Today, on Sunday July 8th, 2012, at approximately 5:00 pm the Manhattan Police Department responded to a disturbance at a residence in Manhattan. The Manhattan Police Department requested an Agency Assist for investigation of the disturbance. During the investigation a description of a suspect was provided to Law Enforcement. Approximately one hour later, the suspect was located in Manhattan and taken into custody. Investigation of the incident is ongoing. Further details will be provided tomorrow. Assistance of the investigation is being provided by Detectives with the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.
The Suspect, Charles Rickett, had earlier walked away from the Pre-Release Center, located in Bozeman, on July 8, 2012, at approximately7 1:30 am. Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies were notified of his walk-away and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Rickett is currently being held at the Gallatin County Detention Center on the warrant.