Cops and Courts

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls and one call for a smoke investigation.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

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

Homer Police

Oct. 30

A caller at 3:04 p.m. reported an unattended dog in a car at Pioneer Avenue and Lake Street. An officer responded to the area but didn’t find it.

An officer at 6 p.m. assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle at East End Road and McLay Road.

An officer at 6:15 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding at Hunter Road and the Sterling Highway.

An alarm company at 7:14 p.m. reported a burglary alarm on FAA Road. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

Oct. 31

A caller at 8:07 a.m. reported a person who needed to be issued a no trespass notice on West Bunnell Avenue. An officer responded and arrested the 29-year-old man for attempted burglary, trespassing and violating conditions of release.

A caller at 10:15 a.m. reported that a motor home was left in a parking lot on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the location and left a warning on the vehicle.

Officers at 11:29 a.m. arrested a 23-year woman on Waddell Street for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

An agency at 12:51 p.m. requested help with loose dogs on Heath Street. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 3:34 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on their neighbors on Main Street. An officer responded.

An officer at 4:15 p.m. warned a driver for having an unsecured load at Lakeshore Drive and A Street.

A caller at 5:59 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Ocean Drive and Douglas Place. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment, but issued the 42-year-old woman a summons for not having proof of insurance.

A caller at 8:20 p.m. reported people attempting to steal fuel on Kachemak Drive. An officer responded.

A caller at 8:58 p.m. requested extra patrols “for teenagers up to no good” on Bartlett Street and Fairview Avenue. An officer patrolled the area.

Nov. 1

An officer at 2:33 a.m. contacted a person who was violating their probation at Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway. The 34-year-old man was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 11:40 a.m. reported a disturbance on Main Street. Another caller reported a stolen vehicle. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 8:34 p.m. reported a woman trespassing in a store on the Homer Bypass. An officer responded and arrested the 25-year-old woman for trespassing, theft and violating conditions of release.

Nov. 2

A caller at 11:28 a.m. reported a prisoner trying to escape custody on Lake Street. Officers went to the scene and arrested the 25-year-old woman (the same one from the entry above) with resisting arrest and escape. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 2:36 p.m. reported theft from multiple vehicles on Ocean Drive.

An officer at 6:49 p.m. contacted a vehicle parked in the roadway at Mariner Drive and East End Road. The officer contacted the driver and the registered owner.

A caller at 8:13 p.m. reported that a restroom on Beluga Place had been locked from the inside for an extended period of time. An officer was advised. It was found that the restroom was closed for maintenance.

A caller at 9:15 p.m. reported harassment and threats being made on Jenny Way. The caller asked that a woman be given a no trespass notice to keep her from the home. An officer was advised.

An officer at 10:02 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration at FAA Drive and Ocean Drive. The driver was given citations for not having proof of insurance and for an equipment violation.

Nov. 3

A caller at 12:03 a.m. reported a person being held under protective custody on Bartlett Street was being disruptive. Officers responded and the person calmed down and was cooperative.

An officer at 7:29 a.m. found a vehicle in the ditch at Lee Street and El Sarino Court. The driver was not injured and was not impaired. The vehicle was removed from the ditch by a good Samaritan.

A man at 5:35 p.m. went to the police station to turn in a suspicious item.

An officer at 8:11 p.m. issued a driver a summons for not having insurance at Lake Street and Ocean Drive.

A caller at 11:44 p.m. reported an alarm going off on West Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded but were unable to contact the registered owner.

Nov. 4

An officer at 2:24 a.m. made a security check on Karen Hornaday Road and advised a person of their revoked driving status.

A caller at 2:30 a.m. reported suspicious activity on West Danview Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A woman at 12:10 p.m. went to the police station to ask about a landlord/tenant issue. An officer advised her of her options.

A caller at 12:20 p.m. reported a woman causing a disturbance inside a home on West Danview Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 7:49 p.m. arrested a 35-year-old woman for driving under the influence following a traffic stop at Crittenden Drive. She was also charged with refusing a chemical test.

An officer at 10:55 p.m. arrested a person on an outstanding warrant on Heath Street.

Nov. 5

A caller at 1:26 a.m. reported a dog bite on Bartlett Street. An officer made contact with the victim.

A caller at 2:06 p.m. reported possible campers on the beach at Jenny Way and Bishop’s each. An officer made a security check of the area.

A caller at 3:57 p.m. reported a reckless driver had damaged her vehicle with rocks sprayed on her car at Rogers Loop and Sprucewood Drive. An officer spoke with the woman.

Troopers

Oct. 30

Alaska State Troopers at 1:33 p.m. responded to a single vehicle crash on East End Road at Kaleen Drive. An investigation showed a 47-year-old Homer man had been driving outbound on East End Road when his vehicle left the roadway and went airborne and then collided with a downed tree. The man was transported to the hospital for treatment of non life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 31

Alaska State Troopers at about noon responded to an address on Green Timbers for a report of a person trespassing in a building on the property. An investigation showed a 33-year-old Homer man had broken a lock off the door to the garage on the property and was staying in the building. The man was given summons to appear for burglary and criminal mischief at the request of the responsible party for the property.

Nov. 2

Anchor Point Wildlife Troopers cited a 55-year-old Homer man for one count of wanton waste of a big game animal, and one count of taking a sub legal bull moose in GMU15C. A mandatory court date was set for Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the Homer District Court. Investigation revealed he shot a sub legal bull moose in the Caribou Hills area near Homer on Sept. 14. The man failed to salvage any of the meat from the moose, and all the meat spoiled in the field. AWT seized the man’s ATV and rifle during the investigation.

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. 5:

Judgments

Hariton F. Basargin, 18, charge dismissed, negligent driving. No probable cause.

Merrit P. D. Pellegrino, 39, charge dismissed, no motor vehicle liability insurance. Dismissed by prosecution.

Travis K. Catron, 25, charges dismissed and consolidated into new felony indictment (see criminal charges below): second-degree theft, second-degree criminal trespass; violating conditions of release and three counts of second-degree theft; second-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree theft; second-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree theft; second-degree criminal trespassing and fourth-degree theft; first-degree burglary and third-degree theft.

Niko E. Mogar, 27, charges dismissed and consolidated into new felony indictment (see criminal charges below): first-degree burglary and second-degree theft; first-degree burglary and third-degree theft; first-degree burglary and second-degree theft.

Consuelo J. Chipps, 27, charge dismissed, arrest prior to requisition (fugitive from justice).

Criminal Court

Travis K. Catron, 25, felony indictment, first-degree burglary, two counts; second-degree theft, three counts.

Niko E. Mogar, 27, felony indictment, first-degree burglary, three counts; second-degree theft, two counts.

Domnin V. Martushev, 46, two counts of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Jessy J. Ackerman, 29, second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal trespass and two counts of violating conditions of release.

Lillianna C. Wills, 23, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Robert G. Weeks II, 33, second-degree burglary and fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Stacey A. Anderson, 42, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Russell J. Walker, 55, wanton waste of big game and wild fowl, and violating hunting seasons and bag limits for moose in Unit 15.

Rheanna R. Tussey, 25, second-degree criminal trespass, violating conditions of release and theft with three prior convictions within five years. In a separate case, second-degree escape and resisting arrest.

Salamania K. Basargin, 35, driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Milan R. Mogar, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Civil Court

In the Matter of Christopher T. Lucas and Katy L. Jones, decree of dissolution granted.

Margaret L. Alfiche vs. Peter Alfiche, divorce granted.

Dina Gherman vs. Ilya Gherman, divorce granted.

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