TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Calloway County Minister Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Date of News Release: 08/09/2011
(Murray, Ky.) -- A Calloway County minister has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse after a Kentucky State Police investigation. On Tuesday, August 9th, Trooper Russell Boyd received a complaint from the parents of a juvenile alleging sexual abuse had taken place the evening before between their son and a minister from the Green Plain Church of Christ. An investigation began which included an interview with the suspect. Subsequently, 50-year-old, Robert Meredith was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree (Victim under 12). Meredith was lodged in the Calloway County Jail. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Boyd with the Kentucky State Police.