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Melton captured


The Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Office has taken in Justin Paul Melton in relation to an April 26 shooting in Tallassee. Melton left the scene of the incident but has been located.

CrimeStoppers reports that the fugitive was captured on Sunday evening, May 2 in Dallas, Ga., which is in Palding County.


Candice Nicole Reynolds, a white female, is still wanted for questioning in reference to this incident. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Reynolds, please immediately call the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office 256-825-4264 or CrimeStoppers using the 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

You may also use CrimeStoppers toll free number at 1-833-AL1-STOP. Your tip may lead to a cash reward of up to $5,000.

*Reynolds has since been apprehended since the original story ran.