Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Boy Stuck in Swing

By Christie Burns

Tuesday 7/24

6:51 a.m. Multiple unlocked vehicles on and near Double Lakes Drive were broken into.

6:55 a.m. A laptop was stolen out of a vehicle on Farm to Market Road.

8:07 a.m. A Kila woman reported that five goats were standing in her yard.

9:31 a.m. A man on Alpine Drive wanted to file a formal complaint against his neighbor after her dog came into his yard, “snarling and growling,” chasing his pets.

11:10 a.m. A window was broken and the cash register was stolen out of a Coram building.

11:33 a.m. A boat sank in Flathead Lake. No one was injured and the boat was recovered.

1:09 p.m. Two real estate signs were reported stolen from Paradise View Court. According to a deputy, they were likely removed by the homeowners association who didn’t allow such things.

2:24 p.m. Someone on Fourth Avenue North West in Columbia Falls found sugar or “something” in his mailbox.

3:27 p.m. Someone on Edgewood Drive came home from camping to find a notice on his door stating that he violated a “dog at large” ordinance. He reported that he did not own a dog.

4:34 p.m. Reportedly, a woman on the Lone Pine trail did not have her dog on a leash and the caller would like her to be warned.

5:13 p.m. A 13-year-old’s friend called in to report that his friend was stuck in a swing in the community park on Stag Lane. He claimed that he asked the boy’s mom for butter to aid in the removal, but was refused. The fire department showed up and successfully removed the boy from the swing.

8:27 p.m. Someone watched an intoxicated woman fall into a ditch along Highway 35 in Bigfork.

9:24 p.m. Someone claimed that they were hit with a cup as they were driving down West Reserve Drive.

10:46 p.m. Kids in West Glacier were reportedly “hootin’ and a hollerin.’”

10:50 p.m. A man claimed that although it was dark and hard to see, he was pretty sure that the kids skateboarding down the bypass flipped him off.

2:07 a.m. A scream was heard on Bando Lane.

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