Welcome Visitor
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
124 members currently online.

Christmas weekend search locates federal firearms fugitive in Laquey
Christmas weekend search locates federal firearms fugitive in Laquey

Joseph Matthew Trotter, 30, of Laquey

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. (Dec. 27. 2010) — Sheriff J.B. King announced Monday that his deputies, along with Waynesville police, spent several days hunting for a federal fugitive and successfully arrested him early Sunday morning, the day after Christmas.

Joseph Matthew Trotter, 30, was found on Sumpter Road in the Laquey area, King said, and was taken into custody without incident at 2:30 a.m. The federal arrest warrant charges him with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

King said Monday morning that Trotter was still in his jail and that he expected officers from the United States Marshals Service to pick him up later on Monday. The federal agents who arrived ended up being from federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and they took him for a court hearing before a federal judge in Springfield.

Trotter, a Laquey resident, has an extensive criminal history. Recent gun-related cases were two Class C felony charges of unlawful possession of a firearm accusing him of having a Model 27 Glock semi-automatic handgun and a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun on Dec. 5, 2008, despite being convicted on April 19, 2002 in Pulaski County of possession a controlled substance.


Printer-friendly format




Do you know someone else who would like to see this?
Your Email:
Their Email:
Comment:
(Will be included with e-mail)
Secret Code

In the box below, enter the Secret Code exactly as it appears above *


 


Most-viewed
recent articles

Two Dixon residents total cars, suffer moderate injuries (1860 Views)
Commissioner says he's 'being beat up' over Hunters Point road (1301 Views)
County announces closure of Brownville, Riddle roads (913 Views)
McCaskill challenges fraternity, sorority groups undermining campus sexual assault prevention efforts (497 Views)
Hartzler supports newly-elected Speaker Paul Ryan (364 Views)
McCaskill’s legislation aims to prevent financial exploitation of seniors (315 Views)
Sen. Blunt honored for work on behalf of military families (295 Views)