Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Born Free and Counterfeit Cash

By Christie Burns

Sunday 8/31

9:11 a.m. A man violated a restraining order when he sent excessive texts to an annoyed woman.

9:39 a.m. A man called in from an alley on Seventh Avenue East in Kalispell to say that he and his daughter had some issues with their landlord. All involved were counseled.

9:56 a.m. A sheep dog dragging a broken chain was taken to the animal shelter after joyously running through traffic on Highway 2 East.

10:05 a.m. Someone called in from a Highway 2 East business to report a counterfeit $100 bill. After inspection, it was confirmed that the odd-looking bill was not counterfeit at all, but in fact real spendable money.

10:16 a.m. Extra patrol on the west side of Kalispell was requested after a man said someone had gone through his vehicle and stole $5.

10:56 a.m. Someone reported a vicious looking pit bull.

11:07 a.m. A woman called the Sheriff’s Office from a pay phone in Martin City to say that she had heard through “bar talk” that a child in the area was possibly being abused.

12:05 p.m. An exemplary citizen turned in a found wallet to the Kalispell Police Department.

12:22 p.m. A baby called in, pushed some buttons on the phone and hung up. The babysitter was notified.

1:30 p.m. A man called in from First Avenue East North when his three-legged dog fell into a gully and couldn’t get out. Police as well as the man’s three buddies showed up to assist the stranded pup.

2:13 p.m. A man called in from Steel Bridge Road to let deputies know that he has been disciplining his 15-year-old daughter, a runaway who was brought home the night prior.

3:22 p.m. Someone called in from Columbia Falls about a horse that had it’s head stuck in a fence. It looked “stressed.” The horse freed itself.

3:49 p.m. A 15-year-old female called in from Steel Bridge Road to report that her father had abused her. He had also taken her wallet, prohibiting her from catching a flight to California.