Pine Ridge Man Faces DUI, Hit-And-Run Charges After Hitting Rapid City Cop Car


     A Pine Ridge Reservation man was arrested early Monday morning after he allegedly hit a police cruiser with an SUV in downtown Rapid City, then tried to flee the scene.

     24-year old Gregory Brewer of Pine Ridge is being held on counts of DUI, hit-and-run, leaving the scene of an accident, and no valid license.

      Police say witnesses told investigators Brewer failed to stop for a red light and crashed into the patrol car around 1:20 am. Brewer and a passenger fled on foot, but were caught about two blocks away.

      Officers investigating the accident found several open alcohol containers inside Brewer’s SUV.

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