Kidnapping Suspect Captured

| June 22, 2013
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Brian Adkison

After less than a week on the run, a man charged with kidnapping a University of Missouri student has been captured.  The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that Brian Adkison, 23, of Columbia, was caught during a residential burglary call.  Authorities say he stole several boats before he was captured.

Caldwell County prosecutors have charged Adkison with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend.  He is accused of injuring and terrorizing her before dropping her off at a Columbia hospital on the morning of June 16.

Adkison also is charged in Boone County with first-degree burglary, rape, and deviate sexual assault.

More than 50 officers, a helicopter, and dogs were involved in the search for Adkison.

Adkison is being held in a Morgan County jail.

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