(UPDATE, 7:40 p.m.) Officers are suspending the search for Marcus Wayne Logan.
The Great Falls Police Department released the following information:
MANHUNT UPDATE! We are shutting down our search for Marcus Logan. We have not located him. We believe he was able to escape the area.
Logan is still wanted and considered armed and dangerous.
Residents in the Gibson Flats area are allowed to return home now. If residents returning to the area observe anything in or around their property that causes concern please call 911.
If anyone has information regarding Logan's whereabouts please call 911.
The Great Falls Police Department says that one woman has been detained in connection with the investigation; her name and involvement in the matter has not yet been disclosed.
We will update you as we get more information..
(UPDATE, 6:10 p.m.) The suspect has been identified as Marcus Wayne Logan.
Logan has convictions in Flathead County in connection with drugs and deceptive practices, and is currently classified as a probation absconder by the Montana Department of Corrections.
The GFPD says that Logan may be armed and should be considered dangerous.
The GFPD released the following information at 5:21 p.m.
MANHUNT! We are in the Gibson Flats area actively seeking Marcus Wayne Logan.
Logan is a 42 year old white male, 5'10" tall, weighs approx 180 pounds, with blue eyes, and brown hair. Logan may be armed and is considered dangerous. We believe he is fleeing on foot in in Gibson Flats area.
GIBSON FLATS RESIDENTS - We have roads blocked at various access points. You will likely not be allowed entrance until this incident is resolved. Please be patient as this is for your safety.
If you believe you see Logan or know where he may be please dial 911 immediately.
Logan is wanted for violations of conditions of his release.
The search is a joint operation between the GFPD, Cascade County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marshals, and the Department of Homeland Security.
Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards shared the following message: "Residents of Gibson Flats. Stay inside and make sure your doors are locked."
We will keep you updated.
(UPDATE, 3:52 p.m.) The chase started along the 1700 block of 20th Avenue South, several blocks southwest of Great Falls College-MSU.
We have received unconfirmed reports that the driver of the SUV got out with a shotgun, and may be on the run along or near Gibson Flats Road.
A helicopter is circling the area overhead.
Two GFPD patrol cars collided during the chase; there have not been any serious injuries reported, although one patrol car sustained what appears to be relatively minor damage.
We have a reporter at the scene and will update you as we get more information.
(1st Report, 3:34 p.m.) We have received several reports of a high-speed chase underway in Great Falls.
The area is in the southeast part of town.
One person told KRTV that "shelter in place" procedures were briefly implemented at Sunnyside Elementary School just before 3:30 p.m., but we have not been able to confirm that with school officials yet.