Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Snowballed Surveillance, Trapped Cat

By Christie Burns

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

10:57 a.m. Skis were stolen at Big Mountain.

11:59 a.m. A man stole medication from Canyon Foods in Hungry Horse.

1:31 p.m. Someone called in because they saw a black and white cat lying dead in the middle of the road. When the animal warden arrived the cat had mysteriously vanished.

2:26 p.m. Someone on Ridgewood Drive called in because they found a cat in a trap. The animal warden picked it up and dealt with it appropriately.

5:31 p.m. Someone called in because they thought they saw smoke billowing out of Glacier High School. What looked like smoke was actually steam coming from the boiler.

6:06 p.m. Two people got into a verbal argument about a vehicle that was being repossessed.

7:01 p.m. Someone on Shady Lane called in to say that there was a woman screaming and an intoxicated male trying to break down a door. Deputies responded and found nothing. However, they did arrest a girl on an outstanding warrant.

7:29 p.m. Another call was made about smoke coming from Glacier High School. Again, just the steam from the boiler.

8:10 p.m. A mobile home resident on Shady Lane called into report that six neighbors threw snowballs at his surveillance cameras and broke them. One of the six suspects had an outstanding warrant out and was arrested.

8:10 p.m. Amtrak called in because it had an unruly passenger that needed to be removed. A deputy picked him up and took him to the Nite Owl in Columbia Falls.

9:16 p.m. Someone called in because they saw a drunken male walking along side the road.

9:31 p.m. Someone called in from Kalispell to report that a man was trying to break into their car. The guy told deputies he really just wanted to go to sleep. The resident did not want to press charges. A deputy gave him a ride home.