Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Dog Trappers and Cat Thieves

By Julius Macker

12:28 a.m. A report of people spray painting under an Evergreen bridge turned out to be a man and a woman who were camping out.

1:06 a.m. Two men were reportedly fighting at a Lakeside casino.

7:38 a.m. A man in Hungry Horse was assaulted and then robbed by the driver of a 2008 Toyota truck.

8:38 a.m. A urinal at a Bigfork elementary school was reportedly set on fire. A pop machine at the school also had a hole burnt into it.

9:53 a.m. Someone called in to report a man looking through binoculars at children at a playground in Kila. Authorities were unable to locate the man.

11:20 a.m. Two battery-powered vehicles were found in the trees in Columbia Falls.

6:15 p.m. Someone called in to report two males walking on top of the high school in Bigfork.

6:24 p.m. A woman called in to report a suspicious phone call she received. The woman said someone claiming to be with East Valley Financial was offering her lower insurance rates then hung up when she asked more about the service.

8:25 p.m. A woman called in to report that a 30-year-old man and her boyfriend were outside beating each other up.

9:33 p.m. An intoxicated woman in Martin city was arrested on an outstanding warrant and possession with intent to sell after an argument with her roommate.

9:55 p.m. A window of a Jeep was broken out at Kalispell bar.

10:11 p.m. A girl called into report that her parents had locked her out of the house and would not let her in to get her belongings. She also said they had removed the battery from her car. Deputies counseled the parties and the incident was resolved.

10:26 p.m. Someone in Columbia Falls called in to report that an unknown person had dug a hole on his property and stuck a dog trap in it.

1:23 p.m. A woman called in to report that people keep driving in and out of her driveway. She said they were trying to steal her cat.

The departments responded to 179 calls for service.