Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Good Samaritans and a Dead Turkey

By Heather Jurva

Wednesday 9/16

8:17 a.m. Highway 2 East in Coram was partially blocked by a scattered bale of hay.

9:21 a.m. A resident of Eckelberry Drive believed to have seen someone with a flashlight in a neighbor’s house. There was in fact no one in the residence.

12:05 p.m. A drum set taken from a Mission Drive home turned out to be the subject of a civil issue.

12:45 p.m. Someone found it suspicious that an unfamiliar car was parked outside their Martin City residence. The vehicle was gone when authorities arrived.

12:57 p.m. A driveway on Whitefish Stage Road was “messed up” when public officials did work along the road.

1:13 p.m. A 30’ by 30’ structure blazed for a brief while on Lupfer Meadow Road.

1:21 p.m. Gravel fell from a dump truck traveling westbound along Highway 2 in Evergreen.

2:12 p.m. An unspecified amount of cash was stolen from a home in West Arbour Country Estates.

2:36 p.m. An employee of a dog grooming business felt uncomfortable in the presence of a client’s owner.

2:43 p.m. Authorities contained a bat that had somehow gotten into the bathroom at a local airport.

3:49 p.m. A resident of Browns Meadow Road started to worry when her 75-year-old mother was gone shopping for an unusual amount of time. The reporting party later called back to report that she had returned home safe and sound.

5:16 p.m. A semi load of crushed cars leaned precariously on Highway 2 East.

5:25 p.m. Someone in a vehicle with Washington license plates cut off a semi truck and proceeded to gesture obscenely toward the driver.

6:14 p.m. Two men attempted to sell a generator out of the back of a truck, arousing the suspicions of a passer-by. The sale turned out to be completely legitimate.

6:15 p.m. The owner of an Evergreen trailer home was perturbed to find that a former tenant entered the home without permission. The two were brought together and found a peaceful solution.

7:36 p.m. Several customers of an Evergreen restaurant came to the rescue when an extremely intoxicated subject attempted to leave the premises by car. The conscientious individuals took his keys and gave the man a ride to a local motel.

7:38 p.m. Five kids threw rocks in the road on Nicholson Drive. They all agreed to refrain from doing so in the future.

8:03 p.m. An intoxicated man in his 50s was seen waving and swinging his arms near an Evergreen sporting goods store..

8:49 p.m. Someone stuffed a just-killed turkey into a mailbox on KM Ranch Road. The reporting party saw a vehicle drive away but could not identify a suspect.

9:48 p.m. Someone drove across a Wishart Road lawn. No damage was done to the property.

10:13 p.m. A resident of Judith Street came home to find that a window had been broken but no items taken from the home.

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