Police Blotter: Road Construction Rage

By Beacon Staff

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

9:43 a.m. Garbage was being dumped into Flathead Lake at the marina in Lakeside.

10:36 a.m. An angry driver threatened a flagger working road construction in Lakeside. The man, after being held up in traffic, said he would be returning with a shotgun. The driver was later located and volunteered to go back and apologize.

11:56 a.m. CDs were stolen out of a vehicle on Kokanne Bend in Columbia Falls.

2:15 p.m. The Bigfork Chamber of Commerce purchased $10,000 worth of advertisements from Marketing Concepts LLC in Washington back in March. They are yet to receive their ads and are pressing charges.

2:46 p.m. A woman pre-paid a man to deliver cut firewood. The man never came back.

3:32 p.m. A girl’s parents called the Sheriff’s Department after they received distressing phone calls from another parent screaming about the girl’s behavior.

5:18 p.m. A worried person called the Sheriff’s Department when he noticed a man in the Wal-Mart parking lot carrying a gun in his holster. The man was not acting outside the law and did not remove the gun per request of the worrier.

7:05 p.m. A caller reported some kids harassing a loose goat. The kids were taken inside and the goat wandered off.

10:31 p.m. Residents on Sandy Hill Lane in Whitefish called the Sheriff’s Department and reported that a man trying to get into their gate was “acting weird.” He said he was “compelled to come over” but didn’t know why. He was gone when deputies arrived.

10:39 p.m. A man loaned his truck to a female. Later he got mad at the female and wanted his truck back. She said no. The truck has not been returned.

1:30 a.m. A noisy trailer party on Shady Lane compelled a frustrated neighbor to walk over and ask the partiers to tone it down. One of the partiers pushed him down. The neighbor then called the Sheriff’s Department. He had minor injuries including scrapes on his knees.

The departments responded to 152 calls for service.

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