Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Violent Wife and a Peculiar Nap

By Heather Jurva

Monday 7/13

12:01 a.m. A man and his romantic partner could not get along in Lakeside. After separating for the night, one party falsely accused the other of theft.

12:07 a.m. Someone entered a Terry Road home and left with the homeowner’s wallet and backpack.

5:23 a.m. A get-together in Lakeside included five intoxicated juveniles, all of whom received charges for being minors in possession of alcohol.

6:18 a.m. Several yaks wandered about on Airport Road. They were quickly herded and returned home.

9:15 a.m. An intoxicated Martin City resident left his six-year-old son in a vehicle for several hours while the adult continued to carouse. The man was arrested for child endangerment.

10:07 a.m. Medicinal marijuana was stolen from a home on Solberg Drive. The thief entered through a window of the home.

11:55 a.m. An elderly man wandered away from an assisted-living facility in Columbia Falls. He was later found attempting to hitch a ride.

12:15 p.m. A Bachelor Grade resident claims that someone placed a pipe bomb in his mailbox, effectively destroying the receptacle. It is unknown whether a pipe bomb was indeed the explosive used.

12:39 p.m. Smoke was spotted on a boat approximately 300 yards off the shore of Whitefish Lake. The boaters were assisted and none sustained injuries.

1:35 p.m. After asking an inebriated neighbor to lower his voice, a Woodland Drive resident received pepper spray in the eyes.

1:53 p.m. Two tires, both on the same vehicle, were slashed in Columbia Falls.

3:23 p.m. Someone tossed garbage out of their car window on Highway 35

3:28 p.m. A gentleman on Sweetgrass Lane was yelling at other individuals and waving a gun. The man was informed that this behavior is unacceptable.

6:25 p.m. In Martin City, someone stole a dog. Both the victim and the thief feel that the animal is rightfully theirs.

7:14 p.m. Someone tore apart a car at a residence on Highway 35 in an attempt to remove the vehicle’s engine. The incident relates to an ownership dispute.

7:52 p.m. A box with undisclosed contents was found behind the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities disposed of the box.

8:21 p.m. A resident of Browns Meadows Road suffered lacerations on his hands after his wife attempted to stab him with a knife. He was transported to the hospital, and she was transported to jail.

10:00 p.m. Drivers on South Cedar Road encountered an unexpected surprise when a woman decided to lie down in the middle of the road. Oddly enough, she had consumed large quantities of alcoholic beverages.

10:55 p.m. Someone on Conrad Drive heard a knock on the door, only to find no one around. She found this activity highly suspicious.

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