Story last updated at 2:29 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2002

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

May 14

A man at 5:30 p.m. reported his wife's purse was stolen from their unlocked rental car while they registered inside Land's End Resort on the Spit.

A man at 5:55 p.m. reported an injured Brittany spaniel dog followed him on Bayview Avenue and he tied up the dog. Police took the dog to the Animal Shelter.

A man at 7 p.m. reported a fire on the beach berm at Mariner Park.

Palmer troopers at 9:30 p.m. asked police to deliver an emergency message to a man at the high school.

May 15

A woman at 1:20 a.m. reported her sister banged on the door of her Main Street house and came inside. The sister knows she does not belong there.

A woman at 11 a.m. reported an ongoing domestic dispute at her neighbor's house on Jennifer Place.

A woman at 11:15 a.m. reported a theft from her vehicle on Kachemak Drive.

A man at 1:20 p.m. reported an outboard motor taken from a skiff on Ocean Drive near A Street.

A man at 2:45 p.m. reported a pickup towing a white van that had only rims and no tires. The van caused sparks on the road and parts fell off the van.

A man at 6:24 p.m. reported an ongoing problem with a dog chasing moose in the Race Road and East Hill Road area.

A woman at 10:13 p.m. reported an at-home expected death of an 88-year-old woman at a Towne Heights home.

A woman at 10:24 p.m. reported a person was trespassing again at a Main Street home.

May 16

A woman at 9:53 a.m. reported a merchant did not return a $400 deposit to her.

Police at 3:53 p.m. served a temporary restraining order on a person at a Pennock Street address.

A woman at 4:25 p.m. reported a cell phone taken from a student's locker at the high school.

A man at 6:24 p.m. reported people driving a red four-wheeler and a green four-wheeler in the Whispering Meadows area. Police patrolled the area but did not find the four-wheelers.

Police at 11 p.m. cited a 20-year-old man for minor consuming alcohol and MCA operating a vehicle.

A man at 11:26 p.m. complained about construction noise coming from the Marine Science Center site on the Bypass across from Petro Express. Police went to the site and were told construction would stop by 10:30 p.m. daily.

May 22

Police at 12:28 a.m. checked on a vehicle parked by the low tide line at Mariner Park on the Spit.

A man at 1:14 p.m. reported two girls riding four-wheelers in the road in the Mattox Street and Beluga Circle area. Police could not locate the four-wheelers.

A school official at 1:42 p.m. reported a boy at West Homer Elementary School with a large knife.

Police at 3:22 p.m. stood by while a woman removed her personal property from a Mattox Street home.

Police at 6:30 p.m. arrested a 23-year-old man on the Spit Road on a warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of driving while license suspended.

A man at 6:44 p.m. reported two four-wheelers on the roadway in the Beluga Circle area. They were gone by the time police arrived.

Police at 6:45 p.m. provided escort for a private vehicle taking to the hospital a person injured in a skateboard accident on the Spit.

A woman at 7:53 p.m. reported a boy speeding in a 1992 Ford pickup at the Eagle Quality Center parking lot. The woman spoke to the driver without result. Police said they would contact the driver.

Police at 9:10 p.m. issued a summons for harassment to a 37-year-old woman at an East End Road address.

A woman at 10:17 p.m. reported receiving harassing phone calls from a suspect at an East End Road address.

May 23

A mother at 12:30 a.m. brought her daughter to the police station and asked that her daughter be given an alcohol breath test.

A woman at 12:22 p.m. reported a rear-end collision between two vehicles causing $300 in damages at the Ulmer's parking lot.

Police at 1:51 p.m. arrested a 23-year-old woman at a Main Street address for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A person at 5:54 p.m. made an anonymous complaint that two people might be fishing over the limit at the Fishing Hole on the Spit. Police could not located the suspects and advised fishermen in the area of the king salmon limits.

A man at 11:17 p.m. reported juveniles in three pickups parked in his Main and Bunnell street parking lot and causing a disturbance.

May 24

Police at 1:19 a.m. arrested a 57-year-old woman for driving while intoxicated and refusal to take a breath test after stopping her at East Fairview and Main streets.

