GREAT FALLS — Tyrell Albert Littlebird has been reported as as an escapee/walkaway from the Great Falls Pre-Release Center.
The GFPRC says that he walked away from the center at 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, and black shoes.
According to the Montana Department of Corrections, Littlebird has felony convictions in Yellowstone County for assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, and bail jumping.
If you see or have information about his location, you’re asked to call the GFPRC at 406-727-0944 or the Great Falls Police Department at 406-727-7688.
The GFPRC is located at 1019 15th Street North. The facility is a operated by a private non-profit group contracted by the Montana Department of Corrections and the federal Bureau of Prisons. They typically house about 200 men and women at a time and all of those residents are required to hold full-time jobs in the community.
Along with work, residents must fulfill any legal obligations such as fines or substance abuse treatment. Most only stay at the center for about six months before they are allowed to return to life in the community.
The center offers a six-month program that helps criminal offenders transition back into the community; residents are within 24 months of parole or one year of their discharge date.