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5/2/04-Cherokee County

Woman Who Escaped From Authorities, Caught

Authorities in Cherokee County have once again arrested a woman who escaped custody Saturday while being treated at a local emergency room.

31-year-old Maggie Hernandez escaped from a reserve Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy just after 3 p.m.. The deputy was keeping an eye on the woman while she was being treated at East Texas Medical Center, Jacksonville.

After an extensive search, authorities said they were able to apprehend the woman around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

She is being held in the Cherokee County jail on theft and failure to I.D. charges. She is also wanted in connection with crimes out of California.

Chris Gibson, reporting

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