Thursday Apr. 24, 2014
Flathead Valley Police Blotter

6:09 p.m. A man calling from Foothill Road wanted to know where he could fire off his Civil War cannon. Apparently, the last time he shot off his canon he damaged the neighbor's house.

10:02 p.m. Someone called 911 after hearing one loud boom come from the area of Sandy River Lane in Columbia Falls.
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11:11 a.m. A Kalispell resident reported that a local organization's raffle ticket prices are too high and wondered if the pricing was legal. A deputy explained that he would be unable to set raffle ticked prices for the organization and that whatever they decided to charge would be legal.

4:09 p.m. A runaway dog was returned to it's owner after terrorizing chickens on Lone Star Trail.
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1:15 p.m. A woman on Fourth Street West reported that someone with muddy shoes broke in through her balcony and stole $700 in cash.

5:16 p.m. A Kalispell resident reported that someone crawled in through their window and stole a laptop and camera.
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4:40 p.m. A McMannamy Draw resident reported that the neighbor’s pet geese had migrated into her yard and refused to go home. She added that they chase her children and although she chases them off, they inevitably find their way back into her yard.

8:47 p.m. An Olney resident reported that a drunken man was in their backyard yelling and shooting his gun at unknown targets.

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11:27 a.m. A woman on Peaceful Drive complained that neighbor man had been chucking batteries and firecrackers into her yard since Christmas.

1:19 p.m. The owner of a Coram bar reported that a former employee stole the "shake-a-day" and took money from the safe. He claimed she was, at the time of the call, down the street at another bar gambling away the stolen money.
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8:12 a.m. A known chicken killer was seen running down Helena Flats Road with a chicken dangling out of its mouth.

10:19 p.m. A woman walked into a hotel lobby on Main Street and rearranged the furniture.
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7:10 p.m. A resident on Van Sant Road reported that a drunken transient walked through the front door and joined her family at the dinner table.

7:58 p.m. Reportedly, a man in a pickup driving across a muddy field on Eld Park Cove got stuck and required a tow truck. Apparently, he was chasing deer.
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9:58 a.m. Reportedly, dogs were at large on Many Lakes Drive.

3:41 p.m. A Bigfork resident claimed that his neighbor was throwing fireworks at him. He later recanted, stating that the neighbor only lit a firework to scare him off.
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