The Houston County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating an escaped inmate.

On 12/23/2021, at approximately 8:00 CST, white male inmate, Timothy Marion Williamson, escaped from the Haven in Dothan, Alabama. This escaped felon is a white male 6’00”, brown eyes, bald head. He was last known to be wearing a camouflage hoodie and light blue jeans. Williamson is believed to be on foot and was last witnessed on John D. Odom Road in Dothan.

If you see Williamson, DO NOT APPROACH, please contact local law enforcement immediately at 334-677-4808 or 911.


The Houston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in regards to a recent firearm assault.

In the early morning hours on October 16, 2021, a Firearm Assault occurred at Teasers Night Club located in the Wicksburg community.

Anyone who witnessed, or has any information regarding a possible suspect(s) in this case is urged call the Houston County Sheriff’s Office at 334-677-4808


October 12, 2021, Investigators with HCSO arrested Michael Scott Barrentine, 30 year old male, Wicksburg Rd. Newton (Houston County Alabama) on the following charges:

Charge 1: Sexual Torture Bond - $60,000.00

Charge 2: Sexual Torture – Incapable of Consent Incapacitated - Bond $60,000.00

Charge 3: Sodomy First Degree Bond - $ 60,000.00

The case is based on events that occurred on October 11, 2021 at a location on Wicksburg Rd.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges and arrest(s) are pending.