Homer Police Report

Oct. 2 

A caller at 10:50 a.m. reported a tent camper in a prohibited area at Ben Walters Park.

A caller at 12:44 p.m. reported items stolen from his shed on Kachemak Drive, and requested a patrol. Officers were advised.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. reported speeding and possible drug activity at Bishops Beach. An officer reported to the area.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. made a “Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately” report on Ben Walters Lane. An officer reported to the area.

A caller at 4:25 p.m. requested a welfare check on a subject on Lake Street. An officer reported to the area and confirmed that the subject was okay and outside the Homer area.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported seeing a possible fire at Homer High School. A description confirmed it as the homecoming bonfire in the parking lot.

An anonymous 911 caller at 10:01 p.m. reported a possible domestic issue at a W. Danview Avenue residence. Officers reported to the scene, and a 35-year-old male was taken into protective custody.

Oct. 3

A caller at 12:37 a.m. reported a vehicle pulling into an unoccupied Pennock Street residence that had recently been burgled. An officer reported to the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer at 2:05 a.m. stopped a vehicle on E. Pioneer Avenue, gave the driver a DUI warning, and escorted him home.

A 911 caller at 6:18 a.m. requested a welfare check on a family member on Ben Walters Lane. An officer was unable to locate the person.

A man at 8:30 a.m. came to the police station to report a friend overdue from a fishing trip. An officer advised options.

A man at 10:20 a.m. came to the police station to report a bad check. An officer advised options.

A caller at 7:09 p.m. reported a backpack stolen. The empty backpack was later recovered.

A caller at 11:49 p.m. reported a man causing a disturbance at a Greatland Street business. Officers contacted the man and he agreed to leave the property.

Oct. 4

A caller at 3:51 a.m. reported an unresponsive intoxicated man at a business on the Spit. Officers and medics responded.

A caller at 10:45 a.m. reported concern for a friend who had not returned to their hotel for the evening. The subject was later located and was okay.

A caller at 1:26 p.m. reported an erratic driver on Pioneer Avenue. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 1:33 p.m. reported a vehicle parked in a Hazel Avenue parking lot with two people sleeping inside. An officer reported to the area.

A caller at 1:40 p.m. reported a suspicious person loading items into the bed of a truck on Spit Road mile 3.5. An officer reported to the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. reported a bull moose with a net wrapped around his antlers on Iris Court. Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials were notified.

A caller at 6:20 p.m. reported a theft from his Jeffrey Avenue property.

A caller at 6:50 p.m. reported two people causing a disturbance in a Sterling Highway business. An officer reported to the scene and forbade the subjects from entering the building for the rest of the night.

A caller at 8:10 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at a neighbor’s residence on East End Road. An officer reported to the location, and found that the vehicle was having mechanical issues.

A 911 caller at 8:43 p.m. said cabs were declining service on Sterling Highway and asked for a ride. An officer reported to the scene and transported her to her destination.

A caller at 9:49 p.m. reported hearing gunshots within city limits. An officer reported to the area but did not find any shooting.

Oct. 5

Alaska State Troopers at 6:07 a.m. made a REDDI report on Sterling Highway Mile 163. An officer contacted the driver of the vehicle, who was not intoxicated. The officer gave the driver a warning for driving ill or tired.

A caller at 8:01 a.m. reported a man yelling and causing a disturbance outside her Jenny Way residence. An officer reported to the scene.

A caller at 8:06 a.m. reported a man trespassing on W. Bunnell Avenue after the fact. An officer reported to the scene.

A caller at 10:40 a.m. asked officers to check on a man acting strangely in a business parking lot on Ohlson Lane. An officer reported to the scene and asked the man to move along.

A caller at 12:45 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a neighbor’s residence on Lakeside Circle.

A 911 caller at 4:39 p.m. reported a robbery in progress outside a bank on the Sterling Highway. An officer reported to the scene and found one person had grabbed money out of another person’s pocket.

A caller at 4:40 p.m. reported theft and trespass at a business on the Sterling Highway. An officer later reported to the scene.

A caller at 6:41 p.m. reported hearing gunshots near the reservoir. An officer reported to the scene and did not see or hear shots.

Oct. 6

A caller at 6:30 a.m. reported a man yelling and screaming outside her Jenny Way residence. An officer reported to the location and gave the man a disorderly conduct warning.

A caller at 7:24 a.m. made a REDDI report on Sterling Highway Mile 170.

A caller at 9:05 a.m. reported a woman trespassing on her Grubstake Avenue property.

A caller at 1:06 p.m. reported a campaign sign within the area of a polling station on E. Pioneer Avenue. Officers were advised.

A caller at 3:53 p.m. reported a vehicle stolen on the Sterling Highway. An officer reported to the scene.

A caller at 5:08 p.m. reported a vehicle that had rolled down a driveway in Town Heights into a ditch and hit a voltage box. Officers contacted Homer Electric Association.

A caller at 7:27 p.m. reported a runaway minor on Ben Walters Lane. Officers returned the minor to their parents.

A third party caller at 7:46 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Mattox Road residence. An officer reported to the scene.

A caller at 10:17 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle stopped on the road on E. Bayview Avenue. An officer reported to the area.

