Teens Charged for String of Local Burlgaries

By Beacon Staff

A Nov. 12 break-in at the Evergreen Army Navy store has led to the arrest of three teenagers in connection to at least seven thefts and burglaries.

According to Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry, the burglar alarm went off at the Army Navy store at 2:42 a.m. on Monday. Responding deputies found that several valuable items had been damaged and others had been taken.

A tip led to the arrest of a 15-year-old Kalispell boy, and further investigation led to the arrest of two Evergreen boys, 14 and 15 years old.

All three have also been charged for thefts and burglaries at Pacific Steel, Flathead Glass Works, Evergreen Subway, Evergreen Gas and Deli, Heads-Up-Tobacco, Smoke Haus Emporium and the Evergreen McDonald’s.

Curry said other juveniles have been identified in connection with area thefts, but have not been charged.

This investigation is ongoing and individuals with additional information are encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 758-5585 or Crime Stoppers at 752-8477.

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