Franklin County deputies, investigators, Mt Vernon police and Water District police served a search warrant on a house in southern Franklin County and rescued two young children who had reportedly been kidnapped from the mother 2 weeks ago. The children were 2 and 6 years old. Cody Cunningham was arrested on a kidnapping warrant.
From Franklin County Law Enforcement
On the morning of August 8, 2023 Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Investigators working with an Officer from the 8th Judicial Probation Office were able to determine the location of 2 children who were kidnapped from their mother approximately 2 weeks earlier. The Franklin County SRT team comprised of Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies and Mt. Vernon Police Officers with assistance from officers with the Franklin County Water District served a search warrant on a residence located in southern Franklin County where the 2 and 6 year old children were located. Officers also located Cody Cunningham at the residence and he was arrested on a warrant for Kidnapping.