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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty To Escape Charge

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Floyd Bullman, age 40, of Rapid City, South Dakota appeared before Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken on March 8, 2013 and pled guilty to a charge of Escape. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.

On November 5, 2012, Bullman failed to return to Community Alternatives of the Black Hills, where he was serving part of a federal sentence. The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.

A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for July 8, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Updated June 22, 2015