Lufkin man in jail on new charges after manhunt arrest

Leland Randolph (Source: Trinity County Sheriff's Office)
Leland Randolph (Source: Trinity County Sheriff's Office)

TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin man arrested last week following a massive 36-hour manhunt in Trinity County has new charges tacked on his record.

Trinity County authorities are charging him with evading arrest and felon in possession of a firearm. These charges are in addition to numerous felony warrants, including burglary of a habitation in Jasper and Hardin counties, revocation of probation in Angelina County, and possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest in Trinity County.

Jasper County officals say he is a suspect in five burglaries there. And the Trinity County Sheriff's Offfice is investigating an additional burglary.

Randolph was arrested Friday after a highway patrol trooper caught him trying to cross the road. He was arrested around 4 p.m.

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