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Dothan Man Arrested for Driving into Church

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

On August 3, 2011 the Dothan Police Department responded to a crash involving a vehicle versus a building. Members of the Traffic Division were requested and responded to handle the case. The investigation revealed that the driver, Garrett Allan Maddox, ingested “Dust Off”, a can of compressed air used to air clean electronic equipment, by huffing the substance. Maddox lost consciousness and ran off the road while traveling on Honeysuckle Road. The vehicle entered a cemetery and collided with many headstones before exiting the cemetery and crossing South Park Avenue where it ran through a fence enclosing the Stonecreek Landing Subdivision. The vehicle continued and collided with another fence within the community and exited the subdivision. Maddox’ vehicle then crossed Moore Road and collided with the West Side of Selma Baptist Church, causing substantial damage. The driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Any Substance Which Impairs the Mental or Physical Faculties.

Garrett Allan Maddox, white male, 20 years of age, of Brushfire Drive was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Any Substance Which Impairs the Mental or Physical Faculties with a $500 bond.


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