Homer Police

July 25

Police at 9:45 a.m. stood by for an eviction at a Mattox Street address. Police issued a trespass notice to a woman.

A person at 11:47 a.m. made a 911 call of a disturbance on Main Street. Police determined it was a civil issue and advised the caller of options.

An employee at 12:50 p.m. reported counterfeit money at a Heath Street business.

A caller at 3 p.m. reported a theft at a Sterling Highway address and unknown people trespassing.

A person at 3:49 p.m. made a 911 call and then hung up from an FAA Road address. On a call back a person reported a drunk person passed out. The caller said all was OK and the person woke up and moved along.

A person at 3:30 p.m. came by the police station seeking photo identification for travel.

A caller at 6:20 p.m. reported a person going through an unoccupied vehicle at a Sterling Highway parking lot. No property was reported missing. Police responded.

A caller at 10:11 p.m. reported people camping under a “no camping” sign on the Spit. Police responded and explained camping rules to the people. They agreed to move on.

A caller at 11:59 p.m. reported people wearing black hoodies acting suspiciously and hanging around a close business on Ohlson Lane. Police responded and the people had moved on. All was OK.

July 26

A caller at 12:32 a.m. reported suspicious activity with people going around vehicles with flashlights at a Lakeside Drive address.

A caller at 1:22 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash in a Spit parking lot.

A caller at 1:54 p.m. reported a person driving without a license on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 2:02 p.m. reported a criminal defendant on release without a court ordered third-party custodian. Police issued a summons to a 54-year-old man for violating custodial duties.

A caller at 7:37 p.m. reported cars parking on private property on Tamara Street with possible drug activity. Police responded.

A person at 8:08 p.m. made a 911 call of a couple arguing in the road on Kachemak Drive. Police responded and separated the people for the night.

A caller at 11:31 p.m. asked police assistance in removing three people from a Sterling Highway store. Police responded and found the people had left.

Alaska State Troopers at 11:59 p.m. asked for police assistance in transporting an arrestee from an Old Sterling Highway address to the Homer Jail. Police assisted troopers.

July 27

A caller at 9:49 a.m. reported the theft of a cooler and beer from a yard on Karen Hornaday Park Road.

Several callers at 2:50 p.m. reported a car crash with damage on Lake Street near Brown Bear Loop.

July 28

Police at 3:30 a.m. did a security check of a Pioneer Avenue building. Police issued a summons to a 27-year-old man for not having a driver’s license and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

A caller at 9:55 a.m. reported suspicious circumstances regarding an attempted alcohol purchase at a Sterling Highway business.

Several callers at 11:24 a.m. reported a woman screaming and trying to get out of a moving car on the Sterling Highway near Saltwater Drive. Police contacted the car and determined the incident did not rise to the level of a crime.

A caller at 12:18 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man lying in the grass near the Poopdeck Trail.

A person at 12:28 p.m. made a 911 call that a person kept falling down while trying to get up. Police responded and took the person to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 12:58 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at an Ocean Drive Loop address. Police responded and took a man to the hospital.

A caller at 1:40 p.m. asked for police assistance with a person trespassing at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and arrested a 51-year-old man for second-degree criminal trespassing and second-degree harassment.

A person at 3:49 p.m. made a 911 call of a vehicle missing from a Spit parking lot.

A person at 5:17 p.m. came by the station with questions about a stalking order. Police provided options.

A caller at 5:22 p.m. turned in property found on Greatland Street. Police located the registered owner and returned the property.

A caller at 6:29 p.m. reported losing backpacks. Police notified the harbor officer and the backpacks were found.

A caller at 8:03 p.m. reported a car came out of a wooded area on Spruceview Avenue where no vehicles are allowed.

Police at 8:52 p.m. did a security check on the Spit and took reports of threats.

A caller at 11:36 p.m. reported people standing around a car parking at a vacant residence on the Sterling Highway. Police responded.

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