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Inmate Philomene Boneshirt Back in Custody





August 19, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Inmate Philomene Boneshirt Back in Custody

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- State prison inmate Philomene Boneshirt is back in custody.

Boneshirt was arrested Aug. 18 in Sioux Falls. She is currently housed at the Minnehaha County Jail.

Boneshirt was among a group of inmates that left the Pierre Community Work Center without authorization on March 23.

Leaving a non-secure correctional facility without authorization constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by a maximum of 5 years in prison.

Boneshirt was serving a 7-month, 15-day sentence for third-degree simple assault and a consecutive 1-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance. Both convictions are from Minnehaha County.

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