Five Dothan residents, including four teenagers, face multiple felony charges in connection to the break-in of a Dothan police officer’s vehicle.
According to a Dothan police statement, police arrested three men and two women as part of the investigation. The statement said the break-in occurred during the night of Jan. 18. Tactical gear was stolen from the police vehicle, which included two tactical vests, ammunition, a flash bang destructive device, gas mask filters and other police items.
The police have recovered all of their equipment as part of the investigation.
Police charged Anthony Little, 22, and David Woodham, 19, both of Trawick Road, with possession of a destructive device, first-degree receiving stolen property and breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.
Police also charged Cody Haney, Courtney Kassander, and Briana Landry, all 18 and of Trawick Road, with first-degree receiving stolen property and possession of a destructive device.
Dothan Police Sgt. Rachel David confirmed that the break-in of the unmarked police vehicle occurred at an officer's residence. It is believed that the vehicle was specifically targeted.
Little and Woodham were taken to the Houston County Jail and held on $750,000 bail.
Haney, Kassander and Landry were all taken to the Houston County Jail and held on $500,000 bail.
For more details on the police car break-in investigation see the Friday edition of the Dothan Eagle and dothaneagle.com.