Police Blotter: Lock Your Vehicles

By Beacon Staff

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

12:45 a.m. A vehicle was returned to its owner with a smashed door after two kids took it for a joyride.

10:47 a.m. Smoke reported on Foothill Road turned out to be a wood burning stove.

11:05 a.m. Money and a checkbook were taken out of an unlocked vehicle on Kokanee Bend in Columbia Falls.

11:54 a.m. A checkbook and a wallet were stolen out of another unlocked vehicle on Kokanee Bend.

2:48 p.m. A missing goat hunter turned up Sunday after taking an extra long time packing the animal out of Stanton Lake.

5:10 p.m. A cell phone and GPS were taken out of an unlocked vehicle on Kokanee Bend.

8:09 p.m. A man broke his wrists while trying to brace himself from a fall in Glacier National Park. He was transported to North Valley Hospital.

7:56 p.m. A cell phone and charger were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on ….can you guess?

8:47 p.m. A cat was caught and hauled off to the animal shelter.

9:18 p.m. A frightened woman called the Sheriff’s Department after she thought she might have heard someone trespassing. No one was found.

9:26 p.m. A bear was spotted in a tree on 1305 Third St. W. Lock in Kalispell.

9:58 p.m. A resident noticed a tall person peeking in their window on Ponderosa Lane. The resident let the dog out then heard someone running away.

The departments responded to 124 calls for service.