Mobile County District Attorney's Office

Mobile Man Found Guilty of Theft 1st and Attempted Murder of Mobile Police Officer

May 21, 2024

MOBILE, Alabama – A Mobile County jury has found Dajoune Dubose guilty of Attempted Murder and Theft 1st, the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office announces Tuesday evening.

On November 9, 2018, law enforcement located a car, driven by Dubose that was reported stolen days earlier. When Dajoune Dubose was asked to step out of the vehicle, he reached under the seat for a gun and fired two shots at Mobile Police Cpl. Ben Towarnyckyj, hitting him once in the arm. Dubose fled the scene but was apprehended just a few hours later that evening.  

“Dajoune Dubose was only thinking of himself on November 9, 2018, and his actions were proven to be intentional,” says Mobile County District Attorney Keith Blackwood. “Cpl. Towarnyckyj is lucky to be alive and we are grateful he was able to testify today and receive the justice he deserved.”

The State was represented by District Attorney Keith Blackwood and Assistant District Attorneys Clayton Williams and Dru Bishop.

Judge Brooks has set sentencing for Dajoune Dubose is set for June 26, 2024.

Media contact

Tara Zieman
Communications Director,
Mobile County District Attorney’s Office
(251) 348-0297