UPDATED SATURDAY @ 9:46 PM 12:43 PM Burglary In Progress - CowartsRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 10 2022 1:29 PM
COWARTS: 11:14 PM Houston County Sheriff 911 dispatched Houston County Sheriff Deputies to Burglary In Progress in the 4400 block of Prevatt Road.
The reports are an off duty Dothan Police Officer was in foot pursuit of the suspect through the woods off Barfield Road. The Dothan Police Officer was reported to have no shirt on.
Houston County Sheriff Deputies, Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza, Dothan Police Captain Will Glover, members of Houston County Sheriff Department and Dothan Police Department swarmed the area, quickly.
The area was quickly surrounded and a perimeter established. Then K-9 track dogs were placed out and a search was established.
The suspect dropped his cell phone in the house of the residence which he burglarized.
During the search the suspect was reported to have used someone's cell phone that he met.
The Houston County Sheriff Department set up part of the perimeter in front of a house on Barfield and Katie Drive. After the investigation of the facts it was determined the suspect was on a house at the corner of Katie Drive and Barfield Road.
The Houston County Sheriff Department then hit the house and took the suspect in custody.
The Houston County Sheriff Department is continuing the investigation.