Paintballs and Vehicle v. Fence

By Beacon Staff

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

9:33 a.m. Someone called in from Badrock Drive because they had spotted a lone and transient kitten.

12:37 p.m. A resident of Parkside Drive called in to complain that people were driving through their neighborhood shooting paintballs at the white vinyl fence posts.

1:49 p.m. An employer in Kalispell expects a former employee stole a fuel card and has been using it.

2:28 p.m. A man in Columbia Falls punched his buddy, hard, and then ran away.

3:14 p.m. A complaint was called in about a suspicious man wandering around a bank. Shortly after the man realized he was in the wrong bank and left.

3:52 p.m. A father called in upset that his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend probably spanked his child. There were no injuries or bruises to the child.

4:33 p.m. Some kids who were able to start an abandoned truck were trying to break down a gate on Trumble Canyon Road.

5:10 p.m. Some older people called in because they were having trouble finding their 17-year-old grandson. They called back a bit later to say he had come home.

6:29 p.m. Someone on Mountain Meadows Road called in because they saw a dead horse in the middle of the road. The horse was a little bit bloody around the noose but didn’t look like it had been hit by a vehicle or shot with a gun.

7:49 p.m. A husband and wife were yelling, screaming and drinking.

7:50 p.m. There was another dead horse near Wild Bill. The person who called didn’t know how long it had been there.

9:26 p.m. A car on a Kalispell used car lot was nailed with some eggs.

10:11 p.m. A man that took out 500 feet of fence with his vehicle needed to go to the hospital because he was bleeding from the head.

The departments responded to 142 calls for service.