FBI Atlanta Takes Kidnapping Suspect Into Custody

Photo Credit: Patch File Photo
Photo Credit: Patch File Photo

According to the FBI Charlotte Division: 

The FBI took Quantavious Thompson into custody in Atlanta late yesterday afternoon. His initial appearance in federal court is scheduled for 2:00pm today.  It is too soon to determine whether the reward offered played a role in his capture.  Jakym Tibbs remains at large. Anyone who provides information leading to his arrest could be eligible for a reward of up to $25,000. Contact 1-800-CALL-FBI if you have information on the location of Tibbs.

FBI Atlanta and FBI Charlotte are seeking information that would lead to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Wake Forest, North Carolina. The agencies are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for info on the remaining man, Jakym Camel Tibbs, 21, according to an April 16 U.S. Department of Justice press release. 

Frank Janssen was taken from his home April 5, 2014.

According to public federal documentation, Janssen was targeted by a group acting on behalf of Kelvin Melton, an inmate at the Polk Correctional Institution in Butner, North Carolina, the release noted. "Melton was previously prosecuted by Frank Janssen’s daughter who is an assistant district attorney in Wake County, North Carolina. Melton was convicted and is currently serving a state sentence of life without parole." He is now facing additional federal charges for his role in Janssen’s kidnapping.

The following people were arrested on April 10:
-Jenna Paulin Martin, 21
-Tiana Maynard - AKA "Tiana Brooks," 30
-Jevante Price - AKA “Flame,” 20
-Michael Montreal Gooden - AKA “Hot,” 21
-Clifton James Roberts, 29


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