Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Four inmates in custody after escape from two minimum-security units
alert top story

Four inmates in custody after escape from two minimum-security units

{{featured_button_text}}
Crime logo

Two inmates walked away from Rapid City’s minimum-security unit without authorization Monday night, the same night two inmates walked away from a Sioux Falls minimum-security unit.

Coby Shape and Nathan Dewall left the Community Work Center in Rapid City shortly before 7 p.m., said Michael Winder, State Department of Corrections spokesperson, in an email to the Journal Tuesday.

Support Local Journalism

Your membership makes our reporting possible.
{{featured_button_text}}

DOC staff contacted law enforcement in Rapid City as escape procedures were initiated after an emergency count of inmates was completed, he said. Both were arrested and booked into jail about an hour after they escaped.

Winder said an investigation is ongoing and a decision will be made on charges following the investigation.

Sioux Falls inmates Shawn Mills and Ronnie Wayne Moore were arrested Tuesday after they left the Sioux Falls Community Work Center Monday.

According to a DOC release, leaving a non-secure correctional facility without authorization results in a second-degree escape, which is a felony that would be punishable by up to five years in prison.

— Contact Siandhara Bonnet at siandhara.bonnet@rapidcityjournal.com

You must be logged in to react.
Click any reaction to login.
0
0
1
1
0

Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

The entire community bore the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic and not just first-responders. The $20 million should be used for the benefit of …

Now Game, Fish & Parks wants a year-round beaver season? When’s the last time anyone saw one in the Hills? Good grief, are there any anima…

If the city and state have extra funds, start paying the unvaccinated South Dakota citizens $100 to get vaccinated and put their names in a dr…

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alert

Breaking News