January 27, 2010 6:18 PM
Underage drinking, a fight and a stabbing has landed one person in the hospital and two others in jail.
It happened overnight near 51st St. and Tennis Lane in Southwest Sioux Falls.Authorities say a 16 year old was stabbed in the back by 21-year-old Cody Allen Tuttle. Tuttle appeared in court on charges of aggravated assault and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.
authorities say Tuttle tossed the pocket knife used in the stabbing in a snow bank. It was later found by police.
Eighteen year old Jordan Maher was also arrested for giving a false description of the suspect to the police. Officer Sam Clemens with the Sioux Falls Police Department says, “The first story he gave officers was one of a vastly different account that, he gave a made up name and description of a person that had stabbed out victim.”
Authorities say the three involved in the fight had been drinking.