Police Blotter

Flathead County Sheriff’s and Kalispell Police Reports

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Ghost Garage


1:08 a.m. Someone’s garage door opened and closed of its own volition. 

11:43 a.m. A woman was distressed because she ran out of gas not near a gas station. 

2:36 p.m. Roughly a quarter-acre of a field behind a local church burned for an hour before it was contained. 

2:50 p.m. Someone concerned about a scared looking dog inside a truck propped open the canopy to give it air. 

3:13 p.m. A constantly triggered burglar alarm was blamed on a squirrel “stuck in the area.”

3:37 p.m. A concerned citizen reported a six-inch long rusty combat knife in a storm drain that he suspected was intentionally dropped there and a “potential murder weapon.” Law enforcement advised he could rest easy as they were not looking for an outstanding blade used in a recent homicide. 

5:32 p.m. A truck with no brake lights was losing a lot of garbage out of its bed. 

6:09 p.m. Two juvenile males were “driving erratically and sounding an air horn off.”

9:51 p.m. A man carrying a splitter telecaster cream colored guitar was knocking on back patio doors. 

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