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Evansville man arrested after alleged sword attack

EVANSVILLE — An Evansville man who allegedly painted his face and tried to attack someone with a sword early Wednesday was arrested, according to an Evansville Police Department probable cause affidavit.

Ricky Lee Kalichun, 45, is in Vanderburgh County jail on a $50,000 cash bond. He has been preliminarily charged with intimidation with a weapon and public intoxication.

According to the affidavit, a man called police about 12:24 a.m. and reported that Kalichun tried to attack him in the hallway of an apartment building at 315 SE King Blvd.

Police said they found Kalichun on the fourth floor with a camouflage coat and black marker markings on his face and immediately arrested him.

Police said Kalichun smelled strongly of alcohol and had a large sword on him.

The victim — who told police he and his wife were homeless and had been staying with someone at the apartment —


Added: Jan-21-2011 Occurred On: Jan-19-2011
By: Zipper10
Tags: Man, charged, arrest, sword, attack, EVANSVILLE, In
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