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Law roundup: Rocket launchers and grenades for sale

| September 6, 2022 12:00 AM

A passerby thought it was suspicious that people standing on a corner allegedly had signs about selling rocket launchers and rocket-propelled grenades. Kalispell Police Department officers only located one man in the area who was “doing First Amendment protected speech,” and “no intercontinental ballistic missiles were readily visible.”

A man reportedly called 911 to scream that his mother was a Mormon.

A woman threw a water bottle at a police car and was detained.

A 61-year-old was banned from a business after he allegedly went to the pharmacy and screamed about his medication.

Someone in a Chevy Suburban with Washington license plates reportedly a passerby if they wanted to buy their gold, which they thought was weird.

A child reportedly told an officer he let his puppy out to go to the bathroom when it barked and briefly chased a bicyclist until he called it to come back. The bicyclist was adamant the dog charged him and that the officer issue a vicious dog ticket to its owners, warning the officer if it happened again he would basically go tattle about it to “all of the current and past police officers he is friends with and knows personally.” The officer took the educational approach and told the child to keep it on a leash to avoid conflicts, explained the city’s leash laws and left a voicemail with his parents to call back.

A man reportedly said he needed a police escort to the manager’s office at his apartment building and yelled, “Just get them here,” before hanging up. When officers called back he hung up on them.

Two 12-year-old boys allegedly tried to climb on top of a building.

A woman was tired of a man coming out to harass her when she mows her lawn at 5 p.m. and said he would only argue with her rather than come up with a different arrangement.

A small glass pipe was allegedly found lying next to a woman who collapsed in a bathroom stall.

A woman reportedly thought she was being harassed when her boyfriend received messages from someone calling her names and telling him she “needed to mind her own business,” after she commented on one of their Facebook postings advertising a truck for sale.

Two people with shopping carts and sleeping bags were reportedly hanging out at a park and someone thought they shouldn’t be allowed to sleep there.

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