Darius Parker

GREAT FALLS – A suspect is in the Cascade County jail after he reportedly tried to escape from the Great Falls Pre-Release Center and tried to bite an officer in the face.

A report from the Montana Department of Corrections says that on Tuesday, Darius Parker failed to cooperate with law enforcement officers by hiding in a women’s restroom and standing on top of the toilet after he saw officers enter the boot camp aftercare wing.

Parker allegedly then caused damage to the Pre-Release Center by diving head-first through a closed window. He then began running away but was caught by an officer.

Parker then reportedly tried to bite the officer in the face.

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The report also states that on Nov. 2, Parker stole a Bose stereo from the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art.

MTN’s David Sherman