Police Blotter: The Relentless Stalker And Bored Inmates

By Beacon Staff

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

7:48 a.m. Wheels and tires were stolen from a PT Cruiser on the lot at Kari Dodge.

9:02 a.m. Someone smeared grease and tipped some things over at the gravel pit on Cemetery Road.

9:11 a.m. A dump truck spilled some gravel on the corner of Reserve and U.S. Highway 2.

9:35 a.m. Someone reported a “weird guy” wearing a black hooded sweatshirt across the street from the Belton in West Glacier.

10:19 a.m. A large truck hit a power pole on Helena Flats Road.

10:21 a.m. The president of the home owners association of Forest Hill Village called in to report that someone had painted over one of the regulation signs.

12:52 p.m. Inmates at the detention center were caught scratching offensive words into the paint of the cell walls.

4:21 p.m. An aggressive yellow lab was seen running in and out of its yard.

4:24 p.m. A Hungry Horse resident was burning something in their yard that smelled really bad.

4:28 p.m. A woman called in about a man who had been stalking her for the past 22 years. She has been trying to get a restraining order against him for the past 22 years, but keeps getting denied.

4:52 p.m. A mailbox was shot near Columbia Mountain.

5:44 p.m. A 16-year-old girl was caught trying to steal some eye shadow from ShopKo.

The departments responded to 140 calls for service.