Sheriff Slaughter: Judge Parker has been found alive

Posted at 3:37 PM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 20:31:37-05

Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter has confirmed Judge John Parker was found alive.

No other details have been released at this time concerning Parker’s condition.

Parker was reported missing south of Great Falls around 2:30 p.m. Friday. It was believed he went after a small dog, according to Sheriff Slaughter.

We will update you when we get more information.

(UPDATE, 3:37 p.m.) Sheriff Jesse Slaughter has confirmed that a man is missing off of Missouri Bend Road south of Great Falls.

According to Slaughter, the man has been identified as Judge John Parker of the 8th Judicial District. He was last seen about an hour ago.

Sheriff Slaughter told MTN News it is believed Parker went after a small black and white lab/boxer mix dog. He added there’s a possibility Parker was not dressed appropriately for the weather. He may be wearing a gray suit.

Authorities have requested help from Malmstrom Air Force Base for use of a helicopter.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

We will update you with any new information.

GREAT FALLS – Emergency crews are responding to an area south of Great Falls near Missouri Bend Road for a report of a missing person.

An ambulance with Great Falls Emergency Services is on scene as well as the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office.

Cascade County Search and Rescue is expected to arrive soon.

No other details are available at this time. Authorities have not asked for help from the public.

We have a reporter at the scene and we will speak with Sheriff Jesse Slaughter soon concerning the incident.

We will update you when we get more information.