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Sexual Abuse Arrest in Carter County

Date of News Release: 06/12/2012

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is conducting an investigation into illegal sexual activity against a minor (female) from the Olive Hill area. The incidents occurred over a period in 2010 to 2011 at the victim's residence.

Trooper David Vorbeck conducted the investigation and presented the case to the Carter County Grand Jury which returned an indictment against the perpetrator.

Troopers from KSP Post 8 Morehead arrested the suspect on 6-11-2012 at his residence on Brown Ridge in Rowan County. Arrested was David White Sr., age 59, of Brown Ridge Road, Morehead, KY.and lodged him in the Rowan County Detention Center. He was charged with one count of:

  • Sexual Abuse 1st Victim <12 years of age
  • Sodomy 1st degree Victim <12 years of age
  • Incest- Victim <12 years of age

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