Posted: Oct 2, 2012 4:06 PM by MTN News
BILLINGS - Two Billings police negotiators are on scene talking with a wanted fugitive on the city's south side. Billings Police Lt. Kevin Iffland says the suspect is armed and has been making threats.
Iffland says it appears this could take a while. He also says streets surrounding the home at the corner of 28th Street and 3rd Avenue South will remain closed for safety purposes.
3:15 p.m. Billings - A standoff on Billings south side has federal and local law enforcement standing with weapons drawn outside a home on the corner of 28th Street and 3rd Avenue South. Multiple streets are blocked off in the area.
Law enforcement tells Q2 the wanted fugitive - possibly on drugs - is locked in his mother's home.
His mother, Mary Chavez, tells Q2 the suspect, Daniel Whitewolf has a gun. She also also tells Q2 Whitewolf was released from jail on Monday and did not report to his parole officer.
Chavez says her son has been locked in the home for at least 90 minutes.
Q2 has a crew on the scene and will keep you updated.