Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Cow Herding

By Christie Burns

Wednesday 10/31

7:06 a.m. Mules were seen running through the fog on La Brandt Lane in Bigfork.

7:10 a.m. Someone saw a small black car traveling down the wrong lane of Highway 40 near Columbia Falls.

9:32 a.m. A resident on Valley View Court complained that the neighbor’s dog consistently uses his yard as a “toilet.”

10:19 a.m. An employee at a Kalispell restaurant reported that a woman carrying a samurai sword and a man came in and swiped a tip off of a table. When the two were confronted, the man dug a knife out of his pocket and showed the employee. They eventually put the tip back and left.

10:34 a.m. Reportedly, a hound dog was at large and chasing deer on Larch Lane. The reporting party threatened to shoot the dog if it came onto his property.

12:14 p.m. Someone called in predicting trouble on Margrethe Lane.

1:01 p.m. A Coram resident complained that an old man has moved into his RV and is refusing to get out or pay him.

1:17 p.m. Someone damaged their vehicle while using it to herd cows off of Highway 93 South.

3:14 p.m. Someone explained that they accidentally called 911 by dialing the number 9, then 1, and then 1 again.

3:25 p.m. A man on Eastway Drive complained that the neighbor is continually “messing” with his fence. The neighbor agreed to never touch the fence again.

5:31 p.m. A Kalispell woman complained that her husband hasn’t been paying the bills.

9:48 p.m. A bunch of kids were seen running around in the cemetery off of Conrad Drive.

11:57 p.m. A Hungry Horse woman reported that a bear was in her yard. She was worried about the safety of her decrepit 14-year-old cat.

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