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Chamberlain Man Sentenced to Prison for Escape from Custody

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Chamberlain, South Dakota, man convicted of Escape from Custody was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Charles His Law, age 36, was sentenced on September 11, 2019, to 12 months and 1 day in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

His Law was furloughed to travel by bus from the United States Penitentiary-McCreary in Pine Knot, Kentucky, to arrive in Rapid City and report to the Bureau of Prisons at the Community Education Center (CEC) on March 27, 2019.  His Law failed to report and was placed on escape status.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.

 His Law was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated September 23, 2019