Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Roaming Goat and a Bad Check

By Heather Jurva

Thursday 10/15

8:29 a.m. A supposed burglar on Meadow Hills Drive was actually a friend of the homeowner and was helping him move out of the residence.

9:43 a.m. Reports of smoke at a property on Highway 93 led to the discovery of a completely safe and legal slash pile burn.

10:15 a.m. Several items were stolen from a residence behind a local RV dealership.

11:08 a.m. Authorities left an informational door hanger at a residence that housed a vicious dog on Hodgson Road.

11:25 a.m. Someone walked into the Justice Center and indicated that she had just been involved in a rear-end car accident. No one was harmed in the crash.

11:59 a.m. A controlled brush fire blazed across from a local tire shop.

1:58 p.m. Someone wearing a white stocking cap rode his green and white dirt bike through several yards on Springcreek Drive, thoroughly disturbing the grass.

2:15 p.m. A resident of Kila Road called to report that a deer had died in the area at approximately 7:30 a.m.

2:19 p.m. A seemingly depressed resident of Whitefish was actually perfectly fine.

2:23 p.m. Someone spotted a loose goat trotting down the north side of Highway 2. It is unknown whether the goat returned home.

2:39 p.m. A dog on Valley View Drive killed one chicken last week and another chicken today.

3:06 p.m. Someone on Highway 2 West feels suspicious of a red car that has parked at the same spot on three different occasions, always at the time when school lets out. The strange vehicle turned out to be from a surveying company.

3:47 p.m. A very skinny horse on Tall Pine Ridge has not been neglected but is in fact extremely old.

3:51 p.m. Reports of “very tall flames” on Yoeman Hall Road turned out to be from an attended slash burn.

4:23 p.m. A mother called to report that her juvenile son has been receiving provocative text messages from a juvenile female.

4:25 p.m. A semi truck was seen dumping some sort of material into a ditch on Bowdish Road. This evidently posed a public safety hazard.

6:00 p.m. Medical personnel attended to a 56-year-old woman in Hungry Horse who was weak, suffering from breathing problems, and hadn’t eaten in four days. Although ALERT responded, the woman was not transported.

7:03 p.m. Someone at a local convenience store apparently paid with a bad check and then tried to run over the attendant who ran out to stop him. After striking the attendant with the vehicle side mirror, the driver returned to pay with cash.

8:06 p.m. Two guns were stolen from an unlocked residence on Flathead Drive.

8:45 p.m. What was reported as a trespass situation on Park Street turned out to be an issue between a couple in the process of divorce.

9:11 p.m. A nearly-unintelligible man called from Ridgewood Drive, indicating that he had just gotten out of the hospital and needed to go back.

9:56 p.m. A car struck a pedestrian on Highway 35, after which the victim was transported to the hospital.

11:26 p.m. A man and a woman argued loudly on East Oregon Street, much to the dismay of those in the apartment next door.

11:40 p.m. An 86-year-old woman was treated for a severe nose bleed at her Kalispell home.

2:57 a.m. A loose horse stood by the side of the road near Chapman Hill.