Cops and Courts

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

Jan. 21-27

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Jan. 21-27

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Jan. 21-27

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls.

Homer Police

Jan. 21

An officer at 2:30 a.m. issued a driver a traffic warning for having expired registration at Lake Street and the Homer Bypass. The officer also gave the driver a DUI warning.

An agency at 11:47 a.m. reported an attempted sexual assault on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 1:38 p.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on or near his property on the Sterling Highway. The caller said it had been there for over a month and would like it taken care of.

A caller at 3:10 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on Sabrina Road. An officer went to the location. Medics were paged and one person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 5:14 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle that had been parked on property on Main Street for months. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:39 p.m. reported an intoxicated man yelling and causing a disturbance on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 9:22 p.m. reported the same intoxicated man would not leave a location on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the location. The man was given transportation elsewhere and issued a trespass notice to permanently keep him from the location.

Jan. 22

An officer at 12:36 a.m. impounded a vehicle at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive for not having a license plate, registration or insurance.

A caller at 1:39 a.m. reported the same man as the previous day attempting to break down her door on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer responded and arrested the 53-year-old man for trespassing.

An officer at 7:19 a.m. found a vehicle parked along the roadway at Mile 170 Sterling Highway. The officer contacted the registered owner who said it had run out of gas and would be moved “as soon as it was gassed up.”

A caller at 11:38 a.m. reported an inured eagle at Mile 2.5 Spit Road. Officers notified the proper agency.

An agency at 2:46 p.m. relayed a 911 caller to officers, who made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDD) report on a vehicle on its way into Homer at Mile 166 Sterling Highway. Officers contacted the driver and found the claim was unfounded.

A caller at 5:13 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway, saying it “peeled out spraying rock and gravel all over” the caller’s vehicle, causing damage. An officer was advised.

An officer at 5:55 p.m. assisted a different agency in checking an ankle monitor on Waddell Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 6:25 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man standing near the roadway for over an hour at West Hill Road and Wythe Way. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 11 p.m. removed debris from the roadway on East End Road.

A caller at 11:51 p.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance on Mattox Road at a neighboring apartment. Officers responded and found no crime had been committed.

Jan. 23

A caller at 1:16 a.m. called again about the same man in the previous call at the neighboring apartment on Mattox Road. An officer responded and arrested the 46-year-old man for disorderly conduct and took him to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 4:34 a.m. reported that a vehicle was sideways in the road at Rangeview Avenue and Wright Street, saying it had possibly slid out of a driveway. An officer went to the area and contacted the registered owner. The vehicle was removed from the roadway.

An agency relayed a 911 caller at 7:29 a.m. who made a REDDI report on a vehicle inbound to Homer. An officer contacted the driver at Mile 168 Sterling Highway and didn’t note any impairment.

A caller at 9:58 a.m. reported a vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway on Sprucewood Drive. The officer wasn’t able to locate the vehicle.

An officer at 12:02 p.m. found a disabled vehicle at Adams Drive and East End Road. The vehicle was removed from the roadway.

A caller at 1:04 p.m. reported a man that would not get out of the caller’s car on the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the scene and the two people were separated. No crime was committed.

A caller at 1:35 p.m. reported a shoplifter on East Pioneer Avenue after the fact. An officer responded.

A caller at 2:47 p.m. reported an assault after the fact on the Sterling Highway. An officer was advised.

A caller at 6:16 p.m. reported gray smoke coming from a building on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and an employee at the building arrived on the scene.

A caller at 6:27 p.m. who was on East Bayview Avenue asked to speak to an officer. An officer advised the caller of their options for the situation.

A caller at 8:26 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on Lakeside Court. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 8:38 p.m. reported a vehicle parking in the driving lane at Mile 170 Sterling Highway with no light or hazard lights on. An officer contacted a tow company to impound the vehicle.

A man at 9:30 p.m. went to the police station to report a vehicle on the side of the road at West Hill Road and Eric Lane. An officer contacted the driver and the vehicle was moved from the side of the roadway.

Jan. 24

A caller at 5:27 a.m. reported a person possibly violating their conditions of release in the Homer area. An officer spoke with the caller regarding their options.

A caller at 6:24 a.m. reported that he was stuck in a snowbank at Tundra Rose Road and Whispering Meadows Avenue and requested a tow truck. An officer and Ace Towing were advised.

An officer at 2:42 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at East Hill Road and East End Road.

A caller at 5:36 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a pedestrian on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer wasn’t able to locate the person.

A business at 5:53 p.m. reported a shoplifter on Homer Bypass Road. Officers responded.

A caller at 6:08 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a suicidal friend in the Homer area.

Jan. 25

A caller at 12:42 p.m. reported threats and harassment on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer advised the caller of their options.

An officer at 1:04 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration at East End Road and Mattox Road.

Officers at 8:41 p.m. assisted medics on the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 9:45 p.m. advised a driver of the status of their license at Main Street and the Sterling Highway.

Jan. 26

A caller at 11:22 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a minor on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 2:30 p.m. reported loud music at a home on Tamara Street. An officer went to the scene and contacted the people in question about the noise.

While an officer at 4:40 p.m. who was at a home on the Sterling Highway for an unrelated call, the parents at the home advised the officer of a runaway minor.

A caller at 3:38 p.m. reported possible dog neglect on Mariner Drive. Officers advised the Animal Control Office.

Troopers

Jan. 27

At approximately 5 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Kodiak conducted a dockside boarding of the F/V Buccaneer. Investigation revealed three of the commercial shellfish pots onboard were illegally configured, not having the escape rings as required by regulation. The operator of the vessel, a 55-year-old Kodiak man, was charged with unlawful gear and given a summons with an arraignment date of March 8 at the Kodiak District Court.

Jan. 28

At approximately 3:35 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Kodiak conducted a dockside boarding of the F/V Raging Beauty, and charged a 35-year-old Kodiak man with retention of undersized crab during the Kodiak commercial Tanner crab fishery. The man was issued a summons with an arraignment date of March 22 in Kodiak District Court.

Information regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details ofthe 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 Jan. 26:

Criminal Court

Larry C. Mitchell, 53, second-degree criminal trespass.

Samantha V. Moonin, 38, second-degree criminal trespass.

Ryan J. Wilson, 39, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence related.

Cybill R. Berestoff, 31, second-degree criminal trespass.

Sperry A. Moonin Jr., 46, disorderly conduct.

Zavier Klingensmith, 22, fourth-degree criminal mischief, domestic violence related.

Emily M. Harmon, 47, second-degree criminal mischief.

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