Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking

A Mobile man is in police custody in Dothan after being arrested for drug trafficking.

Dothan Police arrested 29-year old John Maulden late Saturday night.

Maulden has been under police surveillance for many months for bringing ecstasy into the area.

He was staying at the Motel-6 on Ross Clark Circle when police made the arrest.

At the time, he was choking and after further investigation, police pulled more than 40-pills of ecstasy in a plastic bag out of his mouth.

Maulden was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Maulden is free on bond.