Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Angry Inmate and Intoxicated Gift-Giver

By Christie Burns

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

2:33 a.m. A Kalispell resident called in after an intoxicated woman showed up at their door screaming that someone was after her. An unarmed man, also intoxicated, showed up shortly after. Deputies resolved the situation and no one was arrested.

5:14 a.m. Cars outside a burning house in Somers caught on fire.

8:52 a.m. Someone called in from Canyon Elementary School because there was a manhole without a lid on it. A deputy went out and put it back on.

9:50 a.m. An animal warden caught a dog in one of his clever traps.

12:18 p.m. An osprey’s nest was smoldering after it shorted out a telephone line and caught the pole on fire.

3:08 p.m. Someone in the county jail was complaining about someone on the outside who was driving his vehicle around without permission.

3:22 p.m. A young girl attempted to steal two pairs of panties from ShopKo.

4:16 p.m. Someone from the Foys Lake area called in to say that they found a dog that had been cremated. An animal warden looked at the remains and said it was nothing more than a dog skeleton. He found no evidence of the body ever burning.

5:14 p.m. Someone from Columbia Falls called in to complain that the air smelled of pot.

6:10 p.m. There were five ducks in the ditch on Birch Grove. One of them was bloody.

7:48 p.m. There was a very large and obtrusive steer blocking traffic on Mission Trail Way in Kalispell.

8:46 p.m. Someone called in to report a stolen washer and dryer. However, they knew who did it and didn’t want to press charges.

10:13 p.m. Someone at the Evergreen Fire Department called in because employees there weren’t sure how to deal with a very intoxicated man who had stumbled in to give them a gift.

The departments responded to 123 calls for service

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