Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

One-Horse Mower and a Lady with a Bat

By Heather Jurva

Friday 11/20

8:18 a.m. An older male subject habitually drives around a Creston neighborhood, asks questions and then leaves.

8:40 a.m. Someone called to report that his 7-year-old granddaughter has been stealing from him.

9:44 a.m. An unfamiliar pit bull showed up in a Larch Lane yard. Authorities led the pooch back to its rightful owner.

12:01 p.m. Someone on Sunrise Drive discovered a dent in their car. They believe it might be tied to previous criminal mischief in the area.

12:10 p.m. Someone stole another individual’s car keys, then returned them.

12:25 p.m. A miniature horse was seen tied to a lawn mower on McMannamy Draw. Apart from its unusual tether, the horse was completely fine.

12:39 p.m. A sign was stolen from a business on Highway 2 West.

1:08 p.m. A male subject was caught going through all of the mailboxes on Cobbler Village Road. When asked what he was doing, the man said that his unemployment check had been sent to the wrong box.

2:13 p.m. A bike was stolen from outside an Evergreen school.

4:06 p.m. A cordless drill was stolen from a garage in Whitefish.

4:30 p.m. In Columbia Falls, a dog entered a neighbor’s yard and ate the neighbor’s dog food.

5:09 p.m. An employee at a local casino called to report that she had a “gut feeling” about five male subjects at the business. The men left before authorities arrived.

6:13 p.m. A man and a woman engaged in a screaming match over the household bills.

8:21 p.m. A highly intoxicated woman called from a location on Highway 93 South to report that she was in the midst of a disturbance with a very drunk man. The woman, claiming that she “just wants a life,” was taken to jail after using a baseball bat for violent means.

9:21 p.m. Someone on Cougar Trail became greatly distressed when her boyfriend broke up with her via email. Authorities checked into her welfare.

3:07 a.m. In Coram, a vehicle collided with an elk. Although the driver was fine, the elk was taken to the food bank.

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