Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Over the Limit and Over the Line

By Julius Macker

12:23 p.m. Someone called a campsite attendant and told them they had put sand in the gas tanks of some motorcycles that were parked at the campground. The motorcycles were examined and it was determined that gas, not sand, was in the tanks.

1:42 p.m. Authorities are looking for the owner of a vehicle that was all burned up on the side of Patrick Creek Road. The car was not reported stolen.

3:33 p.m. Someone on Trumble Creek Road got a call from a man that said he was going to “beat their racist bottom.”

4:01 p.m. A dog that was chasing chickens was shot in the jaw. The shooter was turned over to the county for possible animal abuse. The owner of the dog was cited for dog at large.

4:35 p.m. Supposedly, a 13-year old boy backed a car into a vehicle at West McGregor Lake, drove off, then got out of the vehicle and fled by foot. The boy didn’t know the area, so Search and Rescue was sent to look for him. The boy turned up in the backyard of a local woman who said the boy told her that his dad was the one in the accident. Two female occupants who were in the parked car were taken to the hospital.

5:31 p.m. A person called in to report that their brother had met some people from Washington and they were now all at one campsite.

9:58 p.m. A short car pursuit turned out to be man who was, not only drunk behind the wheel, but inattentive as well. He didn’t notice he was being pulled over.

11:25 p.m. A bunch of underage kids fled a party near Edgewood Drive in Whitefish. Some of their cars were towed.

The departments responded to 175 calls for service.