Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Sketchy Skaters and Man Seen Swimming

By Julius Macker

1:08 a.m. Someone in Whitefish said they could hear cars racing around but could not see them.

1:41 a.m. Two youths reportedly were playing with a fire extinguisher.

5:03 a.m. In Evergreen two skateboarders dressed in all black were thought to be sketchy. It turned out that nothing was suspicious aside from the black apparel that they were wearing while skateboarding.

7:49 a.m. A juvenile was throwing firecrackers at a house on the west side of Kalispell.

9:59 a.m. Some drunks were hanging out under a train trestle on Rails to Trails west of Kalispell.

10:13 a.m. $430 worth of fireworks were stolen from a stand on U.S. Highway 2.

12:23 p.m. A dump truck lost a load of gravel near Twin Bridges Road.

12:51 p.m. Teenagers were reported to be purposefully setting off the panic alarm of a car.

1:17 p.m. Security cameras and a moneybag containing $50 were stolen from a local business.

1:27 p.m. A caller reported that there was more dust than usual on Spring Hill Road. The caller requested that speed limit signs be posted.

3:31 p.m. Deputies counseled a man and his girlfriend after a nonphysical disagreement. The male was then escorted to jail for failing to appear on charges.

4:15 p.m There was fire behind a house. Law enforcement was not sure whether it was a greenhouse or a green house.

4:30 p.m. A tenant at a ranch was three months late on rent. The landlord put a lien on the tenant’s horse.

4:42 p.m. A man refused medical assistance after he fell down at a Kalispell casino.

6:10 p.m. A man was spotted in Swan Lake near mile marker 76. He may have been swimming.

7:24 p.m. A man in Hungry Horse called to let authorities know his neighbor had threatened him over the phone.

7:29 p.m. A child in Columbia Falls has been repeatedly threatened over the last couple days.

8:00 p.m. A white horse with brown spots was again seen running down U.S. Highway 2.

8:58 p.m. A whimpering puppy on a chain prompted a concerned citizen to call authorities. The pup was found to be in good condition.

9:06 p.m. Kids playing with fireworks once again caused a grass fire.

10:03-10:15 p.m. There were three noise complaints all stemming from fireworks.

The departments responded to 147 calls for service.

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