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 23 hours, 12 minutes ago
Child’s unkempt hair upsets ex-wife

A man reportedly wanted to advise Whitefish Police Department that his ex-wife was angry with his current wife about the condition of their child’s hair, accusing him of child abuse. He thought she might make thi...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Woman ready to pitch in at work

Some people carry briefcases to work, while others carry pitchforks. Flathead County Sheriff’s Office made contact with such a woman who was allegedly carrying a pitchfork on U.S. 2. She told deputies she was on ...

Updated 2 days, 23 hours ago
Lights upset machete-wielding blonde

A man allegedly told Kalispell Police Department that a blonde woman, who was possibly “tweeking on drugs,” showed up in a U-Haul outside an office, knocked on his door, brandished a machete and asked “why the ou...

Updated 3 days, 23 hours ago
Passenger goes postal in parking lot

Kalispell Police Department responded to a report of two aggressive drivers screaming at each other in a post office parking lot.

Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago
Blood drawn over hotel mayhem

A man annoyed with construction noise at a hotel approached the front desk to complain. He reportedly yelled at the employee and then went down the hallway and picked up a hammer, but didn’t hit anything. He then...

Updated 5 days, 23 hours ago
No proof of naughty videos at home

A man told the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office a couple was sneaking into his house and “making pornography videos,” however, he said his mother, who was at the location, didn’t “believe him either.” He apparent...

Updated 6 days, 23 hours ago
Monopoly game ends in fight

An apartment dweller told the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office heard “a lot of noise” from his upstairs neighbors and he said it sounded like “thumps” as though someone was repeatedly hitting the floor. It turned...

Updated 1 week ago
Innovative uses found for pants

The Kalispell Police Department received a report of a young man who was seen putting tools down his pants. In a separate call, someone was suspicious about a customer who had a package fall out of his pants that...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Moving day goes haywire in Somers

Flathead County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a moving truck reportedly smashing into a cable and phone line pole on School Addition Road in Somers, causing it to fall over a neighbor’s lawn.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Woman can’t seem to butt out

A bullheaded woman on U.S. 2 in Hungry Horse purportedly called 911 to get deputies to buy her cigarettes. Dispatchers provided her with the non-emergency phone number, but she supposedly didn’t have a pen to wri...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Pair desperate for sleep and a deep clean

Kalispell Police Department received a report that a man and woman reportedly stole a shampooer, bunk bed and possibly a third item on Hutton Ranch Road.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
She knows who lets the dog out

A Whitefish woman told the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office, “her neighbor lets the dog out and it poops in her yard.” She said this was an ongoing problem.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Her ex has got her goats

Someone called the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office with a “goat issue.” He said his ex-wife’s goats are constantly on his property, and he can’t keep his business doors open because the goats wander inside.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Man falls down, doesn’t get back up

It was clean up on aisle three when a purportedly intoxicated customer attempting to purchase more alcohol fell in a store on U.S. 2 in Kalispell and someone discovered him lying on the floor. The person calling ...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Parking lot party rattles wife

People were purportedly partying all night in a parking lot on U.S. 2 in Kalispell. The person calling in the report to Flathead County Sheriff’s Office said a camper with blacked-out windows and a tent had alleg...