Tuesday, December 07, 2021

The Blotter: RV stealing electricity?

| November 17, 2021 7:20 AM

Nov. 9

A property owner complained that his renter has friends over that are too loud and he is suspicious of the tenant selling drugs; the officers could not press charges. Report of a suspicious person peeking into the Health Food Store, did not look like he wanted any health food. Report of a black sedan seen driving recklessly. A deer was hit near the Veterans Home.

Nov. 10

A dog was left in a red Subaru overnight, party claimed that this had happened before. Report of two suspicious males in a gray sedan driving around Nucleus Ave using foul language. Party reported to officers that they looked like they were “gangsta from the city.” A dead deer was removed from Meadow Lake Boulevard. Fire units responded to an alarm call on 9th St, no fire was reported.


One chocolate and one black lab reported missing. A man reported a bag with all of his hunting equipment was missing, and was last seen in his truck when leaving Super One. A female, 40-50 years old, reported sleeping in her car. Report of harassment at Smiths Grocery, male reportedly said “I am a man of God and prepared to die,” attempted to get into a fight with the reporting party. Someone possibly had a stroke. Suspicious kids with flashlights were seen on a roof on 9th St. Officers could not find suspects, but did see a ladder on the back of the building. Two separate suicide threats reported.

Nov. 12

Reports of stolen electronics from an RV on 3rd Ave. A vehicle was damaged on Nucleus Ave. Report of someone throwing eggs at cars on Nucleus Ave near Gunsight Saloon. A girl was accused of smashing the windows of Smiths grocery on Nucleus Ave.

Nov. 13

Report of someone stealing electricity with their RV on 7th St. A family was accused of animal cruelty and posting videos online of the act, reporting party claimed they were being threatened. Report of a broken plastic lawn chair on 1st St, a hazard to traffic. Police received a call about a suicide concern.

Nov. 14

Report of a child that tried running away from home, concerned for the child’s safety. Alarm reported at Badrock Tattoo. Another report of a runaway girl, has been missing since Thursday morning, possibly staying at a friend’s house. Noise Complaint on Darlene Road, officer told party that Columbia Falls does not have a noise ordinance. Suspicious activity reported on 2nd Ave, a male was walking around with a gas canister.