Homer Police Reports

Feb. 17

A caller at 5:01 p.m. reported a person drove across WKFL Park and damaged a bench.

A woman at 5:28 p.m. reported fraudulent use of a credit card.

A woman at 6:09 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash.

Feb. 18

A woman at 12:19 a.m. made a 911 call of a verbal dispute. Police separated the parties for the night.

A man at 11:14 a.m. reported weapons were stolen from a Highland Drive house where people were being evicted.

A person at 3:36 p.m. made an anonymous call regarding a wanted male subject. Police responded and arrested a 23-year-old man.

A caller at 1:29 p.m. reported an attempted break-in at Pick ’n’ Pay. No entry was made and nothing missing.

A caller at 10:21 p.m. reported lights on and the door ajar at a Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded and made sure the building was secure. A keyholder was called.

Feb. 19

A caller at 12:05 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a woman at a Skyline Drive home. Police responded and arrested a 53-year-old man for assault.

A woman at 10:04 a.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on the Sterling Highway.

A person at 3:30 p.m. provided information on the whereabouts of a wanted subject. Police responded but could not locate the suspect.

A caller at 7:01 p.m. reported a road sign knocked down at the corner of Elderberry Drive and Kachemak Way.

Feb. 20

A person at 3:30 p.m. reported a tree was cut down on his Bonanza Avenue property.

A caller at 9:32 p.m. reported possible theft of a firearm by a juvenile at an Iris Court address.

Police at 10:22 p.m. stopped a man driving on the Sterling Highway and issued him a warning for driving under the influence. Police also searched the car.

Feb. 21

A person at 9:20 a.m. reported a car stolen from the airport. Police later found the car. A woman reported she thought it was her rental car.

A person at 10:30 a.m. reported finding a hypodermic needle on the sidewalk in front of a Pioneer Avenue business. Police retrieved the needle.

A man at 11:20 a.m. reported possible theft of fuel.

A caller at 3:31 p.m. provided information on a wanted subject.

A parent at 4:45 p.m. reported a juvenile stealing weapons from another home in the Iris Court area.

A caller at 5:54 p.m. reported juveniles pushing a baby in a stroller along East End Road and was concerned the children weren’t properly dressed for the weather. Police responded and released the children to the care of their parents.

A caller at 7:46 p.m. reported a snowplow had blocked in a car with snow on Ben Walters Lane.

Feb. 22

Police at 1:34 a.m. provided transport for juvenile girls to their home. Other juveniles were reported not to be at home, too. Police were to be on the lookout for the missing juveniles. All were contacted and found to be OK. Police seized marijuana from one juvenile.

A man at noon reported a hit-and-run crash with a cable box on Whispering Meadows Avenue.

A caller at 1:45 p.m. reported an injured owl. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A caller at 3:32 p.m. reported three men going through cars at a Kachemak Drive parking lot.

Two people at 5:36 p.m. reported a domestic dispute on Bay Avenue. Police responded and took a 52-year-old man into protective custody.

A caller at 7:05 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a drunk woman on the Spit.

Feb. 23

Police at 12:57 a.m. stopped a driver on Pioneer Avenue and issued a DUI warning. They also seized a small amount of marijuana.

A person at 4:31 a.m. made a 911 call that a man knocked on a Beluga Place door asking for help with a car stuck in a ditch. Police responded but could not find the man. The car’s owner later reported it stolen.

A woman at 1:45 p.m. reported a possible stalker.

An out-of-state caller at 2:20 p.m. reported finding a suspicious letter regarding people in the Homer area.

A woman at 8:58 p.m. reported finding a poodle on Ben Walters Lane. Police contacted the animal control officer.

Feb. 24

A caller at 7:53 p.m. reported a drunk man refused to leave a Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded and arrested a 52-year-old man for criminal trespass.

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