Crime & Courts

August 1, 2011

Missing boy’s parents get maximum sentence for fraud

EL DORADO — The case against Doug and Valerie Herrman is more than a theft case, a judge said in court Monday before he sent the couple to prison. Butler County District Judge David Ricke gave Doug Herrman a nine-month sentence and Valerie Herrman a seven-month sentence — the maximum under the state sentencing grid.

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