GREAT FALLS — The Great Falls Police Department said on Friday that Dyllan Porter has been taken into custody. Last Friday, the GFPD issued an alert about Porter, saying that he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Today, the agency said that Porter and several other people were taken into custody by a team of officers from the GFPD, US Marshals Service, Cascade County Sheriff's Office, and MT Department of Corrections Probation & Parole. The names of the other people taken into custody have not yet been released.
No details about the apparent arrests have been released at this point; if Porter and/or the others are charged, we will get the court documents and post an update, likely early next week.
(FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11) The Great Falls Police Department is asking for help and warning the community about Dyllan Porter, a probation violator who is believed to be armed and should be considered dangerous. The GFPD posted the following message on Facebook just after noon on Friday:
❗️❗️ WANTED ❗️❗️❗️ WANTED️ ❗️❗️❗️ WANTED ❗️❗️❗️
We are working with the US Marshal’s Montana Violent Offender Task Force in the search for 25 year old Dyllan Porter.PORTER IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUSPorter has several active warrants, including a no-bond (bench warrant), and is in violation of probation.If you believe you see Porter, or if you have information about his whereabouts, call Deputy US Marshal Kasuske at 406-788-4904, send a private message to the GFPD Facebook page, or logon to www.P3TIPS.com. Tipsters may remain anonymous.
According to the Montana Department of Corrections, Porter has convictions in Gallatin County and Cascade County for criminal endangerment, tampering with witnesses/informants, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.