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Man arrested after police chase ends near Swan Lake

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Posted at 6:43 PM, Dec 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-09 09:52:20-05

(UPDATE) The Flathead County Sheriff's Office has released new details about a chase and arrest that happened Wednesday in the Swan Valley.

Sheriff Brian Heino says Lake County authorities received about the whereabouts of Anthony Trebas, who had felony warrants for violation of release conditions and intimidation.

Flathead County Sheriff's Office deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at 9 a.m., but Trebas continued onto a driveway off Highway 83 in Lake County near Swan Lake.

Trebas then refused to get out of his vehicle. Sheriff Heino says deputies had information there was a handgun in the vehicle and as a result, the Northwest Regional SWAT team was called to the scene.

Following approximately two hours of negotiations, Trebas — along with the passenger in the vehicle, Kadence Trebas — were taken into custody without incident.

(1st REPORT) A man is in custody following a chase along Montana Highway 83 near Swan Lake on Wednesday morning (December 7, 2022).

Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino tells MTN News the man was arrested on a $75,000 felony warrant.

Sheriff Heino said nobody was injured during the incident.

The Kalispell Police Department SWAT team, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and Two Bear Air assisted in the arrest.

The name of the suspect has not yet been released, nor have any other details. We will update you if we get more information.


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