Combined Effort Lands One in Jail on Multiple ChargesMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 08 2019 7:39 AM
On Monday, October 7, 2019 a member of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Dothan Police Department that Jamir Yastin Baxter, suspected to be armed and dangerous, was actively being sought after as a person of interest in multiple burglaries, armed burglaries and at least one armed robbery in the Dothan, AL area and was suspected to be traveling through Jackson County, FL.
Baxter was known to be operating a Gold in color BMW and was spotted operating that vehicle in the Campbellton, FL area. Surveillance teams established observations on Baxter for approximately 2-3 hours. At approximately 8 PM Baxter began to travel South towards the Cottondale, FL area. It was learned that Baxter had an outstanding warrant out of Houston County,AL for attempted burglary.
A traffic stop was initiated and Baxter was taken into custody. Investigators from Dothan Police Department assisted members of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. While in custody, Dothan P.D. Investigators obtained a post-miranda warning statement from Baxter, who admitted to the burglaries and informed them that there were items related to crimes contained inside of the vehicle. Baxter did provide Officers with written consent to search the vehicle and items from some of the burglaries and the armed robbery were recovered from the vehicle.
Baxter was transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await extradition.
Sheriff Roberts and his staff are committed to the partnership between the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and its surrounding agencies, and would like to extend their gratitude to the Dothan Police Department and Houston County Sheriff’s Office for their collaborative efforts in bringing this fugitive to justice. If you have any information about any criminal activity
please contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 850-482-9624 or Chipola Crime Stoppers at 850-526-5000 or toll free at 888-804-8494. Tips can also be submitted online at www.crimestoppersofjacksoncountyfl.com
Jamir Yastin Baxter
19 YOA Male
Fugitive From Justice