December 7, 2013
A Dothan man faces a robbery charge after he allegedly took a woman's purse from her car.
On Thursday, May 30, the Dothan Police Department arrested Melvin Dupree Culver, 27, of Ashland Drive. According to police, Culver approached a woman who was sitting in her car on the 600 block of Ashland Drive and asked her for money.
When the woman refused, Culver reached into the vehicle and took a purse, as well as other miscellaneous items belonging to the victim, before fleeing the scene.
Alert patrol officers responding to the area located Culver. He was charged with third degree robbery, his bond was set at $15,000.