Police Blotter: Paper Boy Hit-and-Run

By Beacon Staff

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

7:43 a.m. A woman was reported after tailgating someone with her headlights on and passing in a no-passing zone.

8:26 a.m. A resident in Lakeside called the Sheriff’s Department because their neighbor keeps driving over their property even though it is clearly marked with signs telling people and neighbors not to drive over their property.

10:00 a.m. A man hunting out in Star Meadows called in to say he was in the middle of nowhere and he saw something strange.

11:35 a.m. Someone in Somers stole a 13-foot tow chain.

12:34 a.m. A woman on Haywire Gulch called in because her neighbor’s “seventy-odd” dogs never stop barking.

1:11 p.m. An angered resident of Eagle Bend called in to say that someone had stolen four reflector poles he had recently pounded into the ground.

1:27 p.m. A woman in Kalispell reported that some men who were chopping down a tree next door came onto her property.

2:28 p.m. A crazy dog at a car dealership bit a customer and a police officer. The dog has been quarantined.

6:56 p.m. Someone at a local bar called in to report that a man had brought his 8-year-old son into the bar. The boy was not drinking anything alcoholic, therefore, there was no criminal activity. No one was arrested.

10:26 p.m. A resident in Columbia Falls claimed that someone turned around in their driveway and yelled at them.

4:42 a.m. A paperboy was involved in a hit-and-run. He backed his truck up into a wooden pillar of a Whitefish home, knocked it loose from the roof, shattered a window then drove away to finish his route.

The departments responded to 140 calls for service.