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Kees Appears in Court on Sex Charges

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A Great Falls man making his initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon and now faces a felony charge for alleged acts involving a thirteen year old girl.

Colin Kees faces one felony charge of sexual abuse of children.  According to court documents it was last month that Great Falls Detectives were notified of an incident involving a thirteen year old girl and twenty-three year old male.  Kees was identified and he and the girl had allegedly been exchanging sexually themed messages on Facebook and by phone. 

Kees spoke with detectives who according to documents admitted to "sexting" with the girl through Facebook and text messages and also knew that she was thirteen.  

Kees's computer was then reportedly seized and investigation found numerous sexually oriented messages.  A week later the alleged victim was interviewed who said that she had spoken to him through text messages and Facebook.  Kees allegedly sent many messages expressing intimate thoughts for the alleged victim and met in an apartment parking lot. 

Kees was later re-interviewed by detectives and arrived in the same vehicle that was described by the thirteen year old.  It was then that he reportedly again admitted to "sexting" with the girl who he knew was either thirteen or fourteen years old.  He also allegedly admitted to wanting to pick her up to go find a spot to have sex. 

Kees has no criminal history, but court documents state he admitted to having child pornography on his computer in which that investigation is still ongoing. 

Bail was set at $75,000.  

 

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