Police Blotter: Man’s Hair on Fire

By Beacon Staff

The Kalispell Police and Flathead County Sheriff’s reports for Monday included the following:

7:28 a.m. A transient on Conrad Drive and Willow Glen Drive was advised to get a move on.

8:48 a.m. A worried tenant staying at a motel in Martin City called the Sheriff’s department when he heard shots fired. When deputies arrived they found the motel owner shooting at squirrels.

10:09 a.m. The owner of a motor home on Helena Flats Road called the Sheriff’s department when he arrived home to find it torn apart. Deputies are following up and have a possible suspect.

10:17 a.m. A bear was spotted at Wayfarer’s State Park.

11:31 a.m. A man reported that his German short hair was taken out of its kennel. One of the men involved was arrested on a warrant for assault.

2:58 p.m. A frustrated man accidentally took out two of his neighbor’s fence posts while attempting to put his boat in the water.

6:07 p.m. A smoking barbecue on Clydesdale Lane incited a resident to alert the Sheriff’s department of a structure fire.

7:57 p.m. A drunken man previously spotted at Super One sent his sister a text message from the Old Steel Bridge to tell her he would be camping there. He sent her a second text to let her know his girlfriend had given him a bunch of pills. He then sent a third complaining that his hair was on fire and he would be passing out soon. The worried sister called the Sheriff’s department to check on him. Upon arrival deputies found that the man had either moved on or was hiding. He called his girlfriend later that evening to let her know he was OK.

9:09 p.m. A red car was seen attempting to run over two women on Conrad Drive. The women were able to dodge the car and run away.

10:18 p.m. A woman’s ex-boyfriend broke her cell phone then threw it at her. No arrests were made.

11:58 p.m. Deputies were called when parents were unable to control their 15-year-old son. He was reportedly arguing with his father, kicking things and refusing to go into the other room. The family was counseled.

The departments responded to 209 calls for service.

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