whitesville arrestOHIO COUNTY, Ky. (10/10/17) — A 72-year-old Whitesville man has been charged with sexual abuse after police investigated complaints into allegations he abused a 13-year-old girl.

Kentucky State Police made the arrest today after an investigation and presenting the case before a Ohio County Grand Jury Sept. 27. An indictment warrant was returned on Charles Westerfield, who was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and being a persistent felony offender II.

He is being held in the Ohio County Detention Center on a $150,000 full cash bond.

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