LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- Rape and sodomy charges have been dismissed against the son of the Franklin County Sheriff.
According to the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fayette County, a grand jury did not indict Patrick Melton, 21. The charges were dismissed. Melton’s father is Sheriff Pat Melton of Franklin County.
A woman had accused Melton of raping her in July of this year. Melton pleaded not guilty to the charges at the time.
The grand jury met on December 4.