April 20th | Staff Report
FIRE April 10 - 16
Anchor Point Fire & EMS responded to four emergency medical service calls and one fire call.
Kachemak Emergency Services responded to two EMS calls and one fire.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to seven EMS calls and one fire call.
Just after midnight on April 15, HVFD responded to a report of a chimney fire at a residence on East End Road. Upon arrival, crews found sparks coming from a chimney and applied water to the fire box and stack. No fire or damage outside of the stack found.
10:59 a.m. An anonymous caller reported subjects camping on the beach. Officer made contact and advised subjects of camping ordinances.
11:50 a.m. A caller reported witnessing a drug transaction at mile 4.5 of East End Road.
6:09 p.m. An officer assisted a motorist with a flat tire on East End Road.
8:43 p.m. A 911 caller reported an intoxicated male falling down and staggering in the roadway on the Homer Bypass. An officer contacted the subject and provided a ride home.
1:15 a.m. A caller reported a runaway juvenile on Sprucewood Avenue.
11:48 a.m. A caller reported someone hit her dog on the Spit and then left the area. The caller said her dog was not on a leash and appeared to be OK.
2:40 p.m. A male came to the police department to report a theft from his vehicle.
2:59 p.m. A caller reported found property on Freight Dock Road.
6:56 p.m. A 911 caller reported a disoriented male upset at a store clerk on the Homer Bypass.
7:24 p.m. An anonymous caller reported an intoxicated male getting ready to leave in a vehicle on East End Road. Troopers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and arrested the subject.
8:36 p.m. A caller reported a male causing a disturbance at Ramp 5 in the Spit; won't let her by on the ramp.
8:48 p.m. A caller reported a male trying to sell drugs on East End Road.
9:15 p.m. A caller reported a domestic dispute in progress on Sabrina Road.
9:34 p.m. An anonymous male came to the department with questions about a state statue.
10:28 a.m. An officer contacted a male in a stolen vehicle on the Homer Spit. Justin Apple, 38, was arrested for theft of vehicle and driving while intoxicated.
4:26 p.m. A caller reported possible theft on heating oils from a tank on Aspen Lane; ladder was left leaning against it.
7:51 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle running unattended on the Sterling Highway for an extended time period.
9:03 a.m. A caller requested assistance with removing vehicles from the right-of-way at Mattox Road and Iris Court.
9:04 a.m. A caller reported subjects setting up camp in a prohibited area on Beluga Place.
9:48 a.m. A caller reported a subject making gestures at passing vehicles on the Homer Bypass.
11:25 a.m. A male came to the police department to report vehicles speeding and passing in double yellow zones near mile 3 of East End Road.
3:43 p.m. A caller reported a possible missing adult from the Homer area and requested a welfare check.
7:30 p.m. A caller reported a REDDI vehicle hit her fence on Kachemak Way and drove off.
7:35 p.m. Multiple 911 calls report a motor vehicle accident at Main Street and Cityview Avenue.
9:59 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on his neighbor on Main Street. Officer made contact with the male.
Alaska State Troopers
On April 15, at 8:41 p.m., troopers conducted a traffic stop near Portlock and East End Road, where they contacted 66-year-old David Sweezey of Anchorage. Investigation revealed Sweezy was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. He was arrested and transported to Homer Jail for a breath sample, and then remanded.