Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Purse Pilfering and Columbia Falls Canoodling

By Erin Cole

Tuesday 7/20

8:43 a.m. A Bigfork woman required assistance to move a heavy dead dog that was blocking her vehicle.

9:37 a.m. Someone found a gray Shih Tzu near Somers.

9:49 a.m. A dog chased a mother and son who were walking along Coram Stage.

12:03 p.m. Someone called with questions about a Bigfork business, where he said music is being played too loud at night and patrons are littering and urinating on the streets.

1:00 p.m. Two dogs running loose on Two Mile Drive were caught and impounded… for the second time.

1:10 p.m. Someone’s 40-year-old daughter caused a disturbance on White Fawn Lane in Kalispell.

1:12 p.m. A girl named “Amber” stole $20 from an Evergreen home. The parties involved are trying to work the matter out themselves.

3:27 p.m. After leaving her purse inside a popular submarine sandwich shop in Bigfork, a woman called the shop, but no one had seen it.

3:46 p.m. A camper parked in a trailer court south of Whitefish had a “heavy nut and bolt object” thrown through its passenger-side window, shattering the glass.

5:50 p.m. A woman hung her purse inside the stall of a bathroom in an Evergreen business and forgot it there. When she returned to the scene of the forgotten item an hour later, the purse was gone.

6:52 p.m. A young man was spotted jumping off the Whitefish River Bridge in an acrobatic manner.

8:30 p.m. After being told to leave a Columbia Falls location, a person trying to serve legal papers requested assistance from the authorities.

8:46 p.m. The current resident of a home on Conrad Drive reported that two former residents broke into the residence and “mostly took their own belongings.”

11:46 p.m. A 30-year-old man was pulled over in Evergreen. Despite refusing to take the breathalyzer, he was awarded a DUI.

12:38 a.m. During a night out drinking at the Blue Moon Nite Club in Columbia Falls, a woman caught her boyfriend canoodling with another woman in the bar’s parking lot. Of her own admission, the girlfriend “whacked” him in the head, causing his hat to fall off. The boyfriend, who claimed he had just been “talking to a female friend outside,” went to the couple’s home and began throwing his girlfriend’s clothes out of the bedroom. For reasons not entirely known, both halves of the couple were taken to jail.

3:32 a.m. A man wearing a hooded sweat shirt, was running down a street in Somers kicking mailboxes. While the reporting party claims the suspect is around six feet tall, he was unable to confirm if any mailboxes had been damaged.

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