Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Amtrak Antics and Little Piggy Theft

By Erin Cole

Thursday 7/1

7:59 a.m. A Kalispell lumber business reported that several tools were missing.

8:01 a.m. A lawn ornament was stolen from a Kalispell residence. The ornament in question is a statue of a bulldog.

8:38 p.m. Several dogs were spotted chasing horses in Kalispell. The animal control officer handled the situation.

8:41 a.m. A man allegedly exposed himself in Kiwanis Park.

9:27 a.m. A vicious dog in the Lake Blaine area cornered a jogger. No word on how the jogger made his escape.

11:11 a.m. A Kalispell resident called to report that kids kept on coming onto his property at night and vandalizing equipment.

12:54 p.m. The construction site of the new Kalispell bypass was vandalized.

1:05 p.m. A man and a woman were spotted yelling and pushing one another on Whitefish Stage. When deputies arrived, the pair denied there had been any pushing, “only yelling.”

3:56 p.m. A report that two puppies were tied to a barbwire fence in Kalispell without food or water turned out to be unfounded.

4:25 p.m. A Lakeside woman called after having difficulties communicating with her teenage son. Deputies arrived and counseled the pair.

4:58 p.m. Two boys and a girl were spotted in Martin City using a ladder to maneuver over a fence and then attempt to enter the second story window of a residence. Upon locating the residence’s renter, deputies realized the three were merely friends without a key.

6:25 p.m. A German Shepherd that was promenading through traffic on a busy Evergreen street had his parade cut short when officers returned him to his owners in one, unsquashed piece.

6:54 p.m. An unruly Amtrak customer was removed from the train at the Isaak Walton Inn and given a ride to Kalispell.

7:56 p.m. A skateboarder was spotted zipping down the middle of a Whitefish road, evidently alarming someone.

8:44 p.m. Someone tossed fireworks into a Hungry Horse home.

8:53 p.m. A baby pig was stolen from Somers.

9:19 p.m. A Kalispell pizza delivery driver was pulled over west of Kalispell and lectured about his reckless driving.

10:14 p.m. An intoxicated man was staggering down a Kalispell road, waving a flashlight at cars and asking for a ride.

11:47 p.m. A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl engaged in an epic sibling battle that required the counsel of deputies.

1:19 a.m. A Columbia Falls resident became alarmed that a prowler was on his property. The shadowy figure in the dark turned out to be a friend, visiting unannounced.