Arlington man charged with stealing pickup and driving drunk in Brookings

An Arlington man is facing grand theft, assault and DUI charges in Brookings.

Police Detective Adam Smith says they were notified shortly after 11:00 o’clock Tuesday night that a man was leaving a Brookings residence intoxicated.

A short time later, officers located a pickup truck in the ditch in the area of West 10th Street and 6th Street. The suspect, 31-year-old Carl Hickox, was located in the area and admitted consuming alcohol and driving into the ditch.

It was later found Hickox had assaulted his girlfriend and had stolen the pickup. He has been charged with grand theft, simple assault domestic and driving under the influence.


January 11, 2023