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Update: 2 arrested following report of burglary in Billings

3 women and a man detained at residence
Posted at 8:53 AM, May 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-03 17:15:22-04

Update 3:10 p.m.

Two people were arrested in connection with the incident, according to Billings Police Lt. Matt Lennick.

Britney Brown, 32, was arrested with an outstanding warrant on suspicion of obstructing a peace officer and resisting arrest, according to Lennick. Armando Ronquillo, 36, was arrested on suspicion of assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, and obstructing a peace officer, Lennick said.

The incident was not random, and the victim declined to pursue charges for burglary, Lennick said.

(first report) BILLINGS - Three women and one man were detained after Billings police officers responded to a call of a burglary in progress Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported at a multi-family housing unit at the intersection of Sixth Street West and Broadwater Avenue, according to police Lt. Brandon Wooley.

The call came in around 7:45 a.m.

The southbound lanes of Sixth Street West were blocked for a short time.

Several agencies responded, including the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office, Billings police, the Billings Fire Department, and ambulance services.

Wooley said a 37-year-old man and 24, 25, and 33-year-old women were detained.

At least one woman was transported to a local hospital.

The scene began to clear at about 8:35 a.m.

Wooley said the incident remains under investigation and arrests may be made.