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Prison Inmate in Sioux Falls Placed on Escape Status

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A prison inmate at the Sioux Falls Community Work Center has been placed on escape status. State corrections officials say Randy High Horse left the center Saturday morning without permission. The 46-year-old High Horse is serving a 5-year sentence for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance from Hughes County. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Community…

Inmates Celebrate Getting Their GED

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-When we hear about prison inmates, a lot of times it’s negative, however on Thursday the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls highlighted a positive. Around 25 inmates celebrated a big accomplishment, completing their GED. “They’ve had many days of frustrations, disappointing days, struggle and challenges and today is one of the days we get to celebrate some of…

Inmates Help with Flood Preparations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-With more possible flooding on the way, some inmates from the South Dakota State Penitentiary are pitching in to help out around Sioux Falls. Since 1996, the state’s department of corrections has had a system in place for inmates to help out with different disasters and projects. On Tuesday 24 minimum security inmates helped fill sandbags for the…

Paroled Pups Program

SIOUX FALLS ,S.D.- Some dogs have a difficult time being adopted from the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society because of behavioral issues. So they’re put on “parole” so to speak and sent somewhere where they can receive the extra care and attention they need.   They spend some time at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Five inmates…

SD State Prison To Release “High Risk Inmate” on Friday

YANKTON, S.D. – The Department of Corrections is planning to release an inmate they’ve classifed as “high risk.” Inmate Moses Waggoner, age 24, is currently finishing up a 3-year sentence for aggravated assault from Yankton County. Waggoner’s sentence expires on September 30, 2018. However, that day falls on a weekend, so law enforcement plans to release him on Friday, September…

Inmate Charged In Attack At Prison In Sioux Falls

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An inmate at the South Dakota State Penitentiary is charged with attempted first-degree murder in an attack on a prison employee. Attorney General Marty Jackley said Friday 25-year-old Kevin Christopher Tripp has also been charged with aggravated assault against a corrections employee. Jackley says Tripp attacked a Department of Social Services employee working at the prison…

Rapid City Inmate on the Run

Daniel Eisenbraun escaped from minimum-security unit

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A state prison inmate has been placed on escape status after failing to return to a minimum-security unit in Rapid City. Daniel Eisenbraun was allowed to leave the Rapid City Community Work Center on Tuesday to search for a work-release job, and he didn’t return. Eisenbraun is serving a two-year sentence for a grand theft conviction…

Community Service Program Helping Inmates Turn Life Around

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A community service program offered by the South Dakota Department of Corrections is designed to help inmates give back and gain experience and a Sioux Falls inmate says the program is helping him turn his life around. 21-year-old Joshua Johnson has been working at Feeding South Dakota for two months. For eight hours a day, he works in…

Inmate Crashes Out Of Iowa Jail In Stolen Transport Van

COUNCIL BLUFF, Iowa (AP) – An inmate who escaped from a western Iowa jail has been captured after crashing a stolen vehicle during a police chase in neighboring Nebraska. Authorities have acknowledged that an inmate stole a transport van and crashed out of the Pottawattamie County Jail around 11 a.m. Monday. Authorities say the van was abandoned a few blocks…

Inmate Placed On Escaped Status

Robert Running Shield, 51, left the Rapid City Community Work Center without authorization

RAPID CITY, S.D.- A state prison inmate has been placed on escape status after walking away from a minimum-security facility. Robert Running Shield, 51, left the Rapid City Community Work Center without authorization Monday evening. Running Shield is described as a 6″1′ Native American male weighing approximately 170 pounds with partially gray hair and brown eyes. Running Shield is currently…

Missing Inmate Found Dead

Moses Dubray, 32, Found Dead In Fall River County

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Rapid City, S.D.-Attorney Marty Jackley confirms inmate Moses Dubray, 32, was found dead along Highway 89 Wednesday. Dubray was placed on escaped status earlier this week after he walked away from the Rapid City Community Work Center. His death is being investigated. An autopsy will be conducted and more information will be released upon its…