Homer Police

Dec. 21

A caller at 10:45 a.m. reported receiving threats. Police advised options.

A man at 12:05 p.m. reported a hit-and-run incident.

A person at 1:29 p.m. made a 911 call requesting help with a person locked out of their car in a Heath Street parking lot. Police provided phone numbers for alternative help.

Several people at 4:55 p.m. reported hearing a loud blast or fireworks noises at Bishop’s Beach.

A caller at 6:27 p.m. asked for help with a disorderly man at a Pioneer Avenue address who refused to leave.

Police at 11:37 p.m. contacted people previously issued trespass notices from the Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street area. The people were told to use the area only during regular business hours.

Dec. 22

Police at 2:55 a.m. contacted a 30-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway near Soundview Avenue and arrested him for misuse of plates and not having insurance.

An employee from another agency at 12:06 p.m. asked police to deliver a message to a person. Police could not find the person but contacted a family member and relayed the message.

A caller at 12:57 p.m. reported losing a wallet.

A caller at 1:24 p.m. reported a driver texting and driving on Pioneer Avenue near Heath Street.

A caller at 5:25 p.m. asked for police help in locating a person on probation.

A caller at 9:10 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Bayview Avenue address. Police responded and found all was OK.

Police at 11:01 p.m. contacted a 45-year-old man driving on West Hill Road and arrested him for driving under the influence.

Dec. 23

A caller at 8:51 a.m. reported a fuel theft.

A person at 12:20 p.m. reported receiving threatening text messages from a man. Both people live in Anchorage and police advised the complainant to contact the Anchorage Police Department.

A caller at 1:30 p.m. reported a car crash with no injuries on Mountainview Drive. Police responded.

A caller at 4:18 p.m. reported a driver speeding and sliding in a Sterling Highway parking lot.

A caller at 8:57 p.m. reported loud booming noises in the Adams Drive area. Police responded but could not find anything suspicious.

Dec. 24

A caller at 11:50 a.m. reported a man causing a disturbance who would not leave a Lake Street address. Police responded and the man left after talking to officers.

A person at 1 p.m. contacted police at the station to report being harassed. Police advised the person of options.

Police at 3:36 p.m. found an injured bird on Kachemak Drive and contacted the appropriate agency.

Dec. 25

A caller at 5:01 a.m. reported a Herndon Drive neighbor’s door ajar. Police responded and found wind had blown the door open. All was OK.

A person at 7:07 a.m. made a 911 call of a burglary attempt at a Beluga Circle address. Police responded.

A caller at 4:45 p.m. asked for police help with a car stuck on an icy road at a Kachemak Drive address. Police responded. A tow truck company had been contacted. Roads were inaccessible and the people involved arranged other transportation home.

A caller at 4:52 p.m. reported an overdue dinner guest. The caller was concerned the guest had trouble on hazardous roads. The caller contacted police later to say the guest had been found.

A caller at 5:48 p.m. reported drug information.

Dec. 26

A caller at 3:07 a.m. reported suspicious people running around a closed business on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and found the building was secure.

A caller at 5:11 p.m. reported losing a pink iPhone.

A caller at 5:52 p.m. reported a car ran into a building on the Spit.

A caller at 7:13 p.m. reported a drunk man panhandling in a parking lot on Pioneer Avenue.

Dec. 27

A cab driver at 12:25 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a drunk man on Freight Dock Road. Police responded but could not find the person.

A person at 8:11 a.m. made a 911 call reporting icy roads on Bartlett Street. 

A caller at 11:11 a.m. reported icy roads on East End Road near Kachemak Drive. 

A caller at 12:32 p.m. reported dangerous road conditions on the Sterling Highway near Soundview Avenue. Police called Public Works and were told the area had just been sanded.

A caller at 5:05 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on the Spit with the driver headed toward town. Police caught the suspect driver and arrested a 37-year-old man for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

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