Police Calls: Stolen bike returned with sorry note
Monday, July 26
7:41 a.m. A vehicle appeared to have been abandoned on Columbia Avenue.
8:42 a.m. Caller was concerned about residents putting out their garbage cans too early on West Lakeshore Drive and being an attractant to bears.
9:09 a.m. Someone who allegedly stole a bike on First Street returned the bike with a note saying “I’m sorry.”
9:18 a.m. Caller on Wisconsin Avenue was concerned about fireworks that occurred over the weekend as part of a wedding.
9:33 a.m. Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Fifth Street.
10:18 a.m. A man was standing on a corner with a sign containing Bible scripture and what appeared to be two gas cans.
12:16 p.m. Caller was upset about people blowing through the stop sign at Woodside Lane and Colorado Avenue.
12:25 p.m. A man was loitering in a store on Central Avenue.
1:31 p.m. Someone lost a red boat cushion possibly in the area of the viaduct.
2:24 p.m. Glass was all over the road on Baker Avenue.
5:26 p.m. A van parked on Spokane Avenue for about 10 days appeared to have someone living out of it.
7:14 p.m. A golfer was apologetic after accidentally dialing 911.
Tuesday, July 27
12:13 p.m. A man in a salmon T-shirt was lurking around on Central Avenue.
2:27 p.m. A driver was cut off by a big black sprinter van on Highway 93.
3:39 p.m. Caller requested extra patrols in the Baker Avenue area noting there are lots of wildlife crossing the street.
6:21 p.m. Driver of a rental car located the car they previously thought had been towed.
Wednesday, July 28
5:38 p.m. Caller was concerned about a driver after a vehicle pulled into a parking lot extremely fast on Baker Avenue.
9:37 p.m. Three men were drinking beer and saying weird things to people walking by at City Beach.
Thursday, July 29
6:37 a.m. Caller was complaining about sprinklers being turned on and getting water in their tent on Highway 93.
7:54 a.m. Construction vehicles were parked in a no parking zone on Oak Street.
8:57 a.m. Caller was upset about dogs barking at passing pedestrians.
10:12 a.m. Caller was upset about a man taking measurements of a house without permission on Edgewood Place.
11:54 a.m. Two women were reportedly shoplifting from a store on Central Avenue.
6:28 p.m. A motorhome was parked on the pedestrian path.
Friday, July 30
6:17 a.m. A van was blocking a trash can on Central Avenue.
2:04 p.m. A dog left in a vehicle on Highway 93 appeared to be in distress.
9:40 p.m. Caller was concerned about the fire danger after seeing people welding on Baker Avenue.
9:54 p.m. No one was injured when a bus backed into a car on Wisconsin Avenue.
10:17 p.m. A boy’s BMX bike and orange life jacket were found on the path near the Whitefish River.
Saturday, July 31
5:29 p.m. A blue and chrome speed boat had been towed back to shore after the boat became disabled in Whitefish Lake.
7:35 p.m. A manhole cover was laying in the middle of the road.
9:24 p.m. A man standing on the roof of the parking garage started running after seeing police officers.
Sunday, Aug. 1
10:03 a.m. An unruly driver was reported on 13th Street.
10:44 a.m. A man covered in a blue blanket was sleeping in a tunnel under Highway 93.
1:44 p.m. A blue GMC Sierra had been parked for three days on Columbia Avenue.
6:01 p.m. A caller reported flooding in the neighbor’s basement while the neighbor was out of town.
7:12 p.m. A power line was down in the middle of Lacy Lane.