You are the owner of this article.
Woman arrested in Billings South Side car chase ID'd

Woman arrested in Billings South Side car chase ID'd

{{featured_button_text}}
South Side chase

A Honda sedan sits damaged in the middle of Fifth Avenue South near the intersection of South 27th Street following a police pursuit in Billings on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

The suspect arrested after leading law enforcement officers on a car chase through Billings' South Side Thursday night has been identified, according to the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office.

Charlie Bellrock, 18, of Billings was taken to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility and was processed for DUI and charged with felony criminal endangerment.

Two juveniles who were in the car during the chase were transported to the hospital and have been released to family members.

Deputies attempted to stop Bellrock, who was driving a blue Honda, near 11th Avenue North and North 27th Street for reportedly driving erratically and running red lights, according to a press release with updated details by Sheriff Mike Linder Friday evening.

South Side chase

A piece of a Honda sedan rests on the median of South 27th Street after the Honda jumped the median during a police pursuit in Billings on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Bellrock drove through an alley and hit the deputy's car, causing minor damage as it approached the alley from the other end. Bellrock drove away again but a pursuit was not initiated at that time.

About 20 minutes later, while the first collision was being investigated, Bellrock drove through the North Side, where another deputy attempted to stop her. She lead the deputy on a short pursuit that was soon ended.

Later, the original deputy involved with the collision spotted the Honda going into an alley near Fourth Avenue South and South 25th Street. The deputy tried to stop her again, and Bellrock reportedly put the Honda in reverse and rammed the patrol car a second time.

Bellrock attempted to drive over the median at South 27th Street and Fifth Avenue South, ending the pursuit between South 27th Street and South 28th Street. Bellrock ran away but was quickly apprehended and arrested. 

South Side chase

A Honda sedan sits damaged in the middle of Fifth Avenue South near the intersection of South 27th Street following a police pursuit in Billings on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

The deputy was not injured, Linder said, and there is no information about the condition of the two juveniles at this time. Linder said he didn't have an estimate on the cost of the damage to the deputy's vehicle.

5
85
13
22
59

Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News