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Hamilton's Chief of Police arrested for continuous sexual abuse of a child

Tony Yocham
Posted at 12:58 PM, Sep 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 13:56:29-04

The Hamilton Police Department's Chief of Police has been arrested for continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Anthony "Tony" Yocham was arrested Saturday by the Texas Rangers after enough probable cause for continuous sexual abuse of a child was found by the Somervell County Sheriff's Office, according to a spokesman.

The information was handed off to the Texas Rangers who made the arrest Saturday morning.

Yocham lost the Republican nomination for Somervell County Sheriff in April.

The Texas Rangers are leading the investigation.

Yocham is currently out of the Johnson County Jail on a $500,000 bond.