Missoula, MT (August 3, 2022) – Missoula County Sheriff’s Office Deputies take two into custody, in the 9000 block of Tucker Lane, after homeowner reports security camera alert while out of town.
Shortly after 3:00 a.m. this morning, a homeowner reported seeing two individuals via security camera footage after a camera notification was sent. Shortly after 3:30 a.m. Deputies confirmed that there was one male in the home.
Deputies initiated entry through a garage door and confronted two suspects in the garage. The males retreated inside the residence and barricaded themselves inside, ignoring orders to surrender. At that time, Missoula County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT) assisted by City of Missoula SWAT and Frenchtown Rural Fire mobilized to begin tactical operations to take the suspects into custody.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. Law Enforcement took the suspects into custody without incident, and they were transported to Missoula County Detention Facility.
Missoula County Sheriff’s Office extends their appreciation to the homeowners who called quickly, the assistance provided by the assisting agencies and the Montana National Guard who opened their facilities, providing a safe location for the Incident Command Post.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.