Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Broomstick Beating and Stolen Handcuffs

By Jake Grilley

12:20 a.m. Officers busted an underage drinking party on Meadow Court. Two male juveniles were charged with MIPs.

1:53 a.m. An intoxicated male was making a verbal disturbance in the beer department at a local grocery store. Officers asked the man to leave and he obliged.

2:04 a.m. A driver was driving on Wintercrest Drive without lights. Officers reminded the driver to use their lights at night.

6:16 a.m. Officers found an intoxicated male pounding his head on the steering wheel of his vehicle in Whitefish. His keys were taken, and he stayed at his brother’s residence to sober up.

9:32 a.m. Someone saw a dog possibly kill a deer on Jellison Road and wanted the matter looked into.

9:38 a.m. An outdoor light was shot out on Lore Lake Road.

11:37 a.m. A 14-year-old male was caught shoplifting a set of fake handcuffs from Wal-Mart.

12 p.m. A 49-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault. He allegedly assaulted his grandmother.

12:06 p.m. A female called in to report that her ex-boyfriend was threatening her.

12:57 p.m. Animal neglect was reported on Smith Lake Road. Animal wardens are investigating.

2:30 p.m. Someone on Jellison Road was receiving threatening text messages and had questions on how to obtain a temporary restraining order.

7:03 p.m. Two females shoplifted lingerie from a local department store. The two were able to get away.

9:34 p.m. Two males got into a disturbance on West Cottonwood. Both parties decided to break it up.

10:36 p.m. A husband on Fifth Street reported that his wife beat him with a broomstick. The man said he didn’t want to press charges. He was taken to another residence for the night.

11:40 p.m. Six to seven intoxicated males were causing a disturbance on Kelly Road. When officers arrived the men agreed to leave.

3:20 a.m. Someone on Airport Road reported that a pack of 12-to-14 large wolves tried to attack him while he was sitting on his front porch. He said he was able to scare them away by firing a shot into the ground.

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