and state agencies as this investigation continues.

The investigation is ongoing and no other information can be released at this time.

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrests

On 08/13/2018 Investigators with the Vice Intelligence Division conducted a traffic stop in the community known as Ford Country following a two month investigation into narcotics being sold in the south side of Dothan. During the course of that traffic stop Investigators recovered synthetic marijuana from the vehicle.

Investigators then executed a search warrant in the 1200 block of Judson Street as a continuation of this investigation. Investigators recovered approximately a half pound of synthetic marijuana, a firearm, and U.S. currency.

Investigators have arrested and charged 39 year old Dwight Thomas, of Judson Street, with Drug Trafficking.

Investigators have arrested and charged 25 year old Jessica Reynolds, of Judson Street, with Drug Trafficking. Reynolds was also arrested for a Chemical Endangerment warrant from a previous investigation.

Drug Trafficking Arrests

On 08/09/2018 Vice Investigators were assisting the Criminal Investigations Division as they conducted Sector Patrols in a downtown Dothan area commonly referred to as “The Hill.”

During the course of that patrol Vice Investigators made contact with an illegally parked vehicle in the 800 block of Walnut Street with occupants that were known to sell narcotics. Following the encounter with the vehicle, Investigators recovered synthetic marijuana from the occupants as well as the vehicle. All three occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.

The following persons were arrested and charged with Drug Trafficking:

  • 39-year-old January Corbitt, of 3000 Ross Clark Circle
  • 25-year-old Shonqueze Franklin, of 300 Marquise Drive
  • 31-year-old Glenn Brooks, of 100 Chevrolet Street

Bonds were set at $25,000. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Sector Patrols will continue as part of the Dothan Police Department’s Crime Reduction Strategy, targeting high crime and drug areas in the City of Dothan.