Homer Police Reports

Oct. 6

A caller at 8:43 a.m. reported a possible trespassing of a man on their property. Police responded.

An officer at 8:55 a.m. saw a small white dog with a broken leash running loose in the road on Mullikin Street. Police caught the dog but could not find the registered owner and took it to the animal shelter.

A woman at 9:35 p.m. reported hearing strange noises in the crawlspace of her home on Herndon Drive.

Oct. 7

A caller at 12:50 a.m. reported a person trying to buy drugs on Pioneer Avenue.

An employee at 8:05 a.m. reported a woman was caught on video shoplifting at a Lake Street store.

A caller at 9:05 a.m. reported a 39-year-old woman had left the company of her third-party custodian. Police charged the woman with four counts of violating conditions of release but did not find her. At 3:16 p.m. police found the woman after a caller reported the woman made statements that she would hurt herself and had access to weapons. Police arrested her on the violating conditions of release charges.

A caller at 11:06 a.m. reported a man trespassing at a Main Street apartment and carrying drug paraphernalia.

A caller at 3:44 p.m. reported a woman violated her conditions of release at an Ohlson Lane address.

A person at 4:47 p.m. made a 911 call of suspicious vehicles and people at an East End Road gas station. Police investigated and found all was OK.

A caller at 11:01 a.m. reported finding drug paraphernalia in a public restroom on West Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 12:18 p.m. reported seeing smoke from a chimney at a Pioneer Avenue building thought to be vacant.

A caller at 2:20 p.m. reported Internet fraud affecting a bank account.

A person at 2:42 p.m. made a 911 call of a man on the ground struggling to get up on Heath Street. Police responded and found the man was OK.

A person at 2:45 p.m. made a 911 call of possible drug activity at Bishop’s Beach. Police responded and didn’t see any drug activity, but advised a person to move away from the area.

Oct. 8

A caller at 1:15 p.m. reported a woman acting erratically at the parking lot of a local hotel. Police responded and found the woman was OK. At 7:35 p.m. another called reported the woman acting erratically at a Ben Walters Lane business parking lot. Police responded and arrested a 28-year-old woman for two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

A woman at 5:20 p.m. reported her daughter left home and refused to return. The daughter later returned home.

A caller at 5:38 p.m. reported someone threatened to shoot her dog.

A man at 5:50 p.m. reported illegal camping at a Main Street location.

Several callers at 8:49 p.m. reported a woman in the road near Mile 3 East End Road. Police responded and provided a drunk woman a ride home by a responsible party.

Oct. 9

A woman at 2:22 a.m. made a 911 call that her car had been stolen. She called back a few minutes later saying someone played a joke and moved her car. 

Alaska State Troopers at 9:21 a.m. reported debris in the road and causing a hazard on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 1:21 p.m. reported men from two cars entered another car parked at the Safeway parking lot that had a man inside with a list. The caller was concerned about possible drug activity.

A man at 1:30 p.m. reported his totaled vehicle had been towed from a repair shop by the insurance company without permission.

An employee at 2:28 p.m. reported a shoplifter in custody at a Sterling Highway store. Police responded and arrested a 22-year-old woman for fourth-degree theft.

A court employee at 2:49 p.m. reported a woman might not be with her court-approved third-party custodian. Police responded and arrested the woman for violating conditions of release.

A woman at 3:24 p.m. reported fraudulent use of her credit card in the Chicago area. 

A caller at 4:45 p.m. reported numerous cars in the ditch in the West Hill Road and Diamond Ridge area. Police responded.

Police at 5:21 p.m. went to a trooper patrol area for multiple vehicles in the ditch on Diamond Ridge Road near Sheep Drive.

A person at 6:26 p.m. made a 911 call of a vehicle in the ditch on West Skyline Drive.

A person at 6:46 p.m. made a 911 call of a vehicle in the ditch near Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Police responded and called a tow truck. 

Oct. 10

A caller at 8:25 a.m. reported dogs attacking a sea otter at Mariner Park on the Spit. Police notified the animal control officer and the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward.

A caller at 5 p.m. reported a possible burglary in progress at a Pennock Street address. Police responded and found the call was unfounded.

A caller at 10:35 p.m. reported a drunk man acted belligerent and refused to leave an Ocean Drive address. The man left while the caller was still on the line.

Oct. 11

Police at 1:53 a.m. took a drunk woman into protective custody.

A caller at 1:58 p.m. reported a man with a gunshot wound at a West Skyline Drive address. Police responded and found a 71-year-old man died of a self-inflicted gunshot. The body was released to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

A person at 3:05 p.m. turned in a wallet found at a business.

A caller at 3:45 p.m. reported suspected drug activity involving four vehicles at Bishop’s Beach.

A caller at 9:33 p.m. reported people arguing in a trailer parked at a Sterling Highway lot. Police responded and contacted the people. All was OK.

Oct. 12

A caller at 2:03 a.m. made a security check of a Pioneer Avenue bar. Police arrested a 27-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault.

A woman at 3:43 a.m. reported receiving harassing text messages.

A man at 5:15 a.m. reported he purchased a maroon 2005 Chevrolet car and changed the title, but when he returned to claim the car the previous owner had moved it to an unknown location. The previous owner said he had the car and would turn it over, but had not yet done so.

A caller at noon reported a dispute over money.

A woman at 12:36 p.m. reported a man harassed her by text. No threats were made. Police advised the woman of her options.

A woman at 4:12 p.m. reported losing her wallet at Homer High School.

A caller at 8:30 p.m. reported hearing someone knock on the door but didn’t find anyone there.