Police Blotter: Sisters Separated, Dog Attacks Chickens

By Beacon Staff

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

7:17 a.m. A woman from Columbia Falls called in because she found a backpack that belongs to her husband in her daughter’s closet. The backpack was full of needles, scales and other suspicious supplies. She called the Sheriff’s Department because she didn’t know what to do and she was scared.

8:52 a.m. Someone tried to pry open the coin box of a washing machine at the White Birch Motel on Shady Lane.

12:54 p.m. A Columbia Falls woman called in because there was a Malamute in her yard attacking her chickens. She attempted to squirt it with bear spray but it still refused to leave.

2:07p.m. Someone from Kalispell called in to say that they smelled something “hot.”

3:10 p.m. A woman called from Haywire Gulch to say that there might be someone in her home but she wasn’t sure. She told dispatch she would wait in her car with her pistol until a deputy arrived. The deputy arrived and informed her there was no one in her home.

4:41 p.m. A woman called in because her neighbor’s dog hadn’t had any food or water all day. It had then jumped the fence and was now standing in her yard looking around.

5:18 p.m. A woman on Conrad Drive called from her parent’s house to complain that her 22-year-old sister had the volume up too loud on the TV. The girls agreed to spend the rest of the evening in separate rooms.

9:46 p.m. A man and a woman grabbed a small upright air compressor from K-mart and walked out the front door with it.

11:29 p.m. A bartender out in Woods Bay said she heard a gunshot in the midst of a bar fight.

The departments responded to 149 calls for service.

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