Sex Offender Highlighted on Day 15 of Catch 22


Richard Lee Bivens is the featured fugitive on Day 15 of the Yavapai Silent Witness Catch 22 program. Bivens was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child and attempted molestation on April 2nd, 2007. Upon his release from prison, he was placed on lifetime probation.

In February of 2022, Bivens was charged with soliciting a prostitute by the Phoenix Police Department and was awaiting a court date. In March of 2022, he removed his GPS tracker and failed to report to the transitional house where he was residing. His current whereabouts are unknown. Bivens has prior addresses in Cottonwood, Camp Verde, and the Phoenix area. He is 54 years old and has multiple tattoos on his left arm and one on his left chest.

If you have information that leads to the arrest of Richard Lee Bivens, you could earn a $1,000 cash reward. To earn the reward, you must call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 or submit a tip at Remember, with Silent Witness, you never have to give your name.