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 18-24

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 18-24

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

Homer Police

March 19

A caller at 7:58 a.m. reported a person acting suspiciously on Rangeview Avenue. An officer responded but didn’t find the person.

A caller at 11:41 a.m. reported a collision between two vehicles on Lake Street parking lot that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene and took a report.

A caller at 12:16 reported dogs at large in the area of Lakeshore Drive. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 1:02 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on Waddell Street. An officer responded and made the check.

A caller at 5:18 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on East End Road that had caused damage. An officer responded. All people involved were OK and exchanged information with each other.

A caller at 5:43 p.m. reported a person in a local store on Homer Bypass Road who the caller wanted trespassed from the building. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 6 p.m. made a public appearance on Spit Road.

March 20

A caller at 3:45 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man on Main Street. An officer went to the location and the man was taken to the hospital by medics.

A man at 4:38 p.m. went to the police station to request a welfare check on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went there to make the check but found the report was unfounded.

A caller at 8:01 p.m. reported unattended children in the roadway at West Hill Road and Highland Drive. An officer responded and provided the children with a ride to their homes.

A caller at 11:17 p.m. reported a suspicious man in a parking lot on Main Street. An officer went to that location but didn’t find anyone.

March 21

An officer at 8:11 a.m. warned a driver for speeding on Kachemak Drive.

A caller at 8:15 a.m. reported a person shooting a pellet gun at a moose on Rangeview Avenue. An officer went to the area and the proper agency was notified.

An officer at 10:01 a.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 1 Kachemak Drive.

An officer at 10:04 a.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 2 Kachemak Drive.

An officer at 10:58 a.m. contacted a wanted person at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway, and arrested the 46-year-old man on a warrant. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 1:33 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 1.5 Kachemak Drive.

An officer at 8:11 p.m. assisted an agency from outside of the area on Bellamy Street.

March 22

A caller at 4:21 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 6:59 a.m. reported debris in the roadway at Lake Street and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location and removed the debris.

March 23

An officer at 3:18 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 2 Kachemak Drive.

A caller at 5:21 p.m. reported drug information on Main Street. An officer went to the area.

Multiple callers at 11:08 p.m. reported a verbal disturbance at Hidden Way and Crittenden Drive. An officer went to the location.

March 24

An officer at 12:37 a.m. warned a driver for driving without their license or registration at Ben Walters Lane and East End Road.

A person at 11:01 a.m. went to the police station to report concern for their spouse, who was overdue. A caller later reported the spouse had returned home safely.

A caller at 11:02 a.m. reported a vehicle in a ditch being pulled out at East End Road and South Slope. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 6:55 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 2 Kachemak Drive.

March 25

A caller at 7:44 a.m. reported a burglary alarm on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene and found it was a false alarm and that an employee of the building was opening up.

A caller at 12:26 p.m. reported shoplifting at a business on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and the suspect was later contacted.

An agency at 5:45 p.m. reported concern for a juvenile out alone at Main Street and Pioneer Avenue. An officer found that everything was OK and the child was returned home safely.

A caller at 5:58 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Mile 90 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

An officer at 8:39 p.m. advised a driver at Mile 171 Sterling Highway about their suspended operators license status.

A caller at 11:33 p.m. reported loud music on Mattox Road. An officer went to the area. The person in question was contacted and warned about the loud music.

Troopers

March 21

Alaska State Troopers at 7:55 a.m. responded to Wasabi’s Restaurant in Homer for a report of vandalism. An investigation showed that sometime during the previous night someone had used spray paint to paint racial statements on the side of the building. An investigation is ongoing but Troopers are asking anyone who may have seen a vehicle or person in the Wasabi’s parking lot between 11:30 p.m. on March 20 and 7 a.m. on March 21 to call the Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers at approximately 8:39 a.m. responded to the area near North Fork Road and Rickard Street for a car parked in the roadway. Investigation revealed that a 25-year-old Anchor Point man had six outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear on the original charges of DUI, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release out of Palmer and Soldotna. The man was arrested and remanded to the Homer Jail where he is held on $1,850 cash bail.

March 24

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 34-year-old Sterling woman for king salmon fishing without a king salmon stamp. Bail is set at $120 in the Homer Court.

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 26:

Criminal Court

Wally D. Jackson, 49, second-degree assault.

Daryn K. Holmes, 40, first-degree criminal trespass, violating conditions of release and fourth-degree theft.

Ryan J. Nye, 28, first-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree theft.

Samuel A. Wilson, 36, driving under the influence.

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