Six arrested in sex trafficking sting during Sturgis rally

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Six men have been arrested as the result of a sex trafficking operation in the Rapid City area.

Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday his office worked in conjunction with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Rapid City police, Sturgis police 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.

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