Mineral County Escapee Caught in Kalispell

27-year-old Kalispell man escaped jail in Superior on Sunday

By Justin Franz

A 27-year-old man who escaped from a Mineral County jail earlier this week was apprehended in Kalispell.

Zachary James Bergman of Kalispell was arrested without incident on Thursday night at a grocery store near downtown. Bergman had previously been arrested in Mineral County after he allegedly stole a vehicle there. On early Sunday morning, he escaped from the jail in Superior.

According to Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry, officers received information that Bergman was in the Kalispell area. On Thursday night, sheriff’s deputies arrested Bergman with the assistance of the Kalispell Police Department.

Bergman is being held in the Flathead County Detention Center.

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