State prison offender placed on escape status

Trevor Chipps

RAPID CITY, S.D. — State prison offender Trevor Chipps has been placed on escaped status.

Chipps left his community assignment in Rapid City without authorization Nov. 23 and failed to return to the Rapid City Minimum Unit at the scheduled time.

He is a 38-year-old Native American male, 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Chipps is currently serving sentences for possession of a controlled substance from Minnehaha County and distribution of a controlled substance from Pennington County.

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

If you see Chipps or know of his whereabouts, please contact law enforcement immediately.

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