On 09-17-2013, Officers of the Gaston County Police responded to 1012 Cherry Tree Ct (Dallas-Cherryville area) in reference to a Missing Person. Evidence located at the scene indicated the female victim and her 3 year old child may have been assaulted and/or taken against their will. Investigation revealed prior domestic violence history with the victim’s ex-boyfriend who is the father of the child. Officers of the Gaston County Police Department with assistance of officers from the Mt. Holly Police Department located the suspect near 218 Tomberlin Rd, Mt Holly and he was taken into custody without incident. The female victim and child were then located by officers at 218 Tomberlin Rd. The female had non-life threatening injuries and the child was uninjured. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Gaston County Police, 704-866-3320.
Richard Yates Dagnen, W/M
218 Tomberlin Rd., Mt Holly
1st Degree Kidnapping
Breaking and Entering (Felony)
Assault Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury
Assault Inflicting Serious Injury with Minor Present