Georgia man arrested, facing charges of child molestation

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Wednesday, January 9, 2018

SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A Georgia man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly engaged in sexual acts with multiple underage females.

Authorities have arrested 49-year-old John Vernon Welch on six counts of molestation and 2 counts of aggravated child molestation.

Welch has been booked into the Emanuel County Jail.

The GBI says this is an ongoing investigation with possible additional charges.

Anyone with further information about this case is asked to call 478-374-6988 or 478-2377526.