State prison inmate back in custody after being arrested in Arkansas

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A state prison inmate who was placed on escape status in the fall of 2020 is back in custody.

Joseph Davis was arrested in Ash Flat, Arkansas on Monday, February 22.

Authorities say Davis left the Sioux Falls Community Work Center without permission on September 4, 2020.

Davis is serving a five-year sentence for distribution of marijuana from Davison County.

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