Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Dumpster Dispute and Stabbing

By Julius Macker

6:38 a.m. There was graffiti on Evergreen middle school.

7:55 a.m. A stereo was stolen from a car parked at an apartment on Reserve Drive.

8:01 a.m. A suspicious man turned out to be delivery driver.

8:38 a.m. Someone called in to report that a person put garbage in their dumpster. The caller then said they would call that person and have them retrieve their trash.

9:18 a.m. There was a report of graffiti on a bakery across the street from the Evergreen Middle School.

11:10 a.m. Someone else at the same apartment complex on Reserve Drive reported that their car stereo was stolen.

11:45 a.m. A woman suspects her granddaughter stole medication from her.

12:34 p.m. A woman claims another woman is making false police reports to the Citrus Heights Police Department in California about her parenting.

2:05 p.m Two men and a woman from Evergreen are refusing to cooperate with authorities. One of the three, a 25-year-old man, is recovering from a punctured lung and kidney after he was apparently stabbed by the other man. Initially, someone called in to report hearing two gunshots. But when deputies arrived they found one man stabbed and 49-year-old man with a fractured leg. The 44-year-old woman, whom the fight was likely over, was not injured. Deputies recovered a retractable knife with a four-inch blade and a pistol with two empty shells.

3:09 p.m. A bee stung someone in Evergreen.

4:15 p.m. A man in a blue minivan asked a woman how much her huckleberries cost. As she approached the vehicle she could clearly see the 25-year-old Florida man, who was in town visiting his mother, was masturbating. He then sped off in mom’s van, but didn’t get far before he was apprehended for indecent exposure.

8:04 p.m. A man keeps yelling at kids who walk up the ally on Cougar Trail in Whitefish.

8:44 p.m. A 20- to 30-year-old man on a bike scared a 9-year-old kid on Echo Lake Road.

11:10 p.m. A man who threatened another man with a gun turned out not to have a gun.

The departments responded to 154 calls for service.