Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

25 Dogs in Camp Trailer and a Clever Disguise

By Heather Jurva

Friday 6/26

7:14 a.m. A suspicious vehicle careened recklessly about the downtown Lakeside area, damaging a guardrail alongside the road.

8:52 a.m. Someone broke into a church on Whitefish Stage Road but took nothing.

9:12 a.m. A motor-home and camp trailer were evacuated of approximately 25 dogs on Flathead Drive. The creatures had been living in deplorable conditions with no access to food or water and appeared to be covered in their own waste. The dogs’ owner was taken into custody after helping transport them to an impromptu facility at the county fairgrounds.

9:53 a.m. A hiker in the Jewel Basin encountered a group of horsemen on the trail in an area restricted to foot travel only. He engaged in a verbal argument with them before contacting authorities.

11:02 a.m. Somebody was impersonating a FedEx worker, claiming to have a delivery for a resident of Beaver Lake Road. The homeowner quickly saw through his ruse as he was not wearing a FedEx uniform nor driving a FedEx truck.

11:18 a.m. Someone burned a flag and removed promotional materials from a Hungry Horse business.

11:43 a.m. An individual on Kokanee Bend purchased an item at a garage sale and made arrangements to pick it up at a later date. He arrived at the agreed-upon time to find that the seller had moved away, leaving no instructions as to the sale.

12:34 p.m. A woman with a strong foreign accent called in hysterics, claiming that her husband was hitting her. She would not disclose her location, and she could not be found.

12:35 p.m. A truck pulling large equipment snapped a power line on Highway 93.

1:45 p.m. Someone in Marion is frustrated because their neighbors continually place rocks in the road.

2:21 p.m. A resident of Kila reports that her father, an Alzheimers patient, left home and could not be found.

3:51 p.m. A vehicle was spray-painted in Evergreen.

4:04 p.m. A porch on Rhodes Draw was host to a small injured black bear.

4:23 p.m. A single vehicle with two occupants rolled on Blacktail Road. One of the individuals suffered injury to the chest.

4:28 p.m. Someone on Shady Lane heard one person threaten another.

5:23 p.m. Evidently, “the doctors” are falsely accusing a resident of Solberg Lane of medicine fraud.

7:56 p.m. Two men refused to leave a bar in West Glacier, aggressively challenging the bartender. They later left with a sober driver.

8:05 p.m. Someone in Marion consumed 10 to 25 unknown pills along with alcohol and subsequently lost consciousness. The individual was taken into medical care.

8:25 p.m. A vehicle collided head-on with a tree near Whitefish. The driver was breathing but not alert and suffered injury to the face, head and neck. ALERT transported the individual to the hospital.

8:32 p.m. After filling out a form promising a “free safety kit” at an Evergreen box store, a woman received a phone call inquiring as to her marital status. The caller also wanted to know if the individual’s husband would be around when he arrived.

8:37 p.m. Someone in Marion saw a man run past the window and heard what may have been someone jiggling the garage door handle.

9:40 p.m. A man in a black car videotaped a home on Trumble Creek Road.

10:09 p.m. Four juveniles attempted unsuccessfully to enter a car in Hungry Horse.

10:40 p.m. Someone on Orchard Ridge claims that his ex-wife drove past his house.

11:10 p.m. An elderly individual with an age-related cognitive syndrome was breaking bottles and demonstrating combative behavior on Farm to Market Road. He was taken into medical care.

11:53 p.m. Two juvenile males were walking down Lake Blaine Road, one carrying what appeared to be a handgun.

3:40 p.m. Somebody walked by and threw a rock through the window of a Whitefish home.

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