Police/Fire – April 23

Fire – April 14-20

Kachemak Emergency Services responded to one medical emergency call.  
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to seven EMS calls and four fire calls. Fire calls included an April 15 boat fire in Northern Enterprise Boatyard, where an arc welder caught grass on fire. The fire was out upon HVFD’s arrival.
On April 19, HVFD was paged for an escaped burn pile fire on Shelley Ave. Two houses were threatened by the fire, but a quick response from HVFD was able to save both homes. A Department of Forestry engine responded with support.

Alaska State Troopers

On April 15, at 10:24 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported theft in Anchor Point. Investigation revealed unknown individuals stole power tools valued at $800 out of a vehicle. Investigation continues.

On April 18, at 1:09 p.m., troopers responded to an Anchor Point residence for a reported theft. Investigation revealed unknown individuals stole numerous items from the residence while the owners were out of state for the winter. Investigation continues.

On April 16, troopers in Homer arrested David Longley, age 60, of Homer, after investigation revealed he was operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Longley has two prior DUI convictions within the past 10 years, and was subsequently charged with felony DUI. He was held at the Homer Jail without bond.

On April 18, at 9:16 a.m., troopers received a report of damage property at a lodge in Homer. Investigation revealed unknown suspects broke a door, windows and dishes. Damage was estimated to be more than $1,000. Investigation continues.

On April 18, at 10:10 a.m., troopers received a report of a theft from a residence in Ninilchik. Investigation revealed unknown suspects stole a boat motor sometime between December 2013 and April 18, 2014. The motor was valued at $6,500. Investigation continues.


April 16
Fraud: A caller reported fraudulent transactions with a business from out of state.
Animal related: SPH reported a dog bite to a minor child.
Theft from vehicle: A caller reported gas syphoned from her vehicle while parked at the airport long-term parking.
Trespass: A male subject was trespassed from Homer High School property.
Threats: A subject reported being threatened with a firearm. An officer removed the subject from the Lake Street location.
Intoxicated individual: A caller on Pioneer Avenue reported an intoxicated male passed out behind Dumpster at local restaurant. Medics transported male to hospital.
Traffic warning: Officer warned driver of expired trailer registration and need for oversize vehicle permit for boat. Boat/trailer must stay parked until necessary permitting is required.
Burglary: A caller reported juveniles broke into his grandmother’s residence on East Bayview and stole her vehicle. Officers responding to the scene indicated the call was unfounded.

April 18
Theft: A caller reported theft of items from residence on Jeffery Avenue.
Animal-related: A caller reported an injured moose in a yard on Bayview Avenue.

April 19
Theft from building: A caller reported a stolen cell phone on Kachemak Drive.
Found property: A 79-year-old male brought a bicycle he found to the police station.
Suspicious circumstances: A caller reported gunshots in the area of Mariner Drive.
Disturbance: Multiple callers complained about noise on East Hill Road

April 20
Suspicious Circumstances: A 911 pocket dial. Previous history of pocket dials. Nothing suspicious heard, all OK on call back.

April 21
Agency assist: Agency requested assistance in locating overdue motorist.
Suspicious circumstances: Harbor officer reported suspicious person.

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