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 27 – June 2

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

May 28 – June 3

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

May 27 – June 2

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one fire call.

Homer Police

May 26

An officer at 8:43 a.m. gave a driver a warning for driving with expired registration on Spit Road.

The Alaska State Troopers at 11:58 a.m. requested assistance at Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Officers responded to the location.

A caller at 12:34 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver at Mile 169 Sterling Highway and didn’t detect any impairment.

A caller at 6:49 p.m. reported a noise complaint on Quinalt Avenue. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 8:18 p.m. reported a missing child on Homer Spit road. Officers responded and the child was located.

A caller at 9:15 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man outside a business on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and arrested the 66-year-old man on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 10:56 p.m. reported that a Homer Airport gate was open on Arctic Tern Place. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 11:18 p.m. reported a verbal disturbance at a campground on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene and took a woman to a medical facility for protective custody

May 27

A caller at 12:19 a.m. reported a disturbance on West Bunnell Avenue in which a man was pulling a knife on a woman. An officer responded but the man had already left.

An alarm company at 1:57 a.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on Lakeshore Drive. An officer responded.

May 28

A caller at 2:29 p.m. reported an intoxicated woman causing a disturbance on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene and arrested the 57-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault.

A caller at 5:35 p.m. made a “report every dangerous drivier immediately” report on a vehicle that was speeding and passing unsafely on Spit Road. An officer responded, contacted the driver and gave them a citation for violating provisional license restrictions.

An officer at 4:20 p.m. assisted the Alaska State Troopers at Diamond Ridge Road and Cirrostratus Avenue.

An officer at 5:55 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with an arrested person’s dog on Heath Street.

An officer at 7:18 p.m. helped a man with vehicle identification on East End Road.

South Peninsula Hospital at 7:19 p.m. reported that a patient had left on foot. An officer went to the area to locate the patient.

An officer at 8:19 p.m. assisted another agency with search warrant service on Ridge Circle.

May 29

A caller at 2:56 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle in the area of Shelford Street. Officers responded to the area.

A caller at 3:26 a.m. reported a man yelling threats from his tent at Freight Dock Road and Spit Road. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 3:46 a.m. reported an intoxicated man in a vehicle on Shelford Street. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 7:59 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person slumped over on the sidewalk on Homer Bypass Road. An officer found that the person was OK.

An officer at 8:04 a.m. arrested a 21-year-old woman at Bishop’s Beach on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 8:58 a.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on his property off the Sterling Highway. Officers were unable to contact the registered owner.

A caller at 9:40 a.m. reported an aggressive dog that had come into her yard on Tamara Street. The Animal Control Office was notified.

A person at 10:51 a.m. went to the police station to report a civil problem. An officer advised the person of their options.

A caller at 2:53 p.m. reported a man was refusing to leave a home on Calhoun Court. An officer went to the scene and the person in question left in a cab.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported a man had returned to the home on Calhoun Court and that he had come inside her home before driving away under the influence. Officers responded and arrested the 51-year-old man for driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 8:17 p.m. reported finding property on Spit Road. An officer retrieved the lost property.

A caller at 9:19 p.m. reported a possible domestic disturbance on West Bayview Avenue. Officers contacted the people involved and found no crime had been committed.

An officer at 11:52 p.m. assisted a suicidal person who walked to the police station.

May 30

A caller at 12:18 a.m. reported an intoxicated man driving on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 12:26 a.m. reported a party with multiple vehicles leaving the house on Lincoln Drive. Officers went to the area.

A caller at 6:40 a.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance at a business on Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 8:16 a.m. reported a dead man at a Grubstake Avenue address. An officer and emergency medical services went to the scene.

A caller at 8:36 a.m. requested assistance with a suicidal person on Bartlett Street. An officer responded and the person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 9:18 a.m. reported a man and woman in a domestic dispute on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded and arrested the 47-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence-related.

An officer at 10:18 a.m. assisted a person with an animal complaint in the Homer area.

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported a person was too intoxicated to stay at South Peninsula Hospital. An officer went to the location.

A person at 2:57 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on two men in a vehicle who did not “look well” at Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the area and arrested one 38-year-old man for driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test and driving with their license revoked, canceled or suspended.

