Stokes was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended to 10 days, and ordered to pay $500 fine for each count, the Dothan Eagle reported. A Dothan man was arrested for firing gunshots at a vehicle occupied by an adult and four juveniles on Friday. Lewis ordered Stokes to pay a $500 fine and sentenced him to six months’ probation during an arraignment hearing on Wednesday, according to court records.

A Dothan man was arrested for shooting a relative in the eye with a paintball gun at close range late Monday. Several local school systems will be closing early today due to the threat of severe weather this afternoon. A Headland police officer has been arrested for choking a female victim in a domestic violence case.

Stokes also pleaded guilty this year a reduced reckless driving charge following his 2020 DUI arrest in Florida. Stokes, who alleges a competitive bondsman filed an ethics complaint, also claims he pleaded guilty because the Alabama Attorney General’s Office had threatened him with felony charges. Stokes admits he used the EMA vehicle for that purpose but claims only because bad weather could have required him to respond quickly to an emergency. Several severe thunderstorms warnings were issued in the area that day, per National Weather Service reports.

DOTHAN, Ala. -A former Houston County Emergency Management chief of staff has pleaded guilty to using his position for personal gain. A Houston County judge sentenced Rickey Stokes to six months unsupervised probation, fined him $500, and ordered what is a group of bowtruckles called him to pay court costs. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On April 1, 2022, 34 year-old Roy Lee James, of Dothan fired several shots from a weapon toward a vehicle occupied by an adult and four juveniles.

However, Florida state law determines DUI by the extent of how impaired your normal senses are by the substance. In both the walk and turn and standing leg tests, Stokes had trouble maintaining his balance and counting as instructed by the trooper. According to Commission Chairman Mark Culver, Stokes was placed on administrative leave with pay Monday, pending an investigation. DOTHAN, Ala. — Rickey Stokes, owner of Rickey Stokes News, has been suspended from his chief of staff position with the Houston County Emergency Management Agency. The person or persons responsible for this have had to live with this on their mind for many years now.

The incident took place in the 100 block of Clayton Street, a public housing community. Just prior to this, an altercation had taken place between one of James’ family members and one of the persons in the vehicle, which apparently led James to seek retaliation. Fortunately, no one was injured during this incident. As a result, James was charged with five counts of Attempted Assault first degree. It is believed Dozier used the paintball gun as a dangerous weapon for the purpose of intentionally causing injury to the victim.

Only the person or persons responsible for this know exactly why this happened. Regardless of their reason, it does not justify taking the life of such a sweet individual, especially when she would have given someone anything they could have needed. The family deserves closure and justice for the loss of their loved one. Ruthie Mae Jackson had been cooking food the night before in preparation for Easter lunch with family and friends at her home after church. When she was found, it was determined her death was the result of being stabbed multiple times. Peterson is now charged with three counts of capital murder and one count of attempted murder.