Story last updated at 3:27 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2002

Homer Police
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

April 1

A man at 1:42 p.m. told police a suspect charged a rental to his credit card, but when the man cancelled the reservation, the suspect kept a 10 percent cancellation fee. The man believed this to be an "unpublished refund policy" and disputed the charge.

Police at 8:27 p.m. received a report that a 2000 GMC pickup with the keys was stolen from Homer Elks sometime that day. The report was unfounded and an April Fool's joke.

April 2

A woman at 11:29 a.m. advised police she put a lien on logs stored on the Spit and worried that a suspect would cause problems or harm her employees while they loaded logs.

A woman at 1 p.m. told people she believed people in three different vehicles followed her.

A woman at 3:15 p.m. reported two dogs she knew to be vicious chased people on Bayview Avenue.

A woman at 6:45 p.m. provided police with information on a suspicious person who followed her.

April 3

A woman at 12:23 p.m. reported someone damaged her car while parked at the high school.

A woman at 2:04 p.m. reported someone drove a white Chevrolet pickup truck with an American flag and American flag license plates, but no Alaska license plates. She asked police to be on the lookout for the suspect vehicle.

Two men at 5 p.m. reported someone damaged their vehicles while parked at the high school.

April 4

A man at 8:03 a.m. reported a possible suicide attempt of a woman living in Anchorage.

A woman at 12:36 p.m. reported a transient living in the women's restroom near Ramp 2 at the harbor.

Police at 1:51 p.m. received a report of a two vehicle rear-end collision with minor injuries on Pioneer Avenue.

A man at 2:27 p.m. reported someone slashed the tires of his truck while parked at the high school.

Police at 7:13 p.m. arrested a 30-year-old man on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court following a traffic stop on Kachemak Drive.

A man at 7:52 p.m. reported being assaulted at the high school.

Police at 7:58 p.m. received an anonymous report of snowmachiners jumping Crossman Ridge Road over the dam at the Bridge Creek reservoir near Skyline Drive.

April 5

A woman at 8:02 p.m. reported a dog attacked her dog while they were getting out of her vehicle at Bishop's Beach.

A middle school official reported at 9:40 p.m. he expelled a student from a dance and the student snuck back into the school.

A woman at 10:50 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on an employee who did not show up for work.

April 6

Police at 12:02 a.m. summonsed an 18-year-old man on Skyline Drive for minor consuming alcohol.

Police at 12:41 a.m. summonsed a juvenile on Skyline Drive and East Hill Road for minor consuming alcohol.

Police at 1:20 a.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers at Ohlson Mountain Road for an assault on two boys.

A man at 9:40 a.m. reported creosote logs being burned on the Spit that could pose a breathing hazard.

Someone with Alcoholics Anonymous at 10:46 a.m. reported finding an intoxicated man in the AA office on Pioneer Avenue. The man refused to leave when asked.

A 42-year-old man at 3:54 p.m. reported someone broke into his boat stored at Homer Boat Yard on Kachemak Drive.

A man at 12:35 p.m. made a 911 call saying he checked himself out of the hospital but needed help with his alcohol problem.

A state trooper at noon reported log trucks on the Spit that appeared to be overloaded or stacked too high with logs. Police found the report unfounded.

April 7

A Duggan's Pub employee at 3:45 a.m. asked police to remove a patron from the Bunnell Avenue bar.

Police at 4:39 a.m. received a 911 call from St. John's Catholic Church that someone knocked on the door of the church.

A man at an East End Road business at 1 p.m. reported a 1948 yellow Ford pickup parked in the lot that might be stolen. The vehicle was not stolen and the complainant said he would contact the owner to have it removed.

Police at 1 p.m. received a wallet found on Bishop's Beach. They contacted the owner and he claimed it.

A man at 4:28 p.m. reported someone taking pictures of him for no apparent reason at the Petro Express gas station on the Bypass.

A man at 4:48 p.m. reported being harassed and "flipped off" by a suspect at the Texaco gas station on Baycrest Hill. He asked police to respond.

A woman at 8:55 p.m. reported a parent using physical violence on a child.

Police at 10:41 p.m. arrested a 26-year-old man on East End and East Hill roads for driving while intoxicated and refusal to take a chemical test.

April 8

A man at 2:55 a.m. made a 911 call reporting his friend tried to commit suicide. Police responded with EMTs and took the victim to the hospital.

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Police at 7:05 p.m. arrested a 41-year-old man for fourth-degree assault after responding to a Pennock Street home for a report of domestic violence.

Two callers at 9:38 p.m. reported a party on the beach below Crittenden Street.

April 9

Police at 3:32 a.m. found a commercial vehicle with the driver asleep parked at the curve on FAA Road near the airport. They asked the driver to move the vehicle someplace safer.