Madison County Sheriff’s Office
Blake L. Dorning-Sheriff
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2016
Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that on October 8th, 2016, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the K-May Doughnuts business at 11041 Highway 231-431 in Meridianville, Alabama, for a call for service. Upon arrival, they were advised that an unknown white male entered the business and ordered doughnuts. While checking out, he pulled a piece of what appears to be a tire iron and after an altercation with the cashier stole an undetermined amount of US Currency. Based on the initial Investigation, Investigators were able to locate pictures of a suspect and a truck that was linked to the suspect in this crime. The Investigators continued the Investigation over the weekend and spoke with a subject that assisted in the location of the suspect. On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016, at approximately 1230 pm, Patrol deputies were able to locate the suspect and detain him. Investigators responded to the location that the suspect was detained, and identify him as Dustin Robert Tate, white male, born in 1973. The Investigation concluded with a positive identification of the suspect and he was arrested for Robbery in the First Degree with a bond set at $50,000. He was then placed in the Madison County Main Facility.
Dustin Robert Tate was arrested on probable cause by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and are presumed innocent until determined otherwise by the judicial system.
Questions concerning this release may be directed to Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Capt. Michael Salomonsky (256) 533-8820.