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Dothan Man Arrested for Capital Murder

Shortly after 8 PM on Saturday, March 17th Dothan Police received a call of a possible death at the residence located at 611 Hodgesville Road, Dothan. Once officers arrived, it was apparent that this was a crime scene. 91 year old Mabel Fowler was determined to be the victim of a homicide. Investiga

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-18 18:45:31

Elderly woman found dead in Dothan home on Hodgesville Road

DOTHAN, Ala.-- Dothan Police received a phone call shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17 of an unresponsive elderly woman on the floor of a home in the 600 block of Hodgesville Road. Upon arrival, officers determined the woman was deceased and a struggle had ensued. Investigators are treating it a

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-18 04:37:00

Fire destroys two homes, damages one

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. - An early morning fire destroys two homes and damages another in Lynn Haven. Officials responded to the call at Ravenwood Court in Lynn Haven around 5 am and worked the scene until 11. Two homes were fully involved in the flames, those 2 homes are being considered total losses.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-03-18 23:22:28

Man arrested after Police find methamphetamine residue near child

FOUNTAIN, Fla. - A Fountain man who was arrested after authorities found drugs in his possession is also facing child abuse charges. According to the Bay County sheriff's office, 41 year old Paul Wynn was served a search warrant of his home looking for methamphetamine. Upon searching, authorities

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-03-17 22:36:55

Dothan police arrest 1 in 'heinous murder' of 91-year-old woman

The Dothan Police Department has arrested a man and charged him with capital murder after a weekend homicide involving an elderly woman. Police responded to a call of a possible death at a house on Hodgesville Road around 8 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, police found 91-year-old Mable Fowler's bo

WSFA - 2018-03-18 18:44:05

MHS Students Feel Their Rights Were Violated

MARIANNA, Fla - A student led walk out across the country this week set a tone for young people to bring attention to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Students across the country took part, if they wanted to. But, in Jackson County, students are upset at the timing and handling of


Marianna woman arrested in traffic stop

Marianna resident Krystal Renee Hunter, 33, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of community control during a traffic stop that yielded suspected methamphetamine and a hypodermic syringe, according to a press release from the Jackson County


POLICE: Victim in Hodgesville Road murder hired suspect

Police revealed more about the suspect in a Dothan murder at a Monday morning news conference. 58-year-old Joe Nathan Duncan ----- faces Capital Murder and Burglary charges after police found the body of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler on Saturday. Investigators say she was beaten to death in her home ----

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-19 03:06:00

BCSO: Child found sleeping near drugs, two people arrested

FOUNTAIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two Fountain residents Thursday on multiple drug changes and child abuse after they say an infant was found sleeping near meth and marijuana. Investigators say they served a search warrant on the home in Fountain and arrested Paul


Seven Dothan residents arrested for recent string of armed robberies

Seven search warrants were executed across Dothan Wednesday morning, and six men and one woman are now behind bars. With the assistance of U.S. Marshal Service and FBI, Dothan police found evidence at the residences linking them to the recent string of armed robberies as well as other crimes. "Doors


A woods fire is the cause of all the smoke in South Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A wood fire is the cause of all the smoke in south Dothan tonight. The two acre wind driven fire occurred around 4PM Thursday afternoon off the corner of Cottonwood Rd. and 3rd Avenue. This resulted in what is called a total mutual aid with thirteen units responding from all o


Two Winn Dixie Stores Will Close in Dothan After Company Filed Bankruptcy

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of the Winn-Dixie grocery store chain, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close 94 stores in the coming days, the company announced Thursday. Those 94 stores closing include 10 Winn Dixie stores in Alabama. "After careful consideration, we have chosen


Marianna man arrested for battering child, stealing vehicle

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) - Police say a Marianna man forced his way into a residence, armed himself with a knife, and battered an adult and a small child before fleeing in a stolen vehicle. Shawnest Ivey, 37, was stopped by a Jackson County deputy while riding in the victim's vehicle and arrested Sunda


BCSO captures man charged with trying to kill 3

Dedrick Howard, 27, had been wanted in connection with a shooting in Alexandria, Louisiana, that took place in 2016. He last had been seen in July 2017. ZACK McDONALD News Herald Reporter @PCNHzack LYNN HAVEN - Bay County Sheriff's Office deputies who tracked down and arrested a man in Lynn Haven w


Another convenience store hit by armed trio

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- Dothan Police are looking for three people who robbed a convenience store. It happened just before midnight Monday at the Hobo Pantry on the corner of Reeves Street and Murray Road. That's just north of the old northside K-Mart. Investigators say three armed men entered the st


Robbery at the Hobo Pantry

DOTHAN, Ala. - Just after 11:40 p.m. on March 12, three black males entered the Hobo Pantry/ Marathon near Northview High School. As they crossed the threshold of the doorway, they pulled out hand guns and pointed them at the store clerk. They got away with just $150. The robbers ran from the scene


Investigation Leads to Illegal Drugs, 30 Guns and Counterfeit Money

Marianna, Fla. - Two men are behind bars tonight and facing a list of charges. Following an investigation, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office concluded an investigation into the illegal possession of firearms and drugs. News 13's Peyton LoCicero has the details on what was discovered. "We think th


Marianna store owner accused of selling 'meth kits'

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) - The Marianna Police Department has arrested the owner of a convenience store accused of selling kits to cook meth. Sabirali Saboowalla, who owns the Big and Little store at 4153 Lafayette St., was arrested Friday, according to a police department news release. Searching the s


One person dies in Lynn Haven house fire

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One person is dead after a house caught fire in Lynn Haven late Wednesday night. According to the Lynn Haven Fire Department, the fire happened near Carolina Avenue and 15th Street around 10:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived to the scene, the house was in flames. Thre


Second Dothan robbery possibly connected to weekend robbery

The Dothan Police Department is investigating a second robbery that they believe could be connected to a robbery at a convenience store Sunday. Officers responded to a robbery at the Hobo Pantry in the 2400 block of Reeves Street Monday at around 11:40 p.m. An employee said three armed men entered