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Attorney Requests New Judge in Briggs Case

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The Gallatin county attorney requests a new judge to oversee the Kevin Anthony Briggs case.

Briggs plead not guilty to five felonies on Monday in Gallatin County District court. 

County Attorney Marty Lambert filed documents on Tuesday to substitute District Judge Holly Brown in the case.

Lambert said he was only given 15 minute notice that Briggs was going to appear in court that day.

Montana state law does not require an attorney to provide reason to why they asking for a new judge in a case.

Briggs escaped the Gallatin Co. Law and Justice Center on Feb. 1. He was arrested nearly three weeks later in Portland, Ore.

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