Homer Police Reports

Oct. 27

A caller at 12:03 p.m. reported she had not heard from her father in two days.

A woman at 2:20 p.m. reported her young son had received alarming text messages from a girl. Police referred the woman to the Office of Children’s Services.

A caller at 7:14 p.m. reported drunk people causing a disturbance at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded and took a 57-year-old woman into protective custody.

A caller at 7:56 p.m. reported a suspicious man at the post office.

Oct. 28

Police at 2:45 a.m. attempted to make next-of-kin notification for the Alaska State Troopers but could not locate the family member.

A woman at 10:26 a.m. reported finding a large child’s bike on a trail near a Sterling Highway school. The woman turned in the bike at the school.

A person at 5:06 p.m. made a 911 call of a Ford truck in the ditch on Larkspur Court. Police responded and arrested a 49-year-old woman for driving under the influence and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

A man at 7:09 p.m. reported hearing a single gunshot in the Klondike Avenue area. Police responded but could not locate the source of the sound.

A man at 7:45 p.m. reported suspicious people rummaging through a Rainbow Court yard.

A caller at 10:40 p.m. reported a drunk man in the road on Pioneer Avenue who then left in a taxi. Police contacted the taxi company and found all was OK.

Oct. 29

A woman at 7:58 a.m. made a 911 call reporting she’d received a text message from her adult daughter that a man scared her with a gun at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded and determined the call was unfounded. Police issued trespass notices to the parties involved.

A man at 11:20 a.m. turned in a wallet with identification that he found in a room used by former roommates at a Main Street address.

A caller at 11:45 a.m. reported a person dumped trash in a private Dumpster at a Pioneer Avenue address.

A caller at 12:22 p.m. reported a woman shoplifting at a Lake Street store. Police responded and issued a summons for fourth-degree theft to a 68-year-old woman.

A woman at 12:50 p.m. reported someone stole a credit card from her Main Street home.

A person at 1:43 p.m. made a 911 call of a woman in a car with alcohol bottles in hand at the Sterling Highway and Mount Augustine Drive. Police responded and arrested a 26-year-old woman for driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A caller at 1:51 p.m. reported a small child trying to get out of a car parked at a Sterling Highway address.

A caller at 5 p.m. reported an aggressive moose at a Rochelle Road address. Police notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

A caller at 5:15 p.m. reported smelling natural gas at an East End Road building. Police notified the Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Enstar Natural Gas.

Police at 6:51 p.m. issued a trespass notice to a man from a Kachemak Drive address.

Oct. 30

Police at 10:01 a.m. reported a driver hit a patrol car on Main Street. No one was injured.

A city worker at 11 a.m. reported people in a motor home dumping sewage illegally and violating camping ordinances at a Waddell Way address. Police contacted the owner of the motor home and provided options for camping legally and disposing of sewage. The motor home was to be moved.

An employee at 4:09 p.m. reported possible counterfeit currency at a local bank.

Oct. 31

A caller at 11:55 a.m. reported theft of fishing equipment from an East Hill Road address.

A woman at 8:45 p.m. made three 911 calls reporting her cell phone had been stolen. She later made another 911 call reporting she found her cell phone in her car.

Police at 10:22 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 39-year-old man on the Spit and arrested him for DUI.

Nov. 1

Police at 12:35 a.m. issued a DUI warning to a driver on East End Road.

Police at 1:31 a.m. saw a disturbance at an East End Road address. No one reported a crime and the parties were separated for the night.

A taxi driver at 1:40 a.m. came to the police station with a drunk passenger causing a disturbance. Police took a woman into protective custody.

A caller at 3:23 a.m. reported a person at a Jennifer Place address used metal and power tools late into the evening. Police responded but could not find the source of the noise.

A caller at 3:44 a.m. reported a drunk man causing a disturbance at a Sterling Highway motel. Police responded and escorted the man to his room.

Police at 10:15 a.m. contacted a driver of a car that had gone into the ditch on East Hill Road.

A caller at 10:54 a.m. reported hazardous road conditions from snow near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police notified Public Works and state road crews.

A caller at 12:05 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on Lake Street.

A caller at 3:11 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch near Mile 169.5 Sterling Highway.

A caller at 6:20 p.m. reported a blown street light that was sparking on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 6:39 p.m. reported a person going through a car parked on Klondike Avenue. Police contacted a 38-year-old man and issued him a summons for criminal mischief.

A caller at 8:17 p.m. reported an arcing power line along the Sterling Highway. Police notified Homer Electric Association.

A man at 9 p.m. reported being harassed.

Police at 9:10 p.m. assisted troopers with a dog. The dog was secured at the animal shelter.

Nov. 2

A person at 12:24 a.m. made a 911 call with an open line from a Klondike Avenue address. Police called back and contacted a woman. At about the same time a neighbor reported a drunk woman screaming in the road. Police did a welfare check on the woman and issued her a disorderly conduct warning.

A caller at 1:52 p.m. made a third-party report of another person making suicidal threats at a Main Street address. Police responded and contacted a man who said he had made no suicidal threats.

A man at 4:39 p.m. reported items stolen from an FAA Road parking lot.