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

June 24-30

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

June 24-July 1

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls and four fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

June 24-30

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

Homer Police

June 21

A caller at 11:07 a.m. reported a woman pulling up survey markers near the road on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 12:05 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in a driveway on Latham Avenue. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 1:04 p.m. requested a welfare check for a person on Heath Street. Officers responded to the location and found everything was OK.

A caller at 3:59 p.m. reported a backpack in the middle of the road on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 5:28 p.m. reported a woman urinating in a parking lot on Homer Bypass Road and stumbling around. An officer responded and arrested the 42-year-old woman for criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.

A caller at 6:07 p.m. reported a vehicle collision at Fairview Avenue and East End Road that had caused damage. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 7:03 p.m. reported finding two dogs that were running in the road at Royle Lane and the Sterling Highway. An officer met the caller at the Homer Animal Shelter.

A caller at 11:03 p.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance on Pennock Street. Officers went to the scene. The people involved agreed to separate for the evening and no crime was committed.

June 22

Multiple callers at 1:52 a.m. reported a physical dispute outside a business on Shelford Street. An officer went to the scene, the altercation ended and the people involved left the area.

A caller at 2:02 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer contacted the driver but didn’t detect any impairment.

A caller at 2:41 a.m. reported people at a campsite making excessive noise on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene but didn’t hear any noise. The officer advised campers in the area about the noise complaint.

A caller at 10:52 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man sitting in a vehicle at Sabrina Road and East End Road. An officer responded but the vehicle wasn’t there anymore.

A caller at 11:32 a.m. reported a domestic dispute at a campground at Karen Hornaday Park. An officer went to the location and contacted a woman, but the man involved was already gone.

A caller at 12:37 p.m. reported fraud at a local business on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer was notified and it’s under investigation.

An officer at 12:05 p.m. assisted with the Homer Pride Walk parade route at Lake Street and Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 12:45 p.m. reported suspicious activity on Ben Walters Lane. An officer responded but found no criminal activity.

A caller at 1:53 p.m. reported a woman in the area of a business on Spit Road who was causing a disturbance. An officer responded and arrested the 42-year-old woman for trespassing and for violating conditions of release.

A caller at 4:23 p.m. reported a shoplifter on Spit Road. Officers later contacted the suspect and charged the 21-year-old woman with fourth-degree theft.

An officer at 9:23 p.m. contacted a wanted person on Spit Road, and arrested the 21-year-old woman on a warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 9:28 p.m. made a REDDI report on a driver on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded but was unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer at 9:46 p.m. contacted a person with an outstanding warrant on Clover Lane, and arrested the 32-year-old woman for failing to appear in court. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

June 23

A security company at 2:35 a.m. reported a commercial alarm on Lakeshore Drive. An officer went to the scene. The building was secure and the officer left a message left for the registered owner.

A caller at 10:18 a.m. reported an incident of sexual harassment on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 12:02 a.m. made a REDDI report on a motorcycle driver. An officer contacted the driver on Spit Road but didn’t detect any impairment.

A caller at 2:10 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman on East Bayview Avenue. An officer attempted to make the check.

An agency at 3:18 p.m. passed on a REDDI report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver at Mile 164 Sterling Highway and didn’t note any impairment.

A caller at 3:35 p.m. reported a firearm was shot within city limits on Rogers Loop. An officer responded but found that the person involved actually lived outside city limits.

A caller at 3:51 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on West Hill Road, with no injuries. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:28 p.m. reported people snagging illegally and making threats at Mile 1 Spit Road. An officer responded and contacted the people involved.

A caller at 10:41 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a neighboring home on Hidden Way. An officer went to the scene and arrested a 37-year-old man for criminal mischief and three counts of misconduct involving weapons.

June 24

A caller at 11:54 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. An officer was unable to locate it.

A caller at 12:13 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported a possible wanted person on Waddell Street. An officer went to the area and arrested a 29-year-old man on two warrants for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 9:30 p.m. reported finding drug paraphernalia in a public bathroom at Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street. An officer made a security check and collected the materials.

