Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Near Miss and a Bound Cat

By Heather Jurva

Monday 5/17

12:08 a.m. Two men were reportedly fighting outside a local pharmacy. The subjects fled before officers arrived, and it is unknown whether the fight actually occurred.

1:45 a.m. Someone on Whitefish called to report that a dark-colored car drove twice around the block and made her dog bark.

7:54 a.m. An unlocked vehicle was stolen from a location on Foothill Road. When it was found abandoned a short distance away, the dashboard had been taken apart.

7:57 a.m. In Bigfork, on the previous Friday, a man approached four young girls after school and gave them ice cream. Deputies will be providing extra patrol.

8:42 a.m. A Columbia Falls resident reports that someone entered his garage, stole miscellaneous items and spray-painted his cars.

10:20 a.m. Individuals camping on private property on Sherman Road were advised to leave.

1:06 p.m. A home on Lake Blaine Road was burglarized while the family was at church. A television and a surround-sound system were taken from the home.

1:59 p.m. An older male subject seen walking in and out of traffic on Lower Valley Road was completely fine, authorities found.

2:46 p.m. Someone apparently found a bag of needles, picked them up and turned them in at the Flathead County Detention Center.

5:09 p.m. In Columbia Falls, a woman allegedly drove through a neighbor’s yard, tearing up the grass.

8:10 p.m. A resident of Trail Ridge claims that a neighbor kid almost shot the caller’s husband in the head with a pellet gun. The youth’s parents were advised as to safe shooting practices.

9:10 p.m. On Farm View Lane, a cat was found with a piece of yarn tied around its foot, cutting off circulation to the appendage. The caller removed the yarn.

12:16 a.m. Several people yelled at one another on Montana Avenue in Whitefish, but no one involved would cooperate with authorities. No action was taken.

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