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.