Dothan Police Press Release 2/11

On December 6, 2009 the Dothan Police Department responded to a robbery in the parking lot of the Westgate Inn.

Upon arrival, police talked to the victim, an adult female, who said she pulled into the parking lot around 2:00 a.m. and exited her vehicle and started walking to her room. Before she made it to her door she stated she was approached by two black males who showed her a gun and demanded her purse.

The victim threw her purse on the ground and ran while the suspects took the purse and fled on foot. Investigating officers processed the area and located the purse along with evidence which was sent off for forensic testing.

Police have now received results from the evidence that identified the suspect as Antonio Rashad Johnson.

Johnson, now eighteen years of age, was a juvenile when the crime was committed but has been charged as an adult.

• Antonio Rashad Johnson, black male, 18 years of age, of Blackshear Street was arrested and charged with First Degree Robbery with a $250,000 bond.


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  • by Barbara Location: Florida on Feb 14, 2011 at 09:53 AM
    This person needs something to do,depending on what kind of sentence he receives, maybe he can turn his life around.Looks like the black men of America that are worth anything, would come forward and set a example for our young men to follow.Martin Luther King tried so hard to set the example--he would be so disappointed that his dream has become hazy.He wanted his people to have a good life to work for your wage.To be strong,equal in everything.We have a black president...the dream is still there, we have got to polish it up, so our young people can see the Good Life is not drugs,stealing,violence,worthlessness.When our old leaders step down,we need a new leader to step up.And you can't step up, if you can't see the dream.
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