Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 2:45 PM on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Homer Police

May 7

A woman at 9 a.m. reported a wounded otter on the Homer Spit beach. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A caller at 1:32 p.m. reported two dogs chasing sandhill cranes in the Aurora Court area.

Police at 8:29 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 41-year-old man driving on East End Road. They arrested the man for driving under the influence.

May 8

Police at 3:25 a.m. contacted a driver in a suspicious vehicle parked on Fairview Avenue. Police issued a 23-year-old man a summons for driving while license suspended.

A caller at 11:02 a.m. reported a possible violation of the city sign ordinance on the Sterling Highway.

A woman at 8:15 a.m. told police she was holding a political demonstration on Heath Street on public property.

A woman at 11:19 a.m. reported demonstrators signs on Heath Street and the Sterling Highway blocked the view of the road.

A caller at 12:45 p.m. reported a person caused a disturbance at a Pioneer Avenue business.

A man at 4:53 p.m. reported finding newspaper dispensers on Pennock Street.

A woman at 5:47 p.m. reported a person taking photographs of property on West Hill Road.

A caller at 9:43 p.m. reported an unconscious man in a Pioneer Avenue parking lot. Police and EMTs responded. Police took a 40-year-old man into protective custody.

A man at 10:06 p.m. reported hearing loud shots and an explosion in the Crossman Ridge Road area.

Police at 10:36 p.m. stopped a car on Jeffery Street and West Hill Road. A male driver fled on foot. Police could not find the driver and impounded the car.

May 9

A woman at 3:54 a.m. reported a man trying to break into a car on Grubstake Avenue. Police responded but did not find the suspect.

A woman at 7:30 a.m. reported a car window smashed on Fairview Avenue.

A ma at 9:36 a.m. reported someone broke a window at Homer High School.

A caller at 4:48 p.m. reported a possible theft from cars parked near Mile 3 East End Road.

The Office of Childrens Services at 3 p.m. made a report of harm.

A person at 5:38 p.m. made a 911 call of an unresponsive man lying in a parking lot of a Spit bar. Police arrested a 39-year-old man on an outstanding warrant.

Police at 7:58 p.m. contacted three drunk men on Pioneer Avenue. Police advised them not to visit any bars or liquor stores that night.

May 10

A caller at 4:49 a.m. reported a 91-year-old woman died at her Race Road home.

A caller at 10:49 a.m. reported a drunk man stumbling into the Homer Spit Road. Police responded but could not find the man.

A woman at 9:20 p.m. reported someone tried to sell her drugs on Bishops Beach.

A bartender at 10:06 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a drunk man who left on foot from a Spit bar.

May 11

A caller at 12:15 a.m. reported a man said he hears voices in his head and doesnt feel safe.

A caller at 9:25 a.m. reported another person received disturbing Facebook messages.

A man at 9:45 a.m. reported an encounter earlier in the Beluga Slough with a man carrying an assault rifle.

A woman at 12:45 p.m. reported a person staying at her Grubstake Avenue home refused to leave.

A caller at 2:35 p.m. reported an ex-employee entered a Spit business and took food.

A caller at 11:45 p.m. reported a woman running around a Pioneer Avenue bar spraying hot sauce on people. Police responded and found all to be OK.

May 12

A man at 12:12 a.m. reported a friends car stolen from the Spit.

A woman at 12:30 p.m. reported another driver ran into her car parked at a Sterling Highway lot and left the scene.

A man at 2:36 p.m. reported a drunk man passed out on a bench on Pioneer Avenue. Police checked on the drunk man and found he was OK.

A caller a 5:23 reported three men in a red van were going to chase moose on Ocean Drive. Police determined all was OK.

A bar employee at 7:34 p.m. reported a man suspected of being trespassed from a Spit bar might be at the bar and asked police to do a walk through. The suspect was gone when police arrived.

May 13

A woman at 2 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check of a child at an Early Spring Street address. No one was home when police checked.

A man at 4:35 p.m. reported a tire was stolen from his bike chained to a bench on Pioneer Avenue.

Police at 7:23 p.m. contacted people camping on the Mud Bay beach and advised them of city camping ordinances.

May 14

A caller at 7:31 a.m. reported finding mail in the street on West Hill Road. Police notified the postmaster.

A caller at 10 a.m. reported the theft of a trailer.

A caller at 11:18 a.m. reported fraudulent use of a credit card.

A caller at noon reported letters stolen from a portable sign on Pioneer Avenue.

Police at 2:48 p.m. assisted firefighters with a car fire on Ocean Drive.

A caller at 3:51 p.m. reported catching a theft on video camera at a Lake Street business.

A caller at 2:15 p.m. reported finding a cell phone in the road on Lake Street.