Sunday, October 17, 2021

Law roundup: Cameraman eager to share footage

| September 28, 2021 12:00 AM

A man’s neighbors said they were worried he was watching them with his security camera. He asked a Columbia Falls Police Department officer to look at his footage to confirm that wasn’t the case.

A black bear with three cubs was spotted walking on Third Avenue in Columbia Falls.

A homeowner on Third Avenue noticed three of her doors looked like someone — or something — had tried to pry them open.

Husky puppies were locked in a school after their father was impounded.

Two campers reportedly were parked on a street for four weeks. Their drivers apparently returned from a hunting trip on the exact day they were reported to the police, and one of them promised to put his camper in storage “within the next few days.”

A motorcycle rider collided with a deer on U.S. 2.

A bicyclist was asked to leave a park because it was after hours.

A man said he was being blackmailed via text messages. He was advised “not to send any money” and to block the phone number.

A driver reportedly went 103 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Someone called the police on a “group of kids,” but he couldn’t “say specifically why it was suspicious.” Nonetheless, the CFPD asked the youths to move along.

A customer in a drive-thru accidentally called 911 by hitting a button too many times.

Some fence panels appeared to be “kicked down.”

Someone followed a Texas driver towing a horse trailer who appeared to be intoxicated and swerved into oncoming traffic multiple times.