Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Gun Cleaning Accident

By Christie Burns

Tuesday 1/11

8:31 a.m. Someone called in from Highway 93 South to report an elderly woman on the side of the road who may be in need of some assistance.

9:04 a.m. A Bernard Road man claimed his dog acted lethargic and then died. He thinks someone may have poisoned it.

9:23 a.m. A Sandy Hill Lane woman reported her thoughts regarding the large number of dogs at her neighbor’s house. She also doesn’t believe they have a kennel license.

9:56 a.m. There are two horses on Maple Drive not wearing blankets.

10:54 a.m. A Coram mom wanted to talk to deputies about her 15-year-old daughter who tends to get into trouble.

11:14 a.m. Someone reported seeing 30 to 40 sandbags scattered all over Saki Lane in Columbia Falls.

11:25 a.m. A Bigfork man reported that his girlfriend was threatening him.

11:26 a.m. A power washer and an electric heater were stolen from a garage on Christopher Court.

1:38 p.m. A man on Trumble Creek Road reported receiving unwanted calls from an upset man.

2:22 p.m. A man on Hemler Creek road claimed his ex-fiance stole his engagement ring and pawned it.

2:23 p.m. Apparently, there is a man on Highway 35 that drinks and drives every night.

3:45 p.m. A man on One Way claimed he had detained a male golden retriever that came over to make an inappropriate visit with his his female dog.

3:50 p.m. There is a dog that lives in a cage on River Road.

1:45 a.m. A woman who lives in an apartment on Highway 35 called 911 to report being shot in the leg. She said she was sleeping, but woke up to a burning sensation and realized she had been shot. Deputies searched the surrounding apartments but were unable to find a suspect. Later, her neighbor called to confess that he had been cleaning his gun when it went off and the bullet penetrated their shared wall. He said he got scared and ran off but later felt bad and was worried he may have hurt someone.

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