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Inmate recaptured in Montgomery

The U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force has recaptured 21-year-old Tandion Markeeice Stoudemire.

Officials reported Stoudemire escaped to Montgomery County from Staton Correctional Facility around 2 a.m., May 25, 2023.

Stoudemire has been turned over to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.