UPDATE 10/11. A warrant was successfully served and five people from the residence were detained. 

The Billings Police Department has responded to an active situation on the 2900 block of Highway 312, on the northeast side of Billings Heights. At around 3 pm Tuesday the BPD released minimal details on their Facebook account. The post reads,

23-70756 Multi-agency operation. At approximately 3:00 pm Officers with BPD and YSCO SWAT and BPD bomb squad initiated an investigation in the 2900 block of Highway 312. While this investigation is ongoing Hwy 312 will be closed from Main Street to Independent Ln.

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Your evening commute could be impacted.

For those in the area, please note that Highway 312 is closed from Main Street to Independent Lane. BPD recommends travelers take Mary Street to Bitterroot or Hwy 87 to Independent Lane to bypass the closure.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

16 of Montana's Wild & Crazy Laws

✔️ FYI: 'Big Sky Country' is big on crazy!
Surprised? So were we. After all, who expects a state with famously conservative politics and traditional values to have such colorful, crazy-@$$ laws?

PS, it bears repeating that Idaho loves Montana! The Gem State's neighbors to the southwest mirror our own penchant for bizarre laws and quirky customs!

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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