Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Fresh Tracks and Refused Service

By Julius Macker

4:09 a.m. Two people at a Harmony Road apartment had a disagreement about the upbringing of a child.

5:03 a.m. Law enforcement dealt with two habitual offenders on West Cottonwood in Kalispell.

5:46 a.m. Someone was sleeping in a car near an old tool shop on US Highway 2.

8:23 a.m. Someone has been writing bad checks for cups of coffee.

11:01 a.m. A deer was caught in a fence near Second Street in Columbia Falls.

11:15 a.m. Reportedly, a marriage is on the fritz.

11:59 a.m. Someone in Texas hasn’t talked with their sister in five months. Deputies went looking for her but couldn’t find her. There were fresh tracks in the snow near the woman’s home.

1:17 p.m. A woman left her house with a house sitter for the weekend, but when she returned cash was missing. Reportedly the house sitter knows who took it.

4:13 p.m. An elderly man, who fell out of his tractor after he got it stuck, was OK.

5:38 p.m. West Cottonwood was again visited by law enforcement. The same two people were at it again. Law enforcement referred to the couple as “frequent flyers.”

6:18 p.m. Two 46-year-olds were counseled.

7:12 p.m. A panhandler was upset because a bartender wouldn’t serve him.

8:43 p.m. The same panhandler, now in Evergreen, was refused service again. He was too drunk.

9:07 p.m. A 17-year-old male fled out the back of a home on Conrad Drive after authorities arrived with a warrant. He was corralled by authorities when he knocked on a neighboring home’s door. He wanted to use their telephone.

11:24 p.m. Forty-one minutes after his last run-in with a bartender, an intoxicated panhandler who had already been turned away before, was refused service by another bartender.

The departments responded to 141 calls for service.

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