Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Homer Fire

Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls and three fire calls.

Nov. 3

HVFD, Kachemak Emergency Service and Homer Harbor officers went to a boat fire about 1:05 a.m. Upon arrival firefighters found a 32-foot boat fully engulfed in flames. Crews knocked down the fire within 10 minutes of arrival and did overhaul unto 4 a.m. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Kachemak
Emergency Services

Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical calls.

Homer Police

Oct. 31

A caller at 7.25 a.m. asked for help getting a message to a relative in the Homer area.

A caller at 11:36 a.m. reported criminal mischief at a Pioneer Avenue business.

A person at 2:43 p.m. turned in a cell phone found at the dump.

A caller at 3:13 p.m. reported a truck driver “rolling coal” and speeding on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 4:12 p.m. reported receiving obscene phone calls.

A caller at 10:02 p.m. reported a customer yelling at employees at a Sterling Highway store.

Nov. 1

Police at 1:15 a.m. contacted a 58-year-old woman driving on East End Road near Adams Street and arrested her for driving under the influence.

A caller at 7:03 a.m. reported a man caused a disturbance at a Sterling Highway business.

A caller at 10:25 a.m. reported seeing broken glass and possible missing items at a Pioneer Avenue business.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash at a Pioneer Avenue parking lot.

A woman at 1:28 p.m. went to the police station to report vandalism to her car parked on Kramer Lane.

A caller at 3:52 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on East End Road near East Hill Road. Police responded.

A caller at 5:29 p.m. made a REDDI report of a driver on the Sterling Highway. Police could not find the suspect vehicle.

A caller at 5:36 p.m. reported receiving threats.

Nov. 2

A caller at 3:49 a.m. reported a vehicle backed into a rail and caused damage at a Bunnell Avenue address.

A caller at 10:58 a.m. reported a car crash in a Spit parking lot.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. reported receiving harassing communications.

Police at 7:16 p.m. took a man into protective custody at the jail.

Nov. 3

Several people at 1:03 a.m. made 911 calls reporting a boat fire at the harbor. Firefighters responded.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported rude behavior at a Hazel Avenue public building.

A caller at 1:02 p.m. reported a drunk person refused to leave a Sterling Highway business. The person left before police arrived.

A caller at 1:14 p.m. reported a drunk man shoplifting at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded and took a highly intoxicated man to South Peninsula Hospital. The caller also was issued a one-year trespass notice from the business.

A caller at 1:53 p.m. reported shoplifting at a Pioneer Avenue business.

A caller at 7:16 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Mattox Road address.

A caller at 9:22 p.m. reported a drunk man inside a Sterling Highway business causing a disturbance. Police issued a trespass notice to the man for the rest of the night.

Nov. 4

A caller at 10:13 a.m. reported a drunk man at a Hazel Avenue building and asked that he be issued a trespass notice. Police responded. The men had left the building. Police issued him a trespass notice.

A caller at 12:55 p.m. reported a vehicle on Bishop’s Beach in a restricted area. Police contacted the driver.

A caller at 1:39 p.m. reported a man sleeping in a Pioneer Avenue public restroom. Police contacted the man and issued him a trespass notice.

A caller at 2:15 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man who seemed “out of it” at a Lake Street business. Police responded and transported the man to a medical facility.

A caller at 5:04 p.m. reported an infant crying who had been left alone in a car for an extended period of time while it was parked at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded and issued a summons to a 43-year-old woman for reckless endangerment. Police forwarded the incident to the Office of Children’s Services.

A caller at 8:21 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Mission Road address. Police responded and arrested a 63-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and resisting arrest.

A caller at 10:53 p.m. made a REDDI report of a driver on Ben Walters Lane. Police contacted the suspect driver, a 31-year-old woman, and arrested her for DUI.

Nov. 5

A caller at 12:19 p.m. reported an injured moose in her West Skyline Drive yard.

A caller at 1:01 p.m. reported a person dumping waste in Beluga Lake.

A caller at 1:38 p.m. reported damage to a mailbox and post on East End Road.

A police dispatcher at 4:25 p.m. received a 911 call and then a hang-up from a Kachemak Drive business. On the call back a person reported a man with cardiac issues was being taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. Police received a second 911 call and send medics to the scene.

A man at 7:10 p.m. reported his backpack had been stolen.

Nov. 6

A person at 3:44 a.m. made a 911 call of a suicidal woman at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and took the woman to the hospital.

A caller at 7:04 a.m. reported harassing phone calls. Police told a male suspect to quit calling the person.

A caller at 9 a.m. reported hearing gunfire in the Kachemak Drive area. Police responded but didn’t see anything suspicious.

A person at 10:57 a.m. reported a vessel stolen from Freight Dock Road.

Several people at 11:59 a.m. reported a drunk pedestrian staggering in and near the Sterling Highway at West Hill Road. Police responded.

A caller at 6:16 p.m. reported a drunk person would not leave a Bay Avenue home. Police responded.

