Missing Pennington County inmate back in custody

RAPID CITY, SD — According to the South Dakota Department of Corrections, a minimum-security inmate who was placed on escape status earlier this month is back in custody.

Inmate Jonah Burning Breast was arrested in Pennington County Nov. 20. He left his community service job site in Rapid City Nov. 10 without authorization.

Burning Breast is serving a 5-year sentence with 3-years suspended for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, a concurrent 5-year sentence with 3-years suspended for possession of a controlled substance and a concurrent 2-year sentence for eluding a law enforcement officer.

Each of the convictions are from Pennington County.

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