Suspect wanted for various charges is arrested in Louisiana | Crime
Yesterday a Sierra Vista resident was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant in Louisiana.
On October 27, 2012 at approximately 3:54 a.m. Sierra Vista Police officers responded to a domestic violence call in the 2200 block of Las Brisas Way. The victim reported her boyfriend, Herman Hester, 21 years old from Sierra Vista, was upset because she had gotten a ride home from a male friend. Hester attacked the victim striking her in the face and pushing her into a wall causing damage to the wall. Hester also damaged a television and window in the residence. At one point, Hester told the victim he was going to burn all of her clothes. Officers found a pile of women’s clothing on the floor of the residence and it appeared the clothes had been set on fire. Hester fled the scene and officers were not able to locate him.
On October 28, 2012, the father of the victim from the October 27 incident took his grandchildren to an address on East Brown Drive, to meet with their father, Herman Hester. Hester and the father of the victim got into an argument over events from the previous day. Hester then went into the residence and came out with a gun. He fired it several times in the direction of the father. It was determined that one of the bullets did strike the vehicle the children were in at the time. Hester again fled the scene prior to officers arrival.
Officers tried to locate Hester for several days but it appeared he had left the state. A felony warrant was obtained and with the assistance of the US Marshal’s Service, Hester was located and arrested in Louisiana. Sierra Vista Police officers recently went to Louisiana to extradite Hester back to Sierra Vista.
For the events on October 27, 2012, Hester was charged with: Domestic Violence Assault, Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct, Domestic Violence Criminal Damage, and Arson. For the events on October 28, 2012, Hester was charged with three counts of Discharge of a Firearm at a Structure.
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