User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

26° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



 Winter Storm for November 30, 2015

Snow Outlook

Severe Weather

State Radar

Click here for local closings & delays

Send photos to

Storm Center Update



[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Sex Trafficking Arrests In Sioux Falls

October 31, 2012, 11:26 AM
Updated: October 31, 2012, 2:21 PM

Sex Trafficking Arrests In Sioux Falls

Eighteen men are arrested in a prostitution bust in Sioux Falls.

Minnehaha County State's Attorney Aaron McGowan announced the arrests at police briefing on Wednesday.  McGowan says 17 of the 18 suspects were arrested Tuesday evening.

McGowan says the arrests are part of a federal investigation regarding sex trafficking in South Dakota.  It suggests the activities happened during a three-month period of time between December 2011 and February 2012.

Sixteen of the men face charges for hiring or attempting to hire a person to engage in sexual activity:

Gregory Aarbo, Michael Bloomberg, Jonathan Cahoy, Robert Corsini, Justin Doescher, Kevin Dolejsi, Justin Glaser, Martin Gullickson, Troy D. Johnson, Jacob Law, David Meehan, Terry Ohlenkamp, John Planting, Jason Quinn, Timothy Schuck and David Weipert.

The men charged are from Sioux Falls, Lennox, Volga and Brandon. 

Neal Castle and Nickolaus McCracken are charged with fourth degree rape of a victim between 13 and 16-years-old and solicitation of a minor.

If convicted, they face up to 15 years behind bars.

McGowan says all of the arrests were made in a quick and efficient manner Tuesday to keep the suspects from fleeing from an arrest.  We'll have an in-depth look at the court papers filed against the men today on KELOLAND News.

Previous Story

Next Story




View news

You may also like

Man Killed In Rollover Crash Identified

11/29/2015 1:05 PM

A Mitchell man has been identified as the victim in a rollover crash near Artesian, South Dakota on Friday.

Full Story
Tyrese Ruffin's Mother Speaks Publicly For First Time

11/25/2015 6:18 AM

In her first and only television interview, Doohen talked about her son, who she called the joy of her life.

Full Story
Ghost Town Up For Sale, At Reduced Price

11/30/2015 8:31 AM

Real estate agent Stacie Montgomery said she's put the town back on the market, at a reduced price of $250,000.

Full Story
Police: Newborn Left In Christmas Nativity Manger At Church

11/25/2015 8:48 AM

Authorities are searching for whoever left a newborn baby with the umbilical cord still attached in the Christmas nativity manger at a New York City c...

Full Story
One Killed, One Injured In Two-Vehicle Crash Near Wolsey

11/26/2015 4:29 PM

Authorities say one man was killed and another man was injured when a pickup truck collided with a semi-truck eight miles west of Wolsey.

Full Story