On June 7, 2011 the Dothan Police Department asked for information regarding recent copper theft after which we received a tip that led investigators to a residence in the 500 block of West Burdeshaw Street where they came into contact with Marcus Council. During a search of Councils’ residence and vehicle investigators seized wire cutters, gloves, screw drivers, and metal copper cut from an air conditioning unit. Marcus Council was arrested for Possession of Burglary Tool’s with further charges pending.
The Dothan Police Department would like to thank everyone who called in yesterday with tips for their assistance with this case. Police are asking anyone with information about any recent copper theft cases to continue to call the Dothan Police Department or CrimeStoppers 334-793-7000.
Marcus Council, black male, 33 years of age, of West Burdeshaw Street was arrested and charged with Possession of Burglary Tool’s with a $25,000 bond.