Dothan Woman Charged with Felony Theft

Rena Hill Parsons has been arrested and charged with felony first-degree theft of property according to Dothan Police lieutenant Will Benny.  Parsons, who was out on bail for chemical endangerment of a child, is now facing criminal charges that she stole over $10,000 worth of silver dinnerware from her parents.  She was arrested on November

Airport Fire Chief Arrested for DUI

Charles Keith Middlebrooks, the Dothan Regional airport fire chief, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence on Saturday November 9th.  A copy of the citation shows that Middlebrooks was arrested shortly after he was involved in a one car accident that evening. The Alabama State Trooper who issued the citation alleges that Middlebrooks

Authorities have accused Stanley P. Phillips, 47, of fraudulently trying to steer $600,000 of a lucrative military contract to a business that could not fulfill the terms of the contract.  Phillips is now facing seven counts of wire fraud for his role in the alleged scheme. Prosecutors claim that Phillips worked as the construction/site manager

Dothan Police Sergeant Andy Martin announced on Tuesday that Julia Yvette Williams, 32, had been arrested and charged with felony trafficking of cocaine and felony unlawful possession of a controlled substance.  Records show that police charged Williams with trafficking 44 grams of cocaine from her home late last week. Police seized the drugs after investigators

Arrests Made in Meth Trafficking Probe

Sherriff’s Captain Antonio Gonzalez reports that an ongoing meth trafficking investigation has resulted in the arrests of four people for allegedly trafficking methamphetamines.  Houston County Sheriff’s investigators reportedly seized more than 5 ounces of methamphetamine after serving two search warrants on Friday November 1, 2013. According to the police statement, one search warrant resulted in

Dothan Man Charged for DUI on Tractor

Phillip David Messick, 24, of Dothan, faces multiple felony criminal charges after he allegedly drove a stolen tractor while under the influence of alcohol.  Houston County Sheriff William Maddox said deputies arrested Messick and charged him with felony first-degree theft of property, three felony counts of first-degree criminal mischief, three misdemeanor counts of third-degree criminal

Houston County Sherriff’s Lieutenant, Bill Rafferty, confirms that five felony criminal charges of theft have been filed against David Andrew Bynum for allegedly not performing services agreed to as part of a business called Wiregrass K-9.  Bynum, 26, faces four counts of second degree theft of property and a single second degree theft by deception

Man Charged in Dothan Nightclub Shootings

Anthony Deionte Bell, 19, was arrested on October 9th and faces criminal charges of attempted murder and 2nd degree assault after allegedly shooting a man in the stomach during an altercation at a local nightclub.  Court records show that police investigators charged Bell with the shooting of another man on the same day.  Both incidents

More than a year after the state of Alabama authorized ignition interlock devices for certain DUI offenders, the program is still waiting to be fully implemented.  The interlock devices are meant to prevent a person previously convicted of driving under the influence from starting their car if their blood-alcohol level is 0.2 percent or higher. 

Lanice Clifton Bonds, a Dothan Police Department resource officer, has been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a high school student. Bonds, 37, was arrested on September 24, 2013 and charged with “school employee engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19.”  Court records show the offense allegedly took

Dothan Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Kahlif Miguel Cooper, 33, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with a felony criminal charge of attempted murder after he reportedly assaulted a 32 year old man with a baseball bat in an incident that took place in the 700 block of Westmead Street on September 3, 2013. Dothan Police responded to an assault complaint

The Conspirator That Wasn’t There

The criminal defense attorneys at Boles Holmes White, LLC are often asked, “How could I be a part of a conspiracy when I wasn’t there?” The main reason why prosecutors like to charge conspiracies is because of the Pinkerton doctrine. The doctrine is named for a famous case from the 40’s involving two brothers: Walter and