Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Wife Worries and Rafting Recount

By Erin Cole

Monday 7/26

1:26 a.m. West of Whitefish on Highway 93, a man was attempting to kick vehicles as they drove past. Deputies, who were unsure of what sport the man was playing, called for a timeout and drove him home.

4:50 a.m. A scream in the night reportedly woke up a resident of Foys Lake Road. Authorities were unable to locate a disturbance in the area.

11:09 a.m. A Columbia Falls resident called with a question of what to do if his dog were to bring home a dead bat.

1:01 p.m. Someone broke into a Somers residence and rifled through the owner’s belongings.

2:55 p.m. Money orders were removed from a vehicle parked on Cottonwood Drive.

8:01 p.m. A Kalispell man called and said that his wife had threatened to kill him. Deputies counseled the couple.

8:56 p.m. A parent living on Highway 2 West was having difficulties controlling her 13-year-old son. Deputies counseled the pair.

10:20 p.m. After reporting that people in Hungry Horse were beating a vehicle with baseball bats, the phone went dead. While dispatch attempted to reconnect with the caller, deputies arrived on the scene and found that the report was unfounded.

11:11 p.m. After a suspicious vehicle idled for a length of time in a driveway on Sage Lane in Kalispell, the homeowners contacted the authorities. The idlers were asked to find another spot.

12:34 a.m. Someone reported that a group of people who had gone on a rafting trip earlier in the day had not returned.

1:13 a.m. Each and every member of the rafting expedition was accounted for.

1:15 a.m. Beer bottles were allegedly thrown from the windows of a small sports car parked in the Kmart parking lot. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle.

1:28 a.m. A group of juveniles were spotted lurking around the Shopko greenhouse. They were rounded up and delivered to their parents.

5:36 a.m. A Hungry Horse resident woke up to find the front door of his home was wide open. Nothing appeared to be missing.

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