Fonda Man Arrested For Causing Public Disturbance While Intoxicated

A Fonda man was arrested on multiple charges for allegedly causing a public disturbance.

According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, back on the evening of May 23rd, several residents in Fonda notified a deputy that a man was walking around, possibly intoxicated, yelling at citizens driving by, and walking out in front of vehicles. The man, 46-year-old Brian Herring, was located in the 200 block of Main Street in Fonda. It was determined that he was intoxicated. Herring resisted arrest, and a taser deployment was utilized.

Herring was subsequently arrested and charged with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct, both simple misdemeanors…Interference With Officials Acts Causing Bodily Injury, a serious misdemeanor…and Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations Causing Bodily Injury, an aggravated misdemeanor. Herring was booked into the Pocahontas County Jail.

The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Pocahontas and Laurens Police Departments.