June 24, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Inmate Gaige McCune in custody
YANKTON, S.D.- A state prison inmate placed on escape status in March is back in custody.
Inmate Gaige McCune was apprehended June 21 in Howell, MI. He is currently housed at the Livingston County Jail.
McCune and Inmate Anthony McDonald left their work release jobsite March 29 without authorization and failed to return to the Yankton Community Work Center at the appointed time. McDonald was arrested in Minnehaha County March 30.
McCune is serving a sentence for second-degree burglary out of Brown County.
Failure to return to custody following an assignment or temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or limited period constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.