DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A fourth and final suspect has been arrested in the case of a Dothan man who was assaulted and robbed at a motel.

Police arrested Dylan Rhoten and charged him with first-degree robbery from an incident in late May.

Police originally arrested three suspects in the case after police say a man was invited to a hotel in Dothan by a female and while he was there was assaulted by two other males.

Photo of all 4 Dothan suspects

Police have already arrested Rickel Daniel, Deseree Chaffins, and brandy Townsend in the case and they are all charged with first-degree robbery.


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A Dothan trio has been charged with the assault and robbery of a man at a Dothan motel.

On Sunday, May 29, a man was invited to a local motel by a female acquaintance. While there, the man was assaulted by two other individuals who were hiding and waiting on him, according to Dothan Police.

At least one of those suspects was armed with a weapon. During the assault, the victim was pushed into a large glass window that broke. Police say that pieces of the broken glass cut the victim causing a severe injury to his arm.

The victim had surgery for his injury and is still undergoing treatment. Money was taken from the victim during the assault. So far, three suspects have been arrested in connection with the alleged crimes.

DPD: Desaree Chaffins (top left), Brandy Townsend (middle), Rickel Daniel

Rickel Elijah Daniel, 23, of Dothan, Desaree Bronbdell Chaffins, 29, of Dothan, and Brandy Hope Townsend, 43, of Dothan; have all been charged with one count of first-degree robbery.

All three are currently in the Houston County Jail their bond was set at $60,000.00 each.

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