Pushmataha Co. homeowner wakes to burglar inside house

A Pushmataha County homeowner woke up to a burglar inside their house early Wednesday morning.

According to Sheriff BJ Hedgecock it happened in the Finley area northeast of Antlers.

Deputies said Ernest McDaniel ran away before they arrived, but they found him in the woods behind the home.

Hedgecock said McDaniel appeared to be high on meth when they arrested him.

He was arrested for first degree burglary.