12:20 PM... Traffic Stop leads to Foot Pursuit and ArrestMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 07 2020 1:11 PM
DOTHAN: Dothan Police Officer stopped a vehicle on Alabama Ave at Kinsey Cove Apartments and while speaking to the driver the back seat passenger takes off. The officer called out and gave chase tazing the suspect in a attempt to stop the suspect. The tazer did not effect the suspect and he took off again.
Other officers responded to back up the officer, mean while the suspect doubled back on the officer and forced his way into an apartment. A neighbor flagged down Sgt. Weed as he was responding to the officer. Sgt. Weed realized this was the suspect and took him into custody.
After a search of the person and vehicle officers found multiple types of what appeared to be narcotics and a handgun. Thanks to the public's help the suspect was captured and will be booked into the Dothan City Jail.