Honor Camp Escapee In Custody

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James Friesen escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Monday and was on the lamb until last night.  He is now in police custody in South Dakota.
James Friesen escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Monday and was on the lamb until last night. He is now in police custody in South Dakota.

Prisoner, James Friesen, who had escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcasle on Monday is back in police custody. According to a media release from the Wyoming Department of Corrections, Friesen was arrested Wednesday night after a three-day manhunt that involved extensive searching. Friesen was apprehended in Pennington County, South Dakota, and was turned over to the county's sheriff.

The Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp, a minimum security facility, is still under partial lockdown status. The Wyoming Department of Corrections is internally investigating how the escape occurred.

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