.

Violent Fugitive Last Seen in Bay Area Is Captured

Kevin Anthony Briggs was wanted for alleged assaults on a woman and a police officer in Bozeman, Mont.

Kevin Anthony Briggs. Photo Courtesy: FBI
Kevin Anthony Briggs. Photo Courtesy: FBI
By Bay City News

A violent fugitive from Montana spotted in several Bay Area cities last week was captured Friday night in Portland, Ore., an FBI spokesman said Friday.

Kevin Anthony Briggs, who was wanted for alleged assaults on a woman and a police officer in Bozeman, Mont., was the subject of an intensive manhunt involving the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service this week. He had been on the run since Feb. 1, when he escaped from police custody.

FBI officials said the convicted felon and registered sex offender was seen in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland last week. He was thought to be traveling to Oregon, Washington state or Mexico and staying in homeless shelters while earning travel funds, officials said.

Officials said Briggs, who has violent tendencies, should be considered armed and dangerous, and could be suicidal.

Copyright © 2014 by Bay City News, Inc. -- Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something