The Blotter: Woman tries to drill her ex, literally
Tuesday, March 17
A man wanted plates run to make sure the trailer he was buying wasn’t stolen.
A woman received unwanted calls from what sounded like a human trafficker.
Neighbors reported reckless drivers on four-wheelers racing down their street.
Suspiciously in one Columbia Falls neighborhood, cars kept driving up to a house where someone would come out and stick a hand through their rolled-down windows before driving off.
Wednesday, March 18
A man reported his ex was using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to refuse his spring break time with their children.
A Columbia Falls resident looked out to find someone had deposited a lost dog in their fenced-in yard. The dog had tags and was returned.
A bearded and dreadlocked man approached someone’s door to ask for bullets. When met with hostility, he ran.
A woman locked her ex-fiance out of the house as she began destroying property. She had a bat and a drill, the latter of which she had reportedly attempted to use on the ex’s genitals.
A resident was wondering if the weeping willow limbs piling up in his yard were his neighbors’ responsibility to clean up given it was their tree.
Thursday, March 19
A Columbia Falls man woke up to an egg splattered on his window, no damage had been done.
A woman believed her ex-son-in-law is growing weed, although he claims he has permission.
A woman’s mailbox was the casualty of an intoxicated driver.
Friday, March 20
The woman who threatened her ex with a drill was being released from custody. The ex was yet to be notified.
A frantic out-of-town father was threatening to take his 10 year old son with asthma away from his mother now that there were reported cases of coronavirus in Flathead County.
A grandmother needed law enforcement assistance to pick her grandchildren up from her ex-daughter-in-law.
Saturday, March 21
A Columbia Falls woman allergic to cats needed police to remove a stray that kept frequenting her porch.
Weapons were stolen near Blankenship.
People on ATVs kept catching enough air to jump a Highway 206 resident’s elevated driveway. The resident was concerned for their safety.
Sunday, March 22
Someone’s 14-year-old daughter was sneaking out of the house with an 18-year-old male.
A father shot a pet dog in the head after it attacked his son. The dog was suspected to have rabies.
A man called to report he thought he might have the coronavirus.
A woman called to add to her report of missing $100 Ray-Bans.
Monday, March 23
A Hungry Horse woman accused her neighbor of hardwiring another camper to her building and stealing electricity.
A man assaulted his estranged wife in a grocery store, telling her if he can’t have her, no one can.
A Hungry Horse man posted a video of himself driving a car on a pedestrian pathway while honking and forcing people out of the way.
Two Columbia Falls girls were throwing glass bottles into an intersection. They returned to clean up the shattered glass.