Saturday, December 09, 2023

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 1 year, 10 months ago

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Looking for love, local single only finds fraud

’Tis better to have loved and lost than to have attempted to find love and been scammed, which is what a local single person learned after doing business with a dating website. They contacted the Kalispell Police D…

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Bloodthirsty bar patron threatens to shoot customer

A man sat at a bar reportedly looking for a fight when he began insulting the bartender and calling the patrons around him slurs.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Pranksters flushed out by police

Two teens at a playground allegedly thought it was hilarious to tip over a portable toilet with their friend inside it.

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Person gets a flying start with stolen airline miles

A Philadelphian looking to get out of dodge fraudulently transferred 9,500 American Airlines miles from someone’s account to a new one. Although the ...

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Woman clobbered over cat’s care

An upset parent called the Kalispell Police Department asking for an ambulance to take her 22-year-old daughter to the emergency room after she was reportedly punched in the face by someone over a cat and was bleed…

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
Law roundup: Drivers bake up buffoonery on the road

A white truck was reportedly “spinning cookies.” Other drivers baking up mischief

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Law roundup: Amateur lawyer tries loophole to get impounded car back

An amateur lawyer looking to get his vehicle back from the tow yard contacted the Columbia Falls Police Department to plead his case. The vehicle was towed a few days earlier following a traffic stop, he said.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Law roundup: A prankster got him gouda

Gee whiz, a customer must have thought as he left a store to find his car covered in Cheez Whiz. He phoned in the possible queso criminal mischief to the Kalispell Police Department, but had places to go. Store emp…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Law roundup: Man looking to reconnect with ex meets police instead

Employing his car horn rather than a boombox blasting Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes,” an ex-boyfriend showed up at his former flame’s home looking to speak with her.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Law roundup: Job seeker details bad interview experience

A job seeker’s bad experience en route to an interview at a local business prompted a phone call to the Kalispell Police Department. Officers listened while he described what he considered a rude encounter and gave…

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Law roundup: Tools of the trade might be stolen

A man allegedly received a phone call from someone who said they bought tools from a man at a storage unit facility and noticed that many of the tools, which included a jackknife, belonged to him.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Law Roundup: Officers zap abandoned appliance

A microwave discarded near a house was cause for concern. It had been there all weekend and the caller was worried it might have fentanyl inside of it. Officers disposed of the suspect appliance.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Law roundup: New phone, who dis?

Putting a new phone through its paces, a resident decided to make sure it could contact first responders presumably in the event of an emergency. Dispatchers confirmed that the phone had, indeed, successfully calle…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Law roundup: Hangry man goes ballistic about burrito

A hangry man in a red Jeep was purportedly yelling about a burrito at a drive-thru window and refusing to pull forward.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Law roundup: Newfound cat owner not really into the cat

The unhappy owner of a new cat phoned the Columbia Falls Police Department with concerns the feline was unwell. She told officers she had called several area veterinarians after getting the calico cat from a neighb…