Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Vegas Bound and Fishing Shenanigans

By Erin Cole

Wednesday, 6/9

6:40 a.m. Sometime during the night, a thief made off with some booty after a homeowner on Treasure Island Way in Kalispell noticed a purse and some other belongings were missing.

10:25 a.m. A young juvenile, carrying a skateboard, said he was leaving home and heading for Las Vegas. Authorities convinced him otherwise.

12:25 p.m. A reporting party called to say that a mule was stuck in a fence on Trumble Creek Road in Kalispell. By the time deputies arrived, the mule was gone.

12:56 p.m. After missing several business appointments in the area, a Colorado man was reported missing. He was eventually located in a jail cell, where he landed after too much drinking and fishing resulted in a DUI.

1:03 p.m. A horse meandered through the Orchard Ridge subdivision, fully saddled, but missing its rider. Eventually, its owner emerged from the woods and remounted the animal.

1:37 p.m. Someone attempted to use a stolen credit card at Wal-Mart. The suspect fled before authorities arrived.

4:11 p.m. A person on North Foys Lake Road called and said he had heard “bullets zinging past” his head. The report turned out to be unfounded.

4:58 p.m. A Kalispell resident reported that an intoxicated male and female were on his property making threats. The couple was advised to move.

5:44 p.m. In Columbia Falls, someone used an axe to destroy another person’s lawn mower.

5:53 p.m. The evergreen Fire Department discovered a boat on the Stillwater River while undergoing a training exercise.

6:38 p.m. Two medium-sized bears, one black, the other sporting cinnamon-colored fur, were spotted on Many Lakes Drive. The bears allegedly display an overly-friendly disposition to people.

9:17 p.m. In Kalispell, a man was “running around outside and acting crazy” and looking under his trailer and boat for law enforcement officials. Suspecting an overdose, authorities had the man transferred to the hospital.

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