Speer Makes First Apperance In Wyoming Court

by K2 News Desk, info@k2tv.com

The Montana man accused of kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl, made his initial court appearance today. He sat before circuit court Judge Bruce Waters in Cody, Wyoming. Judge Waters has set bail at two million dollars.

39 year old, Jesse Speer of Montanta was arrested Saturday in Montana. Prosecutors allege Speer forced a Cody girl into his SUV at gunpoint on October 8th then assaulted and abandoned her outside of town. Speer is charged with kidnapping and assaulting the girl. The girl was found by hunters driving through the mountainous area.

He is a nature photographer and divorced father of two children. Speer remains in the park county detention center and his preliminary hearing is set for October 26th.

Jesse Speer in a Montana Courtroom on Monday (Courtesy: CNN/KTVQ-TV)