Houston County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Donald J. Valenza


Press Release


         On July 4, 2018, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a Firearm Assault in the 6400 Block of Cottonwood Rd. in the Lovetown Community.

Deputies and Investigators arrived on scene and Matthew Preston Forehand, a 28 year old white male of Dothan, AL, was arrested and charged with Capital Murder.

Forehand was placed in the Houston County Jail with No Bond.

The case is still being actively Investigated, and no further information is being released at this time.