Police Blotter-Flathead County Montucky

From July 4

6:13 a.m. A man was “talking to ghosts” and filming objects for no reason.

8:37 a.m. A Columbia Falls man called to complain that his neighbor has been shooting fireworks off at an excessive rate, some of which are bouncing off the house.


9:22 a.m. Some “burn out” competitions were causing a ruckus in a Kalispell neighborhood.

10:14 a.m. A television reporter called to see what was going on.

11:39 a.m. An Apple Watch accidently called 911.

11:45 a.m. Some items were stolen out of a vehicle.

11:56 a.m. A West Valley man called to complain about the street races taking place in his neighborhood at 2 a.m. earlier that day.


2:03 p.m. A Kalispell man was worried he was going to get into a fistfight with his landlord.

2:13 p.m. An Evergreen woman reported that the batteries were taken out of her motorhome.


3:19 p.m. A drunken man was driving all over the road.

4:10 p.m. A wallet was stolen in Kalispell.

4:18 p.m. A man with a tan shirt over his shoulder appeared to be drunk and wandering in traffic in Whitefish.


4:35 p.m. Someone called 911 with questions on how they could move their old fridge to the dump.

4:36 p.m. Another drunken man, this time in Columbia Falls, was being drunk in a drive thru.


6:07 p.m. A Bigfork woman accidently called 911 with her Apple Watch while playing with her dog.

7:23 p.m. A Lakeside resident called 911 because her neighbor’s dogs chased off some goats. She’s been looking for the goats for hours but can’t find them. She asked if she should talk to her neighbor about the importance of keeping the dogs away from the goats and the 911 dispatcher said that would probably be the “neighborly” thing to do.


8:28 p.m. An abandoned van was reported in the Jewel Basin.

10:27 p.m. A stray dog was reportedly “friendly and excited.”

10:28 p.m. A car hit two deer.

10:46 p.m. Some youths with fireworks were asked to “move along.”

11:03 p.m. A Helena Flats man called to complain about some “illegal” fireworks in his neighborhood.


11:08 p.m. Youths were lighting off fireworks right next to a “no fireworks” sign.

From June 28

7:58 a.m. A dog was running around a construction area.

9:12 a.m. A dog bit their owner on Peaceful Lane in Lakeside.

11:05 p.m. A man was standing on a roof in Columbia Falls with binoculars. The reporting party was convinced he was up to no good.


1:26 p.m. Someone reported that they were at the end of a dead-end road. It’s unclear if they were philosophically there or literally there.

1:30 p.m. A fight over mulch occurred in Kalispell.

1:32 p.m. A dog was reportedly sitting in a Marion man’s front yard. He was unsure where it had come from.


1:55 p.m. A Kalispell man was driving down U.S. Highway 93 with a couple of road sodas.

2:13 p.m. A Columbia Falls man called with some “questions regarding peacocks.”

2:54 p.m. Someone talking on a phone while driving didn’t notice when a traffic light had changed from red to green, much to the dismay of the drivers behind them.


4:12 p.m. A recently released inmate from the Flathead County jail inquired how they could get their guinea pig back.

5:44 p.m. A Bigfork resident found an empty boat.

6:06 p.m. Two cows were on the loose in Kalispell.

7:39 p.m. A disagreement arose at an area coffee hut.

7:51 p.m. Dogs were chasing deer.

9:57 p.m. A train-hopping transient called 911 because he apparently got off the train in the middle of nowhere and started walking but now his feet are covered in blisters and he wants someone to give him a ride back to civilization.


11:27 p.m. Two people sustained minor injuries during a fight over the 1989 Walt Disney Pictures classic “The Little Mermaid.”

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