Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Fugitive Goats and Curious Neighbors

By Christie Burns

Tuesday 9/21

6:36 a.m. Six sheep huddled together on Caps Road.

9:23 a.m. A Columbia Falls resident reported that someone had pried open their garage door. However, they called back later to explain that the wind had opened the garage door.

9:24 a.m. Two inmates in the jail were busted trying to duke it out.

9:29 a.m. There was a failed burglary attempt on East Bluegrass Drive in Kalispell.

9:55 a.m. A large assembly of goats escaped from the Russian family that keeps them captive in Marion.

10:36 a.m. Someone from Bigfork is sick of the people that continually egg and toilet paper their house.

11:18 a.m. Someone in Kalispell claimed they saw a young unrestrained child riding in a vehicle.

11:30 a.m. A woman reported that she found a dog in Creston and she thinks she might know who the dog belongs to. However, she did not want to return the dog because its owner is “verbally abusive.” The animal warden took it to the shelter.

12:43 p.m. Someone left their bike laying around by the forestry building in Bigfork. A deputy picked it up.

1:08 p.m. A disappointed man called in to tell a story about his winning lottery ticket and how it turned out to be a fake.

2:28 p.m. A big brown dog was seen standing near a store in Evergreen.

4:37 p.m. Someone called in from Whitefish complaining about a Canadian who was driving 100 mph in an orange Corvette.

5:19 p.m. A girl was told to stop excessively texting a Bigfork resident.

7:04 p.m. Two canyon men were told to stop harassing each other.

7:11 p.m. A yellow truck ran a red light.

7:22 p.m Parents called in when they found the note their 16-year-old son left that said he had run away.

9:00 p.m Annoyed Kalispell residents called in complaining that their neighbors continually spot-light their house at night.