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Dothan Police identify robbery suspects thanks to public assistance

Year round, this nonprofit works to bring awareness to the role NICU nurses play in infants lives, keeping them healthy and strong. Pike County man arrested on sexual abuse of minors. Updated: 5 hours ago. According to Pike County Sergeant David Thomas, a Pike County resident turned himself in after...
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UPDATE: Restaurant rampage? Suspects identified, DPD

DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)—According to the DPD, two suspects have been identified in the restaurant robbery. The Dothan Police Department has not released the identities of the suspects. On September 28, Dothan Police responded to a strongarm robbery at a restaurant on the 3000 Block of Montgomery Highway. According to...
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UPDATED: Identified (Help Identify Robbery Suspects)

UPDATE: Thanks to the assistance of our community, both suspect have been identified. On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the Dothan Police Department responded to a strong-arm robbery in the 3000 block of Montgomery Highway. It was determined four individuals became belligerent with the employees of the establishment and began destroying property inside. During their rampage, one of the suspects commented they were going to rob them. Another suspect used a cell phone and videoed the incident. While walking on the countertop of the business, one suspect reached down and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.
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Dothan man charged with felony sexual assault of a minor

DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)—Michael Wayne McCord, 38, of Dothan has been charged with felony sexual abuse in the second degree. According to DPD, McCord committed sexual acts with a minor over a period of time. The age and name of the minor have not been released at the time of...
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Slash attack? Dothan domestic assault arrest

DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— A Dothan woman was arrested after allegedly slashing a man across the face. On September 23, Dothan police responded to the Southeast Health Emergency Room for an assault that occurred in the 800 block of Walnut Street. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male victim...
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Ozark man arrested, accused of soliciting a child

DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— After an investigation by the DPD, an Ozark man has been accused of soliciting a child electronically. Dothan Police began an investigation after being notified of a situation involving an adult male allegedly attempting to solicit a juvenile and get them to engage in sexual activities.
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Suspect in Dothan businessman’s murder wants jail release

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -An Ashford man charged with capital murder wants his release from the Houston County Jail. 24-year-old Koston Pierce McWaters, among two charged with killing a Dothan businessman, believes he should be given bail. Police allege that McWaters and Mekhi Telfair went to Robert Blount’s home on Labor...
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Man found dead in bin identified

Artistic Director at Cotton Hall in Colquitt, Georgia, Will Murdock, joins us Live at Lunch to discuss their upcoming play titled Swamp Gravy: Nuthin' But A Will. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division is experiencing a statewide network outage. Due to this outage, Driver License Examiners can not process any in-person Driver License transactions across the state; however, the online access is still accessible.
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Search continues for wanted Geneva man

Artistic Director at Cotton Hall in Colquitt, Georgia, Will Murdock, joins us Live at Lunch to discuss their upcoming play titled Swamp Gravy: Nuthin' But A Will. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division is experiencing a statewide network outage. Due to this outage, Driver License Examiners can not process any in-person Driver License transactions across the state; however, the online access is still accessible.
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Man Charged with Electronic Solicitation of a Child

The Dothan Police Department was notified of a situation in which an adult male was soliciting a juvenile by means of an electronic device attempting to get the juvenile to engage in sexual activities. An investigation immediately began, and it was determined there was sufficient evidence to substantiate the allegation.
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Police: Ozark man solicited minor electronically

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - An Ozark man was taken into custody on child solicitation charges after a Dothan Police investigation. According to information released by Dothan PD on Tuesday, the department received a report of an adult man soliciting a juvenile via an electronic device. The man allegedly attempted to get the child to engage in sexual activities electronically.
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Blakely man wanted for weekend shooting that left one injured

A Blakely man is wanted after a shooting in Blakely Saturday. Blakely police responded to a shooting at Cedar Hill Homes, located at 17821 Cedar Springs Road around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, officers located the area where the shooting occurred and learned that a 33-year-old man had been taken...
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BBB warns people of payday loan scammers

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The COVID-19 pandemic, job loss, and inflation has forced many people to turn to payday loans and lending when in a pinch to makes ends meet. But, at times, with those comes scams and predatory lending. The Better Business Bureau recently conducted a study regarding this,...
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Dothan Woman Arrested for Domestic Violence

On Friday, September 23, 2022, officers responded to Southeast Health Emergency Room for an assault that had taken place in the 800 block of Walnut Street. Upon their arrival, they made contact with a male victim who had a severe laceration to his face. After receiving treatment there, he was transferred to an out of town facility for specialized treatment.
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Blakely man wanted for Saturday shooting, BPD

BLAKELY, Ga (WDHN)—Blakely Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Damien Brown, 32, of Blakely. On September 24, BPD officers responded to reports of gunfire and a gunshot victim at Cedar Hill Homes in Blakely. According to BPD, once officers arrived on the scene they learned a 33-year-old...
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Blakely man wanted in shooting

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POLICE: Blakely man wanted in weekend shooting investigation

BLAKELY, GA. (WTVY) - A Blakely man is wanted in a Saturday night shooting resulting in a gunshot victim. According to police, on Saturday, September 24, around 10:30 p.m., Blakely officers responded to reports of gunfire with a gunshot victim at Cedar Hill Homes at 17821 Cedar Springs Rd. On...
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