Eric Scott Ruska the man who held LeAnn Wilmoth against her will for five days will be criminally charged and prosecuted at the federal level by the Assistant United States Attorney’s Office. Ruska had his initial appearance in court for one count of kidnapping on Friday, July 14th.
He is being detained pending further proceeding. The criminal complaint in the case against Ruska says, “on or about July 8th, Eric Scott Ruska unlawfully kidnapped and sexually assaulted an identified adult female whose initials are L-M-W. The case is being tried federally because the kidnapping alleged in this complaint occurred within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States