The stepfather of a girl who was taken out of the United States a decade ago amid a custody dispute has posted $250,000 cash bail less than week after his arraignment in New Hampshire.

Scott Kelley fled with his wife, Genevieve Kelley, and her then-8-year-old daughter in 2004.

The Kelleys were arraigned May 7 in Coos County on custodial interference and witness tampering charges. They pleaded not guilty.

Fifty-year-old Scott Kelley was arrested last month in Atlanta after he and the daughter, 19-year-old Mary Nunes, arrived on a flight from Costa Rica. The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1KMVLxn) he posted bail Wednesday.

Genevieve Kelley surrendered to authorities in November. She posted bail in January.

Both cases could be consolidated into one trial that could start in September.


Information from: The Caledonian-Record, http://www.caledonianrecord.com