Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 5:32 PM on Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Homer Police

May 14

Police at 8:09 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 30-year-old man driving on East End Road and issued him a summons for not having liability insurance.

A woman at 10:49 p.m. made a 911 call of juveniles on the roof of a Sterling Highway building. Police later contacted two boys.

May 15

Police at 1:57 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 20-year-old man driving on the Homer Spit and issued him a summons for driving without a license and minor consuming alcohol.

A caller at 10:01 a.m. reported a domestic disturbance at a Nellson Avenue home. Police arrested a 59-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A caller at noon reported suspected child abuse.

A caller at 2 p.m. reported a juvenile left unattended after a parent was arrested by U.S. Marshals. The call was unfounded. The Office of Childrens Services took care of the child.

A caller at 5:34 p.m. reported a theft at a Pioneer Avenue business.

A woman at 8:14 p.m. reported someone stole her purse at Karen Hornaday Park.

May 16

A caller at 12:42 a.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Mattox Lane home. Police responded and separated the parties for the night.

Police at 10 a.m. helped another agency look for a missing adult.

A caller at 11:49 a.m. reported a man protesting on a sidewalk near the Sterling Highway. Police determined the protest did not rise to the level of a crime.

A caller at 3:39 p.m. reported a drunk pedestrian on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded and got the drunk person a ride home.

Police at 7:27 p.m. arrested a 28-year-old man on an outstanding warrant at an East End Road address.

A caller at 7:50 p.m. reported being locked in at Karen Hornaday Park.

May 17

A caller at 10:57 a.m. reported a possible firearm being put in a Dumpster on Ocean Drive.

A caller at 2:26 p.m. reported a dead moose off Kachemak Drive. Police advised the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

A man at 9 p.m. reported a motorhome driver hit a Ben Walters Lane building.

May 18

A parent at 7:12 a.m. reported a 15-year-old daughter never returned home from school the day before.

A caller at 2:10 p.m. reported rental property not returned.

A caller at 10:57 p.m. reported a black bear in a trash can at a Cozy Cove residence.

May 19

Police at 2 a.m. contacted three suspicious people on foot in the Bunnell Avenue area.

An officer at 9:09 a.m. participated in the Torch Run.

A caller at 10:13 p.m. reported a black dog attacked a moose in the Bonanza Avenue area. Police found the dog with no collar or tags and took it to the animal shelter.

A caller at 11:25 p.m. received a report of young people shooting off firearms in city limits in the West Hill and Whispering Meadows area. Police contacted a group of young people who said another group of people had been hunting for rabbits earlier.

A caller at 11:48 p.m. reported a drunk man passed out on the sidewalk on Crittenden Drive. The caller verified that the man was breathing. Police arrested a man on a probation violation.

May 20

A man at 9:20 a.m. reported losing a dog in the Klondike Avenue area.

A woman at 5:30 p.m. reported finding a dog in the April Place area. Police took the dog to the animal shelter.

May 21

A caller at 1:14 p.m. reported a moose gave birth to two calves in a yard next to the Sterling Highway near Homer Middle School. Police notified school officials and an officer stood by to warn school children walking by of the moose.

A caller at 9:17 p.m. reported drivers in car blocking the Sterling Highway to take photographs of the moose and calves. Police responded and cleared the area.