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Law Roundup

The Daily Inter Lake's Law Roundup provides daily updates on crime and public disturbance news happening around town. Browse the latest stories below.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Updated 1 day, 1 hour ago
Law roundup: Police try tracking pranksters

A Columbia Falls Police Department officer hot on the tracks of a tip that youths were playing “ding, dong, ditch” in the area stopped to speak with five boys playing in the snow in the street.

Updated 3 days, 1 hour ago
Law Roundup: Owner of unruly dog accused of targeting cats

Officers with the Columbia Falls Police Department were called to an area home for a report of a dog potentially blocking traffic.

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
Law roundup: One-eyed man looks to quench thirst

An older man with one eye allegedly went into a casino wanting to buy alcohol for $2. He pointed his phone at an employee, saying he was shooting her with it, after she told him she couldn’t sell him anything for...

Updated 5 days, 1 hour ago
Law roundup: A killer or a Bob Marley fan?

Someone was probably left speechless after an “extremely cracked out” man allegedly came up to them in a parking lot and said he just killed a sheriff.

Updated 6 days, 1 hour ago
Law roundup: Doll display goes over woman’s head

A woman allegedly thought the residents of two houses across from each other were out their heads and involved in a satanic ritual when she complained they had doll heads impaled on fence posts.

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
Law roundup: Woman thinks ex is in upholstery

Kalispell Police Department officers checked a woman’s vehicle because she was allegedly convinced her ex was in the upholstery.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Law roundup: Owner lets dog run free, ignores complaint

A dog owner was frustrated and upset when a Kalispell Police Department officer showed up regarding a complaint her dog was running around a man’s property and growling at him. She reportedly told officers she wa...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Law roundup: Nice bicycles stored on private land arouse suspicions

Officers with the Kalispell Police Department were tasked with investigating “sketchy activity” in a neighborhood, possibly the result of homeless people “doing things.”

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Law roundup: Woman takes officer’s instruction too far

A <strong>Kalispell Police Department</strong> officer on a traffic stop told a woman driving a black Honda with no license plates to pull forward a little bit to get out of the middle of the road and she reporte...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Law roundup: Is it wild or domestic?

Someone wanted the Kalispell Police Department to check out what they thought was a bobcat kitten hissing at people from its perch in a tree on the side of a building.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Law roundup: Mobile home a complete loss after fire

A mobile home on Hockaday Lane in Lakeside was destroyed in a fire Sunday night.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Law roundup: Woman trapped in car wash, freed

A woman was reportedly stuck in an automatic car wash for about 20 minutes when she called the Kalispell Police Department. She told officers she tried calling a phone number provided in the car wash but only got...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Law roundup: Adult goes the distance in infant care

A cautious caretaker called the Kalispell Police Department wanting to know if there was a law regarding how far away she could be from an infant inside her home while she took her dog out to go potty.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Law roundup: Officers advised to use stealth to catch noisy neighbors

A resident with apparently quite the history of dealing with his apartment-dwelling neighbors’ rowdy nightlife phoned the Columbia Falls Police Department to let them know that the party-hearty crowd was “back at...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Law roundup: Man shoots himself in the knee

A 26-year-old was putting a 10 mm 1911 pistol in his backpack when it went off and hit him in the knee.