Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Mysterious Blood and a Lively Bear

By Christie Burns

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

10:10 a.m. A woman called in to say that while she was at either the O’Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish or a saloon near Columbia Falls, someone spray painted her car.

11:33 a.m. A man who was out walking reported that he saw a rock in the river by the Swan River Nature Trail that looked like it had blood on it. But when he went back to look for it, the mysterious blood-stained rock had vanished.

1:03 p.m. A man called in to say that sometime last week the window of his vehicle had been shot out.

3:08 p.m. A man called in from Whitefish Stage Road to report mail tampering. Apparently, someone had stolen his newspaper.

4:14 p.m. Someone from Columbia Heights called in to report a car fire. The departments were unable to locate the car.

6:46 p.m. A badly behaved little girl called 911 dispatchers from her grandma’s cell phone six times in six minutes.

9:12 p.m. Two women attempted to steal jewelry and makeup from ShopKo.

2:02 a.m. A man called in from Olney to report that a grizzly bear had just attempted to get into his home through the kitchen window.

The department responded to 161 calls for service.