Helena police chief pursues suspects in high-speed chase
June 29, 2022
The Helena police chief pursued a vehicle at high speed after being notified the occupants were seen throwing packages over the fence at James Crabtree Correctional Center (JCCC).
Court records show on June 21, at 4:41 p.m. Helena Police Chief Jim Dykes was notified by DOC Officer Austin Parks that two men in a purple older model Ford Ranger pickup had gone up to the east fence of JCCC and thrown multiple packages over the fence. Parks said the two individuals got back in the truck and headed eastbound on Fourth Street. Parks said both he and Warden Kerri Bridges saw the packages thrown ov...