Homer Police

April 17

A 36-year-old man at 1 p.m. came to the police station and turned himself in on a warrant.

A caller at 1:19 p.m. reported a suspicious item by the side of West Hill Road. Police could not find the object.

April 18

Police at 4:30 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 27-year-old man on Kachemak Way. Police arrested the man on an outstanding warrant and driving while license cancelled.

A caller at 4:29 p.m. reported traffic signs covered by yard sale signs on East End Road. Police contacted the owner of the signs to have them removed.

A caller at 11:09 p.m. reported two people shoving each other on the Spit. Police responded but did not find the suspects.

April 19

A caller at 9:45 a.m. provided information on a wanted subject in the Homer area.

A person at 10:20 a.m. reported the theft of a firearm at an East End Road address. Police determined the theft was in the Alaska State Trooper service area and advised the person to contact troopers.

A caller at 12:25 p.m. reported receiving counterfeit currency at an East End Road business. 

Police at 12:11 p.m. issued a warning to campers on Fish Dock Road on the Spit regarding camping and parking regulations.

A caller at 10:28 p.m. reported a car crash with a moose on the Sterling Highway near Rogers Loop Road. A charity salvaged the moose meat.

April 20

A caller at 9:01 a.m. reported a suspicious media post.

A caller at 9:56 a.m. reported subjects earlier had tried to enter a locked home on Bayview Avenue. 

Police at 11:17 a.m. issued a warning to an East End Road business for violating a city ordinance.

Police at 11:34 a.m. issued a warning to people for driving motorized vehicles on the East End Road pedestrian-bicycle path.

A caller at 4:20 p.m. reported intoxicated people on a trail near Hazel Avenue. Police responded but could not find the suspects.

A caller at 5:22 p.m. reported a theft from a car on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 5:50 p.m. reported a person previously caught on video shoplifting at a Lake Street business was back at the business. Police responded and issued the person a 1-year trespass notice.

A caller at 8:20 p.m. reported hearing gunfire in the Saltwater Drive area.

A caller at 9:20 p.m. reported a person trying to get into an East End Road business. Police contacted a man who was authorized to be there.

April 21

A caller at 10 a.m. reported credit card fraud at a Soundview Avenue address.

A school bus driver at 3:42 p.m. reported a driver passed the bus while it had red lights flashing on Pioneer Avenue near Svedlund Street.

A caller at 8:10 p.m. reported an aggressive dog in her Soundview Avenue driveway. Police responded and also notified the animal control officer.

A caller at 10:33 p.m. reported two dogs running loose in the Soundview Avenue area.

Police at 11:35 p.m. impounded a vehicle for a drug investigation. 

April 22

A caller at 5:55 a.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on Lake Street. Police contacted the driver and determined all was OK. The person had just purchased the vehicle and was unfamiliar with it.

A drunk man at 7:13 p.m. made a 911 call reporting an assault and robbery of a can of beer. Police responded.

April 23

A caller at 1:18 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a drunk man on Mission Road. Police responded and issued a man a minor consuming alcohol warning. A family member came to pick up the man.

A caller at 10:31 a.m. reported people racing dirt bikes and ATVs on Bishop’s Beach in a restricted area. Police responded and talked to beach goers who said the racing vehicles were being driving in an area open to motorized vehicles.

A caller at 3:37 p.m. asked police to help with a family member locked in a public facility on the Spit. Police contacted another agency that responded.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported stolen tools from a Spit address.

A caller at 7:18 p.m. reported ATVs being ridden on the Spit beach in a restricted area. Police responded.

A caller at 9:15 p.m. reported a child overdue from a sleepover at a friend’s home. Police found the child; all was OK.

Police at 11:13 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with a traffic stop on Ben Walters Lane. While on the stop a man was bitten by a dog. Medics responded.

April 24

A man at 5:45 a.m. reported being concerned for his spouse at their Danview Avenue home. Police responded and found a woman was uncooperative but OK.

A person at 8:16 a.m. made a 911 call reporting an injured sea otter on the Spit beach. Police notified an agency.

Police at 3:20 p.m. saw a man stomping out a piece of burning cardboard in the road on the Sterling Highway. Police spoke with the man about causing a traffic hazard.

A caller at 5:39 p.m. reported possible drug activity in a car at Bishop’s Beach. Police responded.