STURGIS, S.D. (KOTA) - A seventh person has been arrested in connection with a sex trafficking sting conducted during the recent Sturgis Rally.
James Vallelunga, 62 of Twain Harte, Calif., is charged with attempted enticement of a minor using the internet.
Every year, a joint local, state and federal operation is conducted during the rally in an attempt to combat sex trafficking.
Others arrested this year are:
• Robert Bungert, 55, Sturgis
• Zam Mung, 29, Rapid City
• Jeremiah Stertz, 30, Yankton
• Paul Heib, 50, Rapid City
• Connor Harmon, 20, Sturgis
• Adam Myosky, 38, Port Clinton, Ohio
The investigations were conducted by the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations.