Police Reports

Homer Police

April 29

Police at 10:12 a.m. contacted a 48-year-old man driving on Beluga Place and issued him a summons for driving while license revoked.

A man at 2:02 p.m. reported juveniles shooting paintballs at him and his son on a trail near Fairview Avenue.

A man at 2:34 p.m. reported windows broken on his car parked on the Spit and his car broken into with items stolen.

Two callers at 4 p.m. reported a runaway juvenile in the Klondike Avenue area.

A man at 7:57 a.m. reported live chickens running loose in the Safeway parking lot.

A hospital employee at 9:30 a.m. reported a black bear sow and cub heading toward Karen Hornaday Park.

April 30

Police at 7:18 p.m. contacted a disabled car on East End Road. The car was reported stolen. Police determined it was a civil matter. The car was towed at the owner’s request.

May 1

Police at 12:49 a.m. contacted a car with a driver and passengers on Pioneer Avenue. A man wanted on a warrant resisted arrest and fled on foot. Police later served a search warrant on the car.

A man at 11:26 a.m. reported a container van broken into and items stolen.

A caller at 10:51 a.m. reported a large dock washed up in China Poot Bay.

A harbor officer at 10:57 a.m. asked for extra patrols on the Outer Dock Road after finding used needles in the area.

A man at 3:35 p.m. reported a driver in a car did doughnuts on the grass in front of West Homer Elementary School.

A caller at 4:30 p.m. reported seeing a juvenile reported missing on April 29. The juvenile was found.

A woman at 4:50 p.m. reported the theft of a pocketbook from an unlocked car parked in a Sterling Highway lot.

A man at 4:06 p.m. reported a theft from a car parked on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 5:28 p.m. reported a person tried to exchange a suspiciously large number of nickels. Police suspected the incident was related to a reported theft from a container van.

A woman at 9:45 p.m. reported a deck hand was holding on to her vehicle without her permission.

May 2

A person at 7:21 a.m. made a 911 call reporting suicidal statements. Police went to an address near Mile 3.5 Homer Spit Road. A person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital and a mental health worker advised.

A woman at 11:16 a.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint that a driver in another car almost collided with her on the Sterling Highway. Police contacted the suspect driver and determined the car was having mechanical problems and no impairment was involved.

A business employee at 11:21 a.m. reported possible fraud with an intrastate transaction. Police referred the person to the FBI.

A man at 11:38 a.m. reported a Kona mountain bike stolen from an El Sarino Court yard.

A person at 11:43 a.m. made a distraught 911 call. Police responded and determined all was OK.

A woman at 12:28 p.m. reported finding drug paraphernalia in a diaper bag. Police confiscated the items.

A person at 1:27 p.m. made a 911 call that a man shot a high powered rifle in the Skyline Drive area. Police responded and determined the man was shooting at rabbits with a pellet gun.

A man at 4:26 p.m. reported gas stolen from a car parked overnight at the airport.

A woman at 7:45 p.m. reported receiving harassing text messages.

A person at 9:31 p.m. made a 911 call reporting two people assaulting each other with sticks on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and determined two young people on a bicycle and unicycle were play sword fighting. All was OK.

May 3

A caller at 10:22 a.m. reported someone trespassing on their Kachemak Drive property.

A man at 3:34 p.m. reported a woman wandering on property on Hohe Street. Police responded and contacted the woman and told her she was on private property. She left in her car willingly.

May 4

Police at 2 a.m. conducted a drug investigation following a traffic stop on East End Road.

A woman at 2:05 p.m. reported a problem at a construction site near Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

Police at 6:03 p.m. arranged removing an abandoned car from a creek near Karen Hornaday Park.

Police at 8:45 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers in responding to an incident on Pioneer Avenue. Police took a 31-year-old man into protective custody.

Police at 10:25 p.m. assisted EMTs at a Bunnell Avenue address.

May 5

A caller at 2:57 a.m. asked that a person be issued a trespass notice from a Bunnell Avenue address. Police responded and arrested a 68-year-old man for disorderly conduct.

A person at 2:36 p.m. reported a car accident with damage only on Ocean Drive. Police responded and issued a summons to a 28-year-old woman for driving while license revoked and not having car insurance.

May 6

Police at 12:54 a.m. assisted EMTs at a Pioneer Avenue address.

A woman at 6:27 a.m. reported finding two loose horses on Sprucewood Drive.

A person at 9 a.m. visited the police station for sex-offender registration.

A woman at 12:10 p.m. reported being harassed. An officer provided options.


April 27

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 29-year-old Kenai man and a 23-year-old Kenai woman for taking 600 butter clams in Homer, or 300 each, over the daily bag limit of 80 each. Troopers seized the clams and donated them to a local charity. Bail was set at $410 each.

April 28

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 54-year-old Anchorage man for possessing 89 butter clams less than 2.5 inches wide taken in Kachemak Bay. Troopers contacted the man’s boat and crew in Homer after a clamming trip. Troopers seized the clams and donated them to a local charity. Bail was set at $196.

Troopers cited a 33-year-old Soldotna man for taking and possessing 100 undersized butter and little neck clams. The butter clams were less than 2.5 inches wide and the littleneck clams less than 1.5 inches wide. The man’s group had harvested the clams in Kachemak Bay. Bail was set at $210.

May 1

Alaska State Troopers at 3:37 p.m. contacted a 42-year-old Homer man and a 26-year-old Nikolaevsk man at a Homer residence. Both men had warrants for their arrest and were taken to the Homer jail.

May 2

Troopers at 8:36 a.m. went to a Rucksack Drive home off Diamond Ridge Road for the report of a 4-foot-by-4-foot road sign worth $300 stolen from the front yard. The investigation continues.

May 3

Troopers at 4:45 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 19-year-old Homer man driving near Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Troopers allege the man drove under the influence of Spice, synthetic marijuana, and possessed marijuana and methamphetamine. Troopers allege the passenger, a 22-year-old Anchor Point man, also possessed marijuana in violation of court ordered conditions of probation. Both men were arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

May 4

Troopers at 5:38 p.m. contacted a 50-year-old Nikiski man in a truck pulled over near Mile 159 Sterling Highway. Troopers allege the man drove the truck from Anchor Point, that he was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, that he possessed marijuana, and that he had a license revoked until 2063 for previous DUI convictions. Troopers arrested the man for felony DUI, driving while license revoked and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, marijuana.

Troopers at 8:47 p.m. assisted Homer Police with an unstable person at a Pioneer Avenue parking lot. Troopers allege a 30-year-old Homer man was physically aggressive and fought with a trooper and police when they tried to detain him. The man was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fourth-degree assault on a police officer.