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Inmate John Feather Placed on Escape Status
Inmate Feather failed to report to his community service job site in Rapid City on Dec. 10.


Inmate Wayne Trousdale Dies
Trousdale, age 82, passed away Dec. 1 at a Sioux Falls hospital.


Inmate Jonah Burning Breast in Custody
Inmate Jonah Burning Breast was arrested in Pennington County Nov. 20.


Inmate Ronny Crawford in custody
Crawford was arrested in Rapid City on Nov. 7.


Inmate Sheena Browning in custody
State prison inmate Sheena Browning is in custody.


Inmate Jacob Abdo in Custody
Abdo was arrested in Sioux Falls Oct. 31.

Execution Date, Time Set for Inmate Charles Rhines
In accordance with South Dakota Codified Law 23A-27A-17, Director of Prison Operations and Chief Warden Darin Young has set the date and time for the execution of Inmate Charles Rhines for Monday, November 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.


Doug Clark Named Deputy Secretary of Corrections
Doug Clark has been named as Deputy Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Corrections (DOC), replacing Laurie Feiler, who has announced her retirement effective in December.


Inmate Brandon James Dies
State prison inmate Brandon James has died following an illness.


Inmate Laney Bacon in custody
State prison inmate Laney Bacon is in custody.

Inmate Ronny Crawford Placed on Escape Status
After being returned to the Rapid City Community Work Center from his community service jobsite, Crawford left the facility without authorization Oct. 17.

Inmate Sheena Browning Placed on Escape Status
Browning left her assigned community placement in Sioux Falls without authorization on Oct. 17.

Inmate Garreth Gannon Dies
State prison inmate Garreth Gannon has died following an illness.


Inmate Christopher Bowen Back In Custody
State prison inmate Christopher Bowen is back in custody. He was arrested in Kandiyohi, MN on Oct. 9.


State Prison Inmate Christopher Bowen Placed on Escape Status
Bowen left the Rapid City Community Work Center without authorization this morning.

State Prison Inmate Ira Wright Placed on Escape Status
State prison inmate Ira Wright was placed on escape status Oct. 3.


State Prison Inmate Doyle Toering Dies
Toering, 42, was found unresponsive in his cell at the South Dakota State Penitentiary on Sept. 29. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.


State Prison Inmate Robert White Plume-Janis in Custody
Inmate Robert White Plume-Janis was arrested in Rapid City Sept. 22. He is currently being housed in the Pennington County Jail.


Inmate Chaske Evans In Custody
Evans turned himself in to the Pennington County Jail today.

Inmate Randy High Horse In Custody
High Horse was arrested today in Minnehaha County.


Inmate Chaske Evans Placed on Escape Status
Minimum-security Inmate Chaske Evans has been placed on escape status. He left his community service job site in Rapid City today without authorization.


Inmate Randy High Horse Placed on Escape Status
Minimum-security Inmate Randy High Horse has been placed on escape status. He left the Sioux Falls Community Work Center this morning without authorization.