Montana College on Lockdown During Search for Idaho Fugitive
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in southeastern Montana continued searching Wednesday for a 36-year-old Idaho man suspected in a carjacking.
The Billings Gazette reports Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after Rodney Seiber of Nampa was believed spotted on the Crow Indian Reservation.
College President David Yarlott said he ordered the lockdown at 2 p.m., but was lifting it about an hour later after authorities said the suspect had moved south of town. The lockdown affected about 200 students.
Officials have been looking for Seiber since Sept. 18 when he allegedly threatened a welding supply company employee in Nampa before taking a company van. Seiber disappeared into a cornfield after the van crashed.
He fled officers in Hardin on Monday after a motel called in a trespassing complaint.