Watertown Police Department

The Watertown Police Department has arrested two local residents as a result of their investigation into numerous thefts from vehicles that occurred during the night-time hours between January 22nd and the 24th. 

Justin Sell, 22, and Sarina West, 20 were arrested on Sunday.  

Police say they have both been charged with Grand Theft, $1,000-$2,500, a Class 6 Felony. Both Sell and West are being held in Codington County Jail on $5,000 cash/surety bond.  
 
Police say additional charges are pending in the case.  A class six felony carries a maximum sentence of two years in the State Penitentiary, a fine of up to four-thousand dollars or both.  
 
The Watertown Police Department would like to thank area residents for reporting suspicious activity and they would also like to remind you to make sure and lock your vehicles and remove or hide any valuables from view.