Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Unusual Bucket Activity and a Zealous Citizen

By Heather Jurva

Monday 8/31

12:09 a.m. The rear end of a vehicle protruded into the northbound lane of Highway 93.

1:03 a.m. An intoxicated man and woman became belligerent when they were refused the sale of alcohol at a local convenience store.

6:32 a.m. A 41-year-old male subject was transported to KRMC for treatment of kidney stones.

10:14 a.m. Someone spotted a black bear running eastward on Reserve Drive.

11:48 a.m. A home on River Place was ransacked in the night by an acquaintance of the homeowner.

1:41 p.m. A Columbia Falls resident witnessed an individual exit their vehicle and place an empty detergent bucket beneath a nearby mailbox. The reporting party evidently found this behavior highly unusual.

2:15 p.m. Someone on Saki Lane in Columbia Falls called to report that they had a neighbor’s feral cat in custody.

3:26 p.m. Two individuals lying on the ground near Highway 82 turned out to be napping on their own property.

3:50 p.m. An adult male individual attempted to steal a DVD from an Evergreen box store.

4:30 p.m. A patron of a local Frisbee golf course claims that an MP3 player and an unspecified amount of beer were stolen from his car.

5:23 p.m. An intoxicated man tipped over near a convenience store on Meridian Road.

6:11 p.m. A radar detector, GPS, binoculars and bag of tools were stolen from a vehicle on Sunrise Drive in Evergreen.

7:27 p.m. Someone in Coram noticed a pedestrian who looked suspiciously like a suspect in a recent rash of home break-ins. The concerned observer wanted to know if he could tase and handcuff the individual.

8:30 p.m. A teenager was spotted bobbing down the North Fork in a makeshift log raft. The individual was gone when authorities arrived.

9:17 p.m. A 17-year-old male subject in Columbia Falls became angry with his father and smashed his own head through the back window of a car. The injured young man was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

10:44 p.m. A resident of Birch Drive in Evergreen reports that an unfamiliar individual knocked on the door and invited himself into the home. The intoxicated visitor evidently wanted to watch a television evangelist with the homeowner.

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