Storm Lake Man Sentenced To Five More Years In Prison After Escape From Sheldon RTF

Date posted - August 26, 2013

RTFSheldon, Iowa — A Storm Lake man who escaped from the Residential Treatment Facility or RTF in Sheldon has been sentenced to five more years in prison.

Sioux County Attorney Coleman McAllister announced that 23-year-old Shawn Edward Boger of Storm Lake has been sentenced in Sioux County District Court for the crime of Escape from Custody, a Class D Felony.

Boger had been confined at the RTF in Sheldon due to a conviction for First Degree Theft, a Class C felony. He was convicted of that crime in Buena Vista County in 2009. The County Attorney’s Office says that on February 17, 2013, Boger tore out a window screen in his bedroom and escaped from the RTF by climbing out the window. The RTF is a minimum security facility. Boger was arrested on April 26, 2013.

Boger pled guilty to Escape and was sentenced to five years in prison. The Court ordered that this term run consecutively to the 10-year prison sentence Boger is already serving for the theft conviction. Boger was also ordered to submit a DNA sample for DNA profiling as required by Iowa law.

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