By Christie Burns, 1-25-13
10:59 a.m. A female shoplifter tried to fight her way out of an Evergreen business after she was caught trying to steal a purse. The employees locked her in and waited for deputies to arrive.
12:03 p.m. Three horses and a cow were standing on Schrade Road.
12:56 p.m. A resident on Aero Lane in Bigfork found a note in his shop from someone apologizing for borrowing some food and water.
1:04 p.m. A man on Helena Flats Road reported that two men in a big maroon truck were driving through his back yard. When he confronted them they claimed to be looking for a deer mount in a garage. This didn’t make any sense to the resident.
2:16 p.m. Someone on Mark Lane claimed that a middle-aged man with an oversized mustache was following him in a white van.
3:23 p.m. A Kalispell man reported that his daughter took his vehicle that morning and left it out on the highway.
4:03 p.m. Someone in Whitefish spotted a loose chocolate Lab.
4:42 p.m. Someone in Kalispell called in to warn law enforcement that a couple she knows were en route to shoplift from an Evergreen store.
5:02 p.m. Reportedly, the driver of a semi-truck who was blocking traffic on Concord Lane told other drivers who were made to wait to “suck it up.”
6:03 p.m. An intoxicated man claimed that two men wearing the same clothes tried to rob him while he was walking home from a restaurant on Highway 35 in Kalispell. He was unable to provide much detail or answer many questions.
6:13 p.m. Someone saw two suspicious elderly women with flashlights in their mouths “tearing up” a vehicle on Aluminum Drive in Columbia Falls. Further investigation revealed that they were looking for something in their vehicle.
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