Police Blotter: Burning Eye, Forgetful Stoner

Kalispell Police and Flathead County Sheriff’s reports

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

8:16 a.m. Seventy or so dogs were barking on Haywire Gulch.

8:46 a.m. A computer was stolen from a Kalispell business that sells trucks.

11:08 a.m. A man in Kalispell called in because someone was shooting BBs at his house.

1:11 p.m. When a Kalispell man was winterizing his dump truck the engine caught on fire.

1:21 p.m. A worried neighbor called the Sheriff’s Department because an 11-year-old was beating up his mom. The boy was counseled.

1:39 p.m. A man came into town and told a friend he wanted to kill his ex-wife.

3:11 p.m. A mom spanked a 9-year-old boy after he threw rocks through a window. After the spanking he flipped out. The worried parents called the Sheriff’s Department.

4:28 p.m. Someone in Lakeside called in to report that their 3-year-old was missing from the backyard. The child was found in the backyard six minutes later.

5:40 p.m. A man who was brought into the detention center by his parole office neglected to discard the marijuana he had in his pocket. He was consequently cited for possession.

6:03 p.m. The dogs out on Haywire Gulch were barking again.

9:50 p.m. Someone called in about a suspicious logging truck with its engine running on the side of the North Fork Road. Deputies checked it out and claimed that it was not running or suspicious.

11:33 p.m. A man arrived at the Columbia Falls fire station in need of assistance because he had salsa in his eye.

The departments responded to 165 calls for service.

If you enjoy stories like this one, please consider joining the Flathead Beacon Editor’s Club. For as little as $5 per month, Editor’s Club members support independent local journalism and earn a pipeline to Beacon journalists. Members also gain access to www.beaconeditorsclub.com, where they will find exclusive content like deep dives into our biggest stories and a behind-the-scenes look at our newsroom.