Unlawful imprisonment, other charges dismissed

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By The Staff

Charges against a Campbellsville man arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment in April after he allegedly held a 14-year-old juvenile at his home have been dismissed.

According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Cody J. Welch, 25, of 11866 Hodgenville Road was arrested on Wednesday, April 2.

The report states Welch was arrested as the result of a missing juvenile compaint. Further allegations, according to the report, state that Welch had been selling marijuana to the juvenile.

Welch was charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment, second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and intimidating a witness in a legal process.

According to an order filed in Taylor Circuit Court on Thursday, May 22 and signed by Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George, a Taylor County grand jury asked that the charges against Welch be dismissed.