Police officer serves chicken ordinance

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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a two-vehicle collision with reported rollover and entrapment involving a semi-truck hauling a flatbed trailer along Montana Highway 35 near the intersection with McCaffery Road north of Bigfork on Friday afternoon. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

Someone called the Kalispell Police Department with “questions on the rules on having chickens and a rooster.” The caller’s chicken-owning neighbors had recently purchased a rooster to add to their brood, so a police officer left a copy of the city’s chicken ordinance on the caller’s front door.

Someone brought her son to the Kalispell Police Department because he had never seen a police officer before. It turned out that she also came to pay a ticket.

Someone suspected that a liquor store patron had stolen something, possibly because he was wearing a backpack.

Someone called the police for advice on how to deal with his upstairs neighbor who allegedly abuses drugs. He decided he would call the police the next time he is aware of his neighbor’s illicit activity and try to get the landlord to evict him.

A male driver was told to remove a “fictitious” license plate from a vehicle.

A man that a Kalispell woman had known for three days told her he wanted to get married, so she was informed to block his number.

A man sleeping on cardboard behind a business was asked twice to leave the location.

Someone else in search of cardboard boxes was told to come back during the daytime.

A woman was worried that a reckless driver of a four-wheeler would hit her cat.

Someone looking for moving boxes was told to come back during the daytime.

A suspicious-looking man possibly shattered a window.

A man in a store was talking to bagels.

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