Body Found, Search Continues for Missing Police Reservist

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    Police in Virginia are working to identify a body found Thursday, while emphasizing the search is still on for a missing 45-year-old volunteer police officer. 

    Quick, a captain of the volunteer reserve officers of Nelson County for 25 years, had been missing since late Friday evening. He was last seen at his mother's Afton, Va. home. Police say Quick left the home around 10:15 p.m.

    Friday and headed to a friend's house in Albemarle County but never arrived. A body was recovered Thursday afternoon in a remote area along of Fluvanna and Louisa county lines. State Police said the body would not be identified until Friday. Meanwhile, the reward for Quick has been upped to $40,000. 

    Earlier this week, a brother and sister from Albemarle County were arrested and charged in the theft of Quick’s silver 1999 Toyota 4Runner, which was found Monday.

    Mersadies Shelton and Daniel Mathis, who is also known by the last name Shelton, are charged with possession of stolen property and grand larceny.

    Another sibling, Shantai M. Shelton, 24, was arrested on an unrelated outstanding arrest warrant from Louisa County. Mathis was also arrested on four felony warrants and three misdemeanor warrants issued by the Louisa County in an on-going shooting investigation.

    The three were arrested in a hotel in Alexandria, police said.

    Quick’s SUV was recovered outside a home in Monday in Mineral, Va. The homeowner is not believed to be connected to Quick's disappearance.

    Police say they have images showing Quick's SUV in Fork Union and the Manassas area as late as Saturday.