Watertown man arrested after crashing car into Deuce’s Casino

June 26, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A Watertown man faces several charges after crashing into a parked vehicle and a business early Saturday morning.

Police were called to Deuce’s Casino at 137 5th Street Northeast just before 6:00 a.m. on a report of a car crash.

They arrived to find a car driven by Kandon Bialas of Watertown had struck another unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot, and crashed into the front entrance of the casino.

Bialas was taken to Prairie Lakes Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

The casino was closed at the time, and no one was inside the building.

Police say Bialas was traveling at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate a curve, causing the crash.

He was arrested for DUI, Underage Possession of Alcohol, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Failing to use seatbelts.