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

May 13-19

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

May 10-17

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

May 13-19

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

Homer Police

May 14

A caller at 12:12 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on East Pioneer Avenue that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 12:47 p.m. reported a hit and run on Ocean Drive. Officers went to the scene.

Multiple callers at 3:56 p.m. reported dogs running across Homer Bypass Road. An officer and the Animal Control Office were notified and a man was given a citation for having a dog at large.

A caller at 4:47 p.m. reported a man walking and yelling/cursing at drivers on Homer Bypass Road. An officer contacted the man and found everything was OK.

May 15

An officer at 1:15 a.m. arrested a man on Lake Street for having an outstanding warrant, with additional charges of violating conditions of release.

A caller at 10:24 a.m. reported finding two people going through cars on Kachemak Drive. No officer was available at the time of the call.

A caller at 11:15 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at the end of a driveway on Paintbrush Street. An officer went to the area and contacted the people in the vehicle. The officer didn’t find evidence of anything criminal.

A caller at 12:57 p.m. reported a shoplifter at a Lake Street business. An officer went to the scene and charged a minor with fourth-degree concealment of merchandise.

A caller at 1:31 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Mile 3 East End Road. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle in question.

A person at 2:27 p.m. went to the police station to report an abandoned motorcycle on Ocean Drive. The motorcycle was determined to have been stolen and the case was passed on to the Alaska State Troopers.

An alarm company at 5:21 p.m. reported a burglar alarm at a business on Landings Street. An officer went to the location and found it was a false alarm.

A caller at 5:57 p.m. reported people taking things from a charity bin on Ohlson Lane. An officer went to the location but the people in question were already gone.

A caller at 6:25 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle speeding and passing on a double yellow line. An officer contacted the driver at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 8:27 p.m. gave a driver a DUI warning at East End Road and Kachemak Drive and released the person in a cab.

A caller at 8:36 p.m. reported a found dog on the Sterling Highway. No officers were available at the time. The Animal Control Office was advised.

A caller at 11:57 p.m. reported a man refusing to leave a local business on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and gave the man transportation to another location.

May 16

An officer at 5:15 a.m. assisted a medical facility on Bartlett Street with a patient who was refusing to leave. The person was given transportation to another area.

A caller at 8:43 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle in the area of West Hill Road and Skyline Drive. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 9:50 a.m. reported an employee was bitten by a dog at a business on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the scene and the owner of the dog was given a citation for having a dangerous animal. The man was trespassed from the business.

An alarm company at 1:38 p.m. reported an alarm on Lake Street. An officer went to the location and found everything was OK.

A caller at 3:09 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a family member on Kramer Lane. The caller later called back and reported that everything was OK. An officer went to the location to confirm that.

A caller at 8:17 p.m. reported someone driving on Bishop’s Beach to the left of the entrance where it’s prohibited. An officer contacted the driver and told them the rules about driving on the beach.

A caller at 9:09 p.m. reported suspicious people at a business on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the people in question.

A caller at 9:39 p.m. reported suspicious activity in a parking area on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene and found everything appeared to be OK.

A caller at 11:53 p.m. reported someone violating a domestic violence restraining order on Linda Court. Officers went to the scene and arrested a 50-year-old woman for violating a restraining order and took her to the Homer Jail.

May 17

A caller at 2:33 p.m. requested that a trespassing advisement be given to a minor who was refusing to leave a location on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and trespassed the minor from the location.

Pedestrians at 3:29 p.m. located an injured dog at East Fairview Avenue and Calhoun Street. An officer attempted to locate the owner.

A caller at 3:50 p.m. reported an ongoing issue with a hostile man who had returned to a business on West Bunnell Street. The caller asked for the person to be trespassed from the business. Officers responded and trespassed the person.

Dispatch at 4:31 p.m. received an accidental 911 call. Sounds of normal muffled conversation could be heard along with “cheering for a sporting event.” An officer was advised.

A caller at 8:28 p.m. reported an ongoing issue over a driveway easement on East End Road. An officer went to the scene.

May 18

A caller at 5:50 a.m. reported finding a stray dog on Morris Avenue. An officer went to the scene. The dog was taken to the Homer Animal Shelter.

A caller at 6:52 a.m. reported possible theft from a building on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location and it’s under investigation.

An agency at 12:05 p.m. passed on a REDDI report on an inbound vehicle. An officer contacted the driver on East End Road.

