Arrest

The Watertown Police Department has made an arrest in the theft of a motor vehicle that occurred early Friday morning.  Police say that on Friday morning shortly after 5am a white 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from the 300 block of 7th Avenue SW. At approximately 4:18PM, Friday the Chevrolet Silverado was located in a parking lot in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue SW in Watertown.

Police say residents who live in the area provided them with a description of the male who was seen leaving the truck.  Officers located Mr. Clayton Guffin, 25 of Clark, SD walking away from the truck and took him into custody.

Guffin was arrested for grand theft of a motor vehicle, possession of controlled substance (meth), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say that at this time, Guffin is not suspected in the other motor vehiclethefts in Watertown. He is currently in custody at the Codington County Detention Center on a $5000 cash or surety bond.