Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Wal-Mart Freakout and Missing Yellow Hose

By Christie Burns

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

7:32 a.m. A Foys Canyon resident called in because they couldn’t get their adult son to leave the house. Deputies picked him up and dumped him out at a store on First Avenue West.

9:19 a.m. Stray dogs were running around all on Cougar Trail in Whitefish.

11:17 a.m. A woman called in from Lake County to report “boyfriend problems.” She was directed to call authorities in Lake County.

11:45 a.m. A woman called in to say that a man just busted into her house and punched another woman staying with her. The man was arrested for burglary and assault. The victim did not require medical attention.

12:09 p.m. A trucker from Flathead Valley called from Arizona to say that he recently found out that his ex had been taking pictures of him and his friends. He doesn’t want to file a report he just wants deputies to talk to her.

12:17 p.m. A man called in after he attempted to deliver divorce papers to a resident on Good Country Road. Reportedly, the man knocked on the door and the resident yelled obscenities at him and slammed the door. When the deliverer dropped the papers on the doorstep the resident opened the door again and told the messenger to come get his papers or he would get his shotgun. The man said he heard a shotgun being cocked and left.

12:53 p.m. A Kalispell resident called in to talk about his yellow garden hose that he likes to keep behind his shed. The hose, however, has gone missing. He has reason to believe his neighbor has stolen it. His neighbor, reportedly, now has a pretty yellow hose in the back of his truck.

2:34 p.m. A defibrillator was stolen from the Plum Creek Log Yard in Columbia Falls.

3:31 p.m. Some creeps tipped over a Porta-Potty and painted it.

4:14 p.m. An animal warden paid a visit to a home that housed 14 Labrador retrievers. The animals are kept outside during the day and at night are brought inside. The dogs were all in good condition. However, because dog feces was spread all over the floor, the animal warden was worried about living conditions and the children residing there.

4:42 p.m. A woman’s “money bags” were stolen while she was on vacation.

5:30 p.m. Someone stole a bottle of Artesian water worth $1.82 from an Evergreen grocery store.

6:34 p.m. A call was made from Wal-Mart about a man who was standing outside his car yelling obscenities because his wife had been in the store shopping for too long.

6:53 p.m. A man drove his car into the lake between Somers and Lakeside.

8:46 p.m. Someone called in to report a youth group party on Creston Road. The church kids were not consuming alcohol.

9:36 p.m. A call was made about a man who was wandering around aimlessly on Village Greens Golf Course.

10:11 p.m. Canyon folks were harassing each other again.

The departments responded to 169 calls for service