Travis Wood, 23, was arrested for three felony counts of criminal endangerment after leading Great Falls Police officers on a chase.
According to the GFPD, the initial call was for the county and came in at 2:41 p.m. on Friday.
GFPD located the vehicle driven by Wood near the fire training facility at 1900 9th Street South and attempted to stop it.
During the pursuit, Wood dropped off one passenger. There are no reports of that person facing charges at this time.
Police quickly terminated the pursuit due to speed.
The vehicle was later located while parked near a residence along 10th Street North.
Wood was arrested and faces the three felony charges as well as nine traffic-related violations.
(October 5, 2018) We have received several reports of a high-speed chase in Great Falls.
Initial reports indicate that police officers began chasing the suspect after a possible drive-by shooting outside of city limits.
At about 2:50 p.m., a witness said she saw police chasing an SUV down 7th Street South headed north.
We have also received a report that the suspect was taken into custody at about 3:10 p.m. on the 200 block of 10th Street North.
We also received word that several schools in the vicinity briefly implemented “shelter in place” procedures as a precaution.
At this point, there have been no reports that anyone has been injured.