CHARLOTTE — FBI Charlotte and FBI Atlanta are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest of two men wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
Frank Janssen was taken from his home April 5. The ongoing investigation into this elaborate kidnapping plot has identified two additional suspects, Jakym Camel Tibbs and Quantavious Thompson. They should be considered armed and dangerous.
Wanted posters of both fugitives will be featured on www.fbi.gov in the “Most Wanted/Additional Violent Crimes” section.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jakym Camel Tibbs and Quantavious Thompson should call 1-800-CALL-FBI, or 1-800-225-5324.
According to public federal documentation, Janssen was targeted by a group operating for the benefit of Kelvin Melton, an inmate at the Polk Correctional Institution in Butner. Melton was previously prosecuted by Frank Janssen’s daughter who is an assistant district attorney in Wake County. Melton was convicted and is currently serving a state sentence of life without parole.
Melton is now facing additional federal charges for his role in Janssen’s kidnapping.
Additionally, the following five people were arrested 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
The case is being investigated by FBI Charlotte, FBI Atlanta, the Wake Forest Police Department, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation with assistance by the Durham County Sheriff’s Office, Raleigh Police Department, Durham Police Department, North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement, Garner Police Department, North Carolina Highway Patrol, RDU Police, North Carolina Department of Public Safety Probation and Parole, Wake County Sheriff’s Office, City/County Bureau of Identification, Cobb County Police Department, Alpharetta Police Department, Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of North Carolina, Wake County District Attorney’s Office and the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office.