Story last updated at 2:03 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2002

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

July 9

The Secret Service at 8:47 a.m. asked police to locate the residence of a Homer suspect.

Police at 2:06 p.m. received a report of vehicles being driven in the critical habitat area of Mud Bay below the airport on Kachemak Drive.

A woman at 11:17 p.m. reported a pickup with a loud muffler speeding in the Bunnell Avenue area. Police could not locate the suspect, but at 11:30 p.m. observed a 17-year-old boy smoking a cigarette who failed field sobriety tests. They cited him for minor consuming alcohol.

Police at 11 p.m. received a report that a woman in the Herndon Drive area was despondent and suicidal.

July 10

A man at 9:50 a.m. made a 911 call that a log truck hit a power line on Kachemak Drive.

Police at 9:58 a.m. stopped the driver of a 1981 Ford on East Hill Road for having expired license plates. A records check showed outstanding warrants. Police arrested a 45-year-old man for failure to appear in court and driving while license revoked.

While investigating another case, police at 10:04 a.m. determined a domestic-violence assault happened earlier. They forwarded a report to the troopers.

The troopers at 1:16 p.m. reported a domestic-violence suspect heading toward Homer from Soldotna.

Police at 1:43 p.m. received a report that a girl left home. Her mother asked that the girl be picked up so she could be taken to Kenai Care Center.

A man at 4 p.m. reported a bicycle taken from a locked storage shed behind the high school sometime in the past two weeks.

A woman at 5:36 p.m. reported her Bunnell Avenue neighbor walked into her home without permission.

EMTs at 9:40 p.m. asked police to assist them with a patient being transported to the hospital.

A man at 11:55 p.m. reported juveniles behind Paul Banks Elementary School disturbing school property. Police responded and found everything to be OK.

July 11

A man at 1:09 a.m. reported a driver crashed his vehicle through a fence and hit other cars at the long-term parking across from the old airport on Kachemak Drive. Police arrested a 26-year-old man for felony driving while intoxicated.

The Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services at 11 a.m. faxed to police a report of harm.

A man at 4:33 p.m. reported someone stole parts from a customer's vehicle parked at an East End Road business.

A woman at 9:47 p.m. reported a customer rented two videos due on May 30 and had not returned them.

Several callers at 11:21 p.m. reported a truck and vehicle pulling a dog sled on the road in the Rochelle and Sabrina road area. Police warned the driver about towing vehicles on the roadway.

July 12

A man at 9:38 a.m. reported the Christian Community Church office was burglarized the night before.

July 13

Police at 12:40 a.m. went to April Place to check on a fire. They saw a 38-year-old man known to them to have a warrant and arrested him on a trooper felony warrant for petition to revoke parole.

Police at 12:10 p.m. warned two California boys for riding motorized scooters on the roadway at Mattox Street.

A woman at 5:52 p.m. reported a brown labrador retriever bit her daughter and that the girl went to the hospital.

Police at 9:11 p.m. received a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Fireweed Lane near Whispering Meadows with people around it and another vehicle trying to pull the vehicle out. Police responded but could not locate the vehicle.

July 14

Police at 12:01 a.m. received a report of two men climbing on the roof of the high school.

A woman at 1 p.m. reported two white plastic lawn chairs taken from outside the Homer Crisis Pregnancy Center on Bartlett Street sometime the last week.

Police at 5:36 p.m. attempted a warrant arrest on a 20-year-old man at a Klondike Street home. The suspect later turned himself in at the police station on a felony warrant for failure to comply with conditions of probation.

July 15

A woman at 7:33 a.m. requested an ambulance for her father, alleged to have fallen and injured his head and back. EMTs asked for an officer to assist them. They alleged the incident was a domestic dispute.