Local

Escaped Inmate Apprehended In Mitchell

Escaped Inmate Apprehended In Mitchell

Authorities in Mitchell have apprehended an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.

Corrections officials say 19-year-old Davis Bull Bear walked away Tuesday night and was caught Wednesday morning.  Bull Bear was initially spotted in Hanson County.  Shortly after, he was spotted on I-90 near Mitchell.  Bull Bear fled toward Mitchell.  A perimeter was set up near DWU.  A KOOL 98 listener’s son spotted Bull Bear hiding in his backyard.  Bull Bear was apprehended near Mitchell Blvd.

He is serving a five-year sentence on a burglary conviction in Bennett County.

Recent Headlines

3 days ago in Local

Three Plead Not Guilty In GEAR UP Case

courtroom

Trials could start in the fall or early next year.

3 days ago in Local

Man Wanted In Sioux Falls Homicide Found

police 1

21-year old Jared Stone was arrested early Thursday.

3 days ago in Local

Mitchell Mayor To Tour Lake In Iowa

corn palace

Mayor Toomey says he wants to discuss Carter Lake's restoration.

3 days ago in Local

Gerlach Chosen As Regional Teacher Of The Year

Mitchell_high

She is now in the running for South Dakota Teacher of the Year.