Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Home Sweet Storage Unit and a Frustrated Neighbor

By Heather Jurva

Friday 10/16

7:03 a.m. A driver slid through a red light on Highway 2 East, nearly colliding with two other vehicles. The driver was not intoxicated but had merely hit a slick spot.

9:32 a.m. Two nights ago, someone on Badrock Drive saw several people with flashlights in their backyard.

10:03 a.m. Someone on Columbia Meadows Drive spouted threats after a neighbor’s dog wandered into his yard.

10:13 a.m. A former renter on Rising Sun Circle left several belongings in the residence after moving out. The landlord called for advice in handling the items.

10:28 a.m. A dumpster fire blazed in Kalispell but was rapidly extinguished.

10:45 a.m. Someone stole a chainsaw from a home on Dancing Bear Lane.

1:17 p.m. A juvenile subject shot and killed several cows in a local pasture. The crime is currently under investigation.

2:02 p.m. Someone decided to park their car in the right-of-way on Highway 35 in an attempt to sell the vehicle.

3:22 p.m. An 88-year-old man displayed bizarre behavior after having an allergic reaction to a prescription medication. The subject was taken to the hospital for treatment.

3:29 p.m. An intoxicated female party wandered in and out of traffic on Highway 35.

4:26 p.m. Someone in Hungry Horse claims that a child was slapped in the course of an argument with another party. The claim proved unfounded.

4:54 p.m. A 26-year-old woman attempted to shoplift $107 worth of electronics accessories from an Evergreen box store.

6:20 p.m. A wooden box partially obstructed Highway 2 East.

6:26 p.m. Reports of animal neglect on Bear Trail turned out to be unfounded, but other undisclosed issues were present.

6:35 p.m. Someone on Gunsite Loop received a voicemail indicating that the caller intended to cause them bodily harm. The two parties are believed to be classmates, and the threat was deemed not credible.

6:39 p.m. Someone called to report that her ex-husband had not returned their 10-year-old son at the agreed upon time and that the child had not been attending school. Authorities counseled both parties and the child was returned.

7:23 p.m. A resident of Kitchen Lane in Columbia Falls indicated that she was fighting with her husband and then promptly hung up the phone. The argument turned out to be verbal only and the parties were separated for the night.

7:44 p.m. Someone on Circle Drive claims that she was threatened by a friend’s mother.

7:54 p.m. A resident of Montclair Drive noticed that someone had broken into a nearby storage unit and was evidently planning to live there. The facility manager advised the subject that storage units are not intended for human habitation.

8:58 p.m. A female party suffered sustained severe burns on both arms when she fell into her woodstove on Pleasant Valley Road.

10:08 p.m. Someone on Eagle Drive became upset when his mother-in-law kicked him out of the house. He reported her actions as harassment.

10:25 p.m. An intoxicated pedestrian was panhandling at an Evergreen convenience store until authorities gave him a ride home.

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