An officer at 11:56 p.m. conducted a security check of Bishops Beach and advised people camping in the parking lot of more appropriate places to camp.

Oct. 7

A caller at 12:41 p.m. made a REDDI report on Lake Street. Officers were advised.

A caller at 3:38 p.m. reported shoplifting at a Pioneer Avenue business. An officer reported to the scene.

A 911 caller reported a motor vehicle-moose collision on East End Road. An officer reported to the scene.

A 911 caller at 11:42 p.m. reported a disturbance at a Bay Vista Court residence. Officers reported to the location and found no crime.

Oct. 8

Police at 12:13 a.m. gave a warning to a driver on Sterling Highway Mile 172 for failing to dim high beams.

Police at 3:16 a.m. asked people camping in Jack Gist Fields to leave the area.

Police at 6 a.m. advised people camping in a parking lot on Freight Dock Road to move along, and forbade another person from entering the public restrooms.

A caller at 10:15 a.m. reported hitting a road sign on Sterling Highway, causing damage to the car and sign. An officer reported to the scene.

Police at 11:08 a.m. arrested a man on Sterling Highway with a warrant.

A caller at 5:16 p.m. reported a distraught man yelling at his vehicle on East End Road. Officers were advised to be on the lookout for the vehicle.

A caller at 6:41 p.m. reported a tourist attempting to pet a mother moose and her two babies on Heath Street. An officer reported to the scene and advised the woman not to approach wild animals.

A caller at 8:09 p.m. requested that police remove people from a Pioneer Avenue business. An officer reported to the scene.

Oct. 9

Police at 12:18 a.m. arrested a woman at a Kachemak Way residence for violating conditions of release.

A caller at 1:03 p.m. reported a hit and run n a Pioneer Avenue business parking lot. An officer reported to the scene.

A man at 3:30 p.m. came to the police station to report fraudulent use of an access device. An officer advised options.

A caller at 5:15 p.m. requested extra patrols for the new traffic pattern at the intersection of Pioneer Avenue and Main Street. Officers were advised.

A woman at 5:55 p.m. reported a pick up truck driving unsafely at Mariner Park. An officer reported to the scene but the truck was gone.

A caller at 6:15 p.m. requested a patrol outside her Pioneer Avenue business because people were tampering with vehicles. Officers were advised.

A caller at 7:35 p.m. reported trespassers on her Hidden Way property cutting wood. An officer reported to the scene and told the people not to trespass or cut wood.

Oct. 10

Police at 1:31 a.m. warned a driver for failing to stop at the intersection of Pioneer Avenue and Main Street.

A 911 caller at 11:29 a.m. requested a protective order on Bartlett Avenue. An officer reported to the scene.

A man at 1:30 p.m. came to the police station reporting a man harassing him outside a Sterling Highway business.

Multiple callers at 1:50 p.m. reported a man outside a Sterling Highway business harassing people. Police reported to the area and the man agreed to leave.

A caller at 2:50 p.m. reported hides and animal skulls stolen from a Jenny Way property.

A caller at 5:04 p.m. reported an aggressive driver inbound to Homer on Sterling Highway Mile 162. An officer reported to the scene and cited the driver.

Multiple callers at 5:33 p.m. reported a moose with netting on its head near East End Road. An officer reported to the scene.

A 911 caller at 7:35 p.m. reported a moose near the Sterling Highway and requested an officer to scare the moose further from the road.

A caller at 8:16 p.m. reported a poodle running in the roadway on East End Road. The owner was located and reunited with the dog.

Police at 11:54 p.m. warned a driver on East End Road for driving under the influence.

Oct. 11

Police at 1:10 a.m. warned a driver on Pioneer Avenue for driving without proof of insurance.

Police at 2:01 a.m. warned a driver on the Sterling Highway for driving under the influence.

An anonymous caller at 2:08 p.m. reported two men tampering with a vehicle in a parking lot on Kachemak Drive. Officers reported to the scene.

A caller at 2:51 p.m. reported a minor drinking after the fact.

A caller at 3:02 p.m. reported being flagged down by a man on the Sterling Highway who asked for help buckling his pants. The caller believed he needed help. An officer reported to the area and contacted the man, who declined assistance.

A caller at 3:13 p.m. reported a loud vehicle making noises on Tulin Bluff West Court. An officer reported to the scene.

A caller at 3:58 p.m. reported hearing gunshots on Adams Drive.

A caller at 4:27 p.m. reported a homeless person attempting to start a fire in a wooded area near Poopdeck Terrace. An officer reported to the area and Homer Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the fire.

A 911 caller at 4:12 a.m. reported hearing sounds of a car accident and screaming. Officers, medics and rescue units reported to the scene and transported one woman to the hospital.

A caller at 5:44 p.m. reported a car on the beach past the no vehicle signs on the Spit. An officer reported to the scene and contacted the man, who said he wasn’t breaking any laws.

Police at 6:22 p.m. stopped a vehicle that was driving recklessly on Bishops Beach and arrested the driver for driving under the influence and reckless endangerment and summonsed him.

A caller at 7:06 p.m. reported a person harassing customers inside a Sterling Highway business.

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