Posted: Apr 24, 2013 8:25 AM by KXLF News
ANACONDA - The Anaconda commissioner who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor heard his accuser testify against him.
Robert Pierce is charged with sexual assault and intercourse without consent and on Tuesday, the 15-year-old girl making the accusations told the Anaconda-Deer Lodge County District Court about their previous relationship.
She said Pierce had been involved in her life from a young age, and that they would spend holidays together. The alleged victim reported the sexual assault incidents to her mother in 2012.
The mother testified in court against Pierce later in the afternoon.