Breaking News: Dothan Police Arrest Kidnapping Suspect Wanted Out Of Orlando Florida
Posted by: Thomas Azar
Date: Oct 02 2013 12:59 PM
Dothan Police Department
210 North Saint Andrews Street
Dothan, Alabama 36303
October 2, 2013
On October 1, 2013, at approximately 12:50 pm, the Dothan Police Department received information that a wanted felon out of Orlando, Florida was possibly in the area.
Officers were advised that Joe Clinton, of Ocoee, Florida was wanted for numerous armed robbery and kidnappings throughout a month long crime spree through Central Florida. Information given stated Clinton was believed to be occupying a grey Honda passenger car and had family in the Dothan area.
Using the information given, officers in the Dothan Police Departments Patrol Division began actively searching for Clinton. At approximately 2:10 pm, Clinton was located and taken into custody in the 100 block of Reno Court.
Joe E. Clinton was arrested and charged as a Fugitive from Justice. Clinton will be held at the Dothan City jail pending extradition back to Orlando, Florida.
Joe E. Clinton
Gregory J. Benton
Chief of Police