Homeless Man Arrested Following Disturbance on Drug and Other Charges

On Tuesday morning at about 9:45 a.m., the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to a disturbance at a Woodland Park residence after a family member reported that Kyle Kirstine was acting irrational and violent towards family. Upon arriving contact at the residence and being invited in contact with Kirstine took place and he took a glass pipe from his pocket and threw it into an unoccupied room. Kirstine refused commands to cooperate and comply and physically was restrained and handcuffed. The glass pipe was located and later field tested positive for methamphetamine. Kirstine, 41, was placed under arrest and jailed on charges of Disturbing the Peace, Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering With Evidence, Prohibited Acts (Under Influence of illegal Drugs), and Obstructing a Peace Officer. Kirstine remains in jail pending the setting of a cash bond.