DOTHAN, AL - On April 30, 2014 the Dothan Police Department made a felony arrest following a recent theft investigation.
Investigators say on April 11, 2014, Brian Skinner was hired by the victim to work at their home. While at the residence, Skinner took possession of the victim’s wallet and removed several items, to include money and credit cards, without the victim’s permission. On April 12, 2014 Skinner went to multiple businesses in Dothan and used the victim’s credit cards to purchase items.
Skinner was arrested on an un-related charge by the Dothan Police Department on April 19th and was an inmate at the city jail when investigators identified him as the suspect in this case. He was charged with seven counts of fraudulent use of a credit/debit card and will be transported to the Houston County Jail.
• Brian Phillip Skinner, white male, 28 years of age, of Denton Road was arrested and charged with seven counts of fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. Bond amounts have been set and total $17,500.00.
All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.