UPDATE: Inmate mistakenly released from Williams County Correction Center arrested

Published: Dec. 6, 2019 at 1:52 PM CST
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UPDATE: The Williams County Sheriff's Office says Decoteau has been arrested.

ORIGINAL STORY: Williston Police are looking for an inmate after he was mistakenly released from the Williams County Correctional Center two years early.

The Williams County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Daniel Decoteau was released from jail on November 29 after being sentenced to prison two days earlier for a felony burglary.

Decoteau is 6’2”, weighs 275 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. If you see him, do not approach, and call 9-1-1 or your local law-enforcement agency.

Deputies say they are not releasing how the mistake happened, but the Correctional Center Lieutenant dealt with the employee who was responsible.

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