Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Sneaker Thief and a Tangled Deer

By Heather Jurva

Friday 3/12

8:21 a.m. Someone called to report that their vehicle had been stolen by an acquaintance.

10:17 a.m. A pug and a Rottweiler ran at large on Tamarack Creek Road.

10:24 a.m. The identity of a Bigfork resident was apparently used by another individual to procure medical treatment.

10:26 a.m. A kid in Columbia Falls accidentally pulled the fire alarm at a local business.

10:56 a.m. Someone evidently tried to break into a vehicle on Northwoods Drive.

11:37 a.m. Highway 2 was temporarily rendered unsafe by a driver weaving in and out of traffic and swerving all over the road.

12:54 p.m. Two snarling dogs on Elm Avenue evidently frightened the surrounding neighbors. While an officer was present, a woman emerged from her home carrying a gun for protection.

3:32 p.m. A bus in Columbia Falls struck a juvenile male. The subject received medical attention on scene but was not transported.

3:43 p.m. Subjects in a mud-covered vehicle allegedly chucked eggs at people on East Evergreen Drive. Police could not locate the individuals.

4:26 p.m. Someone reportedly walked out of a local sporting goods store with a pair of unpaid-for tennis shoes on his feet. Authorities are attempting to locate the suspect.

6:39 p.m. A concerned Bigfork resident called to report that a deer was sporting a clothesline or badminton net around its neck. The deer was gone when authorities arrived.

6:49 p.m. A suspicious box seen just off the side of Highway 93 in Whitefish was in fact an ordinary empty cardboard box.

7:02 p.m. Two juvenile males allegedly threw rocks and snowballs in Martin City.

8:31 p.m. A loud party on South Cedar Drive was quiet when authorities drove by.

9:07 p.m. One or two cows reportedly wandered onto the highway near a Whitefish golf course. Only one cow, a black yearling heifer, was present when deputies arrived.

10:23 p.m. A man who was knocked out in a fight at a local bar had in fact antagonized the man who clobbered him.

12:59 a.m. Someone in Martin City was evidently irritated with the noise coming from a nearby bar.