The following is a press release from the Kalispell Police Department:
On 7/31/2014 at approximately 1200 hrs the Kalispell Police Department was dispatched to a call in the 900 blk of East Oregon St of a woman who pulled a gun on her boyfriend. Officers from the Kalispell Police Department and the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area. Officers surrounded the house and traffic was diverted during the incident.
Officers were able to make phone contact with the lone female inside the residence. The female was identified as 47 year old Kalispell resident, Karren Schmiedeke. Officers asked Schmiedeke to exit the house, which she did. Schmiedeke was taken into custody without incident.
During the investigation, it was learned that two other males who had been in the residence felt threatened by Schmiedeke and the weapon she possessed.
Schmiedeke was taken to the Flathead County Detention Center on two counts of Assault with a Weapon. The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any further questions please contact Administrative Captain Rademacher at 758-7790.