BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – The father of a Longmont boy who is accused of kidnapping his son and taking him across the border into Canada is now in the Boulder County Jail.
Monty Ray Turner, 51, is accused of attacking his estranged wife with pepper spray and possibly a stun gun and then kidnapping their son Luke. Turner didn’t have custody of the boy.
The pair was found two days later at a hotel in Manitoba, Canada.
Longmont police told CBS4 Turner entered Canada illegally, which is why he was able to cross the border while there was an active Amber Alert in effect in the case.
Turner is scheduled to appear in court on Monday or Tuesday.
Monty Turner had been prohibited by court order from making contact with Luke or his mom Brandy prior to the May 25 crime. Brandy Turner told police she saw her husband in the backyard that morning when she stepped outside to smoke a cigarette.
Brandy Turner told police she saw her husband in the backyard Saturday morning, when she stepped outside to smoke a cigarette. She said she went inside, locked the door and tried to call 911, but Monty Turner forced his way in.
She said pepper spray was shot in her face and she felt an electric shock, which she believes was from a stun gun.
Soon after, Brandy Turner said she went into another room to attempt to call 911 again, and she saw Monty Turner leaving on a bicycle with Luke.
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