A caller at 1:39 p.m. reported an ongoing civil issue with another tenant in her building on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the location and contacted the caller.

A caller at 4:08 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle “veering all over the roadway” at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area.

Multiple callers at 4:46 p.m. reported a baby moose in the roadway at Ben Walters Lane and East End Road causing a traffic hazard. An officer went to the area but the roadway was already clear.

A caller at 5:33 p.m. reported a possible camping violation on Spit Road. The situation was taken care of by the campground hosts.

A caller at 7:46 p.m. reported seeing through binoculars people on the beach who were harassing eagles. An officer was advised.

A caller at 8:41 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer wasn’t able to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 9:39 p.m. reported a stray dog in the neighborhood of Grubstake Avenue. An officer responded and took the dog to the Homer Animal Shelter.

A caller at 11:01 p.m. reported excessive noise in a campground on Spit Road. An officer went to the area and advised the people to quiet down.

May 19

An officer at 2:30 a.m. gave a person a disorderly conduct warning at Heath Street and Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 6:20 p.m. reported dogs in the roadway almost causing an accident on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 7:20 p.m. reported a disturbance on Bayview Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 10:13 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in a business parking lot on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found everything ws OK.

A motorist at 10:56 p.m. flagged down an officer to report a suspicious man at Pioneer Avenue and Lake Street. An officer went to the area.

May 20

A caller at 3:34 a.m. reported a barking dog on Soundview Avenue. An officer contacted the dog’s owner.

A caller at 5:36 a.m. reported a bike an other objects in and near the roadway at Soundview Avenue and Mulikin Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:36 a.m. reported that a person had possibly broken in to a building on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 2:33 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at East End Road and East Hill Road.

An agency at 2:58 p.m. requested officer assistance on Lake Street. An officer went to the location.

A woman at 3:10 p.m. went to the police station to request a welfare check be made on a person at Pioneer Avenue and Lucky Shot Street. Officers went to the location and the person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital. An officer took the person’s dog to the shelter.

A caller at 8:19 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Rogers Loop and Sprucewood Drive. An officer went to the location to contact the driver.

A person at 8:55 p.m. went to the police station with information about a break in at a local business on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer took a report.

A caller at 9:04 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Eric Lane and West Hill Road. An officer went to the location.

Troopers

May 14

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 11:10 p.m.were conducting a routine patrol when a male was observed standing next to a tipped over motorcycle near Ninilchik. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old Ninilchik man for one count of driving under the influence, and one count of misconduct involving weapons in the fourth degree. The man was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

May 16

Alaska State Troopers at 7:56 a.m. received a report from a Fritz Creek resident reporting one of her credit cards was being used around Homer without her permission. An investigation led to the arrest of a 44-year-old Washington person. The person was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail.

May 18

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 10: p.m. were conducting a routine patrol near the community of Ninichik when a vehicle was observed to be traveling at a slow rate of speed, and swerving within their lane on the Sterling Highway. The driver was contacted, and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Kenai man for one count of DUI. He was transported to the Homer Jail for remand. The man was also given a citation for driving while his license was revoked.

May 21

Alaska State Troopers 9:01 a.m. received a report from a 76-year-old Anchor Point man that his Polaris 4-wheeler had been stolen from his property on Bourbon Avenue in Anchor Point. An investigation showed the ATV and an ATV trailer had been taken from the property sometime since Sunday. The investigation is ongoing.

Alaska State Troopers at 9:16 a.m. got a report from a woman that two shotguns were missing from her residence. She said she had returned to her home on Noel Court in Ninilchik about three weeks ago and found the shotguns missing. The shotguns were identified as a Savage .410 double barrel with wood stock and a Savage 16 gauge double barrel with wood stock.

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 May 21:

Criminal Court

Ivan V. Kalugin, 36, driving under the influence.

Tanner J. Combs, 35, driving under the influence.

Michael S. Beck, 53, violating conditions of release.

Toni Flores, 50, violating a stalking or sexual assault protective order.

Dustin G. Martin, 30, driving under the influence.

Carma R. Jones, 44, fraudulent use of a stolen access device, third-degree forgery and two counts of second-degree theft.

Patrick J. Delumeau, 26, second-degree assault, third-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief. All charges were domestic violence-related.

Robert L. Pickett, 63, driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Civil Cases

In the Matter of Matthew A. Haakenson and Carrie I. Haakenson, decree of dissolution granted

In the Matter of Joseph Lapp II and Hayley L. Walters, decree of dissolution granted

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