Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Foot Pursuit and a Misplaced Mother-in-Law

By Heather Jurva

Friday 11/13

10:00 a.m. An escapee from a pre-release center in Powell County was sighted by deputies near a Columbia Falls school. The subject was apprehended after a short foot pursuit through a nearby field.

10:26 a.m. A resident of West Evergreen Drive reports that a neighbor came in uninvited and stomped on the floor.

10:41 a.m. A FedEx driver was attacked by a large white dog on Stonefield Lane.

11:50 a.m. A suspicious white van was parked in a yard on Rhodes Draw.

12:21 p.m. An intoxicated female subject was stumbling around outside a Bigfork pizza place. The reporting party confiscated the woman’s keys.

1:11 p.m. Three stallions on Farm-to-Market road allegedly do not eat frequently enough and are constantly getting out of the fence.

1:38 p.m. Someone on Fourth Avenue in Columbia Falls claims that a neighbor has twelve cats and does not feed them adequately.

2:23 p.m. A man was separated from his mother-in-law while hunting on Blankenship Road. The woman turned up while a deputy was speaking with the man.

4:12 p.m. Two men were shooting in the direction of a home on Kokanee Bend.

4:45 p.m. A young boy spit on a 10-year-old girl. She responded by kicking him in the chin.

4:52 p.m. A county employee cut a finger while picking up a large amount of glass on Edgewood Drive.

5:27 p.m. Three young kids were seen walking on the handrail of a bridge spanning Ashley Creek. The youths were gone when authorities arrived.

6:12 p.m. Someone on Many Lakes Drive reports that their 4-year-old has been seeing a man at his bedroom window at night. This claim is substantiated by footprints found in the dirt beneath the child’s window. Authorities will be following up.

6:13 p.m. Three juveniles were hitting each other on Mountain Avenue, much to the dismay of their grandmother. The youths were counseled by the responding officer.

8:00 p.m. A resident of Middle Road in Columbia Falls heard something hit his house. Though no damage was done, the reporting party suspects an act of criminal mischief.

8:49 p.m. The lights in an unoccupied semi truck parked on Vonderheide Lane flashed on and off several times. As it turns out, the truck has a wiring problem.

11:06 p.m. Someone in Bigfork reports that his wife “beat the crap out of [him]” before fleeing in the family car. The woman was located, and no arrest was made.

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