On July 8, 2013 Ashford Police responded to a Burglary of a residence in the 600 Block of South County Road 33 in Ashford.
Before the Officer’s arrived the suspect(s) had made forced entry to the home and fled the area with the victim’s personal property.
During the course of processing the crime scene officers’ were able to collect pieces of valuable evidence that would link officers’ to the identification of the possible suspects.
Working with the Alabama Bureau of Investigations in Montgomery, one of the suspects was identified.
The results of the investigation were turned over to the January term of the Houston County Grand Jury.
The Houston County Grand Jury returned the Indictment of Gerald Denorch Cochran. Cochran is a 20 year old black male from Dothan, AL.
Cochran is currently being held in the Houston County jail for the offense of Burglary 3rd, a Class C Felony. Other arrests may be forthcoming for this case.