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Say he was ‘remorseful,’ according to court records

A 39-year-old man charged with kidnapping and assaulting a pre-adolescent Cody girl confessed to the crime after his arrest, according to allegations from Montana police contained in court records.

A trio of candidates — Republicans Bucky Hall and Lee Livingston and independent Pat Slater — are bidding for two seats on the Park County Commission in Tuesday’s general election.

October 30, 2012 7:59 am

‘No leads’ for Cardwell

New charges against Cardwell, accomplice expected next month

Federal authorities say they’re no closer to catching former Powell Valley Healthcare CEO Paul Cardwell than they were when he went on the lam two months ago.

Wyoming law protects government from liability

A U.S. District Court judge has denied a wrongful death claim that alleged negligence by federal grizzly bear researchers caused a man’s fatal 2010 mauling in the Shoshone National Forest.

 

A 39-year-old man accused of abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl is being held on a $2 million cash-only bond — twice the amount being used to secure a man charged with premeditated murder in Park County.

Powell comparing costs of landfills in test runs

Taking up a decision that could affect the garbage rates of residents across Park and Big Horn counties, the city of Powell is mulling whether hauling its trash to Cowley would be cheaper than going to the one in Cody.

 

After an intense week-long investigation, a 39-year-old Montana man was arrested Saturday in connection with the Oct. 8 abduction of an 11-year-old Cody girl.

Jesse Paul Speer of Manhattan, Mont., was arrested Saturday evening in Belgrade, Mont., after police reportedly matched his vehicle to the one used to abduct the girl and found that he matched the description of the suspect. Speer has been charged in Park County with felony counts of kidnapping, aggravated assault and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

October 13, 2012 11:03 am

Sketch of abduction suspect released

Investigators have released a sketch of the man they are seeking in connection with a Monday, Oct. 8 abduction in Cody.

October 13, 2012 12:01 am

Man may be posing as FBI agent

Police have been asking local citizens to keep a lookout for the man who abducted a Cody girl on Monday, and now, they're asking residents to keep their eyes peeled for a different man who may be posing as FBI agent.

Police at the local, state and federal levels are searching for a man in a Toyota SR-5 4-Runner who reportedly abducted an 11-year-old girl on Monday in Cody and later released her in the Carter Mountain area.