WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Hamilton Chief of Police Tony Yocham, who lost the Republican nomination for Somervell County Sheriff back in April, was arrested Saturday morning by the Texas Rangers on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child.
He was bonded out of the Johnson County Jail at $500,000.
According to Somervell Chief Deputy Dwayne Griffin, the county sheriff’s had enough probable cause to hand off the information to the Texas Rangers.
Lonny Haschel, Lieutenant Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Highway Patrol Media & Communications said, as a result of the Texas Rangers investigation, “Tony Yocham was arrested and booked into the Johnson County jail on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child.”.
The Texas Ranger investigation is ongoing.
No additional information is currently available. »