Homer Police Reports

June 23

A man at 2:35 p.m. made a 911 call of skateboarders in the road on Bartlett Street.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. reported a woman driving an ATV with a small child and on the road near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police could not find the ATV driver.

Police at 10:10 p.m. made a traffic stop for speeding on a driver in a Pontiac near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police arrested a passenger, a 19-year-old man, on four outstanding warrants.

A woman at 10:32 p.m. reported items were missing from her paid for, reserved campsite at Karen Hornaday Park and someone had taken the spot. Police responded.

June 24

Police at 12:18 a.m. issued a summons to a 22-year-old man for driving without a valid license after stopping him on Pioneer Avenue.

A woman at 1:43 a.m. made a 911 call that someone rang her doorbell. Police responded and did a security check of the area.

Police at 9:16 a.m. attempted to contact a mobile business owner on Pioneer Avenue regarding city ordinances.

A woman at 2:13 p.m. reported paddle boarders in Beluga Lake. Police responded and advised the people that the lake is closed to paddle boarding.

A woman at 11:10 p.m. reported a missing phone that she believed was stolen.

June 25

A caller at 8:45 a.m. reporting losing a jacket and camera on the Homer Spit.

A caller at 10:40 a.m. reported receiving bad checks.

A man at 12:52 p.m. reported seeing smoke on a boat in Kachemak Bay. Police said it was a military exercise and all was OK.

A caller at 4:48 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on a forklift at Fish Dock Road. Police contacted the suspect.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported losing a backpack on the Spit.

A caller at 6:22 p.m. reported receiving harassing text messages from family members.

Police at 7:07 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 57-year-old man driving on Soundview Avenue and arrested him for driving while license revoked.

A woman at 11:14 p.m. asked police to issue a trespass notice to a man from an Ocean Drive business.

June 26

Police at 12:12 a.m. contacted people during a security check of Jack Gist Park and advised the people of park hours.

Police at 12:53 a.m. did a security check of the airport parking lot and advised a man that the area was closed to camping and sleeping. Police asked the man to move.

A caller at 9:02 a.m. reported domestic issues happening at a Lake Street address.

A caller at 11:30 p.m. reported a person at a Sabrina Road address acted erratically.

A person at 11:56 a.m. reported drug activity in the Bayview Avenue area.

An official with the Office of Children’s Services at 12:25 p.m. asked for police help on a case outside city limits.

A caller at 12:40 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on an employee. Police went to the employee’s last known address and found the person no longer lived there.

A man at 2:12 p.m. reported a drunk man left the Spit in a car, parked the car, then got a ride in another car. The man also reported civil problems with the man.

A caller at 3:54 p.m. called police asking for information regarding compliance with a city ordinance.

Police at 11:39 p.m. stopped an 18-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and cited him for driving in violation of a driving permit.

June 27

Police at 6:01 a.m. contacted mariners unable to launch a boat at the load-launch ramp. Police helped them get the boat in the water.

A woman at 8:46 a.m. reported someone stole her patio table and chairs from her Bartlett Street yard. The woman called the next day to say she found the missing furniture on a path near her home.

A caller at 10:12 a.m. reported shoplifting at a Spit motorhome park.

A woman at 1:08 p.m. reported finding a canister with military markings on the Spit beach. Police responded and contacted an explosive ordinance disposal specialist.

A man at noon turned in eyeglasses found at Bishop’s Beach.

A woman at 2:18 p.m. said her ex-spouse removed money from her business account.

Police at 4:09 p.m. contacted a 46-year-old man driving near Mile 1 East End Road and issued him a summons for driving while license revoked.

A woman at 6:12 p.m. reported an elderly man with a walker on Soundview Avenue might need assistance. Police responded and found the man was OK.

A man at 6:25 p.m. reported he was being threatened. Police advised the man of his options.

A woman at 8:02 p.m. reported someone stole her purse on the Spit. The purse was found later.

Police at 10:37 p.m. made a traffic stop on a driver on the Spit. Police found marijuana and paraphernalia. The Office of Children’s Services was contacted.

June 28

Alaska State Troopers at 12:18 a.m. advised police to be on the lookout for a dangerous driver. Police contacted the suspect on Greatland Street and arrested a 25-year-old man for DUI and driving while license suspended.

Police at 2:11 a.m. contacted a driver near Mile 1 East End Road who was a provisional driver driving outside of limitations. Police contacted the person’s parents who agree to come pick up the driver and car.

Several callers at 10:15 a.m. reported being concerned about a sea otter on the Spit beach. Police responded but could not find the otter. Witnesses said the otter made it safely back into the water.

A man at 10:51 a.m. flagged down an officer on the Spit and reported a car crash with damage. The man said the other driver left the scene.

A caller at 11:40 a.m. reported being concerned about a dog in a car with windows rolled up on the Spit. Police could not find the dog and car.

A man at 3:03 p.m. reported his medical marijuana grow card would expire on June 30 and wouldn’t have a replacement card for a while. He said he wanted to know if he would have an illegal grow operation.

A woman at 4:55 p.m. made a 911 call of a hit-and-run car crash at Landings Street. Police responded.

A caller at 5:25 p.m. reported a drunk man passed out in a restroom at a Sterling Highway address. Police and medics responded.

A caller at 9:12 p.m. reported seeing an eagle tangled in a kite string on the Spit. The eagle did not seem to have trouble flying. Police notified the appropriate agency.

A caller at 9:38 p.m. reported people fighting in a Ben Walters Lane parking lot. Police responded.

A caller at 11:52 p.m. reported a woman making suicidal threats. Police could not find the woman.

June 29

A woman at 12:15 a.m. reported an unknown person staying at her Karen Hornaday Park campsite. She said the person later left without incident.

Police at 2:23 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 33-year-old man driving on East Hill Road and arrested him for DUI.

A person at 2:50 a.m. made a 911 call of possible drug activity on the Spit.

Police at 4:36 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 62-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and arrested him for DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. They also charged him with improper display of license plate and expired registration.

A woman at 8:35 a.m. reported an injured moose on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 4:40 p.m. reported a man in the Sterling Highway waving a stick at passing cars. Police could not locate the man.

A caller at 4:59 p.m. reported a car trespassing on private property on Kachemak Drive. Police advised the subjects to leave the area.

A man at 5:14 p.m. reported a juvenile riding an ATV on South Slope Drive.

A caller at 9:55 p.m. reported a stolen bicycle.

Police at 10:08 p.m. arrested a 20-year-old man for DUI, driving while license revoked and failure to stop at the direction of a police officer.

June 30

A hospital employee at 2:02 a.m. asked police to take into protective custody an aggressive person.

A caller at 7:33 a.m. reported a person in a kayak in the bay fired off a flare. Police notified the U.S. Coast Guard and troopers.

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported he purchased a vehicle that was misrepresented on Craig’s List. Police advised options.

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