January 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
State prison inmate placed on escape status
RAPID CITY, S.D.- A minimum-security state prison inmate has been placed on escape status.
Inmate Jerald Brown left the Rapid City Community Work Center to go to his work release job Jan. 13. He failed to return to the Work Center at the appointed time.
Brown, age 38, is Native American. He is 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Brown is serving multiple sentences from Pennington County for possession of a controlled substance.
If you see Brown or know of his whereabouts, please contact law enforcement immediately.
Failure to return to custody following an assignment constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.