HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A Houston County man has been charged after police say he forced himself onto a woman.

On Friday, May 20, 2022, a victim reported to the Dothan Police Department that she had been sexually victimized two days before. 

Police say the investigation led to the suspect, Dexter Allen Owens Jr., being identified. It is believed Owens forced the adult female to engage in sexual activities against her will, according to DPD.

Owens Jr., 36, of Webb, was arrested and charged with first-degree sodomy. Owens was released from the Houston County Jail after posting a $60,000 bond Thursday afternoon.

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