Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Saturday, June 20, 2020

The Saga of the Golfing Bear


12:16 a.m. People were screaming and breaking bottles outside a Kalispell bar.

12:34 a.m. A man was spinning some late-night brodies.

2:16 a.m. A passed-out woman in a car was just sleeping.

9:30 p.m. A man purporting to be from a local cable company tried to sell a woman a boat.

11:36 a.m. A Lincoln County dog has been barking since 8 a.m.

12:53 p.m. A man had questions about parking.

1:43 p.m. Someone was concerned about a man who turned into their driveway and made eye contact.

4:21 p.m. Three suspicious young men were seen carrying heavy cloth bags over their shoulders. They were later spotted at a laundromat.

5:02 p.m. A cat under a porch attacked a would-be rescuer.

6:46 p.m. Someone wanted the saxophone case that was left by their side door picked up. Kalispell police secured the saxophone a short time later.

7:18 p.m. A man was walking around threatening to blow things up.

8:05 p.m. The golfer on the sixth green at a local course turned out to be a black bear.

8:13 p.m. A spurned ex stole a dog.

8:20 p.m. Someone heard a huge “kaboom” in the sky.

8:35 p.m. The black bear finished golfing and was now pacing back and forth.

8:56 p.m. Four stray dogs were mixing it up.

9:10 p.m. The bear was spotted on its way to the park.

10:44 p.m. A woman responding to “what she has seen on the TV” wanted officers to know she is praying for them.

Sunday 6/21

5:46 a.m. Exhausted Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials reported they had been dealing with the black bear “all night.”

Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup.

Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox.