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Law roundup: Drive-by dognapper snags husky puppy

| May 12, 2021 12:00 AM

Someone called the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office to report a dognapping. The caller reportedly let a 10-week old male husky out for a minute on U.S. 2 in Columbia Falls when another vehicle pulled in, grabbed the dog and sped off. The caller said they were waiting for a manager to get a license plate from security footage.

A caller on Parliament Drive in Kalispell gave an individual his truck to paint about eight months ago and nothing had been done with it. His questions were answered and was told it was a civil issue.

A Rogers Lake Road resident in Kila bought a trailer a couple of years ago and the original owner won’t give him the title and he wanted to know what his options were.

A man on U.S. 2 in Columbia Falls called to see why officers were at his house looking for him.

The front-door window was smashed open at a Montana 35 gas station.

Someone calling from Beach Road in Bigfork complained about a person at a neighbor’s house making noise in their backyard.

Someone allegedly tried to forcibly enter a side door on Conrad Drive Kalispell.

A woman on Beach Road in Bigfork tracked her stolen phone to a residence and told deputies she was uncomfortable going to the house on her own.

Clothes were stolen from a laundromat on Gosney Crossroad in Columbia Falls.

Two fuel cans and an extension cord were stolen from a storage unit with a cut lock on U.S. 2 in Hungry Horse.

Someone renting a yurt on Northwoods Drive in Whitefish asked deputies for assistance when they found themselves alone in the dark without a vehicle or the keycode to get into a gate. The keycode was on their friend’s phone that had died.

A Lakeside resident received three letters from the state of Minnesota regarding an application for unemployment.

Two men attempted to jump onto a train on Depot Street in Whitefish but hopped off when an engineer stopped them.

A wandering man reportedly digging a hole raised someone’s suspicions on Evergreen Drive. Deputies made contact with the man and advised him of the person’s concerns. He claimed he was “looking for rocks to polish.”

A log splitter was stolen on Dolphin Drive in Kalispell.

A woman returned home on Two Mile Drive in Kalispell to find her garden wagon missing. She described the wagon as having gray metal removable sides and big balloon tires.

A woman on Lake Blaine Drive found video footage of a woman trying to get in a couple of her doors and then walked down her driveway.

A shop on Evergreen Drive was broken into, spray-painted and items were stolen.

Someone on Trumble Creek Road found a vehicle window busted with bullet holes.

A tire was found dumped in a river and a boat ramp area was dug up.