Story last updated at 11:19 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2002

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

July 1

Police at 10:44 a.m. stopped a 19-year-old woman on the Spit for driving with studded tires and found she drove without a valid operator's license. They issued her a summons

Police at 10:37 p.m. arrested a 31-year-old man for driving while intoxicated after stopping him for erratic driving at East Hill and East End roads.

July 2

Police at 12:17 a.m. went to Bartlett Street for a domestic violence assault. They arrested a 36-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and interfering with a report of domestic violence.

Police at 9:31 a.m. contacted a 41-year-old man on a fishing boat at the Spit. They arrested him after a records check showed the man had a warrant for failure to appear in court on original charges of fourth-degree assault and violating conditions of release.

A Smokey Bay Air worker at 5:07 p.m. reported a Subaru parked on Kachemak Drive that appeared to have been vandalized.

Police at 5:53 p.m. received a 911 call of a disturbance between sisters at a Spit Road home. They arrested a 56-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

After making a routine traffic stop, police at 11:48 p.m. arrested a 44-year-old man for DWI and refusing to take a chemical test. They also arrested him for promoting contraband when he smuggled cigarettes into jail.

July 3

A woman at 11:46 a.m. reported a black bear got into trash on the porch of her East Bayview Avenue home and scattered the trash around.

July 4

A Bidarka Inn worker at 3:41 a.m. reported guests refusing to quiet down. Police contacted the guests and warned them about disorderly contact.

Police at 4:10 a.m. arrested a 32-year-old woman for DWI after finding her vehicle stopped in the roadway on West Hill Road near Hillside Place.

A man at 7:15 a.m. reported a 1988 blue Ford, license 2389 DC, taken from his Forest Glen driveway sometime after 3:30 a.m. that morning.

A woman at 8:16 a.m. reported someone tried to break into the women's restroom with a crowbar at Oceanview RV Park on the Sterling Highway. Someone also used a crowbar on a coin box on clothes dryers, but did not break in.

A woman at 9:17 a.m. reported items taken from her tent at a campsite on Main Street and Ohlson Lane.

July 5

A man at 4:17 a.m. came to the police station after making a 911 call demanding that federal authorities or the Secret Service come to the station at his request. Police called Community Mental Health.

A man at 5 a.m. reported a 1988 white Subaru, license CSX 194, stolen from a Soundview Avenue driveway.

A woman at 7:30 a.m. reported items stolen from her vehicle parked in front of her East End Road home.

A woman at 8:37 a.m. reported someone ransacked her vehicle parked on Early Spring and took items.

A woman at 10:55 a.m. reported her and her mother's cars ransacked at their Soundview Avenue home and items stolen.

A city worker at 12:54 p.m. reported spray paint all over the inside of the women's restroom at Ben Walters Park.

July 6

Police at 2:02 a.m. arrested a 51-year-old man for DWI, driving while license revoked or suspended and refusal to take a chemical test after stopping him for an equipment violation on East End Road and Bear Creek Drive.

Police at 12:42 a.m. received two complaints of a truck and trailer parked in the McDonald's lot with many juveniles going in and out.

Police asked the occupants to move their vehicles to another location.

A woman at 12:35 p.m. reported her daughter had been sexually assaulted five years ago when the girl was 11 years old.

Police at 11:55 p.m. assisted troopers with a DWI case. The defendant complained of neck and head pain and police transported him to the hospital.

July 7

A man at 9:28 p.m. reported finding a blue Cannondale bicycle in the woods above the high school.

July 8

A borough maintenance worker at 7:40 a.m. reported a break-in at the middle school.

A man at 10:51 a.m. reported that sometime in the previous two weeks someone took a starter from his 28-foot boat's diesel engine moored at the harbor.

A 911 caller at 11:28 p.m. reported seeing a flare fired from a boat in Kachemak Bay. Police notified the Coast Guard. They towed in a boat with engine trouble.