Fire: Week of May 20-26
Anchor Point Fire and EMS responded to two medical calls.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 10 EMS calls and two fire calls. including a grass fire on Kramer Street and an unattended fire at a Bartlett Street residence.
Kachemak Emergency Services responded to five emergency medical calls and three fire calls.
Alaska State Troopers
• Troopers responded to a residence near Mile 10 East End Road for a report of an individual with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Investigation revealed a 23-year-old Eagle River man had taken his life with a handgun. Next of kin was onscene. The man’s remains will be sent to the state medical examiner’s office for autopsy. Investigation continues.
• Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 44-year-old Ninilchik resident attempting to harm herself with a firearm. The female was taken to a medical facility in Soldotna for a mental health evaluation. A charge of fourth-degree Misconduct Involving Weapons will be forwarded to the Kenai District Attorney’s office. Alcohol was involved.
Homer Police Department
• Fugitive: A 911 caller reported being fearful of a vehicle tailgating her on East Pioneer Ave. An officer responded and arrested the subject on an outstanding warrant. He was housed at Homer Jail.
• Traffic: A man said he was being followed and hailed to pull over by a driver who may be experiencing road rage. An officer responded.
• Probation Violation: A man came to the station to report that his girlfriend on Heath Street was violating her probation. An officer responded, and the girlfriend was arrested for probation violation.
• Suspicious Circumstances: A caller reported people drinking in the trees by a local hiking trail.
• Animal Related: An anonymous caller reported a loose dog in the neighborhood barking and disrupting sleep. An officer responded, and contacted owner, who agreed to keep the dog in for the night.
• Suspicious Circumstances: A 911 caller reported a man selling drugs outside a local business on Ben Walters. An officer responded, but the claim was unfounded.
• Theft from yard: A man reported theft of two large and six small fish totes sometime during the winter.
• REDDI: An off-duty trooper reported a vehicle crossing the center and fog lines and traveling at varied speeds. Driver was not impaired, but elderly.
• Suspicious Circumstances: A man went to the police station to report thst his female roommate had tried to steal his medication.
• Civil problem: A caller reported his ex-roommate would not return his dog to him. An officer was advised, but the incident occurred outside city limits.
• Suspicious Circumstances: A caller reported a juvenile at the park with a knife.
• Suspicious Circumstances: Hospital security reported a potential problem with family members of a patient and requested assistance if the situation escalated.
• Animal Related: A caller reported a dog harassing a moose.
• Trespass: A woman went to the police station to request trespass of a man from three properties.
• Disturbance: A caller reported a dispute over a campsite. An officer and the camp manager responded, and an alternative arrangement was made for the disputing campers.
• Animal Related: An elderly woman reported seeing a monkey in a tree outside her house on Highland Drive. She later called to say the monkey was actually a porcupine and all was OK.
• Disturbance: A caller reported a possibly intoxicated man jiggling his front door handle and trying to enter his home. The intruder fled when the caller asked him to leave.
• Traffic: A caller reported a vehicle swerving on Spit Road, taking pictures and sightseeing. No officer was available at the time of the call.
• Theft from yard: A caller reported unknown people taking items from the yard of a business on E. Pioneer Ave. An officer was advised.
• City Ordinance: A caller reported illegal camping on Spit Road. The campers were contacted and told to move.
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