Dothan Man Arrested for Involvement in Multiple Burglaries

Derrick Timothy Lampley, 51, of North Oates Street, has been arrested and charged with burglarizing multiple businesses near downtown Dothan, including two law offices.  A police report shows that investigators arrested Lampley on December 20, 2013 and charged him with eight felony counts of third-degree burglary and 17 felony counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.  He was taken into custody at Houston Country Jail where he is being held on bail totaling over $2.4 million.

A police investigation revealed that Lampley burglarized several businesses in Dothan between December 3, 2013 and December 18, 2013.  It is also alleged that Lampley used a debit/credit card stolen in one of the robberies to make multiple withdrawals of money from a local ATM machine on Dec. 17th.

Court records show that Derrick Lampley has been charged with burglarizing the law office of Johnston, Hinesley and Flowers on North Oates Street, the Ramsey, Baxley and McDougle Law Firm on Troy Street, and the Ray Hix Dental Office on West Troy Street.  He has also been charged for twice burglarizing the Davis-Dyar Supply Company earlier this month.

Lampley has several prior felony convictions for similar offenses, along with a couple drug-related priors.