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Trinity murderer heads straight back to prison after evading arrest twice within days

Source: Trinity Police Department Source: Trinity Police Department

A Trinity murderer will go straight back to prison after signing a plea deal today for eight years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice for evading arrest twice within a few days according to the Trinity Police Department. 

Kenneth Hanson, 50, went before District Attorney Bennie Shiro and pleaded guilty within 20 hours of his offenses. 

According to arrest records, on August 1st, Officer Randy Wheeler arrested Hanson for evading arrest detention with a vehicle or watercraft on Trinlady Park Rd.

 Hanson was then arrested again on August 3rd by Chief Steven Jones and Officer Jeff Dean for evading arrest and detention along with driving while intoxicated - 3rd or more and misdemeanor possession of marijuana on Railroad and San Jacinto streets. 

"I've never seen such a turn-around. That's quick justice," Jones said. 

Hanson was released two years ago in June of 2013 after being convicted of a Trinity murder in December 2001.

Hanson is now being held in the Trinity County Sheriff's Office jail. 

"I'm glad we got him back off the streets before he harmed anyone,"Jones said.    

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