Drug Arrrest

The Watertown Police Department responded shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday to a residence in the 10 block of 3rd Avenue NE after they received a report of illegal drug activity that was taking place there.  

Police say they made contact at a residence and observed methamphetamine paraphernaliaA search warrant was granted for the residence and executed by members of the Watertown Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation. 

Police say during the search, user amounts of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found.  

As a result of the investigation police have arrested, Paul Gulbrandson, 59, Joshua Anderson, 26, Austin Mendenhall, 27 and Lucas Fiddler, 32, all of Watertown for various drug offenses including possession of a controlled substance.  

Also arrested as a result of the investigation was Desiree Kerlee, 20, and Kira Witty, 21, both of WatertownThey are charged with inhabiting a room where drugs are kept or used.  

Witty was also served with an outstanding arrest warrant, according to Police. 

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