A man wanted by police for stealing firearms and Christmas presents from a Sallisaw residence was located and arrested by the Sequoyah County Sheriff's Dept. Tuesday night according to Sheriff Ron Lockhart.
Danny Trudeau, 44, (pictured above) was arrested last night at the Sallisaw residence of his mother, Brenda Brazell. Brazell had just picked up Trudeau from the McIntosh jail. According to authorities, she denied her son was at her residence when questioned by Sequoyah County deputies. A search of the residence revealed Trudeau hiding in the home. Trudeau was arrested in connection with the burglary of a Sallisaw home that occurred on Friday, Dec. 19. Brazell was also arrested on suspicion of harboring a fugitive.
According to Sheriff Lockhart, Trudeau also faces charges from an outstanding warrant of second-degree burglary and possession of a firearm while on parole. Lockhart added that Trudeau has been selling stolen firearms and the sheriff's dept. is following up on leads of individuals who have purchased firearms from Trudeau.
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