A chicken was wandering around a local parking lot and a crowd of spectators was gathering to see what it would do next.
A driver ran a stop sign right in front of a Whitefish Mountain Resort security guard. The driver almost got away with the minor traffic crime except he immediately got his truck stuck in a snow bank.
A Kalispell man called 911 because his “roommate won’t shut up.”
A Whitefish landlord called the cops because two of his tenants are constantly fighting with each other and one of them is “getting weirder.”
Someone keeps breaking into the coin box at a local laundry mat.
A Kalispell woman reported a number of threatening calls. Apparently someone has been calling her from an unlisted number threatening to kill her or someone she knows with “death trap technologies.”
A Columbia Falls woman was put on hold and she thought that was “pretty rude.”
A Columbia Falls woman called 911 because a deer was hit in front of her house and she wanted someone to come by to put it out of its misery. She called back later to report that a sheriff’s deputy had come by, shot it three times and left, but apparently that was not enough to finish the animal and it was getting back up. The zombie deer’s return did not last long, however.
An upset baby riding Amtrak called 911 on his mother’s phone. The baby’s father wrestled the phone away and told dispatch that everything was OK, although the baby was getting tired of being on the train.
A Flathead County man advised law enforcement that he was having a party that night with a huge bonfire. He wanted officials to know just in case someone called in his massive fire that he promised would be contained and safe.
An Oregon woman on her way to Havre allegedly stopped in Hungry Horse to do some shoplifting.
A Bigfork man reported that he had a “small emergency” and could only tell an officer what it was. When an officer contacted the man, he said he desperately needed a six-pack and some Swisher Sweets cigars. The man was informed that law enforcement could not fulfill the request.
A dog was chasing a group of turkeys that likely believed that since Thanksgiving was behind them all their worries were gone. Unfortunately, that proved untrue.
A Hungry Horse woman got a call from the power company asking why she was using so much electricity. She didn’t think she was using an excessive amount until she walked around her house and found a power cord leading from her place to her neighbor’s home.
A man was sitting in the middle of the highway.