Murder charges against Watertown man dropped in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Attempted murder charges have been dismissed against a Watertown man arrested in Yankton last month.

39 year old Collin Franzky was arrested July 22 following an incident in Yankton and charged with attempted first-degree murder; possession of a weapon with intent to commit a felony; commission of a felony while armed; obstructing a police officer; Resisting Arrest; lane driving; and second-degree vandalism.

Franzky was held on a $750,000 bond following the incident.

However, according to court documents, the felony counts against Franzky have been dropped by prosecuting attorney Tyler Larsen. This includes the charges of attempted murder in the first degree, commission of a felony while armed and concealment of a weapon with intent to commit a felony.

The Yankton County State’s Attorney Office has not commented on the dropped charges.