Story last updated at 3:06 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002

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

Sept. 30

A woman at 2:40 p.m. reported someone shot and killed her cat with a paintball gun.

A woman at 6 p.m. reported seeing a man purchase alcohol and drink it in his vehicle. She said he was parked at Kachemak Center at Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. Police located the 49-year-old man and arrested him for driving while intoxicated and driving while license revoked.

A man at 6:55 p.m. reported his cash drawer was taken from a Sterling Highway business during business hours.

Oct. 1

A woman at 1:25 a.m. made a 911 call reporting an intruder at her Bonanza Avenue home. Police arrested a 36-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

A woman at 7:37 a.m. reported numerous items taken from a Bunnell Street address sometime earlier that morning or the night before.

A woman at 7:33 a.m. reported a Pioneer Avenue business was burglarized.

An anonymous caller at 4:57 p.m. reported "dead crows" at Ben Walters Park.

A woman at 9:09 p.m. reported hearing shots in the area.

Oct. 2

A man at 9:22 a.m. reported cash stolen from a Lake Street business.

Police at 3:06 p.m. received a 911 call that a person took an overdose of pills at a Herndon Avenue address.

Police at 8:39 p.m. stopped a 48-year-old man at Mile 171 Sterling Highway for driving without taillights. They arrested him for DWI and refusal to take a blood-alcohol test.

A woman at 11:40 p.m. reported people yelling obscenities at her from the area of the Poopdeck Trail as she got fuel at Petro Express. Police could not locate the suspects.

Oct. 3

A man at 12:13 a.m. reported suspicious activity in the area of the Auto Clinic on Kachemak Drive. Police contacted several juveniles and warned them of disorderly conduct.

Guardian Security at 6:45 a.m. reported an alarm going off at a Lake Street business. Police responded and found the business owner in the building.

A man at 1:40 p.m. reported a person trespassing in his office.

A man at 3:26 p.m. complained of kids at Bishop's Beach playing ball and having the music turned up too loud.

A man at 6:31 p.m. reported the theft of an $85 valve off a crab boat in the harbor.

A woman at 6:56 p.m. reported seeing a man fall down several times near Ben Walters Park. She suspected he might be intoxicated.

A woman at 9:31 p.m. reported shots fired in the area of East Hill Road and Barnett Place. Police could not locate any suspects.

Police at 11:02 p.m. stopped a 32-year-old man at East End Road and Bear Creek Drive for driving with inoperable taillights. They summonsed him for driving while license suspended.

Oct. 4

Police at 8:41 a.m. arrested a 44-year-old man on a trooper warrant for failure to appear in court.

A woman at 10:14 a.m. reported the death at home of an 82-year-old man.

A man at 11:44 a.m. reported a theft from his boat in the harbor.

Police at 3:52 a.m. responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence. They summonsed a 35-year-old man for two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor. They summonsed an 18-year-old woman for sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, marijuana, and cited two juveniles for minor consuming alcohol.

A man at 10:50 p.m. reported a fight between two apparently intoxicated men in the parking lot of a Sterling Highway business. Police responded, but the combatants had left the area.

Oct. 5

Police at 12:24 a.m. assisted a driver with a tire that fell off his vehicle.

Police at 1:05 a.m. warned a patron of a Bunnell Street bar to keep his dog in the cab of his truck. The dog had been barking from the bed of the truck.

Police at 5:08 a.m. summonsed an 18-year-old man for minor consuming alcohol and operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol.

A woman at 5:58 a.m. complained that her Bonanza Street neighbors partied noisily all night long. Police warned the residents for disorderly conduct.

Oct. 6

Police at 12:23 a.m. received a 911 static call from a Kachemak Drive address. Police called back and received a busy signal. They checked on the address and found all to be OK and no one in the building.

Police at 9:36 p.m. received a report of two boys in custody for shoplifting at Eagle Quality Center.

Police at 6:14 p.m. received several calls about a dead seal with bullet wounds on the beach near Mariner Park on the Spit. Police passed on the reports to the National Marine Fisheries Service.