Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Religious Runaway and a Friendly Burglary

By Heather Jurva

Monday 8/3

1:22 a.m. An intoxicated woman arrived at her home on White Basin Road and picked a fight with her husband. The two were counseled and separated for the night.

1:25 a.m. An unknown individual attempted to enter a home on Highway 2 East. His efforts proved unsuccessful.

1:37 a.m. In Hungry Horse, someone received a phone call from an intoxicated man who threatened to beat up the reporting party.

1:45 a.m. A resident of Columbia Falls called to report that her highly intoxicated boyfriend had wandered off into the woods and might be lost. Fortunately, he soon found his way home unassisted.

2:38 a.m. Four teen boys were heard screaming from the top of a hill in Evergreen. Their motivation for doing so is unknown.

3:23 a.m. After witnessing an individual break into his car, a Hungry Horse resident pursued the would-be thief on foot and recovered his belongings.

3:48 a.m. Large quantities of water streamed from beneath the doors at a local private school. The flood turned out to originate from a broken water main.

5:03 a.m. A juvenile ran away from his home on Highway 93 South, supposedly to attend a party at a local church. The pious youth was quickly located and returned.

5:10 a.m. Someone pulled into a driveway on Old Paint Trail and then left.

7:29 a.m. A Whitefish resident awoke to find that their porch had been covered in silly string. No suspects have been named.

8:28 a.m. Someone tampered with several mailboxes on Edgewood Drive in Evergreen. Mail items may also have been stolen.

9:20 a.m. The back door of a local church was shattered, but the perpetrator did not gain entry to the building and no items were taken.

10:01 a.m. A resident of Hungry Horse called to report that her aunt was currently tossing the reporting party’s belongings onto the lawn of their shared home. The issue turned out to be a civil matter and was handled as such.

10:33 a.m. A goat on Hoffman Draw evidently could not access food or water. Authorities will be investigating the situation.

11:18 a.m. Someone called to report that a dog on Angel Point looked rather dirty and had no access to food or water. The dog was found to be entirely happy and healthy.

12:53 p.m. A firearm was stolen from a home on Harrison Court in Columbia Falls.

3:03 p.m. A goat was tangled up in a fence on Helena Flats Road and could not get to food or water. The animal’s owner was found and immediately took the creature to the vet.

6:06 p.m. An individual was thought to have left his 4-year-old child in a vehicle while he partied at a Hungry Horse bar. Authorities responded and found that the child was actually safe.

8:04 p.m. Three black steers wandered about in a public park. The owner was found and attended to his unruly cattle.

9:36 p.m. Two or three cars passed a pedestrian on Highway 35 and hurled eggs at the unsuspecting individual.

10:15 p.m. Someone tipped over a motorcycle outside a local bar.

10:48 p.m. An individual stood outside a home on South Cedar drive, holding a beer and attempting to gain entry. The individual claimed that he “just wanted to meet some people” and was gone before authorities arrived.

11:18 p.m. Five or six teenage boys were heard yelling from a mobile home on Nicholson Road. Come to find out, the youths were simply playing.

11:46 p.m. At an Evergreen box store, a 16-year-old male was assaulted by five or six other youths. The offenders stole his bike and then left in a nondescript van.

12:45 a.m. Cigarettes, a lighter and an ashtray were all stolen from a home on Cobbler Way.

1:08 a.m. The occupants of a stranded boat on Flathead Lake eventually made their own way back to shore.

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