An Oklahoma man was arrested early the morning of June 9 on firearms and child endangerment charges.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves, between 2 and 3 a.m. June 9, deputies were patrolling in the extreme southwest portion of Cherokee County when they allegedly observed Joseph Sunagoowie's vehicle in a county cemetery without lights on.
Groves said deputies then conducted a traffic stop and administered a Breathalyzer test. Sunagoowie's blood alcohol was allegedly more than twice the legal limit.
Inside the vehicle were two young children and a rifle.
Sunagoowie, 34, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of child endangerment, driving while suspended and open container. It was his second DUI.
He was taken to the Cherokee County Jail where he remains on $14,500 bond.