Homer Police Reports

Aug. 11

A caller at 7:57 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a pedestrian walking on Klondike Avenue. All was OK.

A man at 1:34 p.m. reported a suspicious person looking in unlocked cars in the Bay Avenue area.

A man at 7:18 p.m. reported the theft of firearms from an East Hill Road home.

Aug. 12

A caller at 1:29 a.m. reported a driver in a pickup truck spinning brodies on the Spit beach near tents and throwing sand and gravel across the road and onto cars. Police stopped the suspect, a 35-year-old man, and arrested him for driving under the influence and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

A caller at noon reported an employee used a business credit card without permission.

A caller at 1:30 p.m. reported an abandoned car on East End Road. Police responded and recovered a 1990 Chevrolet reported stolen from Bayview Avenue on Aug. 9.

A person at 3:19 p.m. made a 911 call of a drunk man losing consciousness at a Pioneer Avenue café. Police responded and determined the man was OK but issued him a 24-hour trespass notice from the café.

A caller at 1:13 p.m. reported an injured sea otter about 3 miles west of Bishop’s Beach. Police notified the Alaska SeaLife Center.

Police at 4:44 p.m. Arrested a 33-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A caller at 3:05 p.m. reported possible drug activity in the Pineview Drive area.

A woman at 4:11 p.m. reported an iPod touch and other items taken from her Danview Avenue home.

A caller at 3:19 p.m. reported a man seen earlier looking into vehicles was on Pioneer Avenue and headed toward the Poopdeck Trail.

Police at 8:17 p.m. served a protective order.

A caller at 8:36 p.m. reported a domestic disturbance at a Ben Walters Lane apartment. Police responded and determined the incident was a discipline issue.

Police at 11:29 p.m. contacted a 26-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for DUI.

Aug. 13

A person at 12:28 a.m. made a 911 call of a drunk woman driving on Fish Dock Road. Police contacted the suspect and arrested a 24-year-old woman for DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A caller at 8:24 a.m. reported the death of a 91-year-old woman at her Main Street home.

A man at 9:34 a.m. reported an abandoned motorcycle in the brush on Tulin Bluff Court. Police searched the area but could not find the motorcycle.

A woman at 12:30 p.m. turned in suspected drug paraphernalia received in the mail.

A woman at 1:17 p.m. reported a neighbor dumping fill on her Cook Way property.

Police at 7:53 p.m. assisted EMTs at a Lake Street address. Police arrested a 31-year-old man on an outstanding warrant.

A person at 9:09 p.m. made a 911 call of a disturbance near Mile 2 Homer Spit Road. The incident did not rise to the level of a crime. Police gave a man a ride to his home.

A woman at 11:06 p.m. reported a domestic disturbance at an Ocean Drive home. Police responded. The incident did not rise to the level of a crime.

Aug. 14

A woman at 4:19 a.m. reported what appeared to be a boat on fire in Kachemak Bay. Police responded and determined it was the reflection of two boats on the water.

A caller at 8:42 a.m. reported a belligerent man at an East End Road restaurant who did not want to leave. Police responded and issued the man a 1-year trespass notice and provided him transportation away from the area.

A man at 11:29 a.m. reported trash blowing out of the back of a pickup truck on East End Road. Police contacted the driver and issued a warning for having an unsecured load.

A caller at 11:27 a.m. reported a camera caught a person shoplifting at a Pioneer Avenue store.

A caller at 7:20 p.m. reported a man violating conditions of release at a Lakeside Court address.

Police at 9:50 p.m. assisted EMTs at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police took a man to South Peninsula Hospital and also took a man into protective custody at the jail.

Aug. 15

Police at 1:45 a.m. went to a disturbance near Mile 168 Sterling Highway in the Alaska State Trooper service area. Police provided a man transportation.

Kenai Police at 7:45 a.m. reported a possible DUI boat operator in the Homer Harbor. Police could not find the vessel described and notified troopers.

A person at 8:09 a.m. made a 911 call of a vessel on its side and possibly sinking in Kachemak Bay. The Rescue Coordination Center was aware of the vessel from a report two weeks earlier.

A caller at 11:53 a.m. reported a dead sea otter on the Spit. Police notified the SeaLife Center.

A caller at 12:36 p.m. reported a driver with a revoked license parked at Safeway. Police contacted the suspect and arrested a 28-year-old woman for driving while license revoked.

A caller at 4:52 p.m. reported a drunk man asleep on a bench on the Spit.

A woman at 6:30 p.m. turned in a found bicycle.

A caller at 8:12 p.m. reported a drunk man stumbling near the road on East End Road. Police provided transportation for the man.

A person at 11:13 p.m. made a 911 call of a man causing a disturbance in a Pioneer Avenue parking lot. Police took the man into protective custody at the hospital.

Aug. 16

A woman at 12:40 p.m. made a 911 call of a domestic disturbance on Ocean Drive. Police responded and provided transportation to a man out of the area.

A woman at 1:35 p.m. reported a theft at an Ocean Drive address.

A woman at 2:35 p.m. reported a man with health issues and a cancelled license might be driving. Police contacted the man and provided him with transportation.

A woman at 10:44 p.m. reported an unattended child in the road on Lake Street. 

Aug. 17

A person at 3:55 a.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver near Mile 170 Sterling Highway. Police contacted the suspect and arrested a 22-year-old man for DUI.

A person at 1:05 p.m. reported a dog locked in a car on Fairview Avenue for multiple days. Police contacted the dog’s owner who found alternate housing for the dog.

A caller at 1:45 p.m. reported sludge running down the road on Greatland Street. Police contacted construction workers and determined the substance was water and mud and no danger.

A caller at 6:02 p.m. reported a theft from a Spit business.

A caller at 7 p.m. reported a heated argument between people on Poopdeck Street. Police responded and took one person to the hospital for care.

A person at 8:56 p.m. made a 911 call of a domestic disturbance on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and arrested a 24-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A person at 9:10 p.m. reported a customer refused to pay at a Pioneer Avenue business.

Aug. 18

A man at 8:43 a.m. reported a car stuck in mud on Compass Drive.

A woman at 11:30 a.m. reported dogs trapped in the incoming tide on the Spit. She later called back and said the dogs were OK and swimming toward shore.

A caller at 4:50 p.m. reported an injured sea otter on the Spit.

A woman at 3:59 p.m. reported a drunk man lying on the sidewalk on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded.

A woman at 7:50 p.m. reported a domestic dispute in progress on Klondike Avenue. Police responded and determined the dispute was mutual and did not rise to the level of a crime. The parties were separated.

A person at 8:13 p.m. made a 911 call of a man urinating on the sidewalk on Pioneer Avenue. 

A caller at 8:42 and 8:58 p.m. reported a drunk pedestrian on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and took a 28-year-old man into protective custody.

A man at 9:29 p.m. reported two puppies followed him home on Mountain View Drive. Police helped the man take the puppies to the animal shelter.

A woman at 10:19 p.m. reported man acted suspiciously by asking information on the times and dates her home would be occupied.

Police at 8:33 p.m. warned an ATV driver to stay off the roadway near Mile 169 Sterling Highway.

Aug. 19

A caller at 12:11 a.m. reported people on Klondike Avenue in a verbal dispute. Police issued a disorderly conduct warning to a woman.

A caller at 12:40 a.m. reported a man banging on mailboxes and items in his Fairview Avenue home. Police responded and took the man to the hospital and the jail for protective custody.

A woman at 3:59 p.m. reported her husband was missing from their Bayview Court home. Police searched the area and found the man.

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