Watertown, SD – December 20th, 2023
On 12/16/2023 at approximately 12:02 am, the Watertown Police Department was dispatched to the 10
block of Sunrise Drive for a report of screaming and yelling. Upon arrival, officers discovered an
underage party had occurred at a residence, and an individual had been assaulted by multiple
individuals simultaneously at the party. The victim was transported by ambulance to Prairie Lakes
Hospital for further treatment.
As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old male, a 16-year-old male, two 15-year-old males, and two
14-year-old males were arrested for aggravated assault. Additionally, a 16-year-old male was charged
with theft of a motor vehicle for stealing the assault victim’s vehicle.
The investigation is currently ongoing, and additional charges are pending.