FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2019
CONTACT: Amy Barton, (406) 846-1320, ext. 2201
DEER LODGE–Montana State Prison warden Lynn Guyer today announced that the High Side compound of Montana State Prison is locked down due to security issues. All inmates and staff are safe. Due to the lockdown, visitation for High Side inmates is canceled for this weekend, April 6th and 7th. Visitation will occur for all other inmates at regular times on Saturday and Sunday.
"We are hoping that by getting the word out ahead of time, family and friends are able to plan accordingly," Guyer said. "The safety and security of the inmates, staff, and visitors are top priorities at Montana State Prison."
The Montana State Prison hotline for visitation updates is 1-888-739-9122.