Police calls: Fireworks sounding like war
Thursday, July 2
7:52 a.m. The caller reported repeated sightings of people camping off Wisconsin Avenue.
8:17 a.m. A man made threats to the caller after a parking dispute arose.
12:24 p.m. A dangerous hole was left behind in a sidewalk after a tree was removed near Spokane Avenue.
2:28 p.m. The caller was worried the speeding cars on Armory Road could injure kids.
Friday, July 3
9:17 a.m. Cows were “all over the road” after a break occurred in a fence near Seventh Street.
1:57 p.m. A chocolate lab named Mandy was on the loose.
8:07 p.m. A dead end sign had been knocked down on Lakeshore Drive.
10:09 p.m. Someone was shooting off fireworks near Skyles Place.
Saturday, July 4
12:25 a.m. Three men were being aggressive and trying to start fights on Spokane Avenue.
4:07 p.m. The caller wa upset people nearby were setting off homemade fireworks that sounded like bombs.
6:29 p.m. A Baker Avenue resident said her neighborhood felt like a “war zone” because off all the fireworks, which she described as big “kapows.”
8:45 p.m. A man fell through a glass window.
Sunday, July 5
9:31 a.m. A purse was found in downtown Whitefish.
10:38 a.m. A caller reported burning her hand after a man handed her a lit firework at a party the previous day.
10:46 a.m. A transient was harrassing people on Baker Avenue.
10:22 p.m. The people shooting off fireworks on Denver Street got “very violent verbally” after being confronted by the caller.
Monday, July 6
7:17 a.m. The Skyles Place caller was frustrated with the “earth shattering” construction noises happening across the street.
6:02 p.m. The caller believed the nearby fireworks were coming from beneath the viaduct.
6:39 p.m. The woman protesting at the court house had a lewd sign involving the President, the flag and defecation.
Tuesday, July 7
6:23 a.m. A small sheep dog was found along Highway 93.
10:13 a.m. A caller had questions about the city’s mask mandate.
5:52 p.m. The caller spotted someone drinking Bud Light while they were driving.
Wednesday, July 8
8:43 a.m. A woman drove onto the sidewalk and took out picnic tables and a stop sign on First Street.
10:58 a.m. The caller had video footage of an overnight theft at her business.
4:56 p.m. A caller was worried some Second Street gas pumps had been tampered with.
7:04 p.m. Someone left a blue backpack along a footbridge.
7:16 p.m. A man and woman were spotted loading materials into their vehicle at a construction site.
Thursday, July 9
5:35 a.m. A Highway 93 business employee apparently angered a customer by talking louder through his mask.
8:08 a.m. A bag and its contents were “strewn about” on Wisconsin Avenue.
9:05 a.m. A bag had been stolen from a vehicle overnight on Colorado Avenue.
9:36 a.m. Some cash and a pair of paddle boards were stolen from the caller’s Cedar Street property.
11:36 a.m. A wedding ring was lost on the river.
1:13 p.m. A man in a kayak tried to fight the caller.
2:47 p.m. A dog “barreled over” the caller while she was golfing, though she believed the dog was nonaggressive and just excited to chase the golf ball.
Friday, July 10
8:22 a.m. The caller got into an argument with the man living in her garage on Kalispell Avenue.
8:24 p.m. The caller was worried about the elderly woman that wandered her neighborhood.
8:54 p.m. A Lakeshore Drive caller reported both noisy, partying neighbors as well as one of those neighbors exposing himself to some minors.
10:05 p.m. The caller was requesting officers come to her home to prove she’d been drinking with a breathalyzer.
10:41 p.m. A Ramsey Avenue caller’s neighbors were lighting off fireworks.