A person at 5:30 p.m. went to the police station to report damage to a vehicle in a perking lot on Lake Street. The person reported that the other person involved would not exchange information.

A caller at 6:38 p.m. requested that a welfare check on a woman who might have been suicidal on Linda Court. Officers went to the scene.

Multiple callers ay 8:15 p.m. reported flares going off over the water in the Homer area. Officers confirmed the National Guard was performing drills in the area.

A caller at 9:04 p.m. reported suspicious activity in a business parking lot on Heath Street. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 9:09 p.m. requested information regarding stalking orders in the Homer area. An officer advised the person of their options.

A caller at 9:30 p.m. reported suspicious people on East Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the scene but didn’t find anything suspicious.

May 31

A caller at 12:52 a.m. reported possible forced entry at his home on Main Street. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 11:08 a.m. reported something suspicious near the restrooms at WKFL Park on Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 12:40 p.m. reported a burglary on Spit Road. An officer went to the location and it’s under investigation.

A caller at 1:26 p.m. reported theft from a watercraft on Freight Dock Road. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 5:59 p.m. requested a person be trespassed from a location on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location, but the caller changed their mind about having the person trespassed.

An officer at 6:11 p.m. gave a driver a citation for driving with their license suspended on West Pioneer Avenue. The vehicle was towed.

A caller at 6:49 p.m. reported a wanted person on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the scene but weren’t able to contact the person in question.

An officer at 11:05 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

An officer at 11:15 p.m. contacted a vehicle on the side of the road at Mile 169 Sterling Highway with no plates on it.

June 1

A security company at 3:30 a.m. reported a business alarm on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene. The building was secure and a message was left for the key holder.

An alarm company at 8:25 a.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on Ocean Drive. An officer responded and found everything was OK.

A business on Lake Street reported a burglary at 9:30 a.m. An officer went to the location and it’s under investigation.

A caller at 10:07 a.m. reported campers were not paying for their space on Spit Road. An officer responded to contact the campers.

A caller at 1:40 p.m. reported that an itinerant merchant was operating on Spit Road without a license. An officer went to the location and attempted to contact the merchant.

Alaska State Troopers at 3:14 p.m. requested assistance at Green Timbers Road and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene.

A man at 3:50 p.m. went to the police station requesting that an officer assist him with a civil matter. An officer assisted the man.

An officer at 4:57 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 6:10 p.m. requested that three people be trespassed from their property on Klondike Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 6:36 p.m. reported smoke on East End Road. A dispatcher learned there was a controlled burn in the area. An officer was sent to confirm this.

Troopers

May 30

On May 14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft at a residence on Frontier Avenue in Homer. An investigation showed that a 33-year-old Homer man had entered the residence and stole several items on May 11. On May 30, the man was found to be incarcerated in Wildwood Pretrial Facility and he was remanded on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and violating conditions of release.

June 3

On May 14, Alaska State Troopers received a report that someone stole gas and a red 6 gallon gas tank from a commercial fishing site on the Ninilchik Beach. On May 23, troopers received a report of a trailer and other items being stolen from an address on Leber Street in Homer. An investigation showed a small utility trailer and other items had been stolen the previous night. The trailer was recovered by troopers prior to it being reported stolen after troopers located it with other stolen items from a separate theft investigation. A suspect was identified. A 23-year-old Kasilof man was remanded to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility after it was determined he had stolen the trailer. He was found in possession of the gas can during an unrelated investigation and was remanded to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility while he was in custody on unrelated charges.

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 June 3:

Criminal Court

Josif N. Yakunin, 34, fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Jackie R. Nordlinder, 57, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Rachel M. Kerr, 38, first-degree hindering prosecution and violating conditions of release.

Chelsea A. Irvin, 31, disorderly conduct.

Terence L. Dureci, 42, driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test.

Dakota L. Zellin, 28, second-degree burglary and second-degree theft in Anchor Point. In a separate case, failure to spot at the direction of an officer in Homer.

Sperry A. Moonin Jr., 47, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Eddiecar L. Ferguson Jr., 38, driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test.

David Amole, 33, first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and violating conditions of release.

Vanessa M. Bock, 40, fourth-degree theft.

Jeremy T. Andrews, three counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Scott A. Deboard, 23, fourth-degree theft in Ninilchik. In a separate case, second-degree theft in Homer.

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