On Oct. 1, the Dothan Police Department received information that a wanted felon out of Orlando, Florida was possibly in the area.
Officers were advised that Joe Clinton, of Ocoee, Florida was wanted for numerous armed robbery and kidnappings throughout a month long crime spree through Central Florida. Information given stated Clinton was believed to be occupying a grey Honda passenger car and had family in the Dothan area.
Using the information given, officers in the Dothan Police Departments Patrol Division began actively searching for Clinton. At approximately 2:10 p.m. Clinton was located and taken into custody in the 100 block of Reno Court.
Clinton was arrested and charged as a Fugitive from Justice. Clinton will be held at the Dothan City jail pending extradition back to Orlando, Florida.