SEATTLE – King County deputies arrested convicted sex offender Bridgette Brown Wednesday after a Washington’s Most Wanted viewer spotted her in the McDonald’s at 3rd and Pine in downtown Seattle. Deputies say as they approached the restaurant, they spotted a woman matching her description walking east on Pine St. She was wearing a black wig, dark sunglasses and was pulling a black suitcase. She was arrested on her felony failure to register as a sex offender warrant as well as a Forgery warrant out of Bellingham. Deputies turned her over to the custody of the Department of Corrections. She is WMW Capture #773.
WANTED BY DOC IN KING COUNTY —
A knock on the door turns into sheer terror for a woman inside her home.
It was Bridgette Brown — a High-Violent Offender and convicted rapist – who preyed on the victim.
She’s wanted by the Department of Corrections in King County for failing to register as a sex offender — after using a door-to-door scam to brutally attack and sexually assault the victim for hours. “She went to the victim’s residence under the ruse of selling magazines,” says DOC Ofc. Emily Isaacs. “When the victim declined, Brown asked if she could use the victim’s phone. Victim let her into her residence and Brown, at the point, went off. She demanded money from the victim. When the victim didn’t give her any money she tied her up, held a knife to her throat and to other body parts and violently sexually assaulted her. She poured rubbing alcohol on her and told her if she called police, Brown would come back and set her on fire. This is an individual who is violent, who’s on the run and we need your help to get her in custody now.”
Bridgette Brown goes by a slew of fake names, including:
- Savage Young
- Sojourner Truth Thomas
- E.L. Brown
- Tanya Lyn Brown
- Tasha Yvonne Moore
You can see she’s big into changing her hair color.
She’s also been busted for prostitution, attempted assault, several thefts, multiple car thefts, and a bunch of failures to register as a sex offender.
If you know where she’s hiding, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS
You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.