Police Calls: Request for deputy to help shovel out vehicle
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.
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.
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.