Story last updated at 4:40 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2002

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

June 4

Police at 9:19 a.m. received a call of a white pickup in the ditch on East End Road near the Gear Shed. Police could not locate the pickup when they arrived at 9:25 a.m.

A woman at 1:30 p.m. reported kids on a four-wheeler towing a go-cart in the Hillside Place area.

A camper at 3:17 p.m. reported problems with drivers speeding and driving reckless in the Karen Hornaday Park campground.

A woman at 4:42 p.m. reported someone left a "nasty" note on her vehicle telling her not to park again in a Spit parking lot.

A man at 9:54 p.m. reported a dispute over a kitten he purchased.

June 5

Police at 12:55 a.m. assisted an EMT with a man having a seizure.

Police at 1:58 a.m. went to an out-of-control burn pile on Green Timbers Road. Homer Fire took over the call.

Public works at 8 a.m. found a broken 20-inch bike at Ben Walters Park.

National Marine Fisheries officers at 1:24 p.m. checked on a suspect they had contacted and found the 46-year-old man had a Kenai warrant for failure to appear in court. They followed him to the harbor where Homer police arrested him.

Police at 6:48 p.m. summonsed a 26-year-old man on the Spit Road for driving while license revoked.

June 6

A woman at 2:48 a.m. reported two people tampering with heavy equipment behind Napa on Main Street.

A man at 10 a.m. reported being bitten by a dog at a West Danview Avenue home.

A 911-caller at 1:09 p.m. reported a Kenworth tractor-trailer rolled over on Ocean Drive with the driver still inside.

A woman at 5:23 p.m. reported a boy pulled up freshly laid asphalt on Grubstake Avenue.

A man at 11:05 p.m. reported a man driving recklessly in a Ford Bronco. He said the driver drove south toward Homer, crossed the double line and almost hit two other vehicles. Police stopped the driver at the Sterling Highway and Hunter and arrested a 49-year-old man for DWI.

June 7

Police at 5:46 p.m. issued a trooper summons on a 44-year-old man for unsworn falsification and second-degree theft.

June 8

Police at 2:36 a.m. arrested a 38-year-old man on the Sterling Highway near Saltwater Drive for driving while intoxicated.

Police at 3:25 p.m. received several calls of a white Toyota pickup that had gone in and out of the ditch on Kachemak Drive with a possibly unconscious driver. Police issued a summons to a 41-year-old man for DWI and failure to report an accident.

June 9

A bartender at 12:17 a.m. reported a fight in progress at the Salty Dawg. Upon arrival police found the fighters gone.

A man at 2:05 a.m. reported a stranger pounding on his door at Young's Inn on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded but did not locate the stranger.

A man at 7:56 a.m. reported a break-in at Homer Middle School.

A man at 1:13 p.m. reported someone leaving napkins with messages soliciting sex on the urinals at the Harbor Office bathrooms.

A man at 2:20 p.m. reported someone broke into and stole stereo equipment during the past three weeks from his son's truck while it was parked at an Ocean Drive business.

A man at 2:51 p.m. reported a kid riding a scooter in the roadway on Ocean Drive without a helmet or eye protection.

A woman at 8:45 p.m. reported losing her Olympus camera off the top off her car somewhere along Bartlett and Pioneer streets on June 7.

Police at 9:09 p.m. received a report of four small children playing in the street and without adults around near Main and Lee streets. Police responded and warned adults then present not to let children play in the street.

A caller at 3:50 a.m. reported a man lying on the ground with a firearm beside him at a Kachemak Drive address.