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Law roundup: Business washes its hands of ruckus

by Daily Inter Lake
| January 9, 2023 12:00 AM

Two people, possibly a man and a woman, were purportedly “causing a ruckus,” at a self-service car wash. An employee told the Kalispell Police Department one of the individuals was under a broken-down vehicle in one of the bays and belongings were scattered around another area of the business, impeding an employee’s work. The couple had already been told to get going. Police informed them they were no longer welcome at the business and the vehicle was pushed out of the bay.

A woman was reportedly selling vapes, nicotine, “dabs” and cigarettes to minors from a house where many cars and high schoolers were seen coming and going from. Other people in the neighborhood claimed she was also selling drugs.

Fresh groceries were allegedly found inside a stall at the fairgrounds.

A school district employee asked if an officer could provide traffic control by a school bus pulled over on the side of the road with a flat tire until a tow arrived because people allegedly thought they had to stop behind the bus. Eventually, people got the idea they didn’t have to stop.

A bank reportedly caught a fraudulent check in the amount of $14,500 that was made out to a woman who tried to cash it.

A woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, claimed a group of men were standing on a park corner, passing around alcohol and an older man was walking into traffic. An officer went to the park and did not observe any illegal activity.

After allegedly being kicked off a property, a man hung out in the parking lot yelling at his bike and someone asked officers to move him along because they didn’t feel safe with him there. An officer reminded the man he couldn’t be on the property.

An officer responded to a tenant’s noise complaint about their landlord who lived upstairs and was allegedly dropping things, which kept them awake, and threatening them.

Standard permanent county license plates were reportedly stolen from a Jeep at a dealership, which perplexed someone filing the report with the police.

A welfare check and medics were requested for a woman who allegedly fell four times. She made it safely to the emergency room.

A woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, reported that a car, which was surrounded by a snow berm, had been parked in front of her house for five days.

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