Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Considerate Cops and a Missing Husband

By Heather Jurva

Tuesday 5/18

7:43 a.m. Many loose cows wandered freely on Rogers Lake Road.

7:51 a.m. Apparently, kids rode a four-wheeler on private property in Columbia Falls.

8:25 a.m. A resident of Creekside Court called to complain that a neighbor was harassing them. They also indicated that the neighbor might have moved away.

9:34 a.m. Someone in the area of Coon Hollow called to ask questions about a missing dog.

10:20 a.m. In Whitefish, a dog bit a person and broke the skin.

10:53 a.m. A resident of Falcon Lane called to request a welfare check on a 20-month-old girl. Although his “fatherly intuition” told him something was wrong, the girl was totally fine.

11:50 a.m. A childcare provider allegedly slapped a child in Kalispell. Authorities are investigated.

12:15 p.m. A motorized minibike was stolen from a residence on East Evergreen Drive.

12:34 p.m. A Whitefish resident received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the FBI.

1:05 p.m. An Evergreen woman reports that an ex-flame has been harassing her by phone and text message. Deputies counseled the subject.

1:48 p.m. Near Lake Blaine, a logging operation was mistaken for a fire.

2:00 p.m. Two dogs attacked a goat on Tripplet Road, causing it to bleed from both sides of its head. The dogs’ owner was cited.

3:10 p.m. The suspicious person reported on Highway 83 was a transient whose car had broken down. The man will be moving along as soon as his car is fixed.

4:02 p.m. Someone in Hungry Horse reports that their son was almost bitten by a black lab.

5:33 p.m. Deputies could not locate the source of five shots heard on Riley Lane.

6:05 p.m. A trespasser on Witty Lane was in fact a census worker.

6:18 p.m. Although a fight in Hungry Horse reportedly involved a baseball bat, authorities found that the six individuals were merely yelling at one another.

6:32 p.m. A resident of Gunsight Loop reports that a neighbor yelled at him and threatened his dogs, despite the restraining order against him.

6:36 p.m. Authorities could not locate a young boy seen walking by himself on Highway 2.

6:43 p.m. Two teenagers, one male and one female, attempted to steal a set of earbuds from an Evergreen box store.

6:48 p.m. Two motorcycles and an ATV reportedly drove in the ditch and tore up lawns on Foothill Road.

7:00 p.m. Two men on Highway 40 argued over medical bills incurred after a dog bite. One of them was advised as to proper legal procedure.

7:09 p.m. An intoxicated man was seen walking along Highway 35. He was given a ride to a safer location.

8:27 p.m. On Batavia Lane, a woman allegedly pulled up into her ex-husband’s driveway and let his dog out of the house. This was in direct violation of a restraining order against her.

8:46 p.m. Someone at a local auto body shop does not appreciate it when other individuals use the business dumpster.

8:59 p.m. What was reported as a juvenile drinking party in Lakeside turned out to be a group of legal adults enjoying a barbecue.

9:11 p.m. Two brown bears were seen hanging around High Road, apparently looking for food.

10:13 p.m. Two wheelbarrows were seen outside a Whitefish hardware store after the business was closed for the night. Police took them in for safekeeping until they could be returned to the store.

10:20 p.m. Someone on East Evergreen Drive called to complain about a neighbor’s unattended recreational fire. The neighbor was advised to stay with his fire.

10:55 p.m. An intoxicated man reports that kids were saying things to him and his girlfriend in Whitefish.

10:56 p.m. An intoxicated woman in Columbia Falls called to report that her husband had been missing for a half hour. Come to find out, the man had gone to work and was completely fine.