Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Trashed Tire and Gnawing Goats

By Erin Cole

Tuesday 7/13

6:06 a.m. A Shady Lane resident discovered that one of his vehicle’s tires had been slashed.

6:49 a.m. An intoxicated man descended upon a Coram business, allegedly grabbing a woman and frightening other customers. The employees, who were afraid to ask the man to leave, called the authorities, but he departed before they arrived.

7:38 a.m. A landlord and a tenant verbally brawled over the shutting off of the power and phone.

8:32 a.m. A Lakeside resident called with questions on how to deal with a squatter on his property.

10:51 a.m. A lawnmower was stolen from a Pioneer Road residence.

10:52 a.m. An unknown sum of money was taken from a Shady Lane residence.

12:36 p.m. An irate woman reported that her neighbors’ goats were destroying her property. The woman said she “has had it and is ready to do away with them.” No word if she was referring to her neighbors or the goats.

12:56 p.m. After a pair of Evergreen parents discovered marijuana on their son, they alerted the authorities. As the boy had violated his probation, he was arrested and taken to juvenile detention.

1:01 p.m. A loose Rottweiler was causing headaches in the Two Mile Drive area.

2:35 p.m. Jewelry was stolen from a Kalispell residence.

2:55 p.m. An older woman, dressed in a bathrobe and appearing a touch disoriented, was spotted walking down Highway 2 outside of Columbia Falls. Deputies were unable to locate her.

3:30 p.m. For reasons unknown, a mailbox was stolen in Columbia Falls.

4:44 p.m. After failing to heed the rough weather conditions, a Catamaran sailboat overturned on Flathead Lake, leaving its three passengers bobbing in the water. A good Samaritan brought the people to shore.

6:13 p.m. During a 911 call, dispatch could hear screaming in the background, as parents tried to convince their 16-year-old son to leave for a drug treatment facility. By the time deputies arrived at the Columbia Falls residence, the situation had calmed and the son had agreed to go.

7:07 p.m. Someone reported that trees had come down near power lines on Reserve Drive.

7:09 p.m. A person threatened another person on Rockwood Road in Kalispell.

7:55 p.m. After returning from a trip, a Kila resident reported that his weed eater was missing.

8:03 p.m. An intoxicated woman was spotted stumbling around before getting into her car near the baseball field in Whitefish. Deputies were unable to locate her.

8:45 p.m. A father reported that 17-year-old son was missing. The boy turned out to be perfectly fine, but was stranded in Marion.

9:40 p.m. A woman was arrested on Idaho Street in Kalispell for a DUI.

10:05 p.m. A suspicious silver van, with tinted windows, parked in someone’s driveway for an extended period of time. When confronted by deputies, the occupants said they were looking for a camping spot.

11:08 p.m. An unknown number of loose cows were blocking Rhodes Draw.

12:41 a.m. After gunshots were heard near Ashley Furniture in Kalispell, the authorities were alerted. Responding units heard loud explosions before locating several people setting off fireworks. The patriots were sternly counseled.

1:11 a.m. After forgetting his wallet at a local watering hole, a patron went back to retrieve it. While the wallet was still there, $100 had disappeared.

1:26 p.m. A Columbia Falls resident alerted authorities of a group of loud kids who were “possibly drinking.” When authorities had arrived, no one was there.

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