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Authorities searching for missing inmate in Pierre; woman serving sentence for drug possession


PIERRE, South Dakota — Law enforcement authorities in Pierre are searching for a missing inmate who failed to report to a work release job site Saturday.

The South Dakota Department of Corrections says 31-year-old Bridget Franzen is serving a 5-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance out of Pennington County.

Franzen is described as a white woman, standing 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information about Franzen's whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement immediately.


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