Updated: Sep 17, 2021

On September 15, 2021, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at a motel, located in the 3000 block of Montgomery Highway Dothan, Alabama. Through the course of the investigation, deputies and task force officers recovered approximately eleven ounces (11oz) of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine holds an approximate street value of $10,000.00.


Lauren Melissa Tillery, 34 years old from Dothan, Alabama.

Joseph Curtis Dozier, 40 years old from Ft. Walton Beach, Florida & Dothan, Alabama (two residences).


The Alabama Drug Enforcement Task is comprised of officers that are employed by law enforcement agencies from the surrounding area that include: Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Houston County Sheriff's Office, Eufaula Police Dept. Ozark Police Dept., Coffee County Sheriff's Office, Enterprise Police Dept. Dale County Sheriff's Office, Abbeville Police Dept., Geneva County Sheriff’s Office, and Geneva Police Department. These agencies come together and share resources and manpower in a joint effort to combat drug traffickers and drug trafficking organizations operating in and around this region of the state.


The Houston County Sheriff's Office is in need of the public's assistance regarding a recent theft case.

A 2020 Kawasaki KLX110L dirt bike, almost identical to the photo was stolen in the Rehobeth area on August 7, 2021. The dirt bike is missing the back plastic fender, and also has the number 17 on front plate, and the handle bars also have green grips.

If you or anyone you know have any information regarding this theft case, please call the HCSO Criminal Investigation Division (M-F 7:30-4:30) at 334-677-4809 or HCSO Communication Division after hours at 334-677-4808.


On June 09, 2021 at or about 7:57 p.m. Deputies with Houston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported firearm assault at 220 Meadows Rd. Ashford, Al.

The victim of the firearm assault had been transported to a Dothan Hospital by private vehicle.

The investigation revealed that the victim was at 220 Meadows Rd.

The offender who has been identified as Mekhi Rajan Telfair, drove by 220 Meadows Rd and words were exchanged between the victim and offender.

The offender Telfair drove down the road then came back to 220 Meadows Rd. exited his vehicle, the victim stepped off the porch toward Telfair as they exchanged words. Telfair pulled a handgun from behind his back and shot the victim two times. Telfair fled the scene.

Telfair was located a short time later and taken into custody without incident.

Offender: Mekhi Rajan Telefair 23 yrs old

Meadows Rd. Ashford, Al.

Charge: Attempted Murder

Code of Alabama: 13A-4-2

BOND: $60,000.00