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

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

Homer Police investigating Gear Shed burglary

Money was stolen from the store’s ATM

The Homer Police are investigating a recent case of theft at local store the Kachemak Gear Shed.

In an incident that occurred sometime on the night of Jan. 31, a burglar gained access to the store on East End Road, and stole money from its ATM.

“The perpetrator broke into the lobby of the gear shed, cut into the ATM machine located there and stole the cash it contained,” Police Chief Mark Robl wrote in an email.

A caller from the store reported the burglary the next morning, Homer Police records show.

The police are not disclosing the amount of money that was taken at this time, Robl said. They are still investigating the case.

Anyone who has information regarding this crime are encouraged to call the local police department at 907-235-3150, or utilize the anonymous tip service Crimestoppers by calling 907-283-8477 or emailing peninsulacrimestoppers.com.

Reach Megan Pacer at mpacer@homernews.com.

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