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Kentucky fugitive Ronnie Sharp arrested

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UPDATE: 3:00 p.m.

Calloway County Sheriff's Office says they received a report of a suspicious vehicle. When they arrived, they recognized the vehicle belonged to Sharp. 

Additional deputies from Calloway County and neighboring Henry County were dispatched to assist. 

Sharp was located on a 4-wheeler and a pursuit began. He wrecked the ATV just inside Tennessee and forced entry to a home, where he was taken into custody. 

Additional charges are pending in both Calloway County and Henry County, Tennessee.

After the nearly two week long pursuit, Sharp is facing more than two dozen charges:

  • A warrant for Failure to Appear for the following charges:
  • Possession of Handgun by a Convicted Felon 2 counts,
  • No Operator’s License
  • No Registration Receipt
  • No Registration Plates
  • Failure to Produce Insurance Card
  • Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance
  • Bail Jumping 1st Degree
  • Improper Registration Plate 3 Counts
  • No Registration Plate 2 Counts
  • No Operator’s License
  • Fleeing and Evading 1st Degree 2 Counts
  • Disregarding Stop Sign 3 Counts
  • Reckless Driving
  • Wanton Endangerment 3 Counts
  • Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree
  • Operating on a Suspended License 4 Counts
  • Fleeing and Evading 2nd Degree (On Foot) 2 Counts
  • Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000
  • Failure to Signal
  • Speeding 26 MPH over the Limit
  • Failure to Wear Seat Belt
  • Fleeing and Evading 2nd Degree (Motor Vehicle) 2 Counts
  • No Motorcycle Operators License
  • Criminal Mischief 1st Degree
  • Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • TBUT Auto Under $10,000

ORIGINAL STORY

Ronnie Sharp

CALLOWAY COUNTY (WSIL) -- A fugitive that has been on the run in western Kentucky was apprehended Wednesday morning. 

Ronnie Sharp was taken into custody in Calloway County by the Sheriff's Office. 

Sharp was wanted in multiple counties for charges including fleeing, wanton endangerment, criminal mischief.

He was initially being sought for his role in a police chase in March.

On July 19, police received a tip he was at a home in Calloway County, but eluded police before they arrived. On Tuesday, he escaped into the woods during a foot chase with police. 

No other details have been released on his capture at this time. Stay with News 3 for updates.