Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Dog v. Meter Reader and a Violent Samaritan

By Christie Burns

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

11:50 a.m. Someone kicked a vehicle parked at a saloon near Columbia Falls over and over.

1:56 p.m. A worried animal lover called in about a cat with a bad leg near Blankenship Bridge. An animal warden picked it up.

2:31 p.m. A dog bit a meter reader.

5:00 p.m. Some popcorn oil caught on fire at a Whitefish movie theater.

5:19 p.m. A Columbia Falls resident called in after a miscreant drove their vehicle through their yard at 30 mph.

9:05 p.m. An irate man from Columbia Falls called in to shout about someone who was tailgating an emergency vehicle. He volunteered to take a club and beat the driver. After his tirade he hung up.

10:16 p.m. An angry couple got into a disagreement and threw stuff around the house. They were separated.

2:10 a.m. A man was knocking on the door of a closed Evergreen bar.

4:20 a.m. Someone called in about two people wearing all black who were messing around with their car.

The departments responded to 138 calls for service

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