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Inmate missing from minimum-security unit at the State Penitentiary back in custody


SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — An inmate missing from the minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls is back in custody.

Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Dahl was placed on "escape" status July 17 when he failed to return to prison after a job search. Corrections officials say Dahl was apprehended in Sioux Falls on Monday.

Dahl is serving five years on Lincoln County charges related to drugs and a stolen vehicle.

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