Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Escaped Parrot

By Justin Franz

Thursday 7/7

12:01 p.m. Someone called the police because the dog they were watching for a friend wouldn’t respond to their commands and they needed help getting the dog back to the house.

2:15 p.m. Two young boys called 911 from a phone in a Kalispell park and then hung up. Police responded and told the kids to stop playing with the phone.

3:04 p.m. A Teal Drive resident in Kalispell reported a suspicious man in an orange shirt, holding a clipboard. Apparently the man was checking people’s security systems and was walking right into their front yard.

3:19 p.m. A caller on Wyoming Street wanted to talk to a Kalispell police officer about two or three dogs that “snarl” at him whenever he walked by.

3:31 p.m. A Hungry Horse resident called police to inform them that her debit card had been recently stolen and it was now being used to make purchases at Walmart and in Martin City. Police advised the caller to write a statement when she sobered up and call them back later.

3:44 p.m. A Darlington Avenue resident called to inform police that their neighbors’ dog kept leaping into their backyard.

6:39 p.m. Two young males stole some items from a store on Third Avenue and then pulled a knife on a dairy clerk when confronted. They were arrested and released to the custody of their parents.

7:28 p.m. Someone on First Avenue had taken a nap and when they woke up noticed that their “wallet and everything” had been stolen.

10:28 p.m. A Second Avenue resident called police to report that someone had thrown something at her upstairs window and broke it.

11:02 p.m. Someone along Highway 93 called to report three teenagers wearing red, white and blue shirts on skateboards who “look like they are up to no good.”

Friday 7/8

3:53 a.m. An intoxicated customer at a late night dinner got into an argument with her waitress and broke some plates.

8:26 a.m. A First Street resident called police to inform them that their 6-year-old son had been stealing money out of their wallet. The caller wanted to police to talk to the boy about the “severity” of the crime.

2:07 p.m. An Idaho Street resident called to inform police that a man who appeared to be intoxicated was sleeping in their lawn. Police arrived and suggested that he not sleep there.

4:05 p.m. A Conrad Drive resident in Kalispell called to inform police that someone was driving by and blaring their horn.

10:53 p.m. A Kalispell resident called to inform police that someone was launching fireworks. When asked for her name and number, the caller said that it doesn’t matter what her name is and then hung up. Before she hung up she was told that fireworks were not illegal.

Saturday 7/9

2:12 p.m. A Kalispell resident called to inform police that she was not being paid for her babysitting services.

7:38 p.m. A Washington Street resident called to inform police that his parrot flew out the door.

Sunday 7/10

7:40 a.m. A group of pet ducks were loose along Highway 2 and a citizen was concerned that they would wander out into traffic. The owner was notified and he went about “getting his ducks in a row.”

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