Guilty pleas for anti-Indian attacks in Rapid City
Two women have agreed to plead guilty in connection with hate crimes against Indians in Rapid City, South Dakota.

The women were accused of throwing eggs and rocks on Indian pedestrians last December They were also accused of verbally harassing a group of Indians in another vehicle.

Jenna Gitzke, 21, and Miranda Sheldon, 21, were to go to trial this morning. They agreed to plead guilty to malicious intimidation.

The Dakota, Lakota, Nakota Human Rights Advocacy Coalition went ahead with a protest outside the Pennington County Courthouse, where the trial was to be held.

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Hate crime trial called off, women reach plea agreement with prosecutors (The Rapid City Journal 7/16)

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