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Bigfork burglary suspect appears in court

By Kevin Lessard, KCFW Reporter, klessard@kcfw.com
Published On: May 01 2014 05:57:43 PM MDT
Updated On: May 01 2014 10:31:09 PM MDT
Shane Christensen of Kalispell
KALISPELL, Mont. -

The second of the two men accused of breaking into multiple Bigfork businesses and racking up thousands in credit card charges appeared in court in the Flathead Thursday.

18-year-old Shane Christensen of Kalispell pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges including deceptive practices and burglary.

Christensen and 18-year-old Severin Gislason allegedly broke into Bigfork Untied Rental and the Bigfork Senior Center among other area businesses March.

The two were caught after making several purchases online with a PayPal account and at Walmart in Missoula and Kalispell.

Christensen is set for a jury trial later this year on August 11.