Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Police Blotter: Cordial Greetings and Freezer Full of Meat

By Julius Macker

6:56 a.m. A 48-year-old man thought he’d made off with a $7 bottle of wine from an Evergreen market, but before he could uncork the bottle he was busted.

7:21 a.m. The scene at a building supply store on Montana Highway 2 was reminiscent of childhood for two truck drivers who couldn’t agree. Both of them wanted to unload their freight before the other.

7:50 a.m. A vehicle that struck a moose on Highway 93 was still drivable. The moose, however, did not walk away; it was taken to the food bank.

10:10 a.m. Five dollars in change was stolen from an unlocked car off of Two Mile Drive.

12:13 p.m. An easement between properties on Village Drive in Bigfork, is causing problems between the property owners.

12:26 p.m. A woman on Shady Lane reported that someone driving a government vehicle told her to, “shut the f— up.”

1:02 p.m. A skunk has learned to gain access to a Sylvan Drive home via the cat door.

2:26 p.m. A home in Evergreen that was already without power had a cottonwood tree crash through the roof, due to wind.

2:58 p.m. A person found a dead dog in the Sunny Lane area. Upon examination, the person discovered that the dog had been shot.

3:21 p.m. Someone with a “real creepy” voice called a woman on Longwood Drive and told her he was watching her.

3:40 p.m. There was a lot of traffic going to and from a fifth wheel trailer on Parliament Drive in Evergreen. Extra patrol was requested.

5:29 p.m. An arm at a railroad crossing on West Reserve was malfunctioning.

5:52 p.m. A couple of men at the Kila dump were cutting the lines of refrigerators. There was no criminal act because the appliances were abandoned property.

6:27 p.m. Someone reported a creepy male walking the fence line on Twin Bridges Road.

7:22 p.m. Down: a stop sign.

9:02 p.m. The Columbia Falls Police Department transported some dogs to the North Valley Animal Shelter.

10:40 p.m. A woman said she heard a mountain lion in the Cynthia Drive area.

10:57 p.m. A backpack was stolen in Columbia Falls. The suspects were found in Hungry Horse. After a pat search, a 35-year-old man was arrested with meth.

12:36 a.m. Three bears were digging through the trash at a motel located between a pizza parlor and a church.

The departments responded to 167 calls for service.