Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Smelling Smoke

By Christie Burns

Tuesday 12/21

10:14 a.m. A resident on Ninth Avenue West in Kalispell has collected evidence proving that someone has been hauling cardboard out of the dumpster and setting fire to it in the alley.

11:36 a.m. Someone called in with concerns and questions for the Kalispell Police Department about fraudulent mail they recently received. The caller was advised to not give his bank account information to Nigerians.

12:01 p.m. A man on Meridian Road claimed his ex-wife ripped his pants when she tried to get at his wallet.

1:14 p.m. An unemployed, homeless man threatened an employee at a job service agency.

1:50 p.m. Someone claimed she could smell a strong aroma of pot emitting from their neighbor’s apartment. Kalispell police were unable to contact the residents, but agreed that it did in fact smell like pot.

2:28 p.m. A man on Merganser Drive called in to report items missing from his vehicle and that his vehicle smelled like wood stove smoke. He called back later to say it was his wife who had taken his things.

2:32 p.m. There were two men wearing black jackets and hats on Meridian Road. Reportedly, one kept falling down but the other successfully stayed upright.

3:07 p.m. A yellow lab wearing a cone was seen limping down First Avenue West.

5:08 p.m. A man wearing a cowboy hat called from a Kalispell gas station to say he had a warrant for his arrest and wanted to be picked up and taken to jail.

1:55 a.m. A woman claimed someone chucked eggs at, but didn’t damage, her windshield.

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