Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Flying Through the Radar and Fork Fight

By Julius Macker

12:06 a.m. What sounded like an alarm going off at a school on Fairmount Road turned out to be a broken school bell.

2:50 a.m. Yelling kids were reported near Hungry Horse.

10:32 a.m. A 61-year-old woman was bleeding from the head and neck after she was run over by a car in Bigfork.

11:11 a.m. A plane that was reported by Homeland Security landed in Lake County and then took off immediately. The plane was also seen flying around Lakeside, but there was no report as to where the plane ended up.

11:21 a.m. Two snowmobiles that were chained to a pole were reported stolen from a Columbia Falls business.

11:30 a.m. A woman in Coram claims three men assaulted her and then someone stole her car. She was taken to North Valley Hospital and treated for facial injuries.

12:40 p.m. A sheriff’s posse was on special assignment at Flathead High School for vice presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s speech.

12:52 p.m. A man who dropped his car off to get the window repaired was shocked when he found out that the auto body shop owner’s wife was driving the car to and from work.

1:17 p.m. Two men on motorcycles were riding around the river shooting things.

1:31 p.m. It appeared that three underage males were bouncing ping-pong balls into plastic cups of beer at the Somers boat launch. The liquid was not beer.

5:01 p.m. Two drunken men were possibly exposing themselves at a campground in Hungry Horse. They ended up getting a ride home.

5:35 p.m. Someone cut the lock off an unlocked gate on Three Mile Drive.

5:42 p.m. A Gameboy was stolen from a Gilbert Lake Drive home. The house and cars were also egged.

6:26 p.m. A golf ball smashed a window at a Whitefish Stage home. The house is near, or perhaps on, a golf course.

9:47 p.m. An extremely drunken woman threatened her boyfriend with both a chisel and a fork. Eventually, the man, who claimed to be “stone-cold sober,” got the fork in his chest.

12:38 a.m. Several people were beating another person in the parking lot of a Rollins gas station.

3:45 a.m. A woman, who was on an early morning drive, crashed her car into a light pole.

The departments responded to 133 calls for service.