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

March 4-10

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 4-10

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

March 4-10

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

Homer Police

March 5

A caller at 8:48 a.m. reported a possibly abandoned vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. The registered owner was contacted and attempted to move the vehicle.

A caller at 8:54 a.m. reported a dog bite on Mountainview Avenue. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 10:09 a.m. assisted a caller from Main Street in reference to a wanted subject.

An agency at 10:36 a.m. passed on a report of harm on Heath Street. An officer contacted the proper agency.

A caller at 10:48 a.m.reported an abandoned vehicle at Main Street and Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 12:47 p.m. reported harassment in connection to a civil issue on Heath Street. An officer contacted the complainant.

A woman at 12:50 p.m. went to the police station to relay an emergency message to a family member in the Hoemr area. An officer attempted to serve the message to the family member.

A caller at 5:45 p.m. requested officers at a location on Main Street. Officers went to the scene.

March 6

An officer at 9:53 a.m. went to a local school on Soundview Avenue for an A.L.I.C.E. (school safety) drill.

An officer at 4:49 p.m. contacted a vehicle stopped in the roadway at Hohe Street and West Bayview Avenue. The owner had run out of gas and said they would move the vehicle.

An officer at 7:08 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding on Kachemak Drive.

March 7

A caller at 7:47 a.m. reported people taking things from behind a building on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:44 a.m. reported a person stilled parked on property on Ohlson Lane. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 11:52 a.m. reported abandoned vehicles in the parking lot of a business on Homer Bypass Road. An attempt was made to contact the owners.

A caller at 12:18 p.m. reported a vehicle parked in the roadway on Rogers Loop without a front tire. The caller requested a welfare check. An officer went to the location.

Officers at 1:41 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a structure fire on the Sterling Highway.

Officers at 2:20 p.m. assisted another agency on Spit Road.

An officer at 7:10 p.m. arrested a 21-year-old woman on Main Street who was a wanted person. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 8:15 p.m. arrested a 31-year-old man on an outstanding warrant on Waddell Avenue. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 11:28 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning for having expired registration at East End Road and Ronda Street.

A caller at 11:53 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location.

March 8

A caller at 6:55 a.m. reported a business alarm on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the location and found everything was OK.

An officer at 7:54 a.m. made a public appearance at a local school on West Soundview Avenue.

A caller at 12:33 p.m. reported loose dogs killing chickens at his neighbor’s home on West Fariview Avenue. Animal Control was notified.

A woman at 12:42 p.m. went to the police station to report a civil matter. An officer spoke with and advised her.

Multiple callers at 1:42 p.m. reported wolf hybrid dogs on the loose chasing wildlife at Bay Avenue and Easy Street. An officer responded and contacted the owner of the dogs. The officer issued citations to the owner.

Officers at 2:21 p.m. assisted medics on the Sterling Highway.

A person at 5:30 p.m. went to the police station requesting assistance with a landlord/tenant issue on Lakeside Drive. An officer spoke with the person.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported damage to a vehicle on Homer Bypas Road. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 10:29 p.m. arrested a man on an active warrant on West Soundview Avenue.

March 9

An officer at 1:57 a.m. issued a parking warning on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 11:35 a.m. reported excessive exhaust coming from a vehicle on Main Street. Officers went to the area but didn’t find any emergency. It was just a vehicle issue.

A caller at 12:42 p.m. reported a man slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on Freight Dock Road. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 7:18 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on Baycrest Hill. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 7:29 p.m. assisted with a vehicle in the ditch at Walter Thomas Road and the Sterling Highway.

March 10

A caller at 4:45 a.m. requested officer assistance with removing an unwanted person on Main Street. The person was issued a trespass notice to keep them from the property.

An agency at 2:37 p.m. requested assistance in contacting a woman with a black eye at Lake Street and East End Road. Officers went to the scene to help.

An agency at 3:57 p.m. passed on a REDDI report on a vehicle southbound at Mile 156 Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the driver but didn’t note any impairment.

