Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Ungovernable Youth and a Public Romp

By Heather Jurva

Thursday 2/18

5:52 a.m. Columbia Falls officers responded to a report that a vehicle had pushed a large rock into Ninth Street West.

7:33 a.m. Authorities could not locate the source of two to three gunshots heard on River Road.

7:56 a.m. A grey and white horse on Harmony Road was not starving, contrary to what a concerned caller believed.

8:25 a.m. A pit bull and a black lab cohort were seen running around Jolly Hill Road in Marion.

8:34 a.m. A toolbox was stolen from a vehicle on Big Mountain Road.

10:48 a.m. Someone on Steel Bridge Road claims that a credit card company has been calling and harassing them.

10:59 a.m. A resident of Tall Pine Ridge noticed what appeared to be fresh tire tracks in their driveway. Although nothing was missing, the reporting party suspects an attempted burglary.

11:06 a.m. A woman on Echo Chalet Drive claims that someone used her credit card to purchase several bus tickets. No suspects have been identified.

12:11 p.m. A driver on Stoner Creek noticed numerous empty CD cases strewn along the road in a nearby creek.

2:00 p.m. An unconscious male subject on Blue Crest Drive was found to be highly intoxicated.

4:57 p.m. A teen male allegedly pushed his grandmother and punched and kicked his mother in Columbia Falls. The youth was hiding under the coffee table when officers arrived.

7:38 p.m. Someone called to request a welfare check on an alleged suicidal man outside an Evergreen box store. Although the reporting party said the subject “smoked a joint and calmed down,” the man was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

8:28 p.m. A couple at a local apartment complex was apparently behaving far too intimately for the public hot tub. The caller was advised to contact the building manager.

9:29 p.m. A resident of Deer Trail was surprised to find a van with foggy windows parked on their property. Authorities found no one in or around the vehicle.

3:35 a.m. Local authorities collaborated to remove a huge boulder from the southbound lane of Highway 93.

3:58 a.m. Twenty head of horses were seen wandering around on Helena Flats Road.