Police Reports

Homer Police

April 16

A caller at 12:24 p.m. asked police to issue a trespass notice to a man who had caused a disturbance at a Bunnell Avenue motel. The man was issued an indefinite trespass notice.

A woman at 3:02 p.m. made a 911 call reporting a group of men acting suspiciously outside a Ben Walters Lane business. Police could not locate the suspects.

A man at 4:15 p.m. reported a person racing a 4-wheeler up and down Soundview Avenue.

A woman at 7:43 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on Pioneer Avenue.

A man at 8:20 p.m. reported three men shoplifting at a Sterling Highway business. Police contacted one man.

April 17

A caller at 2:21 a.m. reported people talking on an outside balcony on Main Street.

A man at 12:01 p.m. reported a man was trying to retrieve his car from a Kachemak Drive storage yard without paying the tow bill.

A woman at 4:23 p.m. reported a person tried to get into her Svedlund Street home.

Alaska State Troopers dispatch at 4:45 p.m. asked police to contact the driver of a car on East Hill Road and a pedestrian on East Skyline Drive.

April 18

A caller at 8:12 a.m. reported a woman backed up to a donation box at a Pioneer Avenue store and had items from the box loaded in her car that had then run out of gas. Police responded and issued the woman a trespass notice.

A caller at 4:06 p.m. asked police to issue a trespass notice to a person from a Mattox Road residence.

A person at 5:21 p.m. reported damage to a door at a Mattox Road home while the caller had been out of town. Police responded and arrested a 29-year-old man for criminal mischief.

April 19

A woman at 5:52 p.m. reported harassing phone calls.

A caller at 7:43 p.m. reported a possible drunk driver on the Sterling Highway near Diamond Ridge Road. Police contacted a driver in a truck pulling a large boat, but the driver was not drunk. Police ordered the car and trailer off the road until the load was properly secured.

April 20

A caller at 12:32 a.m. reported a drunk woman in the lobby of a Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded and arrested a 27-year-old woman for violating conditions of release and fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A caller at 2:07 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Rochelle Road apartment complex.

A caller at 11:37 p.m. reported a dispute between two men on Lee Drive. Police responded and arrested a 24-year-old man for fourth-degree assault.

April 21

A caller at 3 a.m. reported people tampering with a car on Pioneer Avenue. The registered owner said he did not want to press charge. The subjects were issued trespass notices.

A man at 8:25 p.m. reported a dog with a broken leg walking on Klondike Avenue. Police notified the animal control officer.

A caller at 11:07 p.m. reported a man acting suspiciously outside a Pioneer Avenue business. Police responded and arrested a 54-year-old man for disorderly conduct and trespass.

April 22

Multiple callers at 4:29 a.m. reported a disturbance possibling involving firearms at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and arrested a 22-year-old man for felony assault.

Police at 8:14 a.m. went to a collision between a car and a street sweeper on the Sterling Highway with no injuries.

A caller at 9:28 a.m. reported the back window broken and items stolen from a car parked in longterm parking on Kachemak Drive.

A woman at 11:34 a.m. reported medications stolen from a Hillview Place home.

A caller at 12:44 p.m. reported a Spit home with all doors open and lights on that should be locked and vacant. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at noon reported renters were not vacating a Bay Vista Court home as agreed upon.

A man at 1 p.m. reported he had not seen or heard from his adult daughter since April 20.

A caller at 3 p.m. reported someone went through an unlocked car parked on Mattox Street and stolen a multitool knife.

A woman at 5:40 p.m. reported a lost pig in the Early Spring Road area. The caller later reported finding the pig.

A man at 5:30 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on his adult daughter who he had earlier reported not seeing for two days. Police responded and found the woman to be OK.

A person at 10:31 p.m. made a 911 call of a man in a car acting suspiciously on West Hill Road. The man was birdwatching.


April 15

Alaska State Troopers at 3:20 p.m. contacted a 30-year-old Anchor Point man hitchhiking near Mile 158 Sterling Highway near Anchor Point. Troopers allege the man was not in compliance with his sex offender registration and also was on probation for a previous offense. Troopers arrested him for failure to register as a sex offender and violating probation.

April 18

Troopers at 7:45 p.m. responded to a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint and stopped an 18-year-old Anchor Point man driving near West Hill Road and Miller Road in Homer. Troopers arrested the man for driving under the influence, minor consuming alcohol and minor operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol.

April 19

Troopers at 10 a.m. received a report that a 20-year-old man threatened to harm himself and burn his father’s boat while it was docked in Jakolof Bay. Troopers flew to Seldovia and drove to the location. They allege the man threatened to pour gas on his father’s boat and light it on fire after arguing with him. The father tried to grab a 5-gallon gas can from his son, but the son moved away, spilling gas in the process. The gas came within inches of a hot stovepipe on the boat. Troopers arrested the son for two counts of reckless endangerment for endangering his father and a deckhand. At the jail, troopers allege jail officers found a package of marijuana on the man while he was being searched and charged him with promoting contraband and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

April 20

Troopers at 5:51 p.m. made a traffic stop near Mile 163 Sterling Highway, Anchor Point, on the driver of a 1994 Subaru Legacy after receiving a REDDI report that the person drove erratically. Troopers allege the driver, a 37-year-old Homer woman, drove under the influence. She also had a suspended driver’s license and was under bail conditions on another case. Troopers arrested her for DUI, driving while license suspended and violating conditions of release.

Wildlife Troopers contacted a 29-year-old Homer man fishing in the Anchor River near Mile 164.25 Sterling Highway. Troopers cited the man for fishing during a closed season before May 17.

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