Altavista officer pursues fleeing suspect

On September 16, at approximately 9 p.m., Officer Falon Muffaletto attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Pittsylvania Ave. in the town of Altavista.  The vehicle failed to stop and continued into Pittsylvania County.  

Officer Muffaletto pursued the vehicle which finally came to a stop at a residence in the 900 block of Gallows Rd., Gretna.   

Jordan Lamont Reynolds, 28, of Gretna was arrested and charged with felony elude in violation of state code 46.2-817 and obstruct/resist arrest in violation of 18.2-460.  Reynolds was also charged with possession of marijuana in violation of state code 18.2-250.1.  

Reynolds was transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Rustburg where he is being held under $1,500 bond.  Altavista Police were assisted by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Department during this investigation.