On 06/12/2020 at about 1:16 AM, Officers with the Billings Police Department (BPD) were dispatched to 612 Terry Avenue for a report of a male down. Officers arrived to find a 36 year old, Billings man, deceased from an apparent stab wound.
Officers learned of a disturbance associated with the event and developed persons and a vehicle of interest. The vehicle with two (2) persons of interest was later stopped by a Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Deputy in Lockwood around 2:06 AM.
The two (2) persons of interest were arrested for probation violations. Dustin Rodarte, a 37 year old Billings male and Charlotte Rodarte, a 38 year old Billings female are in-custody at YCDF. At this time, no formal charges have been filed directly related to the homicide.
The investigations division is handling the case. At this time, it is believed all parties involved are accounted for. Investigation on-going.