A Columbia Falls woman was put on hold and she thought that was “pretty rude.”
A Columbia Falls woman called 911 because a deer was hit in front of her house and she wanted someone to come by to put it out of its misery. She called back later to report that a sheriff’s deputy had come by, shot it three times and left, but apparently that was not enough to finish the animal and it was getting back up. The zombie deer’s return did not last long, however.
An upset baby riding Amtrak called 911 on his mother’s phone. The baby’s father wrestled the phone away and told dispatch that everything was OK, although the baby was getting tired of being on the train.
A Flathead County man advised law enforcement that he was having a party that night with a huge bonfire. He wanted officials to know just in case someone called in his massive fire that he promised would be contained and safe.
An Oregon woman on her way to Havre allegedly stopped in Hungry Horse to do some shoplifting.
A Bigfork man reported that he had a “small emergency” and could only tell an officer what it was. When an officer contacted the man, he said he desperately needed a six-pack and some Swisher Sweets cigars. The man was informed that law enforcement could not fulfill the request.
A dog was chasing a group of turkeys that likely believed that since Thanksgiving was behind them all their worries were gone. Unfortunately, that proved untrue.
A Hungry Horse woman got a call from the power company asking why she was using so much electricity. She didn’t think she was using an excessive amount until she walked around her house and found a power cord leading from her place to her neighbor’s home.
A man was sitting in the middle of the highway.
A drunk guy was driving through Bigfork with what could be the perfect weapon to fight off a zombie apocalypse: knives duct-taped to a baseball bat.
A man was wandering around Columbia Falls with a pitchfork.
A West Glacier resident was complaining about a “reckless” helicopter.
A patient at an area hospital left with an IV in her arm. Medical providers wanted help finding the woman so that they could take the IV out.
A man was walking down the road in a bathrobe.
Six cows were standing in the middle of U.S. Highway 93.