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Montana man charged with kidnapping and assault with a weapon

Posted at 12:30 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 13:03:09-05
Helena Assault Kidnapping
Dylan Michael Ford-Briere appearing in Lewis & Clark County District Court in Helena, (MTN News photo)

HELENA – A 31-year-old Helena man is accused of assaulting a woman with a BB gun and holding her captive.

Dylan Michael Ford-Briere appeared via video in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court on Wednesday afternoon.

Court documents say police were dispatched to a residence on the 1400 block of Sanders Ave. on Tuesday to take a report of domestic violence.

The woman told officers that the previous night she had gotten into an argument with Ford and he threatened to shoot her in the face with a BB gun and that he hit her in the head the butt of the gun.

According to the police report, the woman told officers she was not allowed to leave Ford’s side and that at one point he forced her to undress.

Ford has been charged with felony Aggravated Kidnapping, felony Assault with a Weapon and misdemeanor Criminal Mischief.

His bond was set at $75,000

-Eric Jochim reporting for MTN News