Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Attempted Theft and a Halloween Bear

By Heather Jurva

Thursday 10/29

7:15 a.m. Someone found a bike on the side of Conrad Drive. Authorities took care of it.

9:13 a.m. A horse problem on 8th Avenue West was referred to the livestock inspector.

9:28 a.m. The transmission and motor were stolen from a vehicle on Truman Creek Road.

10:18 a.m. An abandoned blue suitcase was found in a shopping cart at an Evergreen supermarket.

11:21 a.m. At a local convenience store, a male subject yelled at a clerk and demanded to see the surveillance video from the night of a recent assault.

12:16 p.m. A mentally unstable man drove around town while talking on his cell phone.

12:20 p.m. What was thought to be a structure fire turned out to be a controlled burn in Columbia Falls.

1:23 p.m. Someone on Larch Lane reports that a neighbor was beating their dog with a board. Authorities arrived to find that the dog had been attacking sheep, and advised the owner as to better disciplinary technique.

2:58 p.m. An adult male in Hungry Horse attempted to enter several vehicles that did not belong to him.

3:43 p.m. Someone on Foothill Road noticed that an unfamiliar car was parked on a neighbor’s private property. As it turns out, the supposed trespassers had permission to be on the site.

3:45 p.m. A transient was spitting on vehicles at an Evergreen box store. Authorities insisted that he move along.

4:04 p.m. Someone in Lakeside is not pleased with a bear who got into their trash and ate their decorative pumpkins.

5:35 p.m. A motorist gestured obscenely at another driver and tailgated him all the way to their Kila home. The subject then proceeded to assault the reporting party.

5:41 p.m. A resident of Martin City called to report that a transient was knocking on doors, asking for cigarettes and a place to stay. The man was gone when authorities arrived.

9:01 p.m. The former renter of a Bigfork property attempted to retrieve their mail, only to find that the landlord had thrown it away. The landlord agreed not to do it again.

10:08 p.m. A moving truck had its hood open near an Evergreen hotel. Authorities closed the hood.

10:58 p.m. A Columbia Falls individual was treated for severe lacerations to the thumb and abdomen. The subject claims that no one was responsible for the knife wounds.

2:04 a.m. An adult woman was arrested for DUI and littering near a local Mexican fast-food restaurant.

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