Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Stray Cow and Burned Porta-Potty

By Jake Grilley

8:49 a.m. There was a possible chimney fire on Foothills Road. Officials checked things out.

9:17 a.m. Someone was receiving restricted phone calls on Shady Lane.

10:35 a.m. There was a report of someone writing a bad check at a local bar.

11:20 a.m. There was a stray cow wandering around on McGregor Lane in Marion.

2:48 p.m. Someone spilled five gallon of gas at a gas station on Highway 2.

3:53 p.m. Officers served a search warrant that led to the arrest of a 29-year-old male for criminal contempt.

4:42 p.m. There was a report of a burnt Porta-Potty in Columbia Falls. The Columbia Falls Fire Department investigated.

6:10 p.m. A mother and a son got into a verbal altercation. The two parties were separated.

6:17 p.m. A student at Evergreen Junior High assaulted a fellow student. Officers couldn’t locate the suspect but are following up on the matter.

6:20 p.m. Someone suffering from a mental illness was having problems on Terrace Road.

7:15 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was parked at a storage center on Highway 40. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.

7:48 p.m. A resident on Highway 40 received two phone calls from the Flathead County Detention Center. They believed it could be a hoax because they don’t know anyone in jail. A sheriff’s official speculated that it could be that they don’t know that someone they know is in jail.

8:37 p.m. An 82-year-old on Eagle Drive was transported to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

8:55 p.m. There was a rockslide on Lakeshore Drive. The matter was referred to the road department.

8:58 p.m. There was a report of suspicious activity on Highway 35. Somene thought they saw someone in a black ski mask. Officers couldn’t find anyone that matched that description.

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