Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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 2 years, 5 months ago

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Kalispell man surrenders following SWAT response

Updated 3 weeks ago
Law roundup: For one man, it’s never like riding a bike

A 6-foot-tall man attempting to ride a bicycle through the area might want to look into a less exasperating form of exercise when he reportedly kept crashing and yelling “die” and “other curse words," according to …

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Law roundup: Shoplifter allays fear with knife

Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a man allegedly “popped open” a knife when employees tried to stop him from shoplifting in the parking lot and said, “Don’t worry, I have a knife.”

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Law roundup: Woman reported for jogging dangerously

Someone called the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office to report a woman for purportedly “jogging dangerously” on the shoulder of the road, just beyond the white line, in Kalispell.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Law roundup: Caller claims Spanish speaking men discussed crimes

Officers later determined that the men were just doing laundry.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Law roundup: Drunk woman pulls into driveway trying to avoid DUI

A drunk driver allegedly pulled into a stranger’s driveway, telling the resident who came outside asking her what she was doing that she was trying to avoid being pulled over by a Columbia Falls Police Department c…

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Law roundup: ‘Man’ taken for a burglar in prank

A woman reportedly saw a man wearing a baseball cap under the covers in her bed and fled in a panic.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Law roundup: Fraudster poses as police in scam calls seeking donations

A scammer reportedly called a woman posing as a Kalispell Police Department officer asking for donations and her ATM information, which she unfortunately provided to give $20. She went to the police department to m…

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Law roundup: Horror game reaction startles neighbors

Someone standing outside an apartment building reportedly heard a person yelling, “Help me,” and a neighbor said the screams were coming from upstairs.

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: Driver taunts, threatens to wreck vehicles

Someone allegedly tried to crash into a woman’s vehicle, taunting them by pointing, laughing and dancing, threatening to “wreck them both,” if she didn’t pull over.

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there

A man out for a walk feared for his little dog's safety when a black Dobermann-type dog came charging out of a house and allegedly tried to attack them.

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: 5-year-old injured from dog bite

A neighbor’s pit bull reportedly bit a 5-year-old’s stomach, leaving a bleeding wound about the size of a baseball.

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: Man jumps out window to avoid cops

A man reportedly thought he had no other recourse than to jump out of a window when Kalispell Police Department knocked on the door of an apartment where someone complained about a man and woman yelling at each oth…

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: Man says fraudulent check was 'from a friend'

A bank customer was reportedly either scammed or was participating in a scam, when he opened an individual retirement account and deposited a check from his 401K account, later changing his story that it was from “…

Updated 1 month ago
Law roundup: Sheep find greener pastures in other yard

Five sheep spent a morning grazing in someone’s yard in Columbia Falls who didn’t know where they belonged.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Law roundup: No sanctuary for ‘transients’

Finding three strangers in the door area of the main sanctuary of their church, a pastor asked officers with the Kalispell Police Department to give them the bum’s rush.