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By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
Billings man Tyson Jay Irvine Crashes Car Then Threatens Baseball Coach Who Pulls Gun Out To Protect Himself And Son.
Tyson Irvine was charged with Criminal Endangerment and 1st offense DUI, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing A Peace Officer.
Billings Police Officer Puckett was dispatched to a weapons call and single-car crash near Broadmoor and Oakmont Rd.
Multiple calls were reported by dispatch that a black Ford Taurus drove past the baseball field at estimated speeds of between 80 to 100 mph. As the vehicle hit speed bumps in that area, the car became airborne as described by various witnesses.
a loud crash sound came from down the road, and a baseball coach got into his truck with his son and drove down the road to see what the car had crashed into and if he could render help to the occupants that were in the crashed vehicle.
The baseball coach goes by the initials of D.K.
As D.K. pulled up near the crash scene and yet some distance away, he yelled at the occupants who got out of the vehicle and aggressively charged D.K. who was sitting in his pickup with his son. Fearing for the safety of himself and his son, D.K. pulled out his pistol and pointed it at the two male aggressors. Both of the male aggressors appeared to be intoxicated.
The two individuals were yelling at D.K. telling him to "shut the fuck up" and "fucking bitch."
The two intoxicated male individuals then took off running stumbling as they went.
Billings Police Officer Samantha Puckett located the two male individuals and yelled commands to both men. Officer Puckett then drew her service weapon at both the men.
Both men were yelling "fuck you" and "come on let's do this." Billings Police Officer Puckett feared what that comment meant, not sure if they were going to attack her. Officer Puckett backed off a bit yet keeping them in sight while she waited for backup.
Billings Police Officer Diercks arrived to assist Office Puckett. Tyson Jay Irvine resisted allowing both Officers handcuffing him and struggled with the Officers.
Finally, after obtaining the identity of both men, Both men were taken to the Yellowstone County Detention Center without further incident.
According to the Billings Police Ratings:
Billings Police Officer Samantha Puckett badge #379 maintains an (A) rating and NOT considered a threat to public safety and security. The general public CAN trust this Officer.
Billings Police Officer Lane Diercks badge #449 maintains an (A) rating and NOT considered a threat to public safety and security. The general public CAN trust this Officer.
This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995