Police Report

Jan. 21 A caller at 8:24 a.m. reported an ongoing problem with people parking and blocking a driveway on the Sterling Highway when frequent parties happen. An employee at 11:40 a.m. reported shoplifters at a Sterling Highway store drove away in a car. Police responded. A man at 12:05 p.m. asked police about burning coal in the city. Police advised the man there are no ordinances regarding the burning of coal. An employee at 12:44 p.m. reported detained shoplifters at a Lake Street store. Police charged a 20-year-old woman with fourth-degree theft. A caller at 3:20 p.m. reported a drunk man and woman walking on the Sterling Highway. A man at 4:09 p.m. reported a hit-and-run car crash on Bartlett Street. Police at 4:30 p.m. helped a person with a nuisance caller. A woman at 5:24 p.m. reported an eagle stuck in a trap on Crossman Ridge Road. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A man at 6:45 p.m. reported finding in the middle of the night a full can of gasoline next to his truck on Bartlett Street. Several callers at 8:53 p.m. reported a disturbance at the harbor. Police responded. A nurse at 11:40 p.m. reported an assault victim at South Peninsula Hospital. Police responded and after an investigation arrested a 26-year-old man for fourth-degree assault. Jan. 22 A caller at 12:52 a.m. reported problems with a tenant. Police offered advice and said the issue was a civil matter. A man at 9:01 a.m. reported a man walking on Ben Walters Lane had been hit by a car. EMTs and police responded. A bus driver at 9:30 a.m. reported that on Jan. 17 a driver in a pick up truck with a snowplow passed a school bus with red lights flashing near Mile 170 Sterling Highway. Police at 12:23 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers in being on the lookout for a suspect in a brown pickup truck driving westbound toward Homer. Police at 3:10 p.m. served an arrest warrant on a suspect at a Bunnell Avenue address. A man at 3:52 p.m. reported he hit a moose on East End Road near Bear Creek Drive. Police at 2:45 p.m. assisted troopers with an arrest. A woman at 9:30 p.m. asked police to make a welfare check on several children. Police found all was OK. Jan. 23 A man at 6:54 a.m. reported a possible theft. A man at 8:52 a.m. reported his significant other might have taken his money. A school official at 11:30 a.m. reported finding marijuana in a container at Homer High School. Police responded. Police at 11:30 a.m. did a welfare check on a distraught woman at a Bunnell Avenue address. The woman was OK. A caller at 12:55 p.m. asked police for assistance in handling belongings left by a guest at a local hotel. Police provided options. A court employee at 1:03 p.m. reported a drunk woman in a court room at the Homer Courthouse. Police responded and took the woman into protective custody. A woman at 1:14 p.m. reported a temporary restraining order violation at her work place. A woman at 5:18 p.m. reported losing a phone. A woman at 6:37 p.m. reported a loose dog in her Ocean Drive yard. A woman at 9:41 a.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on Danview Avenue. Police at 11:51 p.m. arrested a 27-year-old man on an outstanding warrant at a Pioneer Avenue address. Jan. 24 A woman at 6:22 a.m. reported a stray dog at an Ocean Drive Loop home. Police advised the animal control officer. Police at 8:33 a.m. warned a driver for failure to provide proof of insurance. A man at 8:43 a.m. reported possible bow hunting in city limits in the Forest Glen Road area. Police responded. A man at 11:49 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on his son. Police couldn t find the son. The man called back later to say his son was found and OK. A caller at 12:11 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on an elderly man at his Mountainview Avenue home. Police contacted the man and found him to be OK. A hotel worker at 1:40 p.m. asked police to issue trespass notices to people and remove their property from the hotel. A woman at 2:05 p.m. reported someone driving a car on Beluga Lake. Police at 2:45 p.m. served several animal control tickets . A man at 3:45 p.m. asked for help regarding a theft. A man at 3:57 p.m. reported a car on Beluga Lake near open water. Police responded. Police at 4:41 p.m. served an animal control ticket at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police at 6:57 p.m. arrested a 20-year-old man on an outstanding warrant. A woman at 7:28 p.m. reported her carpet shampooer is being held for ransom. A man at 10:14 p.m. reported seeing a possible suspect featured on a crime watch TV show. Police at 8:04 p.m. served several animal control tickets at a Kachemak Drive address. Jan. 25 A caller at 2:37 a.m. reported a man screaming and pacing on the porch of his Ternview Place home. Police responded and issued the man a disorderly conduct warning. A caller at 2:45 p.m. reported a domestic dispute. Police charged and arrested a 46-year-old woman with violating conditions of release and assault. A caller at 4:30 p.m. reported a temporary restraining order violation. Police at 6:01 p.m. arrested a 37-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant. A woman at 8:23 p.m. requested a welfare check on herself. Police went to a Sterling Highway address, but the woman was gone on arrival. A caller at 10:16 p.m. reported driving by a business on Grubstake Avenue and seeing a cleaning lady trapped in the arctic entryway and banging on the glass. Police responded and contacted the key holder to the business to open the door and free the cleaning lady. All was OK. Jan. 26 Police at 1:45 a.m. assisted firefighters with a medical call on Hazel Avenue. A man at 9:21 a.m. reported a stolen firearm. A caller at 11:22 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man at a Kachemak Way address. Police contacted the man and found he was OK. Police at 1:02 p.m. arrested a 27-year-old man on a probation violation. A man at 4:30 p.m. reported his daughter left their home with a duffle bag. The daughter later returned home safely. A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported a driver cut other people off driving on East End Road. Police at 9:01 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 24-year-old man driving on East End Road and arrested him on an outstanding warrant. An Alaska State Trooper at 11:46 p.m. reported seeing two suspicious men walking on Main Street. Police contacted the men and found all was OK. Jan. 27 Police at 1:44 a.m. did a requested security check of a Bonanza Avenue home. Police arrested a 19-year-old man for criminal trespass. A person at 2:21 a.m. made a 911 call of a domestic dispute in progress at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded and arrested a 40-year-old woman for disorderly conduct, trespassing and harassment. A man at 5:39 a.m. reported a theft from an East End Road business when he arrived at work that morning. Jan. 28 Troopers at 1:58 a.m. asked for assistance in locating overdue motorists. A caller at 12:40 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Main Street address. Police responded. The incident did not rise to the level of a crime. A woman at 2 p.m. reported the theft of a coat from a Hazel Avenue building. A caller at 2:12 p.m. asked for information regarding the city sign ordinance. A man at 5:25 p.m. reported a culvert was plugged up on Mattox Road, causing a road hazard. Police notified Public Works. A woman at 5:25 p.m. reported a possible temporary restraining order violation at a Bunnell Avenue address. A woman at 7:12 p.m. advised that she thought Mattox Road needed to be sanded. Several callers at 9:26 p.m. reported a disturbance on Main Street. Police responded. A caller at 9:38 p.m. reported dismissal of third-party obligations. Police responded and took a woman into custody. A man at 11:35 p.m. reported a broken water pipe on Mattox Road. Police notified Public Works.