Astoria man facing second-degree rape, stalking charges

Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 4:39 PM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - An Astoria man is facing charges after a 16-year-old reported she had been sexually abused.

The Deuel County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a 16-year-old girl who reported being sexually abused in Astoria. Authorities say the 16-year-old victim gave them information leading to the arrest of 41-year-old Adam Cole White.

White is facing second-degree rape, sexual contact without consent, and stalking charges. White is being held at the Codington County Detention Center on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

The Deuel County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation is continuing the investigation.

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