Police report – Oct. 10

10/1
A person presented at the counter to report a dead sea otter.

10/2
West Homer Elementary reported ground damage from vehicles driving recklessly on the lawns on Soundview Avenue.
A woman presented at the counter to request information regarding harassment.

10/4
A 911 caller reported a person not breathing on Ben Walters Lane.
A caller requested a patrol of the area due to possible drug activity on Dehel Avenue.
A caller reported sighting a possible wanted person on Lake Street.

10/5
A local business reported theft of memory cards on Lake Street.
A caller reported water flowing over the road on Smokey Bay and Ben Walters.

10/6
A caller reported witnessing a motor vehicle accident on Pioneer Avenue.
A caller reported a dead bear cub on the beach.
A caller reported an exposed wire on Spit Beach.
A caller reported a lost green wallet on the Homer Spit.
A man was arrested for failure to stop at the direction of an officer, DUI alcohol, two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons and minor consume/possess.

10/7
An anonymous neighbor reported loud music on Linda Court.
A caller reported speeding vehicles at a park playground on Campground Road.

Troopers
On Oct. 1, Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued misdemeanor citations to Richard A. Reynolds, 45, of Anchor Point, for taking a bull moose during closed season and wanton waste. The investigation began on Aug. 26 when another hunter came across a moose carcass on Tall Tree Avenue, north of Anchor Point. The bull had been shot and died in the middle of the roadway. Investigation revealed Reynolds had shot the moose in the early morning hours, and after measuring the antlers at less than 50 inches, left the area without salvaging any of the meat. Reynolds is scheduled to appear for arraignment in Homer District Court.

On Oct. 05, at approximately at about 4 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Walters Street and Wilderness Lane near Homer. Investigation revealed that a silver 2002 Toyota Tacoma pickup operated by Dylan T. Williams, age 17 of Homer, was traveling westbound and driving too fast for conditions. He attempted to make a right turn and slid around a corner, causing him to collide with a blue, 2007 Chevrolet Silverado operated by John L. Birgel, 58, of Homer. Birgel was also southbound while attempting to left turn onto Wilderness Lane from Walters Street. Both operators reported to be wearing their seatbelts and both vehicles received functional damage. Williams was issued a citation for failing to exercise due care to avoid a collision.

On Oct. 6, just before 1 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted two 17-year-old male juveniles during an investigation in Homer. Investigation revealed both were in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, and were released to their guardians. Charges are being referred to the juvenile justice system in Homer.

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