Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Stuck Cat and Cleaning House

By Julius Macker

6:12 a.m. A man on King Way suspects his ex-roommate stole his $400.

7:40 a.m. A naked man was spotted below the dam in Bigfork. There’s no report as to why he was naked and below the dam.

9:17 a.m. Someone called in to report that a cat was on the top of a power pole. The caller was informed that the sheriff’s department did not have the equipment to rescue the feline. Details are still hazy as to whether the cat made it down.

11:31 p.m. A man, who was described as “creepy,” was seen pushing a baby stroller on Whitefish Stage Road. The caller was alarmed not only by the man’s sinister disposition but by his general disregard for the occupant of the stroller. The baby was reportedly hanging halfway out.

1:48 p.m. Someone in the Seeley Lake area reported the theft of chainsaws.

2:24 p.m. A mangy dog resembling a husky wasn’t being neglected. It turned out to be in good health, just very old.

4:56 p.m. There was a five-gallon bucket covered in plastic, oozing a substance, near a Columbia Falls saloon.

5:08 p.m. A woman on East Evergreen Drive called in to report a drunken and violent female whoshould not drive. The women exchanged dogs and other miscellaneous items and then parted ways.

5:37 p.m. A man in Bigfork was bleeding from the head after he crashed his bike. He was wearing a helmet.

6:39 p.m. Someone found a gun in the middle of Bear Creek Road in Lakeside.

7:53 p.m. A landlord reported that the former tenants of a residence on Sharon Road took more than they should have. The refrigerator was gone.

8:21 p.m. A man said he went down to “Roy’s” house a couple doors down to speak with him about his vicious cat. Roy, though, didn’t want to talk so he pushed the man off his porch.

10:52 p.m. There was a fight on Shady Lane near a double-wide trailer.

2:32 p.m. Two young men were arrested after they stole two 12-packs of soda from a convenience store.

The departments responded to 166 calls for service.

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