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Law roundup: Neighbor gets front-row seat to man vs. landlord

by Daily Inter Lake
| May 10, 2023 12:00 AM

Someone called the Kalispell Police Department to report their neighbor who was allegedly throwing stuff in the road,but not before the landlord pulled up in a white van to intervene and the two got into a tussle. The landlord allegedly tried to restrain the defiant man, who was holding a broom that he eventually dropped.

A man allegedly sat outside a business bothering customers and employees, asking them to purchase bananas from him.

Debris, including pieces of wood and possibly nails, reportedly flew off a 10- to 12-foot-long trailer covered by a gray-green-colored tarp that was flapping in the wind. The driver calling in the report thought they had flat tires but hadn’t pulled over to look.

An out-of-state resident who owned a home in the area reportedly received calls about his house being for sale when it wasn’t.

Someone called 911 to complain about a man camped out on a sidewalk.

A drunk and belligerent man reportedly hit an employee. While staff didn’t want to press assault charges, they wanted him removed from the property.

A small stray blue heeler was found wandering an area and it allegedly wasn’t the first time.

Camera footage reportedly recorded someone kicking in a fence over the weekend.

A woman was warned about having excessive property in the park.

A man reportedly threw a drink at a woman and threatened her.

Someone was allegedly fed up with hearing a vehicle spinning doughnuts off and on for about an hour in Kalispell and complained to the Flathead County Sheriff's Office.

A Whitefish resident with a turkey tag reportedly spoke with wildlife officials about shooting a turkey near his house but wanted to make sure it was OK with deputies.

A Kalispell man reportedly went to a neighbor’s house asking for help after sustaining bad puncture wounds from a dog bite. A tourniquet was used and the neighbor called deputies.

Doors to an electrical box were allegedly open and a bunch of wires were coming out in Bigfork.

A Whitefish landlord allegedly kept going to a tenant’s door, yelling and jiggling the handle, and they said they were told to call law enforcement for ongoing issues.

A big stray black dog had reportedly been loose around Kalispell and West Valley for more than a week.