Ten cows were standing in the road in Columbia Falls. Someone contacted the cows’ owner, but it turned out he had just sold them, so they weren’t his problem anymore.
A Kila man called police because someone stole his gun. He usually leaves the weapon on his desk at home, but he hadn’t seen it for a few weeks. But he added the caveat that he hadn’t “gone looking for it.”
A Marion man reported that someone had broken into his house – in January.
A Coram resident reported that someone had left a “bag of hornets” at their house. The caller believed that it was a deliberate attack on his family. A deputy assured him that it probably wasn’t a crime, just a weird thing to leave at someone’s house.
A Kalispell resident called 911 to complain about all of the old Model Ts holding up traffic around the valley.
A Bigfork man who frequently rides his horse into town called police because someone had complained to him about his animal defecating in the middle of the street. Law enforcement told the man that it’s “common sense” to pick up after his horse if it “does its business” in front of someone else’s business.
A family with a motor home pulled into West Glacier, took up “20” parking spaces and decided to explore Glacier National Park, much to the dismay of everyone else looking for a parking spot in West Glacier.
Some Bigfork residents kicked off Independence Day by blowing up a mailbox with a sparkler bomb.
A Somers woman called the cops because her “baby daddy” dropped off the baby but none of the baby’s belongings, like a car seat and diaper bag.
Kids were shooting off fireworks in Lakeside. A neighbor wanted them to cut it out because he had stuff to do in the morning.
A “vicious” poodle was chasing bikers in Kalispell.
A small wiener dog tried, but failed, to attack a group of Kalispell chickens.
Police were called to Glacier Park International Airport to chat with a woman on a flight from Seattle who allegedly had a smoke in the bathroom. The pilot didn’t want to press charges against the woman, but wanted the cops there to let her know that violating Federal Aviation Administration rules is a serious offense.
A Kalispell man avenged the death of his chickens by shooting two neighborhood dogs
A Somers resident found a piglet.