At least six people were arrested and jailed in Hopkins County Tuesday on outstanding warrants, including one person wanted by the US Marshals Service. One was found at a local motel, one at the Walmart in Commerce and one taken into custody at the courthouse. Overall, five were taken into custody by sheriff’s officers and one by city police.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman was contacted and asked by a U.S. Marshals Service officer around 5:25 p.m. Tuesday to transport 37-year-old Victor Von Herrmann of Sulphur Springs to the county jail. The man had reportedly been located at his Lee Street residence. After the Sacramento warrant for Herrmann’s arrest for lewd or lascivious act with a child under age 14 was confirmed, he was taken into custody on the charge, Hoffman alleged in arrest reports. Bond was set at $600,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Baumann arrested Keyra Leanne Dunham, 28, of Amarillo at 4:08 p.m. at the Walmart in Commerce on a Hopkins County warrant. The deputy reported receiving information the wanted woman was inside the store and contacted police, who detained her for Baumann, until he could arrive at the Commerce store and taken her into custody to jail for violation of probation, which she was on for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports. Bond was set at $50,000 on the charge, according to arrest reports.
Carlton Douglas Fite, 42, of Yantis was arrested at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at his State Highway 154 south residence by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Zack Horne and Aaron Chaney, and Sgt. Scott Davis for surety off bond on a theft of property valued at less than $2,500 but with two or more previous convictions, which enhanced the charges to a felony offense. The deputies went to Fite’s residence to try to serve the warrant. They attempted to contact the man, but had no success. As they were leaving, Fite attempted to pull into the driveway. He was detained and taken into custody on the charge, according to arrest reports. Bond was set at $10,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.
Tacka Dashell Gotcher, 32, of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody at 3 p.m. July 2 by a corrections officer at Hopkins County Courthouse on an order revoking bond on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance,
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Lance Burdick and Investigator Wade Sheets took Craig Tatom Nichols, 53, of Celeste into custody at 10:16 a.m. Tuesday at Ferrari Inn on a Hunt County theft of property valued at $30,000 or more but less than $150,000 charge. Sheets advised the deputies about the wanted man. The officers went to the motel, located the man who’d allegedly booked the room under a female’s name, and took him into custody on the Hunt County charge, according to arrest reports. Bond was set at $50,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.
HCSO Deputy Steve Shing traveled to Plain State Jail in Dayton, Texas, where he took 37-year-old Toni Marie Sherrin of Gun Barrel City into custody at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. Shing transported Sherrin, who was noted in jail reports to also be known as Toni Smith, to Hopkins County jail, where she was held on warrants for unauthorized use of a vehicle and for bail jumping and failure to appear. Bond was set at $20,000 on the vehicle charge and $25,000 and on the other, according to jail reports.