Holdrege mayoral candidate arrested


A candidate for mayor of Holdrege is under arrest Tuesday night following the execution of a federal warrant.

Holdrege police confirm to NTV News that they arrested Joe Melton Tuesday afternoon on an ATF warrant for possession of an unregistered firearm.

Police didn't have much more info on the background of the warrant, but they say Melton is currently in the Phelps County Jail without bond.

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