KALISPELL – Law enforcement officers chased after a suspect in a Kalispell armed robbery suspect on Sunday, December 4, 2022.
Flathead County Sheriff‘s Office deputies, along with Kalispell police officers, began chasing the vehicle shortly after 9 p.m.
Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino says the incident involved a previously reported stolen vehicle as well as a suspect in an armed robbery that happened on Main Street in Kalispell.
The chase went through sections of Kalispell as well as on US Highway 93 with speeds reaching up to 95 miles per hour, according to a news release.
A Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputy deployed stop sticks on Highway 93 near the intersection with Montana Highway 28 and the vehicle came to a stop at mile marker 76.
Sheriff Heino said that “parties were detained and transported to the Kalispell Police Department. Sean Edwards was arrested and held on a parole violation in reference to the incident.”
The stolen vehicle is being investigated by the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office while the armed robbery is being investigated by the Kalispell Police Department.
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