Press Release from Chief of Police Donny Guiberson:
On December 15, 2020 at approximately 3:50 PM a Montana Highway Patrolman attempted to initiate a traffic stop in Dillon. The out of state resident driver refused to stop and alluded the officer through Dillon at a high rate of speed. A Beaverhead County Deputy observed the chase and attempted to block the suspect vehicle. The suspect hit the counties patrol vehicle and continued refusing to stop. The Dillon Police Department, Beaverhead County Sheriffs Department, and the Highway Patrol continued the high speed pursuit until the vehicle was disabled 40 miles north of Dillon on I 15.
Luckily, no injuries occurred and the suspect is in the custody of Highway Patrol.