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Church of Wells deacon arrested in New York

Richard Trudeau (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Department) Richard Trudeau (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Department)
WELLS, TX (KTRE) -

A deacon with the Church of Wells is in a New York jail following an arrest concerning a threatening phone call on Saturday.

New York State Police spokeswoman Jennifer Fleishman said Richard Trudeau, 31, of Wells, has a home in Franklin County and was arrested following an allegation of a threatening phone call to a woman.

He is charged with second-degree aggravated harassment and is being held on a $2,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on Feb. 7, according to Undersheriff Patrick White.

According to the Church of Wells website, Trudeau is listed as a deacon of the church.

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