Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Rowdy Golfers

By Justin Franz

Thursday 6/30

3:28 p.m. A Liberty Street resident in Kalispell called to inform the police that a tree had fallen onto a vehicle parked in the street. The vehicle’s owner and the property owner were arguing as to who was responsible for the damage.

3:33 p.m. A young child was by herself, asleep in a car along Highway 93. Police contacted the driver and talked to them about leaving their child in the car.

5:28 p.m. An Idaho Street resident reported that two males were sitting in a car with fuzzy pink dice smoking weed. When police responded, the two men produced medical marijuana cards.

Friday 7/1

3:11 p.m. A “heavyset, older woman” was spotted near the merry-go-round in Kalispell defecating on the lawn. A nearby citizen told her that there was a bathroom nearby, but the women responded that she couldn’t make it that far. When police arrived she was charged with an open container.

6:49 p.m. A male driving a gold Nissan was seen driving along Seventh Avenue and showing his genitals and yelling, “What do you think of this?” Police found the suspect later sitting in his car.

7:44 p.m. A horse was loose on Meadows Drive in Kalispell. Police found the animal and tied it down, leaving a message for the owner.

11:45 p.m. A group of drunk teenagers had gathered in the Walgreens parking lot on Idaho Street. The group was so large that customers couldn’t get into the store. Police arrived and asked the kids to move along.

Saturday 7/2

2:33 a.m. Someone on Main Street called to report that someone had crashed through a fence and onto a golf course. According to the caller, there were taillights running across the golf course. When police arrived they saw that a streetlight had also been taken out.

5:14 p.m. A young, naked child was spotted on Greendale Court and was apparently scared by nearby fireworks. A neighbor ran out and covered the child in a towel and police helped reunite the child with his mother.

6:22 p.m. Someone on North Main Street called to report a group of rowdy Canadian golfers near a damaged golf cart.

6:59 p.m. Someone called to report that David Burgert, the militia leader on the run for the last three weeks, was behind the old Sizzler on Highway 2. Police responded and the man, who was not Burgert, said he was camping there until he had enough money to get home.

10:43 p.m. A group of people recklessly doing wheelies on four wheelers was reported going north on Third Avenue. A vehicle was following with someone inside taking video of the spectacle. The four wheeling show was last seen northbound on Fifth Avenue.

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