Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Family Travel and a Noisy Furnace

By Heather Jurva

Friday 10/2

9:22 a.m. Someone was concerned about a family in a blue van that had pulled to the side of Highway 35. Come to find out, the parents had stopped to lecture their children.

9:43 a.m. Two bicycles, one red and one green, were lying abandoned on Park Avenue for three days.

10:32 a.m. Someone littered on Timber Doodle Lane.

10:39 a.m. A horse on Twin Bridges Road appeared undernourished but was actually just very old.

1:05 p.m. A wallet was stolen in Hungry Horse.

1:09 p.m. An employee cleaning a West Glacier Hotel noticed smoke in the mechanical room.

3:09 p.m. Someone executed the notorious “dine-and-ditch” maneuver at an Evergreen diner.

3:12 p.m. Individuals in Hungry Horse argued over which items belonged to whom. Although there was reportedly a gun involved, the matter was resolved without violence.

3:30 p.m. The wiring of a light fixture at a local business caught fire but was extinguished by those at the scene. Fire officials checked the fixture for safety.

5:20 p.m. Dirt spilled from garbage bags in the back of a truck traveling down LaSalle.

5:30 p.m. Although a home on Bear Trail in Whitefish was entered, no items were taken from the residence.

5:44 p.m. A stray dog in Evergreen was enticed with soft dog food and corralled until authorities arrived.

7:10 p.m. A cat with a broken leg in Columbia Falls was taken to the shelter.

7:26 p.m. Someone on Trumbull Canyon Road felt that a neighbor was shooting unsafely. The shooting was actually being done in a safe and legal manner.

9:04 p.m. A chimney emitted flames on Grouse Ridge Drive in Whitefish.

9:42 p.m. Someone called to report that a young man in a blue hooded sweatshirt was walking down the middle of Highway 2 East.

11:26 p.m. Two men dressed in black seemed suspicious at a local convenience store.

12:14 a.m. Loud music blared on Haywire Gulch. Authorities arrived and ended the shindig.

3:50 a.m. A gas furnace made funny noises on Asher Avenue in Whitefish.

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