Court extradites man arrested in Holmes Beach

A man arrested in Holmes Beach as a possible homicide suspect in Alabama was extradited July 14 from Manatee County back to Alabama for further questioning, according to a report by

A vehicle driven by Robert Dorsey Windham, 31, of Dothan, Alabama, triggered the Holmes Beach license plate reader system May 30, which alerted officers that a homicide suspect was driving a stolen vehicle in the city.

The vehicle was registered to Windham’s aunt, Kay Singleton Branche, who was found dead May 27.

When officers asked Windham for his license, he handed them Branche’s license, as well as his Florida ID card.

Upon searching the stolen vehicle, officers found two large knives, as well as Branche’s wallet, credit cards, cellphone and laptop.

The evidence was sent for investigation to the Dothan Police Department.

The vehicle was impounded and held for the DPD.      Windham was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail, where he remained until he was extradited July 14 to the Houston County Jail in Dothan.

As of July 22, he was being held on two counts of identity theft at $50,000 bond.

— ChrisAnn Allen