A 911 caller at 2:45 a.m. reported hearing shots fired in the Grubstake area. Police could not locate the source of the noise.

A man at 6:16 a.m. reported an apparently intoxicated driver just missed running over him as he walked in front of Petro Express on the Bypass. The driver then went over the grass median, hit a manhole cover and parked in front of Burger King.

A man at 7:53 a.m. reported that sometime between 10 p.m. May 23 and 5 a.m. May 24 someone removed items from a 32-foot vessel in the harbor.

A woman at 12:30 p.m. reported harassing phone calls where the phone would ring but no one would answer. She asked for a phone trap from the telephone company.

A city worker at 12:48 p.m. reported employees found remnants of explosive devices at the Bishop's Beach restrooms.

Police at 3:10 p.m. picked up a runaway juvenile for the troopers at the Conifer Woods apartments on Ben Walters Lane.

Police at 4:20 p.m. stood by at a Linda Court home while a woman picked up her belongings.

May 25

Police at 3:15 a.m. received a report of a loud party at the Mariner Park campground on the Spit. Police contacted the campers and asked them to be quiet.

Police at 3:51 a.m. arrested an 18-year-old woman for driving while license revoked, minor consuming alcohol and operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol.

A woman at 6:16 a.m. reported a couple yelling and hitting each other at a Spit camping area. Police arrested a 47-year-old man for assault.

A fishing charter business at 7:16 a.m. reported three halibut fishing rods and reels stolen from a charter boat in the harbor.

Police at 7:30 a.m. received a report of an intoxicated man causing a disturbance at the Mariner Park campground.

A man at 2:55 p.m. reported two four-wheelers being driven in the Beluga Slough critical-habitat area.

A man at 6:46 p.m. reported that while fishing another camper moved into his camp site at Karen Hornaday Park.

A woman at 8:33 p.m. reported that a person kept visiting their Spit camp site and would not stay away.

Police at 9:12 p.m. arrested a 27-year-old man for driving while license revoked, suspended or cancelled after police stopped him for speeding on East End Road.

A man at 10:11 p.m. reported a bonfire and loud party on the beach at the end of Ocean Drive Loop.

A woman at 10:20 p.m. reported dirt bikes being driven up and down Highland Drive. Police could not locate the motorcyclists.

May 26

Police at 5:33 a.m. received a 911 hang-up call from a pay phone at Ocean View RV Park on the Sterling Highway. They found that the handset was off the hook and no one around in distress.

A man at 10:45 a.m. reported two all-terrain vehicles being driven 'all over' the beach berm of Beluga Slough and on Bunnell Avenue.

A woman at 11:21 a.m. reported a peddler selling maps on the Spit without a permit.

A woman at 1:30 p.m. reported her station wagon was hit by rock thrown at it at the intersection of Ocean Drive and Airport Road.

A man at 1:45 p.m. reported items taken from a vessel sometime in the last month in the harbor.

A man at 6:21 p.m. reported Honda four-wheelers on the roadway in the Westwood Estates Subdivision near Whispering Meadows Avenue.

A woman at 7:09 p.m. reported a dog barking continually from a Main Street home. This has been an ongoing problem.

A man at 6:43 p.m. reported a taxi driver in the Anchor Point area appeared to be intoxicated.

Police at 8 p.m. received a report of an apparently intoxicated man fueling his pickup at a Sterling Highway gas station. Some of the passengers also appeared to be intoxicated.

A woman at 9:34 p.m. reported four-wheelers and dirt bikes being driven on the roadway on Emerald Street.

A woman at 10:48 p.m. reported her 16-year-old daughter had been issued a trespass warning to stay away from the mother's Sprucewood road home and was back ringing the door bell.

May 27

A Land's End employee at 12:28 a.m. reported a guest's dog was left in a Ford pickup and has been barking and disturbing other guests.

A man at 2:57 p.m. reported being harassed while he tried to sell his maps on the Spit.

A man at 3:30 p.m. reported his fishing pole had been stolen about 2:30 p.m. at the Fishing Hole and he now saw some kids had it.

A woman at 10:30 p.m. reported her boyfriend came to her W. Fairview Avenue apartment, was being abusive and refused to leave.