Cops and Courts

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

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

Sept. 24-30.

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Sept. 24-30.

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Sept. 23-30.

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

Homer Police

Sept. 26

A caller at 11:31 a.m. requested assistance with a mental transport on Ben Walters Lane. Officers went to the location and the man was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 12:10 p.m. reported a vehicle collision at Main Street and the Homer Bypass. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 3:57 p.m. contacted a man and woman who were trespassing on private property near Poopdeck Street. Police issued a trespass warning to a woman and a summons for criminal trespassing to a 59-year-old man.

A person at 8:38 p.m. made a 911 report of a big plume of black smoke on Thompson Drive. Police responded and found all was OK.

Sept. 27

A person at 11:50 a.m. made a 911 call of people smoking cannabis in a vehicle on Ben Walters Lane. Police responded but could not find the subjects.

A person at 3:04 p.m. came to the station to report a theft on the Spit.

A caller at 8:17 p.m. reported a semi-tractor trailer parked in the road on Thompson Drive. Police responded.

Police at 11:31 p.m. contacted a suspicious person on probation on the Sterling Highway.

Sept. 28

A caller at 6:56 a.m. reported a man sleeping in the lobby of a public building on Heath Street. Police responded.

A person at 10:55 a.m. turned in drug paraphernalia found at Bishop’s Beach.

A person at 3:19 p.m. made a 911 call reporting a restraining order violation.

A caller at 2:58 p.m. reported vehicles parked on Greatland Street and blocking the bike lane.

A person at 4:36 p.m. made a 911 call of a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint. Police contacted the driver but did not find any impairment.

A caller at 4:44 p.m. reported a moose kill on Crossman Ridge. Police responded.

A caller at 9:10 p.m. reported suspicious noise at a Kachemak Drive address. Police responded.

Sept. 29

Police at 1:05 a.m. contacted a vehicle whose owner had been issued a previous trespass notice at a Jenny Way parking lot.

Police at 5:28 a.m. removed moose antlers from East End Road that caused a traffic hazard.

A caller at 11:06 a.m. reported a possible shoplifter at a Greatland Street store. Police responded.

Another agency at 11:53 a.m. reported a possible REDDI complaint near Mile 6 East End Road. Police contacted the suspect and arrested a 59-year-old woman for driving under the influence.

A caller at 5:01 p.m. asked for help in dropping off an animal at the animal shelter. Police responded.

A person at 7:45 p.m. made a 911 call of suspicious activity on a Bypass trail. Police responded but did not note anything suspicious.

Police at 10:02 p.m. contacted a 31-year-old woman on the Bypass and arrested her on two failure-to-appear in court warrants.

Sept. 30

A caller at 11:07 a.m. reported a boat missing from its previous location in the harbor. Police were to be on the lookout for the boat.

A caller at 11:55 a.m. reported a man at the harbor trying to sell fishing gear.

A person at 12:56 p.m. made a 911 call of an unattended child on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded.

A caller at 1:01 p.m. reported a restraining order violation at an East End Road address. Police responded.

A caller at 4:17 p.m. reported poor driving on Lake Street. Police responded but could not find the driver.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported someone discharging a firearm at Bishop’s Beach. Police responded.

A caller at 5:21 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a family member. Police couldn’t find the person.

A caller at 7:52 p.m. reported a possible structure fire on Heath Street. Police responded and did not find a fire.

A caller at 8:33 p.m. made a REDDI complaint on FAA Drive. Police contacted the driver and did not see any impairment.

Oct. 1

A caller at 2:04 a.m. asked police to remove three people from a Bartlett Street address who refused to leave. Police contacted the people.

A caller at 2:20 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Landings Street address. Police responded.

A caller at 3:57 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at an Ocean Drive Loop address. Police took one man into protective custody.

Several callers at 5:09 p.m. reported a disturbance on the Bypass. Police responded.

Oct. 2

A caller at 12:10 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle after hours at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded and arrested a 26-year-old woman for DUI.

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 Oct. 2:

Judgments

Peter E. Basargin, 30, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was fined $3,000 with $1,500 suspended and sentenced to 60 days in jail with 55 days suspended; ordered to pay $75 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $94 cost of monitoring; ordered to attend an alcohol safety action program and install an ignition interlock device; had his driver’s license revoked for 90 days; and was placed on probation for one year.

Nick L. Nelson, 53, pleaded guilty to June 23, 2017, Dec. 5, 2017, and May 25, 2018, charges of driving while license cancelled, suspended or revoked. For each charge he was sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended. He pleaded guilty to Dec. 5, 2017, May 25, 2018, July 25, 2018, and July 28, 2018, charges of violating conditions of release. He was sentenced to five days in jail on each charge. He pleaded guilty to fourth-degree theft and was fined $500. He pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended and ordered to get a substance abuse evaluation. He also pleaded guilty to domestic-violence related fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to 150 days in jail with 120 suspended, ordered to enroll in a batterer’s intervention or anger management program, and ordered not to have contact with his victim.

Jennifer L. Tarnacki, 31, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree theft. She was fined $500 with $400 suspended and sentenced to five days in jail with five days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and restitution; ordered not to have contact with Ulmer’s Drug and Hardware Store; and was placed on probation for six months.

Staci R.B. Joseph, 26, Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal mischief. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay restitution. She also pleaded guilty to domestic-violence related fourth-degree assault, and was fined $1,000 with $1,000 suspended, sentenced to 360 days in jail with 300 days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $330 cost of imprisonment; ordered to provide a DNA sample on request; ordered to apply for a Permanent Fund Dividend and assign PFD to pay for fines and restitution; ordered not to have contact with her victims; and was placed on probation for three years.

Criminal Court

Kyle L. Lints, 36, hunting season and bag limits for moose; unlawful possession or transportation of game.

Leo J. Cooper, 23, failure to report an accident.

Winto J. Everette, 59, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Hayden A. Patterson, 21, Ninilchik, first-degree vehicle theft, second-degree theft, two counts, all felonies.

Keith A. Nelson, 54, Anchor Point, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Melodie J. Mahoney, 59, driving under the influence.

Civil Court

In the Matter of Chad Dalke and Rebekah Dalke, dissolution of marriage granted.

In the Matter of Margaret Grace Kautz-Harrington and Joshua V. Harrington, dissolution of marriage granted.

In the Matter of: Alexander C. Napier II and Brittany L. Smith, dissolution of marriage granted.

Faith L. Summerlin v. Donny R. Summerlin, divorce granted.

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