Police Blotter: Thieves at Large

By Beacon Staff

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

10:26 a.m. A concerned neighbor reported a small beagle being neglected. The dog has no doghouse and sits outside on a chain day and night.

12:29 p.m. A cat was abandoned in Martin City.

2:04 p.m. There was a suspicious explosion on U.S. Highway 93 west of Whitefish.

2:13 p.m. An elk horn carving was stolen and taken to a pawnshop by a vindictive ex-lover in Whitefish.

2:59 p.m. A man asked that three bums be removed from his home. He claims his son invited them in. The unwelcome squatters left before deputies arrived.

3:33 p.m. There was a rock in the middle U.S. Highway 35.

1:24 a.m. A man in Kila called the Sheriff’s Department to report that he was attempting to buy meth but couldn’t because someone stole his money. He also confided that he was “tripping on mushrooms.” An officer gave the troubled man a ride home.

1:48 a.m. A woman called her ex-husband to let him know her new boyfriend was physically abusing her. The ex called the Sheriff’s Department.

Nineteen thefts were reported. Vehicles were broken into and stolen. Homes and businesses were burglarized. And there was one identity theft.

The departments responded to 153 calls for service

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