Saturday, November 28, 2020

Garage fire mopped up before disaster

| November 13, 2020 12:00 AM

According to a call to the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office, a fire was knocked down and mopped up in a garage in Hungry Horse before it reached propane tanks in the structure and a nearby trailer hooked up to natural gas.

A Bigfork woman asked for an officer to go to her rental property to see if her tenants were housing extra people or engaging in drug activity. She explained she couldn’t go there herself because of a broken leg. The officer told her he “would not be spying on her tenants for her.”

A driver ran into a light pole in Somers but said there were no injuries. Montana Highway Patrol responded to the accident.

A driver in Evergreen reportedly was “swerving all over the road” and “yelling nasty things.”

Someone who was apparently “on probation for false claims to public agencies” said they experienced an alleged instance of domestic violence.

Someone called because there was graffiti in a bathroom.

Several geese spotted in a field prompted suspicion that someone had committed a poaching violation.

A man’s ex-girlfriend was the leading suspect for a break-in at his house after he saw tracks and footprints in the snow and the woman texted him to tell him she had been there.

A man called after purchasing a firearm that seemed like it had been stolen, and it turned out his suspicion was correct.