Story last updated at 4:31 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2002

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

June 10

A woman at 8:04 a.m. reported someone "camping" in the elevator of the old blue bank building at the corner of Lake Street and East End Road. She said she found dirty bedding left there.

A man at 1:05 p.m. reported a Smith & Wesson revolver stolen from a boat in the harbor.

A man at 3 p.m. reported that while he was out fishing, someone hit his 2000 Audi parked near the Salty Dawg, causing about $1,000 in damage.

Dispatch at 4:34 p.m. received a 911 call of a woman not breathing at an East End Road home. Police went to the scene with Homer EMTs. The woman was taken to the hospital.

Police at 10:13 p.m. received a report of a boy being threatened by a man at his Rochelle Road home. Police served a 72-hour temporary restraining order on the man.

June 11

A woman at 8:16 a.m. reported a man's camera had been stolen from Bishop's Beach on June 1.

A woman at 1:51 p.m. reported the theft of gasoline and oil from a boat in the harbor.

June 12

A woman at 2:56 a.m. reported guests at a Sterling Highway hotel refused to quiet down after being asked twice. Police contacted the noisy guests and issued them a disorderly conduct warning.

Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services at 10:03 a.m. faxed to police a report of harm to a child.

A man at 4:25 p.m. came to the station and reported someone blocking Spruce Lane with a no trespassing sign.

Police at 10:20 p.m. received a report of drivers speeding in the Beluga Place and Bunnell Street area in a small white pickup, a red and black pickup and a Volvo. Police searched for the speeders for 15 minutes but could not locate the vehicles.

June 13

A man at 12:01 a.m. reported drivers speeding in the Kachemak Drive area in a red and black pickup, a light-blue sports car and a silver Volvo. Police could not locate the speeders.

Police at 2:44 a.m. went to Skyline Drive for a single-vehicle rollover with injuries. They allege alcohol was involved in the accident.

A man at 6:23 a.m. reported someone vandalized the engine injector system of a boat in the harbor the night before, causing several thousands of dollars in damage.

Police at 4:49 p.m. assisted troopers in responding to a two-vehicle accident with injuries on the Sterling Highway near Green Timbers.

June 14

Police at 3:39 a.m. summonsed at Mile 172 Sterling Highway an 18-year-old man for driving in violation of his instructional permit.

Police at 3:53 a.m. received a "report ever drunk driver immediately" complaint. They stopped and arrested at Mile 171 Sterling Highway a 49-year-old man for driving while intoxicated, sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, marijuana, and refusal to take a chemical test.

Police at 5:05 a.m. provided transportation to a tow-truck driver after his engine caught fire on the Sterling Highway near Saltwater Drive.

A woman at 4:22 p.m. reported her tent was stolen from a campsite at Karen Hornaday Park.

A woman at 1:30 p.m. reported she was at a safe home because of a domestic-violence situation. She worried that someone might file a missing person's report for her.

A woman at 5:17 p.m. reported someone held a lingerie party and kept the money for lingerie orders.

Police at 8:27 p.m. arrested a 50-year-old man for driving while license revoked.

June 15

A woman at 1:28 p.m. reported her daughter ran away from their West Hill and Jeffery road home.

A woman at 8:18 p.m. reported that her child was being neglected by another caretaker. When police investigated, they contacted a 48-year-old man and arrested him on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

June 16

A man at 3:02 p.m. reported boys on 4-wheelers speeded on East End Road near Rochelle. Police could not locate the boys.

A woman at 4:37 p.m. reported she suspected a person stole $800 from her purse.

A man at 10:48 p.m. reported a patron at a Lake Street business refused to pay for a meal.

A man at 11:30 p.m. reported a party and a bonfire on Bishop's Beach in possible violation of the new beach policy.

June 17

Police at 1:23 a.m. contacted a group at Karen Hornaday Park. They cited four underage youths for minor consuming alcohol and one adult for driving while license revoked.

A 28-year-old man at 5:20 p.m. drove to the police station to report an accident. Police alleged that the man appeared intoxicated and arrested him for DWI.

A man at 6:27 p.m. reported someone stealing tires off of an extended-cab pickup on the Spit.

June 18

A woman at 12:43 a.m. reported her handicapped daughter was missing from her home. Police located the woman at the hospital and returned her home.

A man at 1:12 a.m. reported 4-wheelers racing down Kachemak Drive and on the beach. Police could not locate the 4-wheelers.