The Dothan Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Carver Street after receiving a disorderly conduct complaint which included a possession of a firearm.
On July 6, Investigators say Dexter Owens Jr., 27, of North Range Street, was in possession of a small caliber pistol when he went to confront his girlfriend.
According to Police, a member of the girlfriend’s family took the weapon from Owners Jr. and detained him until the police arrived.
A review of his criminal history shows Owens Jr. to have an extensive history involving violent acts.
Owens was arrested and charged with certain persons forbidden to carry a pistol. His bond was set at $5,000.