FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Monday, August 12, 2013
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605)773-3215
Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit Makes Additional Arrests
PIERRE, S.D - Attorney General Marty Jackley, Rapid City Police Chief Steve Allender and Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom announce that the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Rapid City ICAC Task Force have arrested two additional individuals as part of the investigation into sex trafficking at the Sturgis Rally. The investigation resulted in the following additional felony arrests for sex crimes:
James Eugene Larive Jr., 42, Belle Fourche
Curtis Ray Austin, 20, Rapid City
Austin and Larive Jr. are presumed innocent until such time as proven guilty.
The Attorney General’s Office would like to extend its appreciation to the Rapid City Police Department, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI for their efforts and continued cooperation.