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Polson drug bust nets several arrests

Posted at 8:05 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 16:40:38-04

POLSON, Mont. – A Friday afternoon drug raid netted several arrests.

The Polson Police Department with the help of the Flathead Tribal Police Department served a warrant on a home in the 600 block of 2nd Street West after receiving citizen complaints.

A drug raid at a home in the 600 block of 2nd Street West in Polson netted 7 arrests. (Polson Police Dept. photo)

Polson Police Sgt. George Simpson says officers seized methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia from the home. Seven people were arrested as a result of the raid.

Tiana Buehl, Tru Schultz, Jordan Morgan, Khyle Gardipe, Martina Aripa, and Ellen Caye are all now facing drug charges while Devon Dechenne was taken into custody on three outstanding arrest warrants

“We appreciate all those who came forward sending the message that together – as a united community – we will protect our community and create a peaceful harmony.” Polson Police Chief Wade Nash said.

Story by Mark Thorsell, MTN News