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Dothan – K9 Unit Apprehends Suspect After Search in Lakewood Subdivision

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Investigators conducted a search in the Lakewood subdivision on Saddlewood Drive as part of an ongoing criminal investigation on Thursday.

Things escalated when a suspect refused to comply with officers’ commands. Thankfully, a K9 unit was promptly called to the scene and apprehended the suspect. However, concerns arose about possible injuries to the suspect during the K9 arrest, prompting the involvement of Dothan Fire and Pilchers at the scene. Fortunately, after assessment, the suspect was cleared on-site by Dothan Fire before being taken into custody. This incident highlights the crucial role K9 units play in ensuring community safety.