November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized
FARGO â While a white supremacist jailed in the western part of the state has refused to eat, officials here say getting an inmate to end a hunger strike can ultimately spiral into a lengthy legal process.
In most instances, the inmate simply want…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
October 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON — An inmate escaped custody of the Williams County Correctional Center while being treated at the Mercy Medical Center emergency room in Williston, authorities said.
Preston Sonstegaard, who was being held on probation revocation charges, was last seen wearing black and white striped jail pants, no shoes and no shirt, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said. Continue Reading
November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) An inmate at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls died over the weekend.
August 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa An attempted suicide of an inmate occurred at the Dickinson County Jail Monday evening, according to a Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office news release. Continue Reading
June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A corrections officer at the South Dakota State Penitentiary is out of the hospital after being injured in an incident with an inmate.
June 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A federal judge threw out a South Dakota prison inmate’s claim he was permanently harmed when he was circumcised as an infant. Continue Reading
April 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW ENGLAND Inmates at Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehabilitation Center aren’t allowed to serve their time idling. Every woman is required to work, if not at the facility, then in surrounding communities, officials said. Continue Reading
February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The Department of Corrections says a prison inmate has died. Continue Reading
February 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A South Dakota inmate who has acknowledged killing a penitentiary guard during a failed escape attempt told a judge Thursday that he deserves to be sentenced to death. Continue Reading
November 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic
A South Dakota inmate who fatally beat a prison guard during an escape attempt and told a judge that he would kill again will be executed in May, prosecutors said Thursday.