By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
Missoula Man Jason David Schilling was high on Meth when he drove the wrong way travelling 75 miles an hour. It all started when Schilling was observed by a Law Enforcement Officer parked in his 2003 Saab near a home that is known by law enforcement as a drug house where people come and go after buying drugs.
Missoula police officer Emerson ran the plates that Schillings was in. The NCIC came back as a “hit” revealing that Jason Schillling had an active warrant in the amount of $25,000.00 for his arrest.
Officer Emerson called in two other officers to assist him. Officer Long and Officer Craigen . All Three officers waited down the street as they waited for Jason Schilling to come out of the drug house.
20 minutes later Schilling exited the drug house and got into his Saab and drove away. The three officers followed with Officer Long activating his lights trying to pull over Schilling. Schilling refused to stop his car and pull over.
The pursuit began.
Jason Schilling started driving down the wrong lanes at speeds of 75 miles per hour, blowing red stop lights.
All the non verbal and verbal commands that the Missoula police gave Jason Schilling were ignored.
Eventually, Jason Schillings turned down Margaret Street and pulled into a parking area which was behind a residence. As he did this, Schillings struck a parked utility trailer with his Saab. Schilling then got out of his vehicle and ran Officer gave foot pursuit and were able to detain Schilling.
As he was being searched by the officers, Officer Long found a baggie of marihuana and a used hypodermic needle. Jason Schillings admitted to the Officers that he had just shot up with Meth and was “Freaking out”
Schilling was taken to jail. Later in the investigation of Jason Schilling, it was discovered that his driver’s license is suspended and revoked and he had no proof of insurance.
Jason Schillings was arrested and charged with Felony Escape, Felony Criminal Endangerment, Criminal Possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia