A Dothan man is accused of stealing an employee’s cell phone from the Dothan Liquidation Center last month.

Martas Vontae King, 25, was arrested Monday, June 24, and charged with third-degree theft of property.

Police say that on May 10, King allegedly entered a designated “employees only” area at Dothan Liquidation Center and stole an iPhone.

“Video surveillance cameras recorded King entering the employees only area and taking the phone,” Watkins said. “A warrant was issued for his arrest and he was taken into custody Monday.”

King is currently in the Houston County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

King has a lengthy history with law enforcement, having previously entered guilty pleas on charges of second-degree receiving stolen property, obstructing justice, and second-degree escape.

According to court documents he also has a pending unrelated charged of third-degree burglary.

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