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

Oct. 8-14

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Oct. 1-14

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 20 medical calls and five fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 8-14

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

Homer Police

Oct. 9

A caller at 11:36 a.m. reported that a driver was blocking traffic on Ocean Driver. An officer responded to the area.

A person went to the police station at 1:50 p.m. and reported a domestic violence incident after the fact. Officers arrested a 53-year-old man on Mount Augustine Avenue for fourth-degree assault.

A caller at 2:23 p.m. reported a suspicious circumstance on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

Officers at 5:51 p.m. conducted search warrant service on Mount Augustine Avenue.

A caller at 8:21 p.m. reported a vehicle collision with a moose at East Skyline Drive and East Hill Road. Officers and members of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department went to the scene.

Oct. 10

An officer at 11:27 a.m. served domestic violence paperwork on Heath Street.

A caller at 11:46 a.m. called 911 and hung up. When dispatch called back, the caller reported a domestic violence incident on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and arrested a 32-year-old man for domestic violence-related criminal mischief.

A caller at 3:10 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Whispering Meadows Avenue and Crestwood Circle. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 3:25 p.m. reported that three large dogs were attempting to attack her at Bunnell Avenue and Beluga Place. An officer and the Animal Control Office were advised.

A caller at 6:37 p.m. reported finding property in an empty lot on Kestrel Circle. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 6:59 p.m. requested a welfare check on Mission Road. An officer went to the home in question and contacted the female the welfare check was for.

Oct. 11

A caller at 6:26 a.m. contacted a man on East Bunnell Street in reference to a summons.

An officer at 8:44 a.m. arrested a 53-year-old man on six warrants on Heath Street. The warrants were for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 9:37 a.m. requested a welfare check on a tenant on East Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene but didn’t find anyone at the home.

Oct. 12

An officer at 2:18 a.m. made a security check on Main Street and Bunnell Avenue. The officer issued an illegal camping citation.

An officer at 4:11 a.m. contacted a man passed out in a vehicle at Main Street and Ohlson Lane. The person was advised not to drive and to move along.

An officer 4:15 a.m. made a security check of the park area on Ben Walters Lane and contacted some illegal campers. The officer advised them to move to another location.

A caller at 5:05 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at East Hill Road and Fireweed Avenue. An officer went to the scene but the vehicle was already gone.

A caller at 8:12 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Lake Street and the Homer Bypass. Officers weren’t able to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 11:54 p.m. requested a welfare check on some hotel guests on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene, and a 21-year-old man was arrested for giving alcohol to minors.

Oct. 13

A caller at 10:47 a.m. reported a theft from a donation bin on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the scene and recovered the items.

A caller at 2:45 p.m. reported people trespassing and camping in the woods on private property on the Sterling Highway. Officers attempted to contact the campers.

A caller at 2:47 p.m. reported an injured eagle unable to fly at Mile 170 Sterling Highway. The proper agency was notified.

A caller at 3:29 p.m. reported a disturbance at the Homer Library. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 6:46 p.m. requested a welfare check on a family member on Herndon Drive. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

Oct. 14

A caller from outside the Homer area at 9:40 a.m. reported a man making suicidal statements in the area of the Homer Harbor. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 10:19 a.m. reported that a vehicle was following him. An officer contacted the driver at Mile 170 Sterling Highway and was unable to locate the other driver.

An inmate lodged in the Homer Jail was found to be destroying property at 2:20 p.m. The 30-year-old man was charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief and violating conditions of release.

A caller at 8:36 p.m. reported a possible electric line down in the roadway at Kachemak Drive and East End Road. An officer responded and contacted the proper agency.

A caller at 10:40 p.m. reported a disturbance at a home on Aspen Lane. The person in question left the area while the caller was on the phone. An officer went to the scene.

Oct. 15

A caller at 2:05 a.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance on Main Street. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 4:13 a.m. reported an unattended death on East Hill Road. An officer went to the scene.

Troopers

Sept. 29

On Sept. 29, while observing activity near Caribou Lake trail, Alaska Wildlife Troopers observed a male stop his pickup in the middle of Willard Road, exit his vehicle, and while standing in the road, fire several shots from a .22 rifle at a spruce hen which he then retrieved. Through investigation the male was later identified as a 49-year-old Homer man. He was cited for violation of 5AAC92.080.

Oct. 13

Alaska State Troopers at 6:18 p.m. received a report of an assault which had taken place near mile 15 of East End Road. An investigation showed a 38-year-old Nanwalek man had assaulted his girlfriend. The girlfriend was transported to South Peninsula Hospital where she was treated for her injuries. The man was arrested on Oct. 14 and remanded into the Homer Jail on charges of third-degree assault and fourth-degree assault.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 10:53 a.m. received a report from concerned family members that a 58-year-old Anchorage woman may be deceased in her RV. AST responded to the woman’s property in Ninilchik and located the RV. A person inside the RV was not cooperative and Southern SERT was activated and responded. Attempts to make verbal contact with the occupant of the RV continued to be unsuccessful. A search warrant was obtained for the RV and it was subsequently searched. A man was located in the RV highly intoxicated. A deceased female, later confirmed to be the Anchorage woman, was located in the RV as well. The man was transported to CPH for medical treatment due to his level of intoxication. Soldotna GIU responded to process the scene and assume case responsibility. The investigation is ongoing.

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. 16:

Judgments

Hariton F. Basargin, 18, charge dismissed, negligent driving.

Criminal Court

David A. Shaw, 36, reckless driving, and failure to stop at the direction of an officer.

Michael W. Crawford, 38, driving under the influence, and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Nick L. Nelson, 53, two counts of third-degree assault.

Sharlene M. Crumley, 48, fourth-degree assault.

Reid M. Kilcher, 23, fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Hayden A. Patterson, 21, violating conditions of release.

Kenneth D. Flowers, 48, two counts of fourth-degree assault.

Robert W. McNeese Jr., 44, violating conditions of release.

Michael A. Reid, 49, no motor vehicle liability insurance, making a false report, possession of burglary tools, and two counts of third-degree theft.

Dustin N. Steen, 30, two counts of second-degree criminal trespass, two counts of fourth-degree theft, and violating conditions of release. In a separate case filed a week later, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and two counts of violating conditions of release.

George M. Cook, 38, third-degree assault and fourth-degree assault.

Consuelo J. Chipps, first-degree burglary, fifth-degree criminal mischief and first-degree criminal trespass.

Jennifer Gadola, 33, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Owen R. W. Delehanty, 21, furnishing alcohol to a person under 21.

Chelsea A. Horn, 33, fourth-degree assault.

Jeremy A. Richardson, 42, felony DUI, and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

John M. Brake, 45, fourth-degree theft.

Emily J. Johnson, 41, fourth-degree theft.

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