Homer Police

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Homer Police

June 20

A caller at 9:17 a.m. reported the theft of bicycles from a Bayview Avenue address.

A caller at 1:16 p.m. reported a car crash on East Hill Road. Police issued a summons to a 35-year-old man for driving while license suspended.

A caller at 1:52 p.m. reported noise coming from ATVs in the Pennock Street area.

A caller at 2:06 p.m. reported vandalism at a Sterling Highway address.

A caller at 2:31 p.m. reported a car crash on Kachemak Drive. Police issued a summons to a 38-year-old man for failure to provide proof of insurance.

A caller at 3:40 p.m. reported a drunk man walking on the side of Fairview Avenue.

Several callers at 1:19 p.m. reported a man going door-to-door selling items and acting strangely in the Woodside Avenue area.

A person at 6:35 p.m. made a 911 call reporting possibly illegal activity on the Spit. Police responded.

June 21

A caller at 11:20 a.m. asked to speak with an officer regarding a civil issue.

A caller at 4:16 p.m. reported a violation of a custody agreement.

A caller at 4:45 p.m. reported three small children left unattended in a car at a Sterling Highway parking lot. Police responded.

A caller at 4:53 p.m. reported a person possibly smoking marijuana in a car at Bishop’s Beach.

A caller at 11:35 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on Lakeside Drive. Police responded.

June 22

A caller at 9:38 a.m. reported a whale caught in a fishing net in Kachemak Bay. Police notified the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A caller at 11:22 a.m. reported a truck driver using air-assisted brakes excessively.

A caller at 11:28 a.m. reported shoplifting at a Kachemak Drive business.

A caller at 1:55 p.m. reported a man acting strangely.

A caller at 2:04 p.m. reported a shoplifter in custody at a Sterling Highway business. Police arrested a 40-year-old woman for concealment of merchandise and trespassing.

A person at 11:41 p.m. made a 911 call of a domestic disturbance at a Karen Hornaday Park campsite. Police responded and determined the disturbance was verbal only. Police arrested a 23-year-old man for driving under the influence.

June 23

A person at 5:44 a.m. flagged down an officer to report a drunk man passed out in a public area on the Sterling Highway. Police responded and took the man into protective custody

A caller at 11:56 a.m. reported being concerned for a duck with ducklings attempting to cross the Sterling Highway. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A caller at 2:04 p.m. reported receiving a stolen cell phone in the mail.

Police at 9:02 p.m. contacted a 19-year-old man driving on Ohlson Lane and arrested him for driving while license revoked.

June 24

Several callers at 1:33 a.m. reported a naked man running through town on Pioneer Avenue. Police found the suspect, a 43-year-old man, sleeping in an unoccupied car and arrested him for criminal mischief.

A caller at 2:13 a.m. reported a naked man starting fires in a Sterling Highway business parking lot. Police responded and the man fled on foot.

A caller at 5:22 a.m. requested police do a drive-through at a Pioneer Avenue parking lot because of people loitering.

A caller at 11:02 a.m. reported a theft from a boat parked at a motorhome park on the Spit.

A caller at 11:50 a.m. reported drunk men near the front door of a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and told the men to move along.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported a drunk man got into a car and drove away from a Lake Street address. Police stopped the suspect driver and arrested a 52-year-old man for DUI and driving while license limited, suspended, revoked or cancelled.

A caller at 3:25 p.m. reported two drunk men drove away in electric grocery carts from Safeway. Police stopped the two men and issued them an indefinite trespass notice from Safeway.

A caller at 3:50 p.m. reported unattended children in a running vehicle parked at a Lake Street lot.

A caller at 9:07 p.m. reported ongoing problems with drivers speeding and running stop signs at Bishop’s Beach on Beluga Place.

Police at 9:12 p.m. stopped a 34-year-old man driving on Kachemak Drive and issued him a summons of driving while license revoked and not having motor vehicle insurance.

A caller at 9:45 p.m. asked police to make extra patrols on West Fairview Avenue by a vacant lot where people might be squatting or using drugs.

June 25

A caller at 10:04 a.m. reported two cars parked on his Klondike Avenue property and said he would like the owners to be advised they are trespassing.

A caller at 10:47 a.m. made a complaint of noise from ATVs being ridden on Pennock Street.

A person at 3:59 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a road rage incident on Ocean Drive.

A woman at 9:41 p.m. came to the police station with a white-and-gray husky dog she caught killing chickens at a Skyline Drive home.

June 26

Police at 12:37 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 34-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for DUI.

A called at 2:18 a.m. reported a drunk spouse destroying household property at a Fairview Avenue home. Police responded.

Police at 9:50 p.m. made a traffic stop on a driver on the Spit and warned the person for DUI involving drugs.

June 27

A person at 2:55 a.m. made a 911 call of suspicious noises coming from a Lakeshore Drive home. Police patrolled the area.

A caller at 6:20 a.m. reported voices and pounding noises coming from a Lakeshore Drive home. Police found nothing suspicious.

More in Community

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

Ralph (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Pet of the week: Ralph

Ralph is a handsome fellow who is patiently waiting for adoption. He’s… Continue reading

Dairy-free dinner rolls only take a little bit of time and a few substitutions. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Baking for everyone

Whip up dairy-free dinner rolls with a few simple substitutions.

Aurora-Skye Alavazo

Aurora-Skye Alavazo was born at 11:59 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at… Continue reading

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

Town Crier

Bear Creek Winery Garden of Lights will return this December with Christmas… Continue reading

Jim Levine, left, watches as his Diamond Ridge driveway gets plowed on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, near Homer, Alaska. Over the Thanksgiving Day weekend, some areas of the southern Kenai Peninsula got up to 3 feet of snow. The weekend forecast calls for clear and cold on Friday, with a 70% chance of snow on Sunday, (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer’s Best Bets

Buckle up, Betster persons. It’s Dec. 2, and Homer holiday fun starts… Continue reading

Most Read