Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Stolen Ammonia and Suspicious Critters

By Jake Grilley

10:21 a.m. Threats were made on Bear Trail in Whitefish. An individual was harassing another over a settlement from small claims court.

10:41 a.m. A building on Tamarack Heights in Columbia Falls that is still under construction was broken into. The perpetrators stole mostly tools.

11:52 a.m. An individual came to the Justice Center requesting information on filing a temporary restraining order.

1:21 p.m. A theft of anhydrous ammonia was reported on Church Drive. The fertilizer is often used in making methamphetamine.

3:39 p.m. Threats were made on West Reserve. A wife was sending threatening text messages. Officers told the complainants that it was a civil matter.

6:16 p.m. Someone saw suspicious activity on Farm to Market Road. Apparently there were several flea-like critters crawling on the snow. The individual felt it was too early for the insects to be hatching and took a sample so that it could be analyzed.

8:17 p.m. A homewoner on Covill Lane in Columbia Falls complained that they had received several telemarketing phone calls.

9:01 p.m. A bobcat was caught in a bear trap. The animal was still alive and the case was referred to the Fish and Game.

9:25 p.m. Underage drinking was reported on Highway 2. Officers checked the area and didn’t find anything.

10:44 p.m. Someone on Farm to Market Road received a threatening voicemail from a female in distress, but the call turned out to be a hoax.

10:52 p.m. An employee at the Players Club accidentally set off a hold-up alarm.

11:11 p.m. Skis were reported stolen at Big Mountain.

11:41 p.m. There was a domestic dispute concerning children and stepchildren on River Falls Drive in Columbia Falls. The two individuals involved are now sleeping in separate rooms.

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