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

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

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

Homer Police

Nov. 28

Alaska State Troopers dispatch at 7:56 a.m. reported a vehicle collision on Kachemak Drive that had caused damage. Officer and medics were dispatched, but the medical response was canceled when it was discovered there were no injuries.

An officer at 9:03 a.m. issued a summons for driving with license revoked to a man on Kachemak Drive.

Officers at 2 p.m. made a traffic stop at Ocean Drive and Lampert Loop. The driver was arrested.

A caller at 2:04 p.m. reported a vehicle collision at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway that had caused damage but no injuries. The vehicles involved were able to be driven from the scene.

A caller at 5:05 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a client on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the location and found everything was OK.

Multiple callers at 5:52 p.m. reported a man walking in the middle of the highway at Rogers Loop and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location but didn’t find the man.

Dispatch at 9:02 p.m. got three calls and hang-ups from Cityview Avenue. There was no answer when dispatch called back. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 9:18 p.m. reported tire tracks going into the ditch at East Hill Road and Rosebud Court. A officer went to the area and found the report was unfounded.

Nov. 29

An officer at 3:55 a.m. assisted a vehicle on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 6:43 a.m. reported a vehicle collision with a moose on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene and a tow truck removed the vehicle. The moose walked away.

A caller at 12:08 p.m. requested assistance on Ben Walters Lane. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 12:10 p.m. requested assistance helping a family member on Heath Street. It is under investigation.

A caller at 4:23 p.m. reported an ongoing illegal feeding of eagles on Klondike Avenue. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 5:07 p.m. reported a customer acting irrationally at a business on Heath Street. Officers responded.

A caller at 7:19 p.m. reported an injured dog that was hit by a car at Mile 169 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area and the dog’s owner was contacted.

An officer at 7:43 p.m. impounded a vehicle that was on the side of the road at Mile 169 Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:09 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person on Linda Court. Officers went to the location and found everything was OK.

An alarm company at 10:22 p.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on Greatland Street. Officers responded and found it was a false alarm.

Nov. 30

A caller at 1:04 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer at 2 a.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on East Fairview Avenue.

Officers at 8:29 a.m. assisted with evacuation efforts due to the earthquake and tsunami warnings in Homer.

An officer at 10:12 a.m. made a traffic stop at Lee Street and Pioneer Avenue and warned a driver for driving while their license was revoked.

A caller at 1:34 p.m. reported a vehicle parked in the roadway at Svedlund Street and Pioneer Avenue that was almost struck by another vehicle attempting to pass around it. An officer responded but didn’t find any vehicle in the roadway.

An officer at 8:41 p.m. made a traffic stop at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road. The officer arrested a 32-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant from the Alaska State Troopers in Soldotna.

A caller at 10:49 p.m. reported a man causing a disturbance at a home on Sabrina Road. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 11:35 p.m. made a traffic stop at Fairview Avenue and Mullikin Street and made a probations search of the vehicle. One 25-year-old man was arrested for violating his probation.

Dec. 1

An officer at 1:53 a.m. made a traffic stop at Linda Court and Kramer Lane and arrested a 21-year-old man for driving under the influence.

A person at 5:33 a.m. went to the police station to report suspicious people on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the area and contacted the people.

A caller at 7:26 a.m. reported a “possible prowler” in the area of a local business on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the area and contacted the people he found there. It was a couple looking for their lost cat.

A caller at 7:57 p.m. reported a customer requesting police on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the location and provided transportation for a man to South Peninsula Hospital.

An officer at 8:53 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 2 Spit Road.

Dec. 2

A caller at 12:55 a.m. reported a man sleeping in a running vehicle on the Sterling Highway. Officers responded and arrested the 46-year-old man for driving under the influence.

A caller at 12:57 a.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at Skyline Drive and Katamar Avenue East. An officer went to the scene and found the vehicle off the road and unoccupied. An officer later returned to the scene and arrested a 61-year-old man for driving under the influence.

A caller at 2:09 a.m. reported a vehicle in a parking lot on East Pioneer Avenue and that the occupants were making a lot of noise. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle.

A medical facility on Bartlett Street made a mandatory report for an accident/gunshot at 10 p.m.

Dec. 3

A caller at 8:59 a.m. reported a vehicle with no taillights or brake lights at East End Road and Rochelle Road. An Officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 9:42 a.m. reported three minors who had shoplifted on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded.

Several callers at 10:23 a.m. reported a vehicle collision at Soundview Avenue and the Sterling Highway that had caused damage. Officers responded and a towing company removed the vehicles.

A caller at 11:03 a.m. requested a welfare check on a female relative in the Homer area. An officer located the woman outside the area, and gave her contact information to the caller.

A caller at 3 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the scene. Emergency Medical Services also went to the scene for a diabetic issue that was unrelated to the vehicle accident. The vehicle was driven from the scene.

A caller at 4:09 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on his daughter on Waddell Street. An officer went to the area, but the woman had left the area prior to the officer’s arrival.

A caller at 5 p.m. reported a vehicle collision in a parking lot on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded.

A caller at 5:40 p.m. reported a cyclist in the roadway on Kachemak Drive with no illumination or reflective gear. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 5:41 p.m. requested officers patrol an area on El Sarino Court due to a “possible prowler.” An officer patrolled the area on foot but didn’t find anyone.

A caller at 7:25 p.m. reported a possibly disabled vehicle in the roadway at Mt. Augustine Drive and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 9:50 p.m. reported someone trespassing on the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the location and arrested a 21-year-old woman for trespassing and for violating conditions of her release.

Troopers

Nov. 2

Alaska State Troopers at 6:23 a.m. received a report of a male in a vehicle parked in the roadway at Mile 131 Sterling Highway. The report was that the vehicle was blocking the northbound lane; when other motorists went to assist the driver he brandished firearms causing them to retreat. Troopers shut down the roadway and attempted to negotiate with the male who was making suicidal comments. The SERT team was activated and responded to the scene. With the use of the tactical response vehicle (Bearcat) AST was able to make entry in the vehicle and deploy gas munitions. The male, identified as a 45-year-old Soldtona man exited the vehicle and was taken into custody. It was learned the firearms he possessed had been stolen from a Ninilchik residence that night. The man is being remanded to the Wildwood Pre Trial Facility on the charges of third-degree assault (three counts), disorderly conduct, and two counts of second-degree theft.

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 Dec. 4:

Criminal Court

Steven R. Reeves, 33, fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Brian A. Bliven, 26, third-degree assault, kidnapping and interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime.

Travis R. Nowling, 39, two counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree misconduct involving weapons, and two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involved a controlled substance.

Joshua M. Reed, 57, second-degree assault and third-degree assault, both domestic violence-related.

Robert D. Armstrong, 46, driving under the influence.

Robert G. Weeks II, 33, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Bradford W. Faulkner, 61, driving under the influence.

Nicholas J. Lincoln, 21, driving under the influence.

Promise D. Chipps, 21, second-degree criminal trespassing and violating conditions of release.

Todd D. Bashaw, 45, four counts of reckless endangerment, three counts of third-degree assault, two counts of second-degree theft and a count of disorderly conduct.

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