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Mitchell man gets prison for not returning to custody after treatment

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Mitchell man gets prison for not returning to custody after treatment
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to two and a half years in prison for the crime of escape.

Joshua Carter, 22, pleaded guilty to the charge, a felony, in November. Carter failed to return or turn himself in to law enforcement after he completed a treatment program in September.

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Carter was given credit for the 105 days he has served at the Davison County Jail. He will first be eligible for parole in April, according to Judge Tim Bjorkman.

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