Homer Police

June 8

A caller at 9:12 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man at a Main Street address. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 12:25 p.m. reported a bear climbing a two-story deck and getting into trash at a West Hill address. Police responded and also advised the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

A caller at 4:44 p.m. reported an older woman walking in the road on Ocean Drive and asked police to do a welfare check. Police responded and advised the woman to take precautions.

A person at 5:33 p.m. made a 911 call that a man needed transportation to South Peninsula Hospital from an East End Road address.

Police at 5:45 p.m. contacted a man on East End Road and spoke with him about driving while license revoked.

A person at 7:39 p.m. made a 911 call that a man might be having a heart attack on Freight Dock Road on the Spit. Police and EMTs responded.

A person at 7:43 p.m. made a 911 call of a possible break-in at an empty house on Spruce Lane. Police responded.

A caller at 10:57 p.m. reported that a woman at a Sterling Highway address told people she had been abandoned and asked police to do a welfare check on the woman. Police responded but could not find the woman.

June 9

A caller at 2:05 a.m. reported a drunk man on the Spit who appeared to be forcing his way into a business. Police responded but could not find the man.

A caller at 1:23 p.m. reported a driver speeding and running a stop sign on Bartlett Street. Police responded.

Police at 7:20 p.m. contacted a driver near the Sterling Highway and Lake Street and issued a warning for failure to make a complete stop before turning right at a traffic light.

June 10

A woman at 12:28 a.m. reported missing jewelry.

A man at 12:01 a.m. reported a disturbance at his East End Road home. Police responded and provided transportation for a woman to her home.

A caller at 1:43 a.m. reported a disturbance on the Spit. Police responded and contacted a man who said he had been assaulted by two other men but did not wish to press charges.

A man at 2:10 a.m. reported a disturbance at a Klondike Avenue residence. Police responded and issued a disorderly conduct warning to a person.

A woman at 5:16 a.m. asked for patrol of the area around her Klondike Avenue home because of suspicious noises and activity. Police responded and saw a gathering of crows. The woman said she might have thrown a bunch of bread on the roof and this would have attracted birds.

A person at 1:40 p.m. asked for information regarding crosswalks.

A person at 1:53 p.m. made a 911 call of a vessel in distress. Police notified the harbormaster, the U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers.

A caller at 2:02 p.m. reported camping in an unauthorized area on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 2:47 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a family member at an Early Spring Street address. Police responded and found all was OK.

A person at 3:27 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver swerving and not staying in the lane. Police contacted the driver and found the person was distracted by cell phone use and not impaired.

A caller at 3:49 p.m. reported a person driving on the beach berm on the Spit. Police responded but the car was gone on arrival.

A man at 4:50 p.m. reported a stolen motorcycle.

Several callers at 4:54 p.m. reported a car parked on the trail at Danview Avenue and Calhoun Court.

A caller at 5:07 p.m. reported an 18-year-old man acted suspiciously at a Spit business.

A person at 6:32 p.m. made a 911 call that a man rode a skateboard in the middle of the road on East Hill Road and slowed traffic. Police responded and contacted the suspect.

A caller at 4:48 p.m. reported a possible theft from several months ago.

A caller at 11:01 p.m. reported that while towing his boat he hit a powerline on Kachemak Drive. Police secured the area while Homer Electric Association crews fixed the downed line.

A caller at 11:27 p.m. reported hearing about 100 gunshots in the Bay Ridge Road area.

June 11

A caller at 12:14 a.m. reported that three people damaged flower beds on Ben Walters Lane. The complainant asked that the people be issued trespass notices.

A caller at 7:15 a.m. reported a possible missing person. Police determined the person was at home.

A man at 11:55 a.m. reported a generator stolen from a Kachemak Drive address.

A caller at 1:15 p.m. reported mailboxes knocked over on East End Road near Williams Avenue.

A caller at 2:33 p.m. reported two men suspected of shoplifting had returned to a Kachemak Drive business. Police responded and issued trespass notices to the men.

A caller at 3:21 p.m. reported an injured sea otter at Bishop’s Beach. Police notified the Alaska SeaLife Center.

A 26-year-old man at 5:32 p.m. turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

Several people at 6:24 p.m. made 911 calls of a car towing young people on skateboards on Soundview Avenue.

A caller at 5:36 p.m. reported a dead sea otter at Mariner Park on the Spit. Police notified the SeaLife Center.

A caller at 11 p.m. reported sea gulls tangled in fishing line on the Spit. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

June 12

A caller at 12:33 a.m. reported a drunk man who would not leave a Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded and issued the man a disorderly conduct warning and a trespass notice from the business.

Alaska State Trooper dispatch at 5:46 a.m. passed on a complaint of a horse loose on East End Road.

A caller at 7:14 a.m. reported seeing a wolf. 

A man at 11:38 a.m. reported a driver in a car almost ran his daughter off the road while she was biking on Kachemak Drive.

Several people at 4:31 p.m. made 911 calls of a horse running loose on East End Road near Slavin Drive. Police responded, located the owner and the horse returned home.

A person at 6:30 p.m. made a 911 call of six cars parked on Bishop’s Beach in a no-vehicle area.

A caller at 7:06 p.m. reported an ATV driver on the beach between Mariner Park and Bishop’s Beach who might be in an area closed to ATVs.

June 13

Alaska State Troopers dispatch at 3:34 a.m. passed on a REDDI call of a driver near Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Police stopped the suspect driver and found the driver had swerved to avoid a moose.

A caller at 12:36 p.m. reported receiving many harassing phone calls the past few days.

A man at 6:22 p.m. reported being assaulted at a Bunnell Avenue address. Police responded.

A woman at 8:25 p.m. asked for the number to poison control but denied medical service.

A caller at 9:14 p.m. reported a person illegally snagging fish on the Spit.

June 14

A caller at 2:31 a.m. reported receiving harassing phone calls and texts at a Klondike Avenue home. Police advised a woman to quit calling the caller and for the caller to discontinue contact with the woman.

A caller at 3:52 p.m. reported a man kicked out the dead bolt on the back door of his East End Road home. Police responded.

A woman at 7:29 p.m. reported her ex-husband harassed her. 

A person at 8:39 p.m. made a 911 call of a verbal dispute between three or four woman at a Lake Street address with at least one woman drunk. Police responded.

A man at 9:44 p.m. reported he found some old legal documents at his Crittenden Drive property and wanted to turn them over to police.

A caller at 11:30 p.m. reported people in the Jennifer Place area were outside shooting off firearms. Police responded.

June 15

Police at 1:59 a.m. made a traffic stop on an 18-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue. Police cited the driver for minor operating after consuming alcohol and the driver and his passenger, also an 18-year-old man, for minor consuming alcohol.

A man at 8 a.m. reported a theft from a car on Frisbee Court.

A caller at 8:15 a.m. reported receiving counterfeit currency.

A man at 9:52 a.m. reported mailboxes destroyed on West Hill Road near Jeffery Avenue.

A caller reported receiving multiple harassing phone calls.

A caller at 1:08 p.m. asked police to do a standby at a civil hearing at the Homer Courthouse.

A person at 4:46 p.m. made a 911 call of animal abuse at a Ben Walters Lane. Police responded an saw dog swimming in Beluga Lake and no abuse. All was OK.


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