Sioux Falls man arrested for aggravated assault in Brookings

A Sioux Falls man is facing a felony assault charge in Brookings after a Saturday afternoon incident.

Detective Adam Smith says officers were called to the 500 block of 12th Street South after witnesses saw a man punch and choke another male. When police arrived, they observed red marks on the victim’s neck.

The victim did not cooperate with law enforcement, but due to the marks on his neck and witness statements, an arrest was made.

Thirty-six-year-old Jonathan Magera of Sioux Falls was arrested for aggravated assault domestic. He’s currently in the Brookings County Jail on $5,000 cash bond.


October 3, 2022