Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Toilet Paper Theft and Lion at Large

By Erin Cole

Friday 7/16

7:56 a.m. A snowboard reported missing on Wednesday was recovered from a residence on Sulky Lane.

8:55 a.m. A lime green bicycle was stolen from Solberg Drive in Evergreen.

9:07 a.m. A red-and-white quarter horse is missing in Kila.

9:49 a.m. After observing a man walking along Highway 93 for 1.4 hours, someone became concerned that he “might get too hot” as he wasn’t wearing a hat or sunglasses. Deputies checked on the man, who said he was fine, despite the lack of cranium accessories.

9:55 a.m. Mischievous criminals did some criminal mischief to a school bus on FFA drive.

10:22 A woman living on Farm to Market Road fell victim to an Internet scam.

12:59 p.m. Someone stole two rolls of toilet paper from a building on Grand Drive in Bigfork.

1:56 p.m. After a couple on Canyon Road was evicted yesterday, neighbors noticed that two cats had been left behind.

2:37 p.m. A boy was caught attempting to shoplift a soda pop at a Hungry Horse business.

5:37 p.m. Two women engaged in a debate over parenting issues in Whitefish.

5:49 p.m. Three horseback riders were riding on Edgewood Drive, blocking one lane of traffic and cursing at drivers. The riders had galloped off into the sunset by the time authorities arrived.

7:53 p.m. A mobile home in West Glacier received a fresh coat of graffiti.

8:26 p.m. After poking around in a West Glacier campsite, a black bear had the sense to run away when authorities were alerted.

8:37 p.m. An intoxicated man and an equally intoxicated woman were arguing in Somers. Deputies gave the woman a ride and entrusted the man’s car keys to a sober third party.

10:32 p.m. A dog giving a four-hour barking solo on Dale Drive failed to meet with a receptive audience.

10:35 p.m. A couple living on King’s Loop, well known to deputies, engaged in their latest installment of verbal disturbance disruptions.

11:29 p.m. Although the reporting party couldn’t see it, he heard a fight occurring next door. Drunk people eventually poured onto the Hungry Horse street, punching out vehicle windows.

12:09 a.m. A mountain lion would not leave a residence on Rockwood Road or “stop messing” with the reporting party’s dogs. Fish and Game were notified.

12:28 a.m. A man was attempting to pick fights on Highway 2 East in Kalispell, all while panhandling and harassing customers.

1:35 a.m. An “out of control” 15-year-old boy was brandishing a knife in an Evergreen kitchen, although he didn’t threaten anyone.

3:12 a.m. A drunk couple on Somer’s Road were arguing about who was going to drive the other home.

5:03 a.m. Around ten horses escaped from pasture near McDermott Lane and were running south in the southbound lane of Highway 93. The owner reported that all but one returned home.

5:03 a.m. A man stopped at a residence along Highway 2 West and asked for a ride for himself and a friend. As no friend was present and the man himself seemed of a suspicious nature, the resident declined to give a ride.

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