UPDATE:

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police said Melanie Johnson turned herself in to authorities on Friday, July 8.

She was booked into the Forrest County Jail.


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police are searching for a woman who is wanted in connection to a forgery case.

Police said Melanie Johnson, 31, of Hattiesburg, has an active warrant for conspiracy to commit a felony. She is wanted in connection to a forgery investigation in which fraudulent checks were deposited.

Anyone with information about Johnson can call the Hattiesburg Police Department at (601)-544-7900 or Crime Stoppers at (601)-582-STOP.