Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Strange Smell and a Confused Wife

By Heather Jurva

Wednesday 11/18

8:28 a.m. A log splitter was stolen from a home on Highway 2 West.

9:09 a.m. Horses on Highway 35 were skinny but otherwise fine.

9:33 a.m. Someone stole several “No Hunting” signs from a Star Meadows Road property.

9:58 a.m. Someone detected a strange chemical odor on East Oregon Street. The stink was gone when authorities arrived.

10:13 a.m. Two very intoxicated men staggered down Highway 93 in Evergreen.

11:09 a.m. A female party is allegedly stalking a man on Walker Creek Lane. She has sent him 619 emails within the past two years.

1:04 p.m. A mother and daughter argued on Antler Bluff Lane.

104 p.m. Six puppies were found abandoned in the middle of Idaho Hill Road. All were taken to the shelter.

2:33 p.m. Smoke and a burning odor on Ridgewood Terrace turned out to be from a burning leaf pile.

2:51 p.m. A resident of Martin Camp Road reports a cat problem in the area. The exact nature of the complaint is unknown.

5:19 p.m. A report of unsafe shooting on Caroline Road led authorities to discover a case of possible poaching.

5:26 p.m. A handful of juvenile boys were loitering in the back parking lot of a local hotel. The youths were contacted and agreed to move along.

6:59 p.m. A vehicle caught fire in Columbia Falls before being extinguished by the local fire department.

7:10 p.m. Though they were using a spotlight, individuals on Pioneer Road were not poaching.

7:21 p.m. The grandmother of three children on Conrad Drive became worried when their mother left for parent-teacher conferences and did not return. The woman was later found in a shelter.

7:52 p.m. A 14-year-old boy was escorted to the Juvenile Detention Center after striking a parent.

8:13 p.m. Someone in Bigfork became suspicious when they saw a car pull up to a young boy, who then got into the vehicle. Although the vehicle could not be located, there have been no reports of a missing child.

12:49 a.m. A Whitefish woman called to report that her husband was missing. Authorities found that he was not missing, but that she was actually extremely drunk.