An officer at 4:20 p.m. gave a driver a warning for expired registration at Rogers Loop and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 7:46 p.m. reported a minor riding a dirt bike recklessly in the roadway at Early Spring Street and Shannon Lane. An officer went to the area and spoke with the parent.

March 11

A caller at 7:39 a.m. reported that a person was driving on Homer Bypass Road with a revoked license. An officer went to the area but didn’t locate the driver in question.

A caller at 2:15 reported a person driving a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road with a child in the vehicle who was not restrained. An officer went to the area but found the vehicle in question was unoccupied.

A woman at 2:15 p.m. went to the police station to speak with an officer regarding a civil matter outside the Homer area. The officer advised the woman of her options.

A caller at 5:13 p.m. reported shoplifters in a store on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene and the people involved were trespassed from the store for a year.

A caller at 8:02 p.m. reported an intoxicated man in the lobby of a business on Spit Road causing a disturbance. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 11:38 p.m. reported people attempted to take items of a boat at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road. Officers went to the area.

Troopers

March 2

Alaska State Troopers at 12:28 p.m. received a report of a single vehicle accident near Mile 162 Sterling Highway. The vehicle was reported to have struck the guardrail and then overturned. AST responded and contacted the driver, a 19-year-old Anchor Point woman, and a passenger, a 38-year-old Homer man. Neither were injured in the accident.

March 5

Alaska State Troopers at about 11:30 a.m. received a report of a missing elderly male from a residence in Ninilchik. The male was a 72-year-old Ninilchik man who suffers from several health issues. He was last seen that morning at the Ninilchik Tesoro apparently hitchhiking towards Homer. State Troopers, Ninilchik Fire/EMS, and community members conducted area searched for the man in the Ninilchik, Anchor Point and Homer areas. A Silver Alert was issued for him and at about 6 p.m. he was located by the Kenai Police Department and reunited with his family.

Alaska State Troopers at 7:29 p.m. responded to a seasonal residence in Ninilchik after it was reported unknown parties were on the property with flashlights. During that incident a 36-year-old Ninilchik was contacted and arrested on two outstanding no-bail misdemeanor arrest warrants for violating her conditions of release in a previous case and failure to appear for court. She was transported to Homer Jail without incident.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a 40-year-old Soldotna woman a citation for making a false statement on his 2018 fishing license. Bail is set at $310 in the Homer Court.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a 23-year-old Homer man a citation for making a false statement on his 2018 fishing license. Bail is set at $310 in the Homer Court.

March 6

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a 52-year-old Homer man and 50-year-old Homer woman citations for making a false statement on their 2018 sport fishing license. Bail is set at $310 for each individual in the Homer Court.

March 7

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 7 p.m. conducted a welfare check on an intoxicated female at a business in Ninilchik. During that interaction the intoxicated female, later identified as a 54-year-old Trapper Creek woman, spit in the responding Trooper’s face, and later caused a disturbance while receiving medical clearance at South Peninsula Hospital. She was arrested and transported to Homer Jail without further incident.

March 8

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 8:25 a.m. received a report of a possible drug overdose. It was reported that a 63-year-old Anchor Point resident over-used prescription medication. Anchor Point EMS attempted CPR but was unsuccessful in resuscitating the person. The person was pronounced deceased at 9:05 a.m. and their next of kin was notified. State Medical Examiner requested the body for an autopsy and investigation is still 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 March 12:

Criminal Court

Julie Quales, 52, violating conditions of release.

John M. Brake, 26, violating conditions of release.

Tyler J.L. Hecks, 21, fifth-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Travis R. Nowling, 40, first-degree tampering with evidence, violating conditions of release and fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons.

Jessy Ackerman, 29, violating conditions of release.

Jeremy Ackerman, 31, violating conditions of release.

Lucky D. Ackerman, 40, second-degree burglary, and fourth-degree theft.

Ginger L. Winter, 54, first-degree harassment and disorderly conduct.

David Amole, 33, violating conditions of release.

Julie Fowler, 48, violating conditions of release.

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