Homer Police

June 29

A caller at 11:56 a.m. reported a shoplifter at a Sterling Highway store.

A caller at 12:39 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Sterling Highway campground and asked for additional patrols.

A caller at 1:03 p.m. reported a theft from a Spit yard.

A woman at 4:30 p.m. reported cash was stolen from her purse at a Lake Street address.

A 22-year-old man at 6:30 p.m. turned himself in on a warrant at the Homer Jail.

A person at 9:22 p.m. made a 911 call that people removed a couch from in front of a Pioneer Avenue business. Police contacted the suspects and the couch was returned.

June 30

A man at 1:41 a.m. came by the police station and reported his friend had been assaulted and was unconscious at a Greatland Street address. Police and medics responded and took a man to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 7:30 a.m. reported an attempted burglary at a Lake Street address.

A person at 4:51 p.m. made a 911 call reporting an aggressive and drunk man making threats at a Lake Street address. Police responded.

A caller at 5:14 p.m. reported a woman rode her bicycle in the middle of the Spit Road. Police responded and found the woman was off the road and OK.

A caller at 6:23 p.m. reported a person riding an ATV and causing dust and noise on the Sterling Highway. Police responded.

A caller at 9:37 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on East End Road. Police could not locate the driver.

A caller at 11:38 p.m. reported a verbal disturbance at a Lake Street address. Police responded and provided a man with courtesy transportation.

July 1

A caller at 6:24 a.m. reported a broken window at a Fish Dock Road business.

Police at 3:32 p.m. stood by for a writ of assistance issued at a Shannon Lane address.

Police at 4:11 p.m. served a search warrant on a vehicle at the police station.

A caller at 8:20 p.m. reported an injured or sick sea otter on the Spit. Police notified the Alaska SeaLife Center.

A person at 10:44 p.m. reported a drunk pedestrian on Lake Street.

A person at 9:31 p.m. made a REDDI complaint of a driver on the Spit. Police contacted the suspect but did not find impairment.

A caller at 11:42 p.m. complained of loud noises from the Karen Hornaday Park playground. Police responded and contacted the parent of the subjects.

July 2

A caller at 2 a.m. reported hearing loud noises, people skateboarding and possibly breaking glass at a Pioneer Avenue business. Police contacted several juveniles and issued a summons for minor consuming alcohol. 

Police at 3:31 a.m. did a security check of public restrooms on West Pioneer Avenue and arrested a 30-year-old man for trespassing.

A caller at 11:38 a.m. reported a loose horse near the road at Alder Lane and East End Road. Police notified the animal control officer. The owner secured the horse.

A man at 12:21 p.m. reported a theft at the library.

A caller at 1:35 p.m. reported a theft from a Sterling Highway business.

Several callers at 1:40 p.m. reported a loose horse near Slavin Drive and East End Road.

A man at 2:25 p.m. made a 911 call of an open fire on Glacier View Court. Police responded and found a campfire meeting regulations.

A caller at 3:06 p.m. reported a person made suicidal threats. Police responded.

A caller at 3:22 p.m. reported drivers in two cars driving aggressively.

A caller at 4:29 p.m. reported a theft from a Lake Street address.

A police officer at 5:37 p.m. reported a car crash with injuries on the Sterling Highway near Lake Street.

A person at 7:26 p.m. reported dead birds on the Spit near Freight Dock Road.

A caller at 10:11 p.m. reported a person camping illegally on private property on the Sterling Highway. Police could not find the campers.

July 3

A caller at 12:01 a.m. did a security check of the area near Mile 169.5 Sterling Highway and provided a person who was camping with more suitable areas to camp.

A caller at 12:39 a.m. reported a man accused him of being mean to his dog at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded but could not find the caller.

A caller at 9 a.m. reported people camping illegally at Bishop’s Beach. Police responded and found the campers had left.

A caller at 9:02 a.m. made a REDDI complaint of a possibly drunk driver on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 11:48 a.m. reported a drunk man might be leaving a Pioneer Avenue address. Police contacted the man and advised him not to drive until sober.

A woman at 1:35 p.m. reported someone broke out the window of her car parked on the Spit.

A caller at 2:38 p.m. reported a man driving with an open alcoholic beverage container on Kachemak Way.

A police officer at 2:55 p.m. saw a man go into a liquor store on the Spit. The officer knew the man and knew he was not allowed to purchase alcohol. Police issued the man a warning.

A caller at 3:24 p.m. made a REDDI complaint of a driver on East End Road. Police found the suspect car parked.

Police at 6:51 p.m. issued a summons to a 52-year-old man for violating a driving restriction.

