Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Bad Parking Job Blamed on Windshield Wipers

By Christie Burns

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

4:09 a.m. While in Columbia Falls for an unrelated incident, a deputy saw a vehicle stopped in the middle of Half Moon Road. When the deputy asked the driver why he had stopped in the middle of the road, the youngster told him he couldn’t get his windshield wipers to work. According to the deputy, they worked just fine. The suspect was identified and arrested for driving without insurance, obstructing an officer, driving with a suspended license and MIP. While the deputy was questioning the suspect, a neighbor came out of his home and said someone had stuck a gun to his neck and robbed him of $200. The robbery is being investigated.

8:14 a.m. A car on U.S. Highway 209 hit a mountain lion.

6:02 p.m. Someone had left the water running at the Hillcrest Ball Park. Consequently, it overflowed and began leaking out from under a door.

6:37 p.m. A 13-year-old boy at the Panoramic Drive Youth Home was out of control.

8:46 p.m. A man on Mennonite Church Road called in to say he was experiencing a panic attack. He didn’t want an ambulance, but did say he would get a ride to the hospital.

10:16 p.m. The music at a Harmony Court home was so incredibly loud that a neighbor had to call the Sheriff’s Department.

The departments responded to 181 calls for service

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