Wanted of the Week
By Public Information Officer Sarah Maroney
April 7, 2021

James Melo, 28, of Stafford, is wanted in connection to a stabbing which occurred in the parking lot of Popeyes (253 Garrisonville Road) on October 2, 2020. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries, but survived.

Melo is wanted for aggravated malicious wounding. Anyone with information on Melo’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 658-4400. Tips can also be submitted by texting STAFFORD + your tip to 274-637.