A caller at 7:36 p.m. reported several people riding ATVs in a restricted area on Bishop’s Beach. Police advised the people where it is legal to ride.

Police at 10:11 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 53-year-old man driving on the Spit and arrested him for driving while license revoked and not having insurance.

Police at 10:12 p.m. contacted a drunk man passed out in a public restroom on the Spit. The man was able to care for himself and agreed to move along.

A man at 11:17 p.m. reported his landlord evicted him from an Ocean Drive address and wanted officers to respond.

July 4

A person at 12:43 a.m. made a 911 call of a bat in a building on Pioneer Avenue. The caller was advised of options.

A woman at 12:43 a.m. reported a man handled her in an aggressive manner at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police issued the woman a 30-day trespass notice.

Police at 2:42 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 26-year-old man driving on E Street near Ocean Drive Loop and arrested the man for DUI.

A woman at 4:09 a.m. flagged down an officer to report a man who had not returned from fishing. Police found the man a short time later.

A caller at 5:21 a.m. reported an alarm going off in his motor home parked at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded to do a welfare check on the man and advised him of his options.

A caller at 5:28 a.m. reported a domestic disturbance on the Spit. Police couldn’t find any signs of a disturbance.

A man at 1:45 p.m. reported a hit-and-run accident on the Spit.

A caller at 2:30 p.m. reported someone trespassed on his Sterling Highway property and asked for extra patrols.

A caller at 3:23 p.m. reported a shoplifter in custody at a Greatland Street store.

A person at 3:56 p.m. made a 911 call that she had been involved in a car crash with no injuries on Lake Street. Police responded.

A woman at 3:56 p.m. reported she lost her purse.

A man at 6:05 p.m. presented found property at the station.

A person at 6:41 p.m. reported a woman riding her bicycle in the lane of travel on the Spit and causing a hazard. Police responded and advised the woman to use the bike path.

A caller at 6:57 p.m. reported a drunk man made threats and harassed people on Fish Dock Road. Police responded and arrested a 44-year-old man for harassment.

A caller at 10:15 p.m. reported illegal camping on Bishop’s Beach. Police responded and found the people were not camping.

July 5

A caller at 12:35 a.m. reported there was a strange man at a tent on the Spit who had been asked to leave and refused to do so. Police responded and told the man not to return to that tent again.

A caller at 2:56 a.m. reported some pallets were on fire on the Spit at Fish Dock Road. Police and firefighters responded.

A caller at 12:23 p.m. reported children driving ATVs on the Spit Road. Police responded but could not find the children.

A person at 12:46 p.m. made a 911 call of an altercation with a man on the Spit. Police responded and arrested a 62-year-old man for fourth-degree assault.

A caller at 12:52 p.m. reported children playing in culverts on Main Street.

A caller at 4:21 p.m. made a 911 call of a domestic dispute at an Ocean Drive parking lot. Police responded and arrested a 23-year-old man for DUI.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on an elderly woman standing by the side of the Spit Road near Kachemak Drive. Police contacted the woman and found she was OK.

A person at 8:01 p.m. made a 911 call that neighboring campers threatened him and his family on the Spit. Police responded.

A person at 9:37 p.m. made a 911 call that a person might be driving with a revoked license on the Spit.

A caller at 10 p.m. reported excessive noise from ATVs at a Sterling Highway address

More in Community

Clarke (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Pet of the Week: Clarke

Clarke is a sweet 4-year-old girl who would make a great companion!… Continue reading

Two paintings in in Dr. Sami Ali's exhibit, "The Mind of a Healthcare Worker During the COVID-19 Pandemic," showing in January 2022 at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
ER doctor’s paintings follow passage of pandemic

Dr. Sami Ali made 2019 resolution to paint every day — and then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

Ice surrounds the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the Pioneer Dock on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Homer, Alaska. The buoy tender is known as "The Bull of the North." (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer’s Best Bets

Decades ago when the Betster started building the family cabin one chilly… Continue reading

Town Crier teaser.
Town Crier

The Homer Legislative Information Office at 270 W Pioneer, is now open… Continue reading

Almond flour adds a nuttiness to this carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
A ‘perfect day’ cake

Carrot cake and cream cheese frosting make for a truly delicious day off

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting… Continue reading

Traditional ingredients like kimchi, ramen and tofu are mixed with American comfort food Spam in this hearty Korean stew. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
On the strawberry patch: Warm up with army base stew

American soldiers introduced local cooks to some American staple ingredients of the time: Spam and hotdogs.

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Most Read