Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Smelly Skunks and Jumping Juveniles

By Erin Cole

Tuesday 7/27

7:51 a.m. A lawnmower was removed from a residence on Creston Hatchery Road.

8:33 a.m. A lost Chihuahua was discovered in Columbia Falls. The dog is reportedly fine, but unfortunately still resembles a small rodent.

8:37 a.m. A Westwood Lane resident is upset that his neighbor is keeping skunks at his house. The animals apparently keep getting loose and onto his property.

12:09 p.m. A lit road flare was tossed onto the concrete porch of a residence on Stag Lane. The homeowner reported that nothing was damaged.

12:12 p.m. Someone reported that a person traveling from Africa to Kalispell had failed to arrive. The person’s travel itinerary involved transfers in Paris and Utah.

1:04 p.m. A riding lawn mower was stolen from a Columbia Falls residence.

2:09 p.m. After smoking a cigarette, a woman was supposed to meet up with an acquaintance on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. After an hour passed, the person reported her as missing. The woman eventually turned up.

2:41 p.m. A ring and a large amount of change were stolen from a residence on Sulky Lane.

3:56 p.m. Several juveniles were once again jumping on and off the train tracks in Evergreen and throwing items at passing trains. Deputies warned them they could be charged with criminal trespass.

4:15 p.m. A Bernard Road resident reported that a man was trashing her home and that he had several outstanding warrants. Deputies arrived and duly arrested the man.

4:24 p.m. A bicycle was stolen from Star Meadows Road in Whitefish.

4:31 p.m. A Boxer was spotted chasing children in Martin City.

5:11 p.m. Having neglected to shut its tailgate, a pickup driving along Spring Creek Road suffered the loss of a number of items.

6:51 p.m. An intoxicated woman was driving along Nicholson Drive, yelling at children. Deputies, who were unable to locate her, would have much preferred if she had completed the task while walking.

7:47 p.m. When residents of Ashley Lake Road arrived home, they noticed their four-wheeler was missing. As it turned out, an acquaintance had taken it out for a joyride and ran out of gas.

11:47 p.m. A suspicious man and a non-English speaking woman were reported lurking at a Shady Lane residence. They spent 10 minutes on the property, knocked on the door, and then left in a silver vehicle. They later returned and after attempting to open the front door, the man told the homeowner they were looking for the woman’s daughter.

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