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Police Calls: Alley shenanigans — human or bear caused

| November 23, 2022 1:00 AM

The police calls section is presented for entertainment purposes only and does not reflect the nature or the volume of the calls received by local law enforcement.

October 28

9:02 a.m. A bike was found in the garage of an abandoned house on Central Avenue.

12:34 p.m. Some road rage ignited on Kalispell Avenue when a man deemed a passing vehicle was driving too fast, so he ran into the street and struck the vehicle. Tempers flared but law enforcement arrived and counseled both parties.

1:27 p.m. A second-hand story of a woman separating something into bags caused suspicion and a call to the police although no other odd behavior was observed and the material going into the bags was not discernable.

2:19 p.m. There was concern for a black Labrador who is tied up all day and most of the night on a short chain on Second Street.

4:42 p.m. Someone stole a case of Redbull from a business on Highway 93.

5:05 p.m. The caller was worried about kids’ shenanigans on Baker Avenue.

8:03 p.m. A young girl smartly left the scene after an unknown male in his mid-30’s asked her if she wanted to make $100.

8:15 p.m. Reportedly, there was a man sitting in the middle of the turn lane on Montana 40 and he was very hard for drivers to see.

12:35 a.m. The chocolate brown, mini-Austrailian shepherd was lost from Colorado Avenue and soon after, was found.

2:17 a.m. There were several complaints about some guests in a room on Third Street who were arguing and making a lot of noise. They were advised to keep it down.

October 29

9:27 a.m. A caller found two cell phones, a baseball cap, a lighter and a pair of sunglasses in his yard and took all the items to the police station.

2:09 p.m. The owner of the apple orchard found some mysterious material on some of the trees. The substance does not appear to be paint and it is unknown if it is bird droppings or something else. No foul play is suspected.

3:58 p.m. A liver and white springer spaniel was found on Pine Place and is looking for her owner.

6:46 p.m. There was another argument between guests at a location on Third Street which required authorities to intervene and tell them to be quiet.

7:18 p.m. Loud music coming from an area on Riverside Avenue may have been coming from a party. The noise makers were advised of the city ordinances.

9:46 p.m. The caller was hearing the voices of two or three people fighting on Wisconsin Avenue. The combatants were unable to be located.

12:31 a.m. A female customer was reportedly physically fighting people at a business on Central Avenue.

October 30

7:08 a.m. Police gave the caller the phone number of the Flathead Pet Emergency when he called asking about how to give CPR to a cat.

8:07 a.m. A woman was too upset to call immediately when she struck a deer on the way home half an hour earlier. She was uninjured, her car sustained front end damage and the deer was killed. She was advised to report the incident on the Montana Highway Patrol website.

12:14 p.m. Someone reported having a purse stolen from the VFW last night.

2:13 p.m. The driver of the black Corvette was revving his engine and swerving across all the lanes on Baker Avenue. Other complainants reported his car had a loud muffler and that he was swerving, potentially intoxicated and speeding.

6:48 p.m. The driver of the Cadillac was forthcoming and admitted to backing up and hitting the Dodge Ram pickup truck. Both parties had valid insurance, registration and driver’s licenses and exchanged information.

10:36 p.m. A woman heard a loud thud in the alley near her house on Baker Avenue and told police she thought shenanigans were happening in the alley. When asked if it might have been a bear, the caller said she was sure it was people but they may have had a pet bear.

2:19 a.m. The neighbor’s dogs had been barking for over three hours and wouldn’t answer the door until law enforcement contacted them, at which time they said they’d bring in the dogs for the night.

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