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

Feb. 18-24

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Feb. 18-24

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 18-24

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls and one fire call that turned out to be a fire drill.

Homer Police

Feb. 20

A caller at 9:41 a.m. reported that a person had threatened an employee at a business on East End Road. An officer spoke with the caller and advised them of their options.

A caller at 11:02 a.m. reported vandalism of property at a local agency on Heath Street. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 11:15 a.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on their property on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 1:05 p.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer advised the caller of their options. The registered owner was contacted and said the vehicle would be moved that day.

An alarm company at 1:09 p.m. reported a commercial alarm on Lake Street. An officer responded and found it was a false alarm.

A woman at 2:45 p.m. went to the police station requesting help determining what kind of substance she had found. An officer spoke with the woman.

A caller at 5:23 p.m. made an after-the-fact report on a protective order violation on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer later arrested a 41-year-old man and took him to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 7:53 p.m. reported a dead moose in their yard on Mattox Road.

A caller at 9:23 p.m. reported a vehicle that was off the road at Forest Glen and Soundview Avenue. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 9:42 p.m. attempted to serve a warrant at Bunnell Avenue and Main Street.

Feb. 21

Alaska State Troopers at 12:30 a.m. requested Homer police be on the lookout of a vehicle at Mile 154 Sterling Highway. An officer wasn’t able to locate it.

A caller at 1:46 a.m. reported a suspicious circumstance on Karen Hornaday Road. Officers went to the location.

An officer at 2:22 a.m. assisted another agency with a subpoena or summons service at Hohe Street and Fairview Avenue.

A caller at 7:49 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a family member on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the scene, made contact with a spouse and found everything was OK.

A caller at 8:42 a.m. reported a wanted person in the area of Poop Deck Trail and Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 11:50 a.m. saw a vehicle in the ditch at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road. The officer observed no one inside the vehicle and that it was far enough off the road.

A woman at 2:24 p.m. went to the police station to report a vehicle collision after the fact that had happened at Greatland Street and Homer Bypass Road. An officer advised her on her options.

A caller at 4:44 p.m. requested a woman at a local business on East Pioneer Avenue be given a trespass notice to keep her off the property. An officer spoke with the caller, contacted the woman in question and advised her of the trespass notice.

At 7:21 p.m., a caller from a local bar on East End Road requested assistance. An officer went to the location and contacted a disorderly woman. The woman was given a trespass notice to keep her from the bar for one year.

Police at 9:14 p.m. got a 911 call with an open line. An officer responded to Cityview Avenue where the call came from and ended up arresting a 45-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault and criminal mischief.

An agency at 10:49 p.m. requested a welfare check on an intoxicated man on Bartlett Street. An officer responded and found everything was OK.

Feb. 22

A caller at 11:22 a.m. reported a wanted person at Jenny Way and Ohlson Lane. An officer went to the area but couldn’t locate the person.

A caller at 11:45 a.m. reported a vehicle driving on a prohibited area of Bishop’s Beach. An officer contacted the people driving and told them about the beach rules.

A caller at 4:35 p.m. from a local business on West Pioneer Avenue reported a motorhome trespassing on private property. An officer responded and advised the person to move their vehicle.

A business at 4:54 p.m. made an after-the-fact report of shoplifting on Greatland Street. An officer went to the scene and arrested an 18-year-old woman for theft. The woman was also given a trespass notice to keep her from the business.

A caller at 7 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle and possible disturbance on Homer Bypass Road. The vehicle left in an unknown direction. Officers contacted the people in the vehicle and found out it was a verbal argument and that everything was OK.

An officer at 11:27 p.m. provided transportation for a person at Mile 2 East End Road.

Feb. 23

A caller at 1:55 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a family member on Ocean Drive Loop. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 5:03 a.m. reported a “suspicious light” on Forrest Glenn Drive. An officer went to the location and found all was OK.

An officer at 3:32 p.m. warned a motorist for erratic driving on Main Street, and advised them to not drive for the rest of the day.

An officer at 11:12 p.m. issued a traffic warning to a driver at Pioneer Avenue and Kachemak Way for not having registration or proof of insurance.

Feb. 24

A caller at 2:31 a.m. reported a domestic dispute on West Fairview Avenue. Officers went to the location.

An alarm was reported at a business on East End Road at 6:30 a.m. An officer responded and found it was a false alarm.

An officer at 8:39 a.m. warned a driver for having expired registration at East End Road and East Hill Road.

An officer at 8:01 p.m. contacted a driver at East Hill Road and Barnett Place, and issued the 26-year-old woman a summons for not having motor vehicle liability insurance.

An officer at 9:35 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with a domestic disturbance on Hancock Drive and were to be on the lookout for a suspect. One animal was taken from there to the Homer Animal Shelter.

Feb. 25

A caller at 12:53 a.m. gave a driver a citation for driving with their license suspended, revoked or canceled at Lake Street and the Homer Bypass.

A caller at 11:48 a.m. reported a person trespassing on property on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene and discovered the report was unfounded, and that all people who were there had permission from the landowner.

An officer at 2:33 p.m. made a welfare check on a person on Kachemak Way. They found everything was OK.

An officer at 6:53 p.m. warned a heavy equipment operator on East End Road not to operate on city sidewalks.

An officer at 7:04 p.m. attempted to serve a warrant on Clover Lane but was unable to located the wanted person.

Officers returned to Clover Lane at 9:50 p.m. with a search warrant. They contacted the wanted person and arrested the 31-year-old woman on three outstanding warrants for failing to appear in court. Officers also gave a 38-year-old man a summons for hindering prosecution.

Troopers

Feb. 21

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from the Anchor Point Post issued a citation to a 40-year-old Homer man for failure to report his 2018 mountain goat hunt. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer District Court.

Feb. 25

Alaska State Troopers at 11:50 a.m. responded to a disturbance on Comic Circle in Anchor Point. An investigation showed a 24-year-old Anchor Point woman assaulted her boyfriend and damaged property at the residence. The woman was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail.

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 Feb. 26:

Criminal Court

Matthew J. Rafferty, 41, domestic violence-related violation of a stalking or sexual assault protective order.

Kimberly M. Ketter, two counts of third-degree misconduct involving weapons.

Melissa G. Kilby, 45, fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Both were domestic violence related.

Emilia R. Halstead, 18, fourth-degree theft.

Charlotte M. Crowder, 26, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Chelsea A. Horn, 34, domestic-violence related third-degree criminal mischief.

Tristan M. Boily, 38, second-degree hindering prosecution.

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