Story last updated at 3:38 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2002

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

Nov. 8

A woman at 6:41 p.m. reported a person jumped in front of her car and screamed as she pulled into her driveway in the Lee Street and Calhoun Court area.

A man at 4:50 p.m. reported his mother is the victim of a Jamaican scam.

Nov. 9

A woman at 4:40 p.m. reported someone broke into her Svedlund Street apartment.

A woman at 2:29 p.m. reported a person walked into her Main Street apartment and assaulted her.

A woman at 3:30 p.m. reported someone stole her jacket during the Health Fair at the high school.

A woman at 8:49 p.m. reported her neighbors were out of state and someone was in their home.

A man at 7:21 p.m. reported a woman was at his home and refused to leave. Police arrested a 56-year-old woman for trespassing.

Police at 10:44 p.m. made a routine traffic stop and suspected a passenger, a 22-year-old man, might be violating his probation.

A juvenile at 8:35 p.m. reported two juveniles taking items from a backpack at the skate park on the Sterling Highway.

Nov. 10

A caller at 12:45 p.m. reported an intoxicated person on the steps of a Pioneer Avenue business who would not leave.

A caller at 1:28 p.m. reported three new CDs and other items taken from a Ben Walters Lane apartment.

A woman at 1:30 p.m. reported a blue zipper bag stolen from her vehicle while it was parked either at Sav-U-More or the high school.

Police at 1:40 p.m. received a 911 call of a vehicle fire on Pioneer Avenue. The call was cancelled when the fire turned out to be radiator steam.

A woman at 2:51 p.m. reported a man running through a parking lot yelling who then urinated behind a blue bus parked near the Duncan House at Pioneer Avenue and Main Street. Police contacted the man and got him a ride home.

A woman at 5:27 p.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance at Point West Video. Police responded and trespassed the man for the night. He returned but left before police came back.

A man at 7:32 p.m. reported a man in his Lee Street apartment causing a disturbance and refusing to leave.

A man at 9:32 p.m. reported seeing young women who appeared intoxicated in a small white car in the Main Street and Bunnell Avenue area. Police could not locate the suspects.

A woman at 9:54 p.m. reported someone shot paintballs at her car as she drove on East End Road near Bear Creek Drive.

A hospital employee reported at 10:44 p.m. that an intoxicated man called and demanded to speak with a patient. The man was belligerent and demanding and refused to quit calling.

Nov. 11

Police at 12:50 a.m. arrested a 28-year-old man for felony driving while under the influence, driving while license revoked, a violating probation.

Police at 8:06 a.m. went to the hospital for an intoxicated man who was belligerent and refused to leave. Police told the man to leave.

A woman at 12:11 p.m. reported leaving her purse under her coat at the Homer Bookstore on Pioneer Avenue. When she picked up her coat, she found the purse missing.

A woman at 6:38 p.m. reported a suspect back at Point West Video.

A man at 6:38 p.m. reported a man assaulted him when he tried to keep him from making phone calls at his Main Street apartment. Police arrested a 45-year-old man for fourth-degree assault.

Nov. 12

A man at 12:25 p.m. reported a theft from his Ben Walters Lane apartment that happened a few weeks ago.

Nov. 13

A woman at 12:18 a.m. reported someone inside her home. The suspect fled on foot when police arrived.

A man at 11:30 a.m. reported a suspect back on high school property after being warned for trespassing numerous times. Police arrested a 19-year-old man for trespassing.

A man at 7:40 p.m. reported he was chasing someone he thought had tried to break into a building on Soundview and Bartlett streets.

Police at 9:32 a.m. arrested a 42-year-old man on a warrant for failure to appear.

Police at 3:54 p.m. received a report of harm from the Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services.

Nov. 14

The Anchorage Police Department at 9:30 p.m. asked police to locate a homicide suspect in a 1985 maroon hatchback-style vehicle believed headed toward Homer.

A woman at 9:37 p.m. reported a four-wheeler on Fairview Avenue.

Nov. 15

Anchorage police at 4:04 a.m. asked police to contact a man whose sibling had been taken into custody.

A woman at 11:50 a.m. brought to the station a partial dental plate found behind Ptarmigan Arts on Nov. 8.

Police at 5:17 p.m. picked up on a court order a juvenile near the post office.

A woman at 7:49 p.m. reported the front window and door broken at a Sterling Highway business.

A woman at 8:29 p.m. made a 911 report of a disturbance on Lake Street.

Police at 8:29 p.m. received a report of a disturbance on Ben Walters Lane.

Nov. 16

Police at 3:48 a.m. arrested a 53-year-old man on Pioneer Avenue for driving while license cancelled.

A man at 3:45 p.m. reported an angry customer dumped trash at his Pioneer Avenue business.

Nov. 17

A woman at 12:38 a.m. reported loud noise coming from a Lakeshore Drive address. Police contacted the residents and asked them to quiet down.

A Pioneer Avenue bartender at 1:04 a.m. reported an unruly patron.

Police at 3:58 p.m. went to a report of an unsafe burn pile on Ocean Drive Loop. They stood by until firefighters put out the fire.

A man at 4:24 p.m. reported that someone drilled holes in his vehicle's gas tank about Nov. 15.

A woman at 4:24 p.m. reported an off-road motorcycle stolen from a shed on Forest Glen sometime after Nov. 10.

A man at 9:40 p.m. reported a rock thrown through the window of Subway on Pioneer Avenue.

Police at 9:55 p.m. provided the Anchorage Police Department with the photo of a suicide victim.

Nov. 18

A woman at 2:10 a.m. made a 911 call saying someone tried to steal her vehicle from Pine Terrace Circle and another household member held the suspect at gun point.