Trooper Brad Arterburn
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Westport KY Man Arrested on Two Oldham County Murders
Date of News Release: 05/04/2012
(New Castle, Ky) -- 05/04/12 approximately 2:30 a.m. this date Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Ronald Everidge, age 53, from Westport, Ky. Mr. Everidge was indicted Thursday by an Oldham County Grand Jury charging him with two counts of murder and one count of tampering with physical evidence. Warrants were obtained after an investigation conducted by the Oldham County Police Department. Mr. Everidge was located at 1430 La Grange Road approximately 2 miles west of New Castle in Henry County.
Mr. Everidge was arrested without incident after attempting to flee from the rear of building where troopers had tracked him. Mr. Everidge was arrested and transported to the Oldham County jail. An arsenal of weapons and ammunition were recovered from the scene and his vehicle. Assisting at the scene were members of the Kentucky State Police Special Operations Team.
Investigation continues by the Oldham County Police Department.