Cherokee man charge with abuse, maiming
March 17, 2021
A Cherokee man has been charged with abusing, assaulting and maiming his sister-in-law.
Herbert Hughes allegedly abused Sherri Erb, who has diminished mental capacity and is small of frame, by pulling her hair out by the roots, kicking her while she was on the ground and forcing her to go out in the extremely cold weather for long periods of time to check on the dogs and gather wood.
Court records show on March 3 at 4:30 p.m. Alfalfa County Deputy Ryan Madden was notified by dispatch they had received a report from St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center of the physical abuse of Sherri Lynn E...