Rapid City inmate placed on escape status

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Rapid City inmate has been placed on escape status after he failed to return to his work release program on Monday.

Nicholas Skorka. Photo from the Department of Corrections.

The South Dakota Department of Corrections says that Nicholas Skorka, 36, didn’t return to the Rapid City Community Work Center at the appointed time.

Skorka is currently serving a 19-year, 7-month, 15-day sentence for grand theft from Lincoln County and a 5-year sentence for receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle from
Minnehaha County.

He is a white male weighing 200 pounds and standing 6 foot 2.

Contact law enforcement if you see Skorka or know of his whereabouts.

Failure to return following an assignment constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.

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