A 23-year-old man is suspected of pulling a handgun on several drivers and firing into the air while he was riding a motorcycle on Saturday.
The man was identified as Ryan Good in a press release issued Tuesday morning by Laurel police Detective Joel Sauter.
Good was booked into the Yellowstone County Detention Facility at about 9 p.m. Monday. He was arrested after he showed up at the Laurel Police Department to ask why his motorcycle had been towed, according to charging documents filed against Good in Yellowstone County.
Tuesday morning, the online jail roster showed Good was being held in the jail on four charges of felony assault with a weapon and one traffic charge of having no motorcycle endorsement.
Good's string of alleged crimes began Sunday when police say he pulled a handgun on a female driver in Billings and fired a shot into the air.
A few hours later, Good allegedly pulled a handgun on a female driver and two children in Park City, the Laurel press release says. A few hours later in Laurel, the male suspect followed a female driver and confronted her when she parked, pulling a handgun and pointing it at her, police said.
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A woman told a Laurel officer that a man had followed her on a motorcycle to a home. She "put her hands up to question the motorcyclist as he drove by," after which the man confronted her and pulled a gun from his waistband and pointed it at her, according to charging documents.
In addition to providing a physical description, the victim told police that "it appeared he was confused."
At some point Good had also led Billings police on a chase after firing a handgun, according to charging documents.
Laurel police had found the Honda motorcycle they believe Good was riding after finding the motorcycle on East Fourth Street near First Avenue in Laurel. Someone told law enforcement they had seen someone matching Good's description arrive within the hour. Police then ran the VIN number on the motorcycle, tracked down the registered owner and questioned him. The owner of the motorcycle said he had sold the vehicle last week but had only a phone number and not a name of the buyer, court documents say.
The woman who said she was followed home identified Good as the man who pointed a gun at her, according to charging documents. A Montana Highway Patrol Trooper who said he had seen the motorcyclist the day before also provided footage from his in-car video system. Police also used gas station surveillance video to determine if Good was the suspect before he was arrested.
In addition to the charges out of Yellowstone County, Good faces three other charges of assault with a weapon out of Stillwater County.