Inmate from Rapid City minimum-security unit placed on escape status
Alexander Cook, who is serving a sentence for possession of a controlled substance out of Pennington County, did not return following a work release on December 27.
Cook is a white male, five-foot-seven, and weighs approximately 170 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone with information on Cook’s whereabouts should contact law enforcement immediately.
Failure to return to custody following a work assignment constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to five years in prison.