Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Diaper Dispute and Bakery Damaged

By Heather Jurva

8:51 a.m. A male described only as “very young, perhaps 14” was spotted hitchhiking toward Columbia Falls. Upon investigation, it was found that he was merely headed for school.

11:26 a.m. A dog on Juniper Lane barks aggressively every time a neighbor walks by.

12:29 p.m. The contents of a Coram garbage truck ignited, prompting the driver to dump the load of trash. The blaze was quickly controlled by the local fire department.

1:31 p.m. A dirty diaper inspired violence in Columbia Falls when two sisters refused to change the baby. Though the child was unharmed, one sister had a bloody nose.

4:03 p.m. A vehicle drove through, rather than around, a local bakery outlet. The building suffered extensive damage.

4:17 p.m. A Columbia Falls resident feels that his neighbor ought not to cut across his driveway.

4:59 p.m. A black Chevy truck was blasting loud music and tailgating another driver.

6:07 p.m. Someone reported a strong gas odor at a local burger chain. The odor was found to emanate from a fire in the fryer, which was extinguished in a matter of minutes.

6:37 p.m. Sheetrock tools were stolen from Valley View Drive.

7:12 p.m. A blue dumpster was ablaze in Bigfork.

7:19 p.m. Several dogs were wandering unleashed in Happy Valley. One of the roving gang attempted to bite a young boy, but fortunately did not break the skin.

8:12 p.m. Two intoxicated males duked it out in Columbia Falls.

11:43 p.m. A woman reports that another woman is continually calling her, threatening to beat her up.

2:43 a.m. Someone heard a man beating on his door. The reporting party also heard people arguing and fighting in his yard.

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