On October 13, 2012, the FBI asked for assistance from local law enforcement officers from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Bozeman, Belgrade and Manhattan Police Departments in attempting to locate a suspect from an incident that allegedly occurred in Cody Wyoming on October 8, 2012.
The suspect, Jesse Paul Speer was located and arrested without incident in Belgrade on the evening of October 13th. Speer is being held on a Park County Wyoming warrant for Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault and Felony Use of a Firearm. Speer has waived extradition from Wyoming and is being held without bond pending that extradition.
We are not able to release further details regarding this arrest in order to preserve the integrity of the investigation. Please contact the Cody Police Department, Park County Attorney’s office or the Federal Bureau of Investigation for specific questions regarding the investigation.