What initially was thought to be an 8-year-old boy turned out to be a 16-year-old who accidentally shot himself in the thigh with a .22 on McCaffery Road in Bigfork, according to a report from Flathead County Sheriff’s Office. A friend called in the report. The teen also had a minor hand wound.
A woman reportedly hit her boyfriend in the face on U.S. 2 in Kalispell when he yelled at her and he said she was going to get his children taken away. The pair were separated.
“Suspicious persons” have allegedly been hanging around someone’s trailer on Shady Lane in Kalispell over the last couple of weeks. The man calling in the report told deputies he found lug nuts taken off a tire on his truck.
A Marion woman’s ex-boyfriend’s roommate allegedly choked her.
Someone on Hutton Ranch Road in Kalispell wanted to talk to a deputy about three checks that purportedly had been written using a closed account.
A passerby on Rose Crossing told deputies a house appeared to have been ransacked when they saw a sled on a rope hanging out of a broken second-story window. Deputies had already responded to the residence for a different reason.
A dog was seen lying in the intersection of River Drive in Hungry Horse. It was unknown if it had been hit, but it reportedly didn’t move, was shivering and wouldn’t eat food.
A freeloader allegedly cut up firewood from a pile of logs that were part of a logging operation on Thompson River Road near Marion. The person who reported the theft believed it occurred over the weekend.
Someone suspected a man might be trying to break into a school on Willow Glen Drive in Kalispell when he allegedly pulled into the parking lot and turned the headlights off.
Someone on Grand Drive pulled up security footage of someone arriving with the “creepy guy” who was allegedly not allowed to be at the location.
A man was seen passed out in a vehicle with the hazards lights on, on the side of the road on Montana 82 near Bigfork. The man then reportedly started driving in the middle of the road and kept stopping along the way. The vehicle then stopped on the wrong side of the road near McCaffery Road and the man looked like he was vomiting out the door. The man was then seen attempting to turn around. It was not clear if at this point he still had his hazard lights on.
Kalispell Police Department responded to an alleged burglary when someone received a phone call that the alarm was sounding and a woman wearing a furry green hat was seen on surveillance cameras standing against a counter looking at the register and then walking out the front door. The woman told police she was at the business to pick up her grandson and the door was unlocked, but no one was there. The grandson and mother reportedly arrived to the location when the police were on scene and confirmed the story.
An employee was suspicious a man was trying to pawn a stolen TV because it looked new and the identifying information had been pulled off. The employee thought it could be related to a theft reported at a hotel.
Someone wanted to talk to police about receiving a strange letter in the mail.
A purported kleptomaniac kept stealing things from someone’s vehicle and was caught on camera. The latest theft was cigarettes. The cigarettes were returned.