Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 1:11 PM on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Homer Police

Aug. 18

A man at 7 p.m. reported his son threatened to harm himself and others. Police contacted the son and took him to South Peninsula Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Police at 11:31 p.m. contacted a 22-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for driving under the influence.

Aug. 19

A caller at 1:55 a.m. reported a person walking on Pioneer Avenue firing an air pistol. Police responded.

A person at 2:58 a.m. made a 911 call that a drunk person tried to get into a Forest Glen Drive home. Police responded.

A caller at 12:07 p.m. reported an unattended campfire across the bay on Glacier Spit. Police notified the Alaska Division of Forestry.

A man at 2:50 p.m. reported an unauthorized person living on Easy Street property. The caller asked police to patrol the area and issue a trespass notice to the person if contacted.

Police at 6:55 p.m. warned a driver on the Sterling Highway for improperly transporting equipment and impeding more than five vehicles.

A man at 7:12 p.m. reported tire and rims were stolen from his car parked in the airport long-term parking lot on Kachemak Drive.

Police at 8:35 p.m. contacted people taking photos from a car near a restricted area near Mile 2 Kachemak Drive. Police advised the people not to enter restricted property.

A police officer at 11:12 p.m. saw a driver in a car collide with a guard rail on Lake Street.

Aug. 20

Police at 2:01 a.m. contacted a suspicious vehicle parked on Freight Dock Road. The people inside were sleeping while waiting for the departure of a boat.

A man at 11:15 a.m. reported another man followed him around town.

A caller at 4:56 p.m. reported a domestic incident in progress at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded and determined it was a verbal argument only. Police separated the parties involved.

Police at 8:26 p.m. made a traffic stop on a man driving on Kachemak Drive and cited the man for not having a valid operators license.

Aug. 21

A man at 10:20 a.m. reported the theft of firearms that happened last September.

A woman at 11:46 a.m. reported her boyfriend stole her cell phone.

A woman at 1:06 p.m. asked police to issue trespass notices to people from her Fairview Avenue home.

A man at 6:27 p.m. reported another man pointed a gun at him over ownership of a kayak.

Aug. 22

A woman at 8 a.m. reported a reckless driver on the Sterling Highway. Police contacted the driver and issued a warning for the persons driving habits.

A man at 9 a.m. asked police for information about ATVs on the roadway. Police provided information.

A caller at 11:53 a.m. reported a man and woman arguing loudly at a Lake Street parking lot. Police contacted the man and determined the argument was verbal only. The parties were separated and the man given a trespass notice for a previous incident.

A man at 12:53 p.m. reported a woman not honoring a purchase agreement, staying at a home and removing items. Police provided the man with options.

Police at 1:31 p.m. stopped a driver for a traffic violation on West Hill Road. Kenai Adult Probation asked police to search the drivers car.

A man at 2:12 p.m. reported a driver in a black Mustang convertible peeled out of a parking lot, cut other drivers off and was now parked at an Ocean Drive parking lot. Police contacted the driver and issued a warning for bad driving habits.

An off-duty officer at 3:05 p.m. reported men with pistols on Ben Walters Lane. Police responded and determined all was OK and the men had air guns.

A woman at 7:25 p.m. came by the police station and asked for assistance with shared ownership of a car. She said a relationship with the other owner had ended and he threatened her if she didnt return the car. Police advised the woman of her options.

Aug. 23

A caller at 12:56 a.m. reported a man refused to leave a Pioneer Avenue business. Police contacted the man and issued him a one-week trespass notice.

A caller at 10:58 a.m. reported a man and woman yelled at each other many times during the night and early morning outside a Fairview Avenue home.

A caller at 12:33 p.m. reported a man posing as a vendor at his door. Police contacted the man.

A caller at 4:28 p.m. reported a woman asked for help because her boyfriend hit her. Police contacted the woman who denied being hit.

A person at 10:17 p.m. reported being threatened at a Pioneer Avenue business by an unknown person.

A man at 10:20 p.m. made a 911 call that someone stole his shirt and then a short while later made another 911 call that he had accidentally hidden his shirt from himself. Police advised the caller not to call 911 for non-emergencies and to use the regular police phone number.

Aug. 24

A caller at 9:44 a.m. reported tires slashed on a car after being parked at an FAA Drive business overnight.

A man at 11:30 a.m. reported he shot and wounded a black bear on his Highland Drive property. Police notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and went to the scene.

A caller at 1:57 p.m. reported a person used fraudulent checks.

A drunk person at 2:01 p.m. made a 911 call of a domestic violence assault at the Karen Hornaday Park campground. Police responded.

A man at 5:20 p.m. reported he was concerned housemates entered his room while he was away.

A man at 10:38 p.m. reported items missing from his room. Another caller reported the man threatened other residents. Police responded and took the man to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Police at 11:02 p.m. warned a person driving on East End Road for distracted driving while using a cell phone.

Aug. 25

A woman at 2:52 a.m. made a 911 call of domestic violence at a Fairview Avenue home. Police responded and arrested a juvenile for fourth-degree assault, criminal mischief, possession of stolen property and minor consuming alcohol.

A person at 4:37 a.m. made a 911 call of a domestic dispute on Kramer Avenue. Police responded and separated the parties.

A woman at 11:17 a.m. reported a leaking water pipe on Sabrina Lane. Police notified Public Works.

A man at 1:04 p.m. reported hearing possible gunshots near a Kachemak Drive business.

A caller at 3:39 p.m. reported a possible shoplifter caught at a Lake Street business.

A man at 7:35 p.m. made a 911 call of a drunk pedestrian near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police took the subject into custody for a probation violation.

Aug. 26

Police at 2:40 a.m. saw a ladder propped up against the roof of a Sterling Highway business and did a security check.

A person at 7:57 a.m. reported a domestic verbal dispute at a Fairview Avenue home. Police responded and separated the parties involved.

A caller at 1:13 p.m. reported a driver spinning doughnuts on the Spit beach. Police responded but could not find the driver.

A caller at 6:03 p.m. reported a possibly injured marine mammal on the Spit beach. Police contacted the Alaska SeaLife Center.

Police at 7:01 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with a domestic violence assault investigation on Skyline Drive.

Aug. 27

A man at 7:51 a.m. reported a woman ran around barefoot and acted crazy outside of a Pioneer Avenue business.

A caller at 2:32 p.m. reported a civil dispute with a manager at a local hotel. Police responded and issued a trespass notice to several people.

A bank employee at 4:05 p.m. reported a check to be cashed had been altered.

Police at 5:40 p.m. did a probation check on a 45-year-old man. The man was taken into custody for a probation violation.

A caller at 6:50 p.m. reported a possible wanted subject at an FAA Road address. Police responded and arrested a 67-year-old man on a warrant.

A caller at 11:40 p.m. reported excessive noise coming from a Lake Street home. Police responded and warned the occupants for making too much noise.

Aug. 28

Police at 2:25 a.m. stopped a 21-year-old man driving on Pioneer Avenue and arrested him for DUI.

A woman at 9:45 a.m. reported possible computer fraud.

A school employee at 10 a.m reported a car cut trenches in the football field a Homer High School.

A man at 11:50 a.m. turned in a found drivers license.