Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 1:47 PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Homer Police

July 24

A man at 7:49 a.m. reported losing a wallet on the Homer Spit.

A woman at 7:50 a.m. reported her husband lost his wallet.

Police at 9:43 a.m. served a long-term protective order.

A caller at 11:18 a.m. reported a theft from a Pioneer Avenue business.

A man at 5:38 p.m. made a report every dangerous driver immediately complaint of a driver near Mile 170 Sterling Highway.

A woman at 6:55 p.m. dropped off a set of found keys at the police station.

Police at 6:55 p.m. served a temporary restraining order.

A boat captain at 7:03 p.m. asked police for help in escorting a drunk man away from the Freight Dock Road area. The man left without incident.

A woman at 7:47 p.m. reported a possible scam on Craigslist.

July 25

A caller at 12:51 p.m. reported a stolen car. Alaska State Troopers in Girdwood later recovered the car.

A caller at 12:59 p.m. reported a man making odd statements when calling a local facility.

A woman at 5:03 p.m. reported finding a baggie with pills in her Fairview Avenue yard while mowing her lawn. Police responded and said the pills were believed to be vitamins.

A man at 5:08 p.m. reported his missing child might be in the Fairbanks area. Police notified the Fairbanks police.

A city official at 5:56 p.m. asked an officer to be at a meeting because a man caused a disturbance.

A man at 9:53 p.m. made a 911 call of a car that rolled off the road and into the ditch on West Hill Road. Police and EMTs responded and a man was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

July 26

A woman at 11:15 a.m. reported continuing harassment.

A man at 11:21a.m. reported his missing child had returned home.

A caller at 12:46 p.m. reported a drunk man lying on the ground near the Sterling Highway. Police took a 49-year-old man into protective custody.

A caller at 5:07 p.m. reported a drunk man near the Sterling Highway. Police took a 55-year-old man into protective custody.

July 27

A man and woman at 1:42 a.m. flagged down an officer for assistance with an argument. Police took the woman, age 49, into custody for violating conditions of release.

A man at 9:53 a.m. reported finding a crossbow in the bushes off Main Street.

A caller at 11:33 a.m. reported losing a camera.

A person at 12:30 p.m. turned in a found cell phone. The person had contacted the cell phones owner to say the phone would be at the police station. The owner later picked up the phone.

A woman at 1:51 p.m. reported a tandem bicycle was stolen. The caller later said the bicycle had been returned.

A woman at 1:59 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on her sister. Another caller also asked police to check on the woman. Police contacted the sister and took her to South Peninsula Hospital for medical evaluation.

A caller at 2:31 p.m. reported a cars wheel well on fire as it was driven on Pioneer Avenue. The caller later reported all was OK.

A man at 5:31 p.m. reported an owl caught in a soccer net at a Soundview Avenue field. Police and an Alaska Wildlife Trooper cut the net and freed the bird.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. reported smoke coming from a car parked off Pioneer Avenue. The caller stayed on the phone long enough to determine smoke no longer came from the car.

A woman at 6:37 p.m. reported her boyfriend was missing.

A caller at 7:50 p.m. reported a young person acting suspicious and checking if cars were locked in a Pioneer Avenue parking lot. Police responded.

Police at 11:08 p.m. stopped a 22-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and issued him a summons for not having proof of insurance.

Police at 11:06 p.m. received a request to take a man to the hospital for evaluation. He was later taken into protective custody.

July 28

A caller at 10:48 a.m. reported losing a camera at the fish cleaning tables on the Spit. The camera was turned in at the harbor office and claimed by the owner.

Several people at 11:06 a.m. reported a traffic hazard from cars parked on both sides of Ocean Drive.

A woman at 3:21 p.m. reported a suspicious person taking photos on the Spit.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. reported a driver narrowly missed hitting pedestrians in the road on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 4:37 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Pioneer Avenue parking lot.

Police at 9:42 p.m. contacted a 23-year-old man driving on Soundview Avenue and arrested him for driving while license revoked. He and his 25-year-old woman passenger also were charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs.

July 29

A man at 11:04 a.m. reported a person acting belligerent in public. Police responded and took the suspect to the hospital for medical evaluation.

A caller at 3:49 p.m. reported a vehicle engine in the road on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded but the engine was gone.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. made a 911 call expressing concern about wildlife in the city limits.

A man at 8:50 p.m. reported a backpack was stolen from a local campground.

A man at 10:40 p.m. reported two people in a raft offshore from the Spit and paddling to get in. The caller said he was concerned for the people because it was getting dark.

Police at 10:49 p.m. contacted a 49-year-old man on private property in the Town Square area and arrested him for criminal trespassing.

July 30

A woman at 5:24 a.m. made a 911 call that a man walked across a Pioneer Avenue lawn screaming and then continued on toward the Sterling Highway.