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Justin Melton in Custody for Attempted Murder in Tallassee; Candice Reynolds Sought for Questioning


Candice Nicole Reynolds is still being sought for questioning in this case.

Justin Paul Melton

Sex:                 Male

Age:                33

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office


The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office has officially notified CrimeStoppers that wanted fugitive Justin Paul Melton is in Police custody. Melton is no longer wanted by law Enforcement.

Investigators advise that Melton was captured late yesterday evening (Sunday, May 2, 2021) in Dallas. Georgia which is in Palding County. The maroon Infiniti was located with Melton. Candice Nicole Reynolds has not been located as of this release. Candice Nicole Reynolds remains wanted for questioning.

Justin Paul Melton was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on April 26, 2021 in Tallassee, AL within Tallapoosa County. Justin Paul Melton left the scene in a maroon Infiniti driven by Candice Nicole Reynolds.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Candice Nicole Reynolds, please immediately call the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office 256-825-4264 or CrimeStoppers using our 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.

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Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.