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Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Feb. 11:
Judgments
Meagan R. Teal, 21, charge dismissed, driving while license suspended.
Howard P. Jackson, 43, pleaded guilty to building or leaving fires. He was fined $25 and sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended. He was ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $50 probation fee.
Criminal Court
Sean M. Carpenter, 23, second-degree assault, second-degree misconduct involving weapons, third-degree assault, three counts, felony indictment.

State Troopers Report

Jan. 27
Alaska State Troopers at 8:12 p.m. contacted a 44-year-old Ninilchik man at his home while responding to a 911 call. Troopers allege the man drank alcohol in violation of conditions of release on a criminal charge prohibiting him from drinking or possessing alcohol. Troopers arrested the man.
Feb. 8
Troopers at 10:12 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 53-year-old Anchor Point man in Anchor Point and arrested him for driving under the influence. He was taken to the Homer Jail.
Feb. 11

Homer Police Report

Feb. 4
A man at 10:41 a.m. reported a dog had cornered and was harassing a moose and calf in the Kachemak Way area. The animal control officer responded but the dog had already left.
A city official at 11 a.m. reported an aggressive person at City Hall.
A man at 11:40 a.m. reported receiving harassing phone messages from another person.
A man at 1:23 p.m. reported a driver in a car backing up erratically and spinning tires at a Pioneer Avenue address.

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Feb. 1:
Judgments
William R. Dalton, 35, charge dismissed for lack of probable cause, hindering prosecution.

Troopers


Feb. 3
Alaska State Troopers at 3:45 p.m. contacted a 22-year-old man during a traffic stop in Homer. Troopers issued the man citations for driving while license suspended and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, marijuana.

Homer Police


Jan. 29
A state agency at 8:52 a.m. reported the possible theft of license plates from state vehicles.
Police at 1:26 p.m. arrested a 24-year-old man at a Fairview Avenue home on an outstanding warrant.
Police at 1:55 p.m. served a long term stalking order.
A man at 1 p.m. turned in at the police station an iPod Nano found two months ago.
A man at 8:53 p.m. reported water on East End Road near Triton Court. Police notified Public Works.
Police at 8:58 p.m. noticed an open gate and an unlocked door at the Homer Airport while doing a security patrol.

Court Reports

Judgments Marcus A. Howard, 24, charge dismissed, sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. He pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment. He was fined $500 with $500 suspended and sentenced to 60 days in jail with 55 days suspended and ordered to perform 40 hours of community work service; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended; ordered to enroll in and complete an anger management class; and was placed on probation for one year. He also pleaded guilty to failure to appear in court and was fined $150.

Troopers

Jan. 23 Alaska State Troopers at 3 p.m. went to assist Seldovia Police at a disturbance at a Linstedt Lane home in Seldovia. Troopers said a 51-year-old had an altercation with a family member and hit her with his car. The woman was taken to South Peninsula Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Troopers arrested the man for third-degree assault. Troopers at 6 p.m. contacted a 23-year-old Homer man at the Homer Police Station when he turned himself in after learning he had a warrant for third-degree assault and two counts of fourth-degree assault. Troopers arrested the man. Jan.

Police Report

Jan. 21 A caller at 8:24 a.m. reported an ongoing problem with people parking and blocking a driveway on the Sterling Highway when frequent parties happen. An employee at 11:40 a.m. reported shoplifters at a Sterling Highway store drove away in a car. Police responded. A man at 12:05 p.m. asked police about burning coal in the city. Police advised the man there are no ordinances regarding the burning of coal. An employee at 12:44 p.m. reported detained shoplifters at a Lake Street store. Police charged a 20-year-old woman with fourth-degree theft. A caller at 3:20 p.m.

Troopers

Jan. 15
Alaska State Troopers at 5:10 p.m. went to a car crash near Mile 162 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. Troopers said a 69-year-old Soldotna woman driving south in a 2002 GMC Yukon lost control of her car, crossed the northbound lane, went through a guard rail and stopped in the Anchor River. An Alaska Wildlife Trooper saw the crash and got the woman out of the car. She wore her seat belt and was uninjured. Troopers cited her for speeding.

Homer Police

Jan. 15
A man at 10:12 a.m. reported a hit-and-run accident at a Ben Walters Lane parking lot.
A man at 12:34 p.m. reported a road rage incident on Ocean Drive.
A person at 5:54 p.m. made a 911 call of a fire on Tundra Rose Avenue. Police determined people were burning trash.
A caller at 6:45 p.m. reported a possible restraining order violation.
A person a 8:40 p.m. made a 911 call of a car crash on East End Road. Police responded and called a charity to salvage a moose killed in the crash.
Jan. 16

Troopers

Michael H. Glasgow, 59, charges dismissed, driving without a valid operator's license, no motor vehicle liability insurance, violating conditions of release.
Leslie F. Mofford, 60, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of game. Mofford was fined $3,000 with $2,000 suspended and sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended; ordered to forfeit a seized bear hide; had a trapping license revoked for one year; and was placed on probation for one year.

Troopers

Jan. 7
Alaska State Troopers at 5:10 p.m. contacted a 34-year-old Homer man during an investigation and took him into protective custody. While the man was at South Peninsula Hospital for an examination, troopers allege the man caused a disturbance. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to the Homer Jail.
Jan. 11
Troopers at 4:25 p.m. contacted a 20-year-old Homer man and discovered he had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.
Jan. 12

Homer Police

Jan. 9
A caller at 4:05 a.m. reported an expected death of a 19-year-old man at his Kachemak Way home.
Jan. 10
A man at 9:25 a.m. reported he hit a dog while driving on East End Road. Police notified animal control.
A woman at 5:01 p.m. reported she lost her purse in a Sterling Highway parking lot.
Police at 5:07 p.m. helped the animal control officer with serving a citation at a Pioneer Avenue address.
Police at 5:10 p.m. served a restraining order on a person at a Fairview Avenue address.

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Jan. 4:
Judgments
Sean J. Stuckart, 24, charge dismissed, driving while license canceled, suspended or revoked.

Homer Police

Dec. 31
A person at 11:06 a.m. reported a drunk person was at a Hazel Avenue address. Police responded and escorted the person away without incident.
Several people at 10:12 p.m. made 911 calls reporting flares seen near Bishop's Beach. Police responded and also notified a harbor officer.
Jan. 1
A caller at 12:10 a.m. reported possible gunfire at a Fairview Avenue apartment complex. Police responded but couldn't find anything.
A caller at 2:33 a.m. reported a possible dead person at a Spit Road address. Police responded and determined the call was unfounded.

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