User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


44° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Turner County Residents Asked To Lock Doors

July 18, 2012, 12:46 PM
Updated: July 18, 2012, 4:45 PM

Turner County Residents Asked To Lock Doors
Oscar Herrera-Menjivar

DOLTON, SD -

South Dakota authorities are searching for a missing inmate in an area near Dolton.  It's prompted law enforcement to ask people in Dolton and Marion to lock their doors.

Law enforcement officials are focusing on cornfields in the area.  Authorities are searching on the ground and in the air.

They are looking for an inmate who jumped from a transport van when it stopped for gas at a station along Interstate 90 near Spencer.  Authorities say 31-year-old Oscar Herrera-Menjivar raped a 14-year-old girl near Omaha and then headed for Florida.  He was being taken from Florida to Nebraska after picking up prisoners in Wyoming. 

Turner County Sheriff Byron Nogelmeier says a citizen had a conversation with the Herrera-Menjivar Wednesday morning that was non-confrontational.  That's how they found out he was in the area around 10 a.m. 

Herrera-Menjivar was last seen wearing dark shorts and a grey colored t-shirt.  Anyone who sees him should not approach him, call 911 and let officials know their location.

Nogelmeier says because of the pressure they're putting on Herrera-Menjivar, they don't know what he may do next. That's why in addition to locking their doors, the sheriff is asking people in the Dolton and Marion areas to remove keys from their vehicles.

Click on the video player to watch a Special Report and stay with KELOLAND News for the latest on this developing story.


Authorities have roads blocked off as the search for a missing inmate

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

14-Year-Old Dead After Being Run Over By Truck

10/25/2014 2:05 PM

A 14-year-old girl is dead after being run over in a parking lot just after 12:30 in Hartford.

Full Story
Police Empty Grain Bin In Search For Missing Brookings Man

10/28/2014 6:02 PM

Jacob Heisinger hasn't been seen since early Thursday morning. Police sent out a plea asking the public for any information on his disappearance.

Full Story | Watch
Authorities Find Body Of Missing Brookings Man

10/29/2014 8:17 PM

The search for a missing SDSU student has ended.

Full Story
Brookings Police Looking For Missing Man

10/27/2014 8:14 PM

The Brookings Police Department needs your help finding 26-year-old Jacob Heisinger. Heisinger was last seen around 1:40 am in the downtown Brookings ...

Full Story
Paint The Plow Image Removed After Complaint Of Religious Themes

10/23/2014 5:55 PM

After showing off the project at the Empire Mall earlier this month, City officials received a complaint from the Siouxland Freethinkers about putting...

Full Story | Watch


Events