UPDATE: Arrest warrant issued for Codington County Detention Center escapee  (Audio)

May 22, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Its been nearly two weeks since a Codington County Detention Center inmate escaped during a medical appointment in Watertown, and he remains on the run.

Justin Taube of Willmar, Minnesota went on the run on May 9th, and his whereabouts remain unknown.

Codington County Sheriff Brad Howell says Taube is likely somewhere in his home state, as authorities continue searching for him…

HOWELL (:30) Q: from there.

Taube was a sentenced inmate. He was serving time for Possession of a Controlled Substance.