• Comment

Man arrested for trying to get into woman’s van

Posted: October 9, 2013 - 3:51pm

A Homer woman had a brief scare late last month when Homer Police said a drunk man tried to get into her van parked at a Pioneer Avenue church. Police arrested David Craig, 21, for fourth-degree assault and attempted second-degree criminal trespass. Police said Craig had a preliminary breath-test result of .189, more than twice the legal limit of .08 for driving under the influence.

According to a criminal complaint by Officer Larry Baxter, a woman parked in her van by Refuge Chapel Sunday, Sept. 29, made a 911 call about 7:10 a.m. that a man tried to get into her van. The 911 operator said the woman was upset and panicked, Baxter wrote. When Baxter arrived, he saw a woman in the van and a man trying to open the passenger side door. The man, identified as Craig, was so drunk he was almost unintelligible, Baxter wrote. When asked why he was trying to get into the van, Craig said something about a ride, Baxter said.

The woman told Baxter she had gone to Refuge Chapel to do some work before Sunday morning services. She bent over to pick up something on the van’s floor, and when she looked up saw a man standing by her passenger side window. He started pulling on the door handle and trying to open the door, she told Baxter. She told him to leave multiple times without success, Baxter said she reported. The woman was terrified and feared the man meant to hurt her, Baxter wrote.

Michael Armstrong can be reached at michael.armstrong@homernews.com.

  • Comment

Comments (1)

Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
Seafarer
0
Points
Seafarer 10/12/13 - 10:41 am
0
0

Drunken Van Man

Why didn't she just drive away?

Back to Top

Spotted

Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable.

Skip to News

« back

next »

  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317873/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317838/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317823/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317818/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317813/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317758/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317273/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/316563/
Oscar Day at School!

CONTACT US

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS