The search for Othal Wallace, the man accused of shooting Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Reynor was caught around 2:30 am Saturday morning in a treehouse on a property in the woods in Georgia near Atlanta. The property is affiliated with an organization called the NFAC.
Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young held a brief conference at 5:40 am and informed the public that with the help of the FBA, the United States Homeland Security, U.S. Marshall, the Dekalb County Police Department, and countless other law enforcement agencies, the suspect was tracked down to a wooded area in Georgia and arrested using Officer Jason Reynor’s handcuffs, the officer that Wallace is accused of shooting.
In a Facebook message posted early Saturday, Daytona Beach police said, “Othal Wallace has been captured.”
Wallace was taken into custody near Atlanta and was found hiding in a treehouse on a property affiliated with an organization called NFAC.
The search warrant was executed by Georgia State Patrol with the assistance of U.S. Marshalls, the FBI, U.S. Homeland Security, and the Dekalb County Police Department.
Wallace allegedly told law enforcement “you guys know who I am, know what I am capable of… it could have been a lot worse, Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young said.