Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Underage Gambling and a Bleeding Attic

By Heather Jurva

Tuesday 3/16

7:12 a.m. Someone evidently placed a box of animals near the gate to a local animal shelter in the wee hours of the night. The specific variety of animals is unknown.

8:04 a.m. An injured deer in Kila was deceased by the time authorities arrived.

8:59 a.m. Clothing and a wedding ring were reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Dale Drive.

9:22 a.m. Officers left a notice at the home of a dead llama on Ferndale Drive. It is unknown how the creature died.

9:27 a.m. Authorities contacted a woman who evidently has not spoken with her father in several days. The woman is fine and will be phoning her dad.

10:35 a.m. A man in a yard on Shady Lane was not in fact suspicious but was looking for his lost dog.

10:55 a.m. Last month, someone slashed the tires of a pickup truck on Pheasant Road.

11:08 a.m. Montana Highway Patrol officers removed several articles of clothing that were occupying Highway 2. The items are believed to have fallen out of a moving vehicle.

11:42 a.m. A dog was taken to a local animal clinic after an alleged wolf attack on Skyles Lake Road. Authorities have not yet confirmed whether the attacker was in fact a wolf.

11:49 a.m. Someone called to report that a 2-year-old was standing on the seat of a vehicle and playing with the steering wheel at an Evergreen box store. The child’s mother soon returned and the two left the scene.

12:47 p.m. A beagle and a poodle were seen playing in traffic near Rose Crossing.

12:49 p.m. A splitting maul was evidently stolen from a location on Highway 2 East.

1:05 p.m. Two women argued verbally on Rocky Cliff Drive.

4:45 p.m. A sheep that was loitering in Highway 2 near Columbia Falls was gone when authorities arrived.

6:28 p.m. A 2-year-old child was seen in a local casino, despite a sign declaring that one must be eighteen years of age to enter. Authorities responded and the child was removed by a parent.

8:09 p.m. Police arrested a local man for disorderly conduct after he allegedly threatened to “punch the lights out” of another passenger while boarding a flight from Glacier Park International Airport. He evidently became irate when a flight attendant asked him to move to a different seat.

8:31 p.m. Highway 93 was temporarily blocked by the remnants of a green recliner that had broken and spread across the thoroughfare.

10:29 p.m. A suspicious man who was knocking on the door of a local business was gone when authorities arrived.

12:33 a.m. A Hungry Horse resident called to report that all of the neighborhood dogs were barking and therefore someone must be in the area.

12:53 a.m. One male patient was transported to KRMC after colliding with another vehicle while on a motorcycle. The subject was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

1:14 a.m. Someone in Martin City claimed that it appeared that blood was coming from the attic of their home. Deputies arrived to find that the “blood” was in fact maple syrup on the floor.

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