Homer Police Report

March 18

A person at 1:35 p.m. made a 911 call of a vehicle fire on the Sterling Highway with no one in the car. Police and firefighters responded.

A young woman at 1:35 p.m. reported personal belongings stolen from her locker at Homer High School.

A caller at 1:41 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Nelson Avenue address.

A caller at 2:05 p.m. reported the theft of food and kitchen items from a Bunnell Avenue address.

A man at 12:59 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on children at a Mattox Road address. Police responded and found all were OK.

A caller at 3:26 p.m. made a 911 call of a person driving away with an unrestrained child at a Sterling Highway parking lot.

A caller at 4:18 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Sterling Highway parking lot.

A caller at 4:16 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver tailgating and driving erratically on East End Road.

A caller at 4:19 pm. reported the theft of a debit card from a Kramer Lane address.

March 19

Police at 3:32 a.m. contacted the responsible party for a car left running for hours at an Ocean Drive address. The person turned off the car. All was OK and no criminal activity was noted.

A caller at 10:11 a.m. made a REDDI complaint of a driver on the Sterling Highway. Police responded and did not see any impairment.

A man at 11:34 a.m. reported fraudulent use of a credit card.

Police at 12:46 p.m. served a restraining order on a person at a Spit address.

A man at 6:08 p.m. asked for advice concerning a pending eviction. Police advised the caller of his options.

A person at 9:09 p.m. made a 911 call and asked police to do a welfare check of a person hunched over who had been walking along the Sterling Highway. Police responded and issued the person a trespass notice.

March 20

A caller at 5:25 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person throwing rocks in a Sterling Highway parking lot. Police had already done a welfare check and determined the man was OK.

Police at 11:46 p.m. received a 911 pass-along call at a Grubstake Avenue address from Alaska State Troopers dispatch. Police couldn’t hear anything in the background. Police responded and found nothing unusual.

March 21

A caller at 2:34 a.m. reported a patron unwilling to leave a Pioneer Avenue business. The person called back later and said the patron left in a taxi.

A caller at 2:54 a.m. reported a blown electrical transformer on Kachemak Drive. Police notified Homer Electric Association.

A woman at 9:15 a.m. reported a theft from her car on Herndon Drive. Police provided the woman with information on canceling credit cards.

A person at 11:36 a.m. made a 911 call of a break-in at a Pioneer Avenue store. Police responded.

A man at 12:49 p.m. refused to leave property near the police station. Police contacted the man and he left.

A man at 3:35 p.m. reported finding a handgun in the ditch on Kachemak Way. Police responded.

A caller at 4:23 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man sitting by the Sterling Highway. Police contacted the man and got him a ride to local business.

A caller at 5:58 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a woman who seemed disoriented. Police responded to the woman’s Landings Street home and found all was OK.

A man at 6:28 p.m. reported two young people trying to get into a neighbor’s house on Beluga Court. Police responded but could not find the young people. No one had entered the house.

A person at 8:18 p.m. made a 911 call of a verbal domestic dispute at a Rangeview Avenue home. Police responded and determined the dispute was not criminal. 

March 22

A caller at 12:49 a.m. reported loud music coming from a Pioneer Avenue bar. Police responded and bar employees resolved the issue at the officer’s request.

Police at 2:23 a.m. did a security check at a Pioneer Avenue address and found property from an earlier burglary.

A woman at 9:52 a.m. asked for information about getting belongings out of a Spit residence.

Police at 3:50 p.m. issued a warning to a person for skateboarding on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 4:55 p.m. reported a possibly injured sea otter on the Spit beach. Police notified the Alaska SeaLife Center.

A person at 6 p.m. came to the police station with a found dog. The animal control officer came by to retrieve the dog.

A man at 6:18 p.m. reported a theft in progress at a Pioneer Avenue building. Police contacted a possible suspect.

March 23

Police at 5:20 a.m. arrested a 21-year-old man on a warrant for failure to appear.