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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody
Inmate Salathiel Pointer was arrested by Sioux Falls Police and was returned to the South Dakota State Penitentiary early this morning.


State Prison Inmate Placed On Escape Status
Inmate Salathiel Pointer was supposed to return to the Sioux Falls Community Work Center on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary late this afternoon following the job furlough. Escape procedures were enacted once Pointer failed to return at the designated time.


State Prison Inmate Back In Custody
Joseph Standing Bear was apprehended in Rapid City earlier this week.


State Prison Inmate Back In Custody
Alvin Williams was apprehended in Sioux Falls earlier this morning.


State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Inmate Moses Dubray, age 32, left the Rapid City Community Work Center today without authorization.

State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Inmate Alvin Williams, age 42, left the Yankton Community Work Center this morning without authorization.

Brent Fluke Appointed Women’s Prison Warden
Bob Dooley, director of prison operations for the Department of Corrections, has appointed Brent Fluke as warden of the South Dakota Women’s Prison.


State Prison Inmate Dies
Joseph Olson, age 56, passed away Jan. 6 in a comfort care setting in the Jameson Annex to the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.


Community Service Inmate Placed on Escape Status
Joseph Standing Bear walked away from the community service employer this afternoon.