UPDATE: Man Arrested After Standoff in Hungry Horse

Sheriff’s deputies responded to home in Hungry Horse after receiving a report about stolen snowmobiles

By Justin Franz

Updated: Jan. 28, 7 p.m.

A man was arrested Tuesday evening following an hours-long standoff in Hungry Horse.

According to Sheriff Brian Heino, the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report about stolen snowmobiles at a home in Hungry Horse on Tuesday afternoon. When sheriff deputies arrived later, they found the stolen snowmobiles and a man at the home. When the deputies tried to approach the man, he ran down the street. The man broke into an empty home and barricaded himself inside.

Heino said officials believe there were weapons inside the home.

The man was arrested without incident shortly before 7 p.m.

This story will be updated when additional information is available.

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