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Police Calls: Request for deputy to help shovel out vehicle

| January 11, 2023 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.

Jan. 4

10:51 a.m. The driver who slid off Denver Street and into a ditch was not blocking the road and managed to stay warm while she waited for a tow.

1:51 p.m. Vehicles on Eighth Street were stickered for storage and alternate side parking.

2:12 p.m. The property manager is trying to get to the bottom of the Chevy van that has been parked at the location on Lupfer Avenue for over two months.

2:31 p.m. Law enforcement helped a motorist who was stuck to get out of an ice rut on Baker Avenue.

3:57 p.m. A pick up with a camper reportedly parks on Racquet Court each night and leaves each morning.

7:18 p.m. No one was injured when a driver hit a neighbor’s parked car on Meadowlark Lane.

7:25 p.m. A woman called dispatch to say that she was having a bad day and didn’t think her phone was working. Although dispatch advised her that, since she had called them, her phone appeared to be working, she still requested a call back.

Jan. 5

9:06 a.m. Law enforcement spoke with a driver about a Montana law that says drivers must pull over to the right when yielding to emergency vehicles.

1:18 p.m. A food bank volunteer received a ticket for parking in a no parking zone and the caller wanted to know how to help the ticket receiver. They were advised to contact the Whitefish court.

2:41 p.m. The request was for extra patrols during the night after the caller who is doing construction on Karrow Avenue reported that someone had thrown some eggs at the machine overnight.

5:38 p.m. A puppy was picked up on Haugen Heights, was turned in to the Whitefish Police Department and was sent to the Flathead County Animal Shelter. The pup was a blue heeler and bloodhound cross without a collar.

5:47 p.m. Someone reported losing a green wallet somewhere in Whitefish.

6:30 p.m. The driver on Depot Street was plowed in and called to see if a deputy would come shovel her vehicle out of the snow. She was advised that deputies generally don’t do that and perhaps she could call a tow truck.

7:14 p.m. A caller reported that the driver of a silver SUV with a ski rack atop was intoxicated, had slipped a few times and was swaying while standing, before getting into his vehicle.

12:32 a.m. A drunk female was trying to leave the parking lot of a business on Highway 93. She was offered multiple safe rides home but she refused them all.

2:05 a.m. When an alarm was sounded on Spokane Avenue, the owner stated that his cat set it off.

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