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Sheriff's office seeking help to find burglary suspect
Alan Dosier
Alan Edward Dozier (aka Alan Royal)

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Alan Edward Dozier (aka Alan Royal).

The white 42-year-old Dozier, 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, is wanted in an Effingham County burglary where a gun was stolen. He is on parole and considered armed and dangerous. 

He is covered with tattoos, including a large one of Mary on his head and a teardrop under his left eye. 

 If you have information on the whereabouts of Dozier, call the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office at 912-754-3449 or remain anonymous and call Crimestoppers at 912-234- 2020. You may be eligible for a cash reward. Tip 411 is also available online at