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| November 30, 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 31

8:19 a.m. A small, gray Honda has been parked on Kalispell Avenue for so long that you can see where the street sweeper has gone around it. Reportedly, another vehicle, a gray Dodge has not moved in a month.

9:51 a.m. A male was just sitting in his car, looking around near the baseball fields on Seventh Street.

10:46 a.m. An old ambulance that has been converted to have some kind of living quarters inside was parked near the hospital.

7:56 p.m. Reportedly, there was a drunk dad yelling at his kids and wife on Seventh Street.

12:40 a.m. A “clearly intoxicated” man fell at least three times as he walked around, aimlessly.

1:00 a.m. A concerned caller wanted law enforcement to make sure the male sleeping on a bench in the rain was ok.

November 1

9:38 a.m. Someone lost their keys in Whitefish last night.

10:06 a.m. Extra patrols were requested on Highway 93 because people were speeding on their way out of town.

4:21 p.m. The caller was not happy about a female protesting on Baker Avenue and using the word clitoris.

4:33 p.m. He says the neighbor is putting rocks on his property without permission and wants law enforcement to make the neighbor stop.

10:16 p.m. There were no injuries when a car struck a light pole on Washington Avenue.

November 2

8:57 a.m. The pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle on Second Street was uninjured.

10:44 a.m. Two drivers involved in an accident that caused minor damage have exchanged information.

1:57 p.m. Heavy snow on leafy branches caused a tree to fall on a male on Baker Avenue.

2:22 p.m. Trees that appeared as though they were about to fall were reported because they were partially impeding traffic on Pine Avenue and on Park Avenue.

2:41 p.m. A tree on East Seventh Street was touching the power lines but had not snapped yet.

3:19 p.m. Someone reported losing their brown wallet on Baker Avenue.

3:20 p.m. A tree on Park Avenue was on fire and the caller was keeping an eye on it until Flathead Electric Cooperative arrived.

3:50 p.m. A neighbor on Iowa Avenue is tired of the RV across the street that has been parked there at least three nights.

4:24 p.m. The female with slurred speech and a small, black SUV was apparently too intoxicated to pump her gas on Wisconsin Avenue.

5:56 p.m. The citizen who found a dog and turned it in to the police department thinks a vehicle dumped the dog.

10:42 p.m. The caller thought a chainsaw would be necessary to remove a tree that was down on Good Avenue.

November 3

2:03 p.m. A woman stole two skirts from a business on Central Avenue. She was recognized by staff as a known shoplifter yet she was able to use a dressing room, emerge with an item and proceed to the cashier. She then claimed to have left her wallet in her car and said she’d return but she did not.

2:37 p.m. A black and white dog was reported missing from Edgewood Place and soon after, the owner called to report the dog was found.

3:00 p.m. A large, wooden planter was taken off a front porch on Central Avenue and the caller documented footprints in the snow.

7:52 p.m. A 15-year-old youth was “not doing anything wrong.”

3:32 a.m. Two long-haired males, who seemed to have been drinking, were making a scene at a location on Highway 93. They were in the hallways, banging on doors and cussing.

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