Three Men Arrested In Watertown Assault

WATERTOWN, S.D. — Three men are spending New Year’s Day behind bars in Codington County, after a stabbing was reported Sunday evening.

Police say a man was stabbed in the neck around 5 p.m. in the 100 block of North Broadway. According to authorities, four men were involved in an argument over property, in which a knife was presented. Todd Lyons, Ornofrio Lyons and Rodney Crawford, all of Watertown, were arrested on Aggravated Assault charges. Police say illegal drugs also appear to be a factor in the assault.

All three are being held at the Codington County Detention Center on a $5,000 cash only bond.

The victim was evaluated by Watertown Fire Rescue paramedics and cleared without further medical attention.


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