Police at 8:31 p.m. contacted people smoking cannabis in a Sterling Highway parking lot and warned them for public consumption.

A person at 10:52 p.m. made a 911 call reported a dispute with a person at a Jenny Way address. Police responded but did not find a crime. At 11:34 p.m. police returned for a second 911 call at the same address reporting the dispute continued. Police responded and arrested a 49-year-old man for criminal trespass.

Nov. 7

Police at 8:14 a.m. replaced a manhole cover on Pioneer Avenue.

Police at 8:22 a.m. assisted a motorist with a disabled car on the Sterling Highway near Glenview Street.

Police at 10:36 a.m. issued citations for obstruction of snow removal.

A person at 11:10 a.m. reported a missing cell phone.

A caller at 11:20 a.m. reported being threatened by people at a Spit business. Police responded but did not find a crime articulated.

A caller at 12:08 p.m. reported reckless drivers on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 2 p.m. reported a barking dog on Ben Walters Lane. Police advised the animal control officer.

A caller at 3:40 p.m. reported a theft at a Spit Road business.

A person at 6:35 p.m. reported a domestic issue at a Svedlund Street home.

A business owner at 7:19 p.m. asked for a security check on an East End Road business. Police responded and contacted a man at the scene. The owner went to the scene.

Police at 7:20 a.m. served domestic violence paperwork.

Police at 7:54 p.m. served a subpoena at a Jenny Way address.

A caller at 9:07 p.m. reported a suspicious light at a Spit address. Police responded and determined all was OK.

Nov. 8

A caller reported a dead or injured dog in East End Road. Police determined it was a dead porcupine.

Troopers

Oct. 26

Alaska State Troopers at 4:27 p.m. contacted a 63-year-old Anchor Point man driving in Anchor Point and arrested him for driving under the influence.

Oct. 29

Troopers at 2:24 p.m. contacted a 60-year-old Homer man driving in Anchor Point and arrested him on an outstanding warrant.

Troopers at 4:06 p.m. contacted a 37-year-old Homer woman driving in Homer and cited her for driving without a valid operator’s license.

Oct. 30

Troopers at 9:37 a.m. received a report from a Ninilchik man that a 2000 gray Nissan Sentra was stolen from a Garroutte Street area cabin in Ninilchik. Someone also broke into the man’s cabin and stole a 30-06 rifle with scope, a new car battery, two flat screen televisions, and the man’s wallet with cash and identification. Troopers have identified a suspect. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-478-HALT (478-4257).

Troopers at 11:17 a.m. received a report of a burglary and theft from a garage at La Duquesa Lane near the Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. The homeowner said the thief entered through an unlocked door and stole cans of gasoline, a can of diesel fuel, a tool set and a chop saw. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-478-HALT (478-4257).

Oct. 31

Troopers at 3:01 p.m. received a report of an overdue hiker in the Old Sterling Highway area. Troopers said a 51-year-old Anchor Point woman left her home and hiked down logging trails to the bluff to have lunch. She kept in cell phone contact with a family member until her phone lost power. Troopers chartered a helicopter to search with Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services. The woman returned on her own and without injuries.

Nov. 1

Troopers at 8:48 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 28-year-old Homer man driving in Anchor Point. Troopers arrested him for DUI.

Nov. 2

Troopers on Nov. 1 received a report from a person of a threatening call from a 52-year-old Homer woman. The caller said the woman threatened the caller and also feared the woman might hurt herself or someone else. At 1:19 p.m. on Nov. 2, a 48-year-old Homer man reported the woman stole his property. Troopers arrested the woman for second-degree terroristic threatening, fifth-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree theft.

Nov. 5

Troopers at 3:01 p.m. found a 25-year-old Homer man at the Homer Harbor who had a warrant for failure to appear in court for arraignment on a charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Troopers at 7:41 p.m. received a report of a stolen Honda Foreman ATV from property off Basargin Road.

Nov. 6

Troopers at 12:40 a.m. went to a report of a domestic disturbance at a Voznesenka home. Troopers arrested a 38-year-old Voznesenka woman for domestic violence assault and criminal mischief.

Information regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details of the final disposition of each case. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 4:

Judgments

Devon O. Corbell, 24, charge dismissed, driving without a valid operator’s license.

Sundown M. Asbell, 21, pleaded guilty to driving without a valid operator’s license. He was fined $150 and ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund.

Trinity S. Struna, 39, Anchorage, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. She was fined $4,000 with $1,000 suspended and sentenced to 30 days in jail with 10 days suspended; ordered to pay $75 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $1,467 cost of imprisonment; ordered to attend an alcohol safety action program and install an ignition interlock device; had her driver’s license revoked for one year; and was placed on probation for two years. She also pleaded guilty to first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and was fined $500 with $500 suspended and sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended.

Criminal Court

Dustin N. Steen, 18, fourth-degree theft.

Debora J. Fouser, 58, driving under the influence.

Beau Greenwald, 28, DUI, driving while license suspended, cancelled, revoked or limited.

Corrie A. Haigh, 37, driving without a valid operator’s license.

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