Police Blotter: An Ominous Hand Grenade and a Slap-Happy Boy

By Beacon Staff

The Flathead County Sheriff’s reports for Sunday include the following:

12:56 a.m. A naughty 14-year-old boy slapped his mom and ran off.

4:14 a.m. A woman’s boyfriend slapped her and walked away.

9:06 a.m. A Kalispell man said another guy threatened him over an incident involving a truck.

10:59 a.m. A woman reported a check stolen out of her purse while at church in Hungry Horse.

11:45 a.m. The Sheriff’s Department was called when a hand grenade with its pin pulled was spotted in front of a container at a landfill. The hand grenade was found to be a fake.

3:15 p.m. Someone hurled rocks at a vehicle on Dower Draw Hill. The vehicle was dented and its windows smashed.

3:42 p.m A 39-year-old man attempted to steal DVDs from ShopKo.

6:44 p.m. An unwanted female left a Kalispell residence upon the request of deputies.

6:56 p.m. A terrible driver was seen spinning out in lawns and taking out a street sign on Country Way.

7:06 p.m. A rollover was reported out by Stryker. No one was in the vehicle when the Highway Patrol inspected it. Later that evening the car was reported as stolen.

8:20 p.m. A female in the bathroom of a gas station was reported as taking something out of her pocket that looked illegal and subsequently rubbing her nose a lot.

8:30 p.m. A baby was taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center with what looked like a knife wound to its little leg. The baby needed seven stitches. It was discovered later that it was most likely a loose spring in a bed in the babies home that marred the tiny leg. No criminal activity is suspected.

12:42 a.m. The parents of a 22-year-old drunken woman called in because she was throwing dishes around the house and plates at her dad. She then left the residence to go back to the bar to drink more. Deputies confronted her outside and near the bar. They took her back to her parent’s home where everything was worked out and no charges were pressed.

2:49 a.m. Occupants of a light blue Jetta turned the hazard lights on and fled the scene after they hit a deer.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Department responded to 153 calls for service.

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