Horton charged after helping inmate escape

Danny Horton was arrested in Lafayette Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 after being on the run for more than 4 months.
Danny Horton was arrested in Lafayette Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 after being on the run for more than 4 months.

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – Charges have been filed against a man police said helped a Warren County inmate escape last fall.

Danny Horton, 45, was arrested in Lafayette Tuesday, Feb. 25 by U.S. Marshals. He had been wanted on warrants for parole violations, as well as warrants in Warren County for two meth-related charges.

Horton is now charged with possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, and marijuana and paraphernalia possession.

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