Inmate drives away from work site in state-owned pickup
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a South Dakota inmate who drove away from a work site Friday in a state-owned pickup.
RIchard Barela, 28, left the Yankton site in a 2007 Chevy pickup, according to state Department of Corrections officials. He has been placed on escape status.
Barela is serving a six-year prison sentence for possession of a controlled substance out of Hughes County.