6 arrested in Sturgis sex trafficking sting

Published: Aug. 17, 2018 at 2:52 PM CDT
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Six men have been arrested as the result of a sex trafficking operation in the Rapid City area.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says his office worked in conjunction with law enforcement officials from Pennington County, Rapid City, Sturgis and the state Division of Criminal Investigation on the sting which took place during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The six men, ranging in age from 20 to 55, are charged with attempted enticement of a minor using the internet. The charge carries a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison upon conviction.