Homer Police Reports

Sept. 15

A caller at 9:08 a.m. reported the back window broken out of his car while parked on Lincoln Drive.

A caller at 10:20 a.m. reported a possible animal cruelty incident in the Ocean Drive general area.

A man at 10:30 a.m. reported possible drug dealing on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 12:26 p.m. reported a man appearing to fall asleep at the wheel while driving on East End Road. Police could not locate the suspect driver.

A caller at 2:30 p.m. reported an employee’s car had been broken into at a Ben Walters Lane address while the employee was at work. Police determined the employee was a missing juvenile from out of state and notified the appropriate agency.

Police at 10:29 p.m. did a security check of Bishop’s Beach and warned people for setting off emergency flares.


Sept. 16

Several callers at 12:14 p.m. made “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaints of a driver passing unsafely and cutting people off on Pioneer Avenue. Police could not locate the suspect car.

A school official at 12:48 p.m. reported a student with marijuana at Homer High School. Police responded and the case was referred to the Division of Juvenile Justice.

A caller at 2:59 p.m. reported a man who had been issued a trespass notice from a Sterling Highway business was at the business. Police arrested a 35-year-old man for criminal trespass.

Police at 10:13 p.m. did a welfare check on a man stumbling while walking on Bartlett Street. All was OK; the man had injured his ankle.

Sept. 17

A caller at 12:32 a.m. reported a civil issue between hotel guests regarding property at a Sterling Highway hotel. Police contacted the parties involved and told them to return property.

A woman at 9:23 a.m. reported a large tire flew off a passing commercial vehicle and shattered her fence on Clover Lane. Police responded.

A social worker at 11:43 a.m. reported a man made suicidal statements. Police responded and transported the man to the hospital.

A court employee at 4:38 p.m. asked police to assist with people causing a disturbance at the Homer Courthouse. Police responded and found the subjects had left the area.

A man at 6 p.m. reported his roommate was trying to kick him out of his Fairview Avenue home. Police advised the man of his options.

A woman at 6:27 p.m. reported another person had blocked off with boulders access to her Ocean Drive property.

A man at 11:05 p.m. reported a person drove his car without permission. Police contacted the person who agreed to return the car to the owner.

Sept. 18

A woman at 1:32 p.m. made a 911 that a person at a Sterling Highway business put hands on her brother. Police responded and the subjects were trespassed indefinitely from the business.

Police at 1:07 p.m. served animal citations.

Police at 7:15 p.m. went to a Bartlett Street medical facility for a patient trying to leave against a court order.

Police at 7:54 p.m. contacted a drunk person passed out near a Sterling Highway business. All was OK; another person took care of the man and got him a ride.

Sept. 19

A caller at 8:14 a.m. reported a person camping at a Sterling Highway business parking lot. Police contacted the campers and asked them to move from the parking lot.

Police at 9:52 a.m. contacted a 25-year-old man driving near Mile 169 Sterling Highway and arrested him an on three outstanding warrants and driving while license revoked.

A man at 9:57 a.m. reported a suspicious white box near public restrooms at WKFL Park. Police responded and recovered an empty box.

A caller at 3:09 p.m. asked police to remove a fired employee from a Pioneer Avenue business. Police issued a summons to a 24-year-old woman for fourth-degree theft.

Alaska State Trooper dispatch at 6:35 p.m. asked police to be on the lookout for a car that tried to elude troopers.

Sept. 20

Police at 2:09 a.m. took a 57-year-old woman into protective custody at the request of the hospital.

Police at 3:42 a.m. contacted a 49-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for driving while license suspended. Police impounded the car and secured the man’s dog at the animal shelter.

A man at 12:35 p.m. turned in a bicycle found on Grubstake Street.

A caller at 2:05 p.m. reported a dead sea otter on the Homer Spit near Louie’s Lagoon. Police contacted the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward.

A man at 7:27 p.m. made a 911 call of smoke in the South Slope Drive area. Police and firefighters were notified. The smoke was from a controlled burn.

Police at 8:43 p.m. arrested a man for minor consuming alcohol.

A man at 10:47 p.m. reported a black bear in the Main Street area.

Sept. 21

Police at 2:23 a.m. contacted a 25-year-old man driving on Klondike Avenue and arrested him for driving under the influence, marijuana possession and failure to provide proof of insurance.

Police at 12:23 p.m. contacted a 56-year-old woman driving on Kittiwake Court and arrested her for driving while license revoked, driving in violation of limitations and misuse of plates.

Sept. 22

A caller at 11:12 a.m. asked for help with a tire theft reported in Anchorage. The called thought the tires might be in Homer.

A caller at 2:30 p.m. reported two campsites and trash on Bishop’s Beach.

A caller at 3 p.m. reported a man bothering a female client at a Ben Walters Lane address. Police contacted a 51-year-old man in a car that had been reported stolen and arrested him for vehicle theft.

A woman at 3:45 p.m. reported her daughter had left Homer High School and was a runaway. Police determined it was an Alaska State Trooper case.

A man at 4:56 p.m. made a 911 call of a man walking through his Barnett Street yard toward East Hill Road and carrying a large rifle. Police contacted the suspect and determined he had a pellet gun.

A caller at 9:51 p.m. reported smelling natural gas in the Lee Drive area for the past couple of months. Police notified Enstar Natural Gas.

Sept. 23

Police at 2:34 a.m. did a security check of the post office and arrested a 41-year-old man for trespassing.

Police at 2:26 a.m. did a security check of a Public Works building and issued a trespass notice to a person.

A man at 8:40 a.m. reported a theft from an unlocked car on Main Street.

A woman at 8:46 a.m. asked for options in removing an ex-spouse from her home.

A man at 10:55 a.m. reported a disturbance with a screaming neighbor in the Fairview Avenue area. Police responded and took the woman to South Peninsula Hospital.