Sturgis Police Department, Meade County Sheriff’s Office in search of woman who escaped custody

Baily Wright

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STURGIS, S.D. — On Tuesday, the Sturgis Police Department reported that a woman arrested for drug possession escaped from custody.

Baily Wright was arrested on January 17 for possession of a controlled substance, and while being transferred to the Meade County Jail, she escaped. She is not considered dangerous at this time.

Police report that Wright was last seen running through downtown Sturgis wearing a multi-colored shirt and furry-style boots. Wright was not dressed for the cold temperatures and police say that there is a concern for her safety.

Police describe Wright as a white female, standing at 5’1” and weighs approximately 100 pounds. The Sturgis Police Department and Meade County Sheriff’s Office are in cooperation with multiple other law enforcement agencies while they search for Wright.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, please contact the Meade County 911 Center at 605-347-2681.

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