Whitesville, KY. (October 10, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police began an investigation into a sexual abuse complaint involving a 13 year old female victim. After a five month long investigation, the case was presented to the Ohio County Grand Jury on September 27, 2017. An indictment warrant was returned on 72 year old Charles Westerfield of Whitesville (Ohio County). The Kentucky State Police arrested Westerfield at his residence on October 10, 2017. He was charged with two counts of Sexual Abuse, 1st degree and Persistent Felony Offender II. He was lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center with a $150,000 full cash bond.
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