Story last updated at 3:57 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2002

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

May 17

Police at 1:10 p.m. received a report of about eight teenagers arguing over a truck in the middle of Beluga Place.

A woman at 3:21 p.m. reported that someone took items from her unlocked vehicle parked at the high school.

A man at 3:44 p.m. complained of loud music being played at WKFL Park. Police asked the suspects to turn down the music and they complied.

Police at 7:58 p.m. arrested a 53-year-old man for failure to appear in court on an original charge of driving while license revoked.

Police at 9:46 p.m. saw a young man on Grubstake Avenue carrying alcoholic beverages and acting suspiciously. He ran away after trying to hide the alcohol. Police could not catch him, but found the alcohol and disposed of it.

May 18

A man at 12:27 a.m. came to the police station complaining of loud noise and vehicles near his campsite at Karen Hornaday park. Police responded but could not locate the noisemakers.

A man at 1 a.m. reported someone stole his bicycle from a vessel in the small boat harbor.

A man at 1:07 a.m. reported a 1985 silver Chevrolet El Camino was taken from American Towing Yard on East End Road the evening of May 16.

Police at 2:39 a.m. arrested an 18-year-old man on Fairview and Wright streets for driving while intoxicated and minor consuming alcohol. They also summonsed a passenger for MCA.

A 911 caller at 9:01 a.m. reported a suicide threat.

Police at 7:04 p.m. stopped a 23-year-old man driving a vehicle with studded tires on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for driving without an operator's license.

A man at 9:20 p.m. reported about 50 teenagers at Bishop's Beach with some vehicles parked in the roadway. Police responded and didn't find vehicles improperly parked.

A woman at 9:31 p.m. reported two pit bull dogs running loose in the Main Street and Bayview Avenue area. Police contacted the owner and advised him to not let his dogs run loose.

May 19

Police at 1:08 p.m. received a 911 call of a man with medical problems in the ditch by Ben Walters Lane.

A man at 3:58 p.m. brought to the station a bicycle he found.

Police at 7:22 p.m. arrested a 57-year-old man for DWI at Mile 168 Sterling Highway.

A woman at 8:49 p.m. reported two pit bull dogs at large in the Main Street and Mountainview area. She had complained about the dogs on May 18.

May 20

An employee at 9:11 a.m. reported finding possible counterfeit money on the floor at Ulmer's.

Police at 10:48 a.m. assisted with traffic control while an 18-foot wide structure was being moved to the top of Baycrest hill.

A woman at 11:16 a.m. reported a man came to South Peninsula Women's Services looking for someone. SPWS asked that the man be issued a trespass warning.

A Young's Restaurant employee at 7:30 p.m. reported finding a purse and a wallet and handed them over to police.

Residents at 10:06 p.m. contacted police near Bishop's Beach and complained of people speeding and driving recklessly. They asked for extra patrols.