What to do When There is a Warrant for Your Arrest

Some people know when they have broken the law as well as the consequences that goes along with committing that crime. However, there are others who may not know that they have broken the law, that is, until they are being issued or told that there is a warrant for their arrest. Though being informed […]

Drug Distribution

There is a debate within American society as to whether the use of controlled substances such as drugs should be banned. Some claim that drug crimes are victimless crimes and not much different than alcohol; others cite their effects, both short and long term, as reason to ban them. Regardless, under both Alabama state law […]

Man Arrested for Theft of Electronic Walmart Shopping Cart

Curtis Wymes, 25, has been arrested by Dothan police and charged with stealing a motorized scooter filled with alcohol from a local Walmart shopping center.  Records show that police charged Wymes with stealing two 18-packs of Corona beer, three 12-packs of “Strawberita” beer, and a motorized shopping cart that is typically used by handicapped customers.  The […]

Can An Employer Use a Potential Employee’s Bankruptcy Against Him?

Besides the social stigma of filing for bankruptcy, bankrupt debtors, both those who are enduring and have completed the bankruptcy process, will need to contend with potential employment discrimination. Current and potential employers may have concerns about the debtor’s character, thereby hurting a debtor’s chances of continuing or securing employment. Congressional Response In response to […]

Headland Man Facing Felony Criminal Charges

Kennon O’Bryan Hester, of Headland, has been charged with enticing a child for immoral purposes in connection to a July 21st incident involving two teenage girls.  Hester, who is currently out on bail for drug trafficking charges, was taken to the Houston County Jail where he is being held without bail. Police arrested Hester after they received […]

Two Dothan Women Arrested on Theft Charges

Connie Collins, 54, and Charlotte King, 53, have been arrested in connection to the theft of over $500 worth of merchandise from two local businesses.  Each woman has been charged with two felony counts of second degree theft of property and both were transported to the Houston County Jail where they are being held on […]

Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft

Roderick Dewayne Neal, 49, pleaded guilty to felony charges of aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to make false claims in federal court in Montgomery on Thursday afternoon. The former bail bondsman at A-Advantage Bonding now faces a mandatory sentence of two years in prison for the aggravated identity theft charge and a maximum sentence of […]

AAA to Offer Free Towing Service to Impaired Drivers for July 4th Holiday

In an effort to help drivers celebrate the nation’s birthday safely, AAA-Alabama will again be offering “Tow-for-Life” services this year across the state. “Tow-for-Life” utilizes AAA-Alabama contracted wrecker services and will be able to tow impaired drivers up to 10 miles for free between 6:00 p.m. Thursday night and 11:59 p.m. on Friday.  The program is in […]

Man Arrested for Employee Theft in Dothan

John Floyd Denson, 52, of East Smithville Road, was arrested on Tuesday after an internal investigation revealed that he stole more than $6,000 worth of merchandise from his employer. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree theft of property and is currently being held on a $30,000 bond. The investigation was conducted by […]

Bail Bondsman Arrested for Handcuffing Men to Courtroom Door

Ricky Stokes, the bail bondsman who handcuffed two men to the door of the city courtroom, turned himself into police on Tuesday night and was booked on two counts of second-degree unlawful imprisonment.  He has since been released after posting two $300 bonds. The charges stem from an incident on June 4th when two men […]