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Clothes thief's act caught on camera

| October 10, 2020 12:00 AM

A man called the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office to report someone stole all his clothes at the laundry the previous night. He called back and said the laundromat owner had surveillance video of the thief.

A woman said she was receiving billing invoices from a cellphone provider. But she said she never signed a contract with the provider.

Another wireless provider reported someone cut several ground cables and stole them.

A woman called 911 after she adopted a cat from the shelter and the cat began having health issues. She wanted to be reimbursed for her problems.

A school employee reported someone attempted to file an unemployment claim in his name after the state Department of Labor and Industry notified the school. He said he had spoken with Social Security, credit bureaus and the labor department. He also said his mother received mail about the claim, so his address was used. The man chose to not file a complaint but wanted it recorded in case something else occurs.

A older, wiener-type dog named “Cowboy” was on the loose in the neighborhood again.

An anonymous caller was concerned about the noise, speed and safety of several teenagers driving motorcycles up and down the road in front of the house. When an officer checked, there were no cyclists, but further checking was planned.

A rental owner wanted to know how to perform a background check after a Florida man with a heavy accent has insisted on renting his property.

A man asked for more officer patrols because of speeding vehicles in a cul-de-sac. He said when he asks drivers to slow down they flip him off and yell vulgarities.

A lady said her neighbor was flying a drone in the neighborhood and taunting her with it. She wanted to know the drone rules and how low they can be flown.

A camper said folding chairs were stolen while she was gone.

A parent said a man had repeatedly violated a protection order by calling his daughter. The man allegedly violating the order had a caution for making threats he wanted law officers to shoot him.

A woman alone at home with her 3-year-old child was scared when someone knocked on her door. Her concerns stemmed from the fact she had past domestic violence issues with the son’s father, but she hadn’t heard from him in years. Fortunately, it turned out to be a misunderstanding when a neighbor knocked.

An older man carrying a 12-pack of beer was nearly struck when he was walking in traffic. He was safely taken home.

An attempt at reconciliation went awry when the man asked the woman for some money she owed him. He said she punched him and he got out of the truck.

A man reported he allowed another man to stay at his home, but then he noticed $3,000 was missing and the couch surfer was long gone.