Two men arrested in Watertown meth bust

July 12, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Two Watertown men have been arrested on drug charges after a half-pound of meth was found by police during a search warrant.

Forty one year-old Mark Bethke is charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. Bethke was already on probation for drugs, and was being held in the Codington County Detention Center on $7,500 cash bond.

Fifty three year-old Mark Weiler faces charges of Ingesting a Controlled Substance.

Watertown police say it’s an ongoing investigation and additional charges are pending.