RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A western South Dakota man is accused of running a prostitution ring involving prostitutes from at least six states.

Thirty-four-year-old Jeramy Caron of Summerset made an initial court appearance on Thursday on sex crime charges and was ordered held without bond.

Pennington County State’s Attorney Glenn Brenner says Caron was bringing women from as Las Vegas and Minnesota to work in Rapid City hotels. He says Caron and some of the prostitutes were making as much as $65,000 per month. Caron disputes the claims.

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