Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Trapped Baby and Kayak at Large

By Erin Cole

Monday 6/7

2:06 a.m. A woman in West Glacier called to report that she had locked her keys in her car, along with her baby. When deputies arrived, they discovered that her “baby” was actually a dog. Both the keys and the “baby” were rescued.

10:21 a.m. After finding a bag containing important paperwork, including several Social Security cards, a Good Samaritan dropped them off to Evergreen authorities.

12:13 p.m. An easement dispute erupted in Whitefish after one neighbor decided to cut down several trees.

1:53 p.m. A woman reported that her kayak had gotten caught in a logjam the previous day on the Stillwater River. The kayak had escaped downriver by the time a rescue party arrived.

4:31 p.m. A Bigfork woman became concerned after her husband, who had been drinking, built a bonfire uncomfortably close to their barn. Deputies encouraged the man to extinguish the fire and spend the night at a hotel.

5:22 p.m. On a rural road near Kila, several men were shooting rifles into the distance. The men were gone when authorities arrived.

9:10 p.m. Someone called to report that six black cows were blocking Highway 28 in Lake County.

10:23 p.m. A man called from a Somers motel and asked if a deputy could drive him across the county line. After being told that the sheriff’s office was not a taxi service, he caused a disturbance at the motel and almost got a ride to jail.

11:07 p.m. After reports came in of youths running around a Big Mountain neighborhood, knocking on doors and setting of firecrackers, the authorities paid a visit. Six MIPs were issued.

12:37 a.m. A person called to let authorities know that his gun was missing, although he could not be sure of how long it been gone.

2:06 a.m. After being sighted throwing beer bottles out of her vehicle near the Glacier Park Airport, an adult female was located an arrested on a probation violation.

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