MOSCOW - Authorities are searching Jerome Creek, north of Harvard, for a fugitive out of Benewah County.
Archie Hicks is wanted on a felony arrest warrant for violating the terms of his release from a witness intimidation case. He was last seen by authorities fleeing the Benewah County Courthouse in St. Maries in mid-July.
Hicks has been spotted near the end of Jerome Creek Road. Latah County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the same forested area for Hicks last week. Deputies believe he has been camping in that area. The U.S. Marshals, U.S. Forest Service Rangers, and the Benewah County Sheriff’s Office are helping with the search. A command post was set up on Jerome Creek Road this morning.
Hicks is 6’2″ and about 235 pounds. He was last seen driving a 1998 green Ford F250 with Idaho place N8793U. Anyone who sees Archie Hicks needs to call 911 immediately. He has a history of violence and intimidation.