We’ve all had bad hair days, but one man was so steamed about a recent haircut that he returned to the scene of the coiffure crime and told an employee he was going to burn down the place, according to a report from Kalispell Police Department.
Someone was concerned about a woman with a dog camped out by a building because there was reportedly white powder “all over the place.” The woman allegedly said the powder was because she had worms. The person calling in the report said they tried to help the woman, but she refused any assistance and wanted her moved along because there would be young children at the location.
Someone told police they stopped teen boys from throwing rocks at a transient’s tent in the woods behind College Avenue. The man was advised of park rules, to pack up and move along.
An injured deer became a “neighborhood curiosity” and drew a crowd.
A highly intoxicated man who could barely stand was going to get sobering news from police once he was clearheaded, that he could no longer return to the site of the big-box store where he allegedly had been stealing beer.
Someone was puzzled to see several dead bunnies stacked together on the corner of an intersection that had not been skinned or eaten.
Dispatchers could hear a man and a woman talking about “the truth,” “bimbos and skanks,” and needing a sheriff on an open line before it was disconnected. On a call back, dispatchers learned it was a verbal argument and all parties had settled down.
A woman was confused as to how her phone dialed 911 when she was reportedly in bed sleeping.
A mother reported her daughter’s ex busted in the back door of a property she owned.
A woman driving a cobalt blue Jeep reportedly ran over someone’s foot when they attempted to stop her from driving off with a “huge cart full” of stolen groceries, headed on U.S. 2. The alleged shoplifter was described as a woman in her 50s wearing a brown beanie hat.
A woman claimed a tire on her vehicle that had been slashed and patched — was slashed again. This time, the tire was “significantly more slashed than before.” The woman said she had a stalker and demanded a law enforcement response. Police took photos of the tire and didn’t see indicators of a slashing, but what appeared to be damage caused by someone driving on a flat tire.
A 66-year-old man, who had been drinking, repeatedly called police about being sick and having chest pains but refused medical help. First the man allegedly said he had a beer, which turned into a bottle of tequila.
A woman on Diane Road climbed into a window after she called Columbia Falls Police Department from a neighbor’s phone when she reportedly locked herself out of the house with a 6-month-old in a high-chair inside.
A man on Ninth Street discovered a large machete and a hatchet in a backpack and a jacket behind a garage on his property about a week ago. He told police he believed the items belonged to a transient and moved the gear toward the street in hopes the owner would pick it up, but they didn’t.
Things were a bit tumultuous on Rocky Lane when a woman claimed her allegedly intoxicated father had gone crazy and was kicking down a door. Dispatchers could hear children crying and screaming in the background and a man yelling before the line disconnected. Parties were separated.
Someone complained a party was “getting pretty loud,” and wanted it quieted down.
Tires were reportedly found slashed on four or five vehicles on Bethany Street.
An employee who was ready to close a laundromat for the day called police because three children were there allegedly unsupervised. Eventually, the children’s nanny showed up and left with the children.
A man found “pallets with construction lights and red hoses,” behind his storage shed and believed they were left there during the night when his dogs were barking and growling.
A man sporting a green beanie didn’t know when to lay off when he reportedly kept returning to a bar on Nucleus Avenue to antagonize another man. One of the men was reported as “mildly injured.”