PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Investigations into sex trafficking at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota’s Black Hills resulted in six people being arrested for alleged sex crimes.
State Attorney General Marty Jackley, U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson and local officials on Wednesday announced the arrests at the weeklong rally that wrapped up Sunday. The annual event draws hundreds of thousands of people.
Charges have been filed against people from Nebraska, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, California and Canada. The suspects range in age from 23 to 65. Charges are pending against the sixth person arrested.