A man broke into the Kettle Falls Inn earlier this month, threatening the manager and his family with a knife, calling them “terrorists” and saying he was going to “kill all of them.”
Brandon Kenneth Leon Kilgore, 28, went into the lobby at the Kettle Falls Inn on July 9 and asked manager Preet Moudgil for a shower chair, claiming that he was helping a disabled person staying at the hotel, according to court records. Preet said he would bring a chair to the room. Kilgore left but then came back and kicked in the door between the lobby and the hotel office saying that Moudgil was a “terrorist” and that he was going to “kill all of them.” Moudgil was able to hold off Kilgore and called 911 while Kilgore tried doors and windows of the attached apartment, trying to get inside. Moudgil’s parents and a three-year old child were home at the time. Kilgore eventually climbed onto the roof and entered through a sliding glass door, holding a knife and shoving Moudgil. Moudgil warned Kilgore that he had a pistol and told him to stop, according to the police report. At that time, Kettle Falls Police Officers arrived at the Inn and took Kilgore into custody.
Kilgore is being charged with First Degree Burglary, two counts of Second Degree Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Malicious Mischief in the Third Degree. He is being held in the Stevens County Jail on $100,000 bail and has an arraignment set for July 19.
By Jamie Henneman/The Independent Staff