Story last updated at 2:21 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2002

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

April 16

Police at 1:39 p.m. received a 911 call reporting a disturbance at the Fish Factory on Freight Dock Road.

A long-term care nurse at 2:50 p.m. requested assistance in retrieving a patient who wandered away from long term care and did not want to return.

Anchorage Division of Family and Youth Services at 2:52 p.m. reported a minor had been sexually abused in Homer.

A firefighter at 9 p.m. reported having problems with intoxicated individuals while the fire department put out an unattended and unpermitted burn at April Place.

Police at 9:21 p.m. arrested a 29-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of hindering prosecution. They contacted the woman while assisting firefighters at April Place.

April 17

A woman at 12:59 p.m. reported a possible attempted burglary at the new Salvation Army store on Pioneer Avenue.

April 18

A man receiving property for an estate at 4:21 p.m. reported property missing.

A city worker at 9:58 p.m. reported a woman transient still living in the bathroom by the harbor office and plugging up the sink with candle wax.

Trooper dispatch at 7:47 p.m. reported losing contact with a trooper out of a vehicle near Mile 14 East End Road. Before police arrived, trooper dispatch reported the trooper made contact.

A man at 8:45 p.m. reported a driver in a white Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 spinning its tires at Main Street and the Bypass.

Police at 11:18 p.m. arrested a 24-year-old man for driving while intoxicated after contacting him at East End and East Hill roads regarding a domestic dispute.

April 19

A man at 1:34 a.m. asked for assistance regarding a noisy guest at the Best Western Inn. Police arrested a 20-year-old woman for minor consuming alcohol.

A Flex High School employee at 8:51 a.m. reported the school was broken into.

A city worker at 9:28 a.m. reported a suspect continued to damage with candle wax the Harbor Office restroom.

Police at 9:36 a.m. received a report that someone broke into the Choices for Teens van parked in their Ben Walters Lane lot. Nothing appeared to have been taken.

The librarian at 10:10 a.m. reported someone broke a light in the Arctic walkway at the library and knocked over and broke a cement ashtray.

A 911 caller at 1:11 p.m. reported an argument between employees at Starvin' Marvin's on the Spit Road.

A woman at 1:47 p.m. reported small children operating four-wheelers on McLay and Beaver roads.

Police at 6:12 p.m. arrested a 41-year-old woman near Fairview and Mulliken roads for driving while license revoked.

Police at 7 p.m. stopped a driver on Kachemak Drive for speeding. They cited a passenger for minor possession of tobacco.

An Eagle Food & Drug employee at 7:22 p.m. reported underage children smoking in front of the store.

Police at 7:50 p.m. arrested a 45-year-old man at his Svedlund Street home on a trooper warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of DWI.

A caller at 11:40 p.m. reported five boys walking down Grubstake and that one boy three a green Magna Shockedge mountain bike into the ditch.

April 20

Police at 12:17 a.m. made a security check of the harbor restroom and reported a strong smell of incense.

A woman at 12:49 a.m. reported a loud party on Bishop's Beach. Police responded and cited a juvenile for minor consuming alcohol.

A woman at 10:35 a.m. made a "report every drunk driver immediately" complaint of a driver in a blue Chevrolet truck parked at the Grog Shop on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and arrested a 44-year-old man for DWI.

A man at 11 a.m. reported finding a bicycle in the woods behind McDonald's on Ben Walters Lane.

A man at 4:30 p.m. reported three boys vandalizing the restrooms at Ben Walters Park.

A man at 7:47 p.m. reported people on two four-wheelers driving on the Spit Road and in the parking lots at the end of the Spit.

Police at 6:38 p.m. received a report of someone sleeping under the porch at Quicky Mart.

A woman at 9:42 p.m. reported posting the parking lot at the Bay Watch condos on Olsen Lane and Bunnell Avenue, but that prom goers parked there anyway.

April 21

A man at 1:12 a.m. reported a man trying to enter the Grog Shop after hours. Police responded but did not locate the suspect.

A man at 10:41 a.m. reported Smoky Bay Foods was vandalized.

A man at 3:40 p.m. reported a driver in a white Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 racing its engine at all times of night up and down Mountain View Drive.

A woman at 3:53 p.m. reported a driver in a white Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 driving unsafely on Bishop's Beach.

Police at 6:53 p.m. received an anonymous report of children starting a grass fire between Eagle Food & Drug and the Tesoro station.

A man at 7:41 p.m. reported the door of his Svedlund Street apartment had been kicked in.

Police at 11:23 p.m. assisted visitors in finding a place to stay for the night.

Police at 11:53 p.m. summonsed a 23-year-old man on Pioneer Avenue for driving while license revoked and warned him for DWI.

April 22

Police at 3:15 a.m. summonsed a 16-year-old girl for minor consuming alcohol and operating after consuming after stopping her on Ocean Drive.

A man at 8:48 a.m. reported a radio removed sometime over the weekend from a vehicle parked at Pryor's Transmission.

A woman at 12:20 p.m. reported someone carved "beware" in the wood of the men's restroom of a Pioneer Avenue business. Someone also vandalized the telephone box outside. She suspected a former employee.

A woman at 3 p.m. reported a dog bit her the day before on the Spit.

A school official at 4:30 p.m. reported .22 bullets were found outside a Homer High School classroom where a substitute teacher worked. A sweep of nearby lockers found nothing.

A woman at 7:30 p.m. asked police to check on a 31-year-old woman who has been sleeping since April 20 on the empty boardwalk next to the Glacier Boardwalk on the Spit.