Brookings man charged for hit and run, assault

A Brookings man is facing charges after a Saturday night hit and run accident.

Police Sergeant Joel Perry says it was reported about 9:30 pm on the 100 block of Medary Avenue.

A man identifed as 20-year-old Cody Aiken reportedly hit a vehicle and fled on foot into a nearby residence. On the way there, a man grabbed Aiken and tried to hold him. Aiken punched the man and went to the house.

Police arrived and Aiken was arrested. He has been charged with driving under the influence, simple assault and underage consumption.


September 27, 2022