SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The charges against a former Bullitt County chief deputy have been dismissed.
The Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk's office confirmed Monday that charges against John Cottrell have been dismissed.
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Cottrell was indicted by a grand jury in March on two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Cottrell was fired in October 2016 by former sheriff Dave Greenwell for being absent without leave. Cottrell filed a suit against Greenwell in January claiming he violated the Family and Medical Leave Act and Kentucky's whistleblower law.