Man In Custody After Assaulting 3 Marana Police Officers


Kyle Montgomery, a criminal with a history of violent and unpredictable behavior, is in custody after assaulting three Marana Police officers and one bystander.

According to Marana Police, on July 11, 2019, at approximately 10:14 a.m., a Marana Police officer assisted a Pima County Sheriff’s deputy with contacting Montgomery and a woman in a vehicle near the intersection of W. Picture Rocks Rd and N. Sandario Rd. in response to a call for mental health service involving a woman.

The woman fled on foot into a desert area when she saw the patrol vehicles approach in the parking lot. She was subsequently detained by Pima County deputies.

Montgomery then fled in the vehicle, striking a marked Marana Police patrol vehicle. A vehicle pursuit began on N. Sandario Rd.

During the pursuit, Montgomery pointed a firearm out the vehicle window at two pursuing Marana Police officers, and at a citizen that was traveling on the roadway. The pursuit ended when the vehicle that Montgomery was driving crashed into a fence in the area of W. Ina Rd and N. Featherstone Trail.

Montgomery fled from the collision scene on foot with the firearm.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department was joined by Pima Regional SWAT, AZ DPS, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, US Border Patrol-BORTAC, and National Park Service law enforcement rangers in a search for Montgomery.

At approximately 5:15 p.m., Marana officers arrested Montgomery in the area E. Prince Rd and N. Stone Ave. after a short foot pursuit.

Montgomery has been booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center on Aggravated Assault x4 (three officers, one citizen), Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement, and Prohibited Possessor related charges.

Marana Police are asking anyone with information related to this incident to call (520-382-2000) or 88-Crime.

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