Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Easy ID and the Charming Marsh-Man

By Christie Burns

Wednesday 8/18

7:27 a.m. Someone called in from East Evergreen to complain about a window that had been busted out of their van.

8:07 a.m. There is a cantankerous pit bull mix on Haywire Gulch that runs through a resident’s yard snarling and barking. This, apparently, is the same dog that “chewed up” the neighbor’s dog recently.

8:10 a.m. Another angry pit bull chewed on a Berne Road resident.

8:59 a.m. A checkbook and cell phone were taken out of a vehicle on Saint Andrews Drive a week or so ago.

9:10 a.m. Two devious men were seen smoking pot in an old white car on Highway 93.

9:39 a.m. A black spray painted bike was found on School Addition Road.

10:34 a.m. A couple cussed and fought over a telephone and a small child on Highway 35.

10:54 a.m. Someone wrecked over 30 feet of landscaping with their vehicle on Three Mile Drive. The soon-to-be identified driver left their license plate on the lawn.

11:18 a.m. A resident on Lake Blaine Drive called in to tattle on their neighbor who likes to let their dog leave stinky deposits in their yard.

12:55 p.m. A call came in from a trailer park on Highway 2 East about a man who lurks in the wooded marshy area behind the trailers and scares the kids. Deputies talked to two girls they found wandering around in the wooded area who claimed to have encountered the stranger. They described him as wearing blue capri pants and a woman’s flower belt. He was unshaven, his hair was matted and he told the girls he loved them. Deputies were unable to find him.

2:54 p.m. Someone from Blankenship Road called in to say that someone was keeping dogs in a trailer. Deputies checked, the dogs were fine.

5:00 p.m. Numerous young men were smoking cigarettes together on the train tracks in Kalispell.

5:31 p.m. A man called in to say that while he was near Bitterroot Lake last Sunday he saw a woman standing on the side of the road holding a rifle in need of help. When he stopped to give her a ride she wandered away.

7:01 p.m. A fugitive was supposedly seen on Blankenship Road. He was trying to buy eggs and wood. At one point a woman was seen with him. Deputies found the suspicious couple and cleared them as non-fugitives.

11:24 p.m. An ex-boyfriend pulled his vehicle in and out of a girl’s parents’ driveway numerous times. Deputies asked him to knock it off.

12:09 p.m. Many people were fighting in a Kalispell home. They were all gone when deputies arrived.

12:55 p.m. A man and a woman screamed and slammed doors on Sharon Road.

2:10 a.m. A suspicious pot smell was identified by a resident of East Cottonwood Drive.

3:22 a.m. A drunk on West Cottonwood Drive claimed his vehicle was hijacked and that he had been brutally beaten by the robbers. He was taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

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