Homer Police Reports

Aug. 30

A caller at 10:25 a.m. reported trucks using loud brakes in the Meadow Drive residential area. Police responded.

A caller at 10:37 a.m. reported the use of counterfeit currency at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded. 

A woman at 11:11 a.m. reported a fraud at a Greatland Street business. An officer advised her of her options. 

A caller at 12:07 p.m. reported a theft from an Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded. 

A caller at 12:55 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on the Spit. An officer was advised. 

A caller at 1:15 p.m. reported information about a person of interest. 

A caller at 1:35 p.m. informed police of possible drugs on campus at a local school. Police responded. 

A caller at 7:06 p.m. reported a possible boat in distress on the bay. Alaska State Troopers and the harbor master were notified. The call was unfounded. 

A person made a 911 call at 7:28 p.m. requesting a man be trespassed from a Ben Walters Lane home. Police advised options. The caller did not report a crime.

A man at 8:02 p.m. made a 911 call of a bonfire on the beach. An officer contacted the man on a nonemergency line and contacted the bonfire participants. All were OK. 

Aug. 31

An officer conducted a traffic stop at 12:05 a.m. A 42-year-old woman was arrested for driving while license revoked. 

A woman at 10:38 a.m. reported the theft of her wallet from a Spit building. 

A caller at 2 p.m. requested information about a temporary restraining order. An officer advised them of their options. 

Police at 5:04 p.m. contacted a 20-year-old woman and arrested her for failure to appear.

A woman at 5:02 p.m. reported illegal ATV activity near Ocean Drive Loop.

A caller at 6:40 p.m. reported employees at a Pioneer Avenue business recognized a suspect in a previous theft. Police responded and arrested a 37-year-old Montreal, Quebec, man. Police also later served a search warrant on the man’s home.

A person at 8:44 p.m. made a 911 call of a possible REDDI driver on East End Road. Police stopped the suspect and arrested a 40-year-old man for DUI.

A man at 10:01 p.m. reported a motorcycle in the ditch on East Skyline Drive. Police responded and searched for the driver. The driver was later found near home and taken to South Peninsula Hospital by a neighbor.

Sept. 1

A taxi driver at 2:54 a.m. came to the police station with a drunk passenger who didn’t remember where he lived. Police helped the man in getting alternate transportation home with a friend.

A caller at 3:51 p.m. reported securing a loose dog at Karen Hornaday Park. The animal control officer took the dog to the shelter.

A person at 9:58 p.m. made a 911 call of screaming in the Ben Walters Lane area and said a man assaulted a woman and then left after threatening another man. Police responded and arrested a 24-year-old man for violating conditions of release.

Sept. 2

A caller at 12:17 a.m. reported a man trying to start a fire in the Jenny Way area. Police responded but the man had gone.

A man at 12:33 a.m. reported two juveniles hiding near a Dumpster on Ben Walters Lane. Police contacted two adult men and found all was OK.

A man at 5:08 a.m. came to the police station and reported a domestic dispute.

A woman at 8:09 a.m. reported unauthorized use of a credit card online.

A person at 7:51 p.m. made a 911 call of a driver in a car on the Spit who had left a home after purchasing drugs. Police contacted the driver and did not see any drugs.

A woman at 10:26 a.m. called to say she was concerned for a large animal in the Jennifer Place area and asked for assistance. Police responded.

A caller at 10:50 p.m. reported hitting a porcupine on East End Road and was concerned that it was a traffic hazard. Police responded.

Sept. 3

A man at 4:33 a.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded and separated the parties for the night.

A caller at 11:40 a.m. reported finding a backpack on Freight Dock Road.

A caller at 1:09 p.m. reported finding a purse on Pioneer Avenue. Police returned the purse to the owner.

A caller at 3:33 p.m. reported an unresponsive man in a Spit bathroom.

More in Community

Myrna, Paxson and Marcel (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Pets of the week: Myrna, Marcel, Paxson, Delta

Welcome Autumn, and welcome to our new kittens. There are two boys,… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s (CIRCAC) Prevention, Response, Operations and… Continue reading

Keeley Dabney, a junior at Homer Flex, is the September recipient of the Phoenix Award. (Photo by Elizabeth Schneider)
Dabney receives September Phoenix Award

The September recipient of the Homer Flex High School Phoenix Award is… Continue reading

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Nikiski Senior Center
A wood-carved whale hangs in the Nikiski Senior Center on Sept. 23.
Whale of a job

Nikiski Senior Center gets addition to dining room.

Bar-tailed godwits feed on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Mud Bay near the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. The birds were one of several species of shorebirds seen in Mud Bay over the weekend that included western sandpipers, dunlins, long-billed dowitchers and Pacific plovers. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival seeks featured artist

The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival is seeking applicants for its 30th annual… Continue reading

Mock orange, Shubert’s Red, mountain ash, red twigged dogwood and Miss Kim lilac, all successfully blend their fall colors. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
Kachemak Gardener: Who doesn’t love fall?

Combining shades of gold, red/gold, a little straight up red — fall is a marvelous season.

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Most Read