An alarm company at 11:44 p.m. passed on a burglary alarm going off on Ben Walters Lane. An officer responded.

June 25

Dispatch at 2:17 a.m. got a 911 hand up from Spit Road. Officers located the caller and medics were called to the scene.

A caller at 2:39 a.m. reported a suspicious circumstance at a local business on Spit Road. Officers went to the area to check it out.

A caller at 5:21 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a residential area on Elderberry Court. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 10:35 a.m. reported dogs barking after the fact on Early Spring. The caller was advised to call when the dogs were barking. The Animal Control Office was advised.

A caller at 2:48 p.m. requested that a person be trespassed from the area on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer was advised and the people in question left the area.

A caller at 8:51 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle in the area of East End Road and Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the area but didn’t locate the vehicle.

An officer at 9:08 p.m. made a traffic stop at East End Road and Rochelle Drive. During the stop the officer contacted a woman with three outstanding warrants, one for violating conditions of release and two for failing to appear in court. The 21-year-old woman was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

June 26

A local business at 2:03 a.m. reported an abandoned vehicle in a parking lot on Ben Walters Lane. They were advised of their options.

A caller at 5:55 a.m. reported that people were trying to enter a public bathroom on Spit Road while it was in use. An officer went to the area.

Troopers

June 28

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a 37-year-old Homer man a summons for personal use fishing in China Poot Creek during a closed season with a mandatory court date set for July 17 in the Homer Court. He was also issued a $140 bailable citation for snagging Sockeye Salmon in the fresh waters of China Pot creek. A second 37-year-old Homer man was also issued a summons for personal use fishing in China Poot Creek during a closed season with a mandatory court date set for July 17 in Homer Court.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 4:05 p.m. received a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) call in the area of Ninilchik about a male driving intoxicated in a black Ford truck, and chasing another vehicle down Oil Well Road. Troopers responded to the area and subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 51-year-old Ninilchik man for three counts of domestic violence-related third-degree assault, one count of fourth-degree assault and one count of driving under the influence. The man was transported to the Homer Police Department where a breath sample showed a breath alcohol content of .219.

July 1

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 2:34 a.m. conducted a traffic stop in Clam Gulch on a gray 1986 Ford Bronco for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed a 55-year-old Clam Gulch man had two active arrest warrants for failing to appear. The man was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial with a $1,000 bail amount.

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 July 1:

Criminal Court

Michael A. Reid, 50, third-degree theft and four counts of violating conditions of release.

June A. Walker, 42, second-degree criminal trespass and disorderly conduct in a June 21 case. In a June 22 case, second-degree criminal trespass and two counts of violating conditions of release.

Ryan M. Martin, 36, driving under the influence and fourth-degree, domestic violence-related assault.

Tayler F. Andrews, 21, fourth-degree theft.

Kimberly M. Ketter, 36, fourth-degree theft.

Ryan R. Agnot, 52, first-degree vehicle theft.

Carl D. Northam, 37, fourth-degree domestic violence-related criminal mischief, and three counts of third-degree misconduct involved weapons.

Kristal A. Paige, 51, driving under the influence.

Lillianna C. Wills, 23, two counts of violating conditions of release.

Kristi M. Edens, 30, fourth-degree assault and violating conditions of release, both domestic violence-related.

Dustin N. Steen, 31, second-degree criminal trespass and first-degree promoting contraband, in a June 27 case. In a June 28 case, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Crystal R. Poole, 38, driving under the influence, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended if for a DUI, no motor vehicle liability insurance and violating conditions of release.

Joel L. Mumey, 51, driving under the influence, fourth-degree assault and three counts of third-degree assault. All domestic violence-related.

Craig A. Bigler, 40, second-degree criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

Anchor Point Enterprise, one count of disturbance of natural objects, vegetation or minerals in a state park managed area.

Frank D. Casey, 61, commercial activities in a state park without a permit.

Civil court

In the Matter of Jordin M. Keintz and Holly L. Keintz, decree of dissolution granted.

In the Matter of Shelby T. Cook and Casee L. Cook, decree of dissolution granted.

In the Matter of Holly A. Brennan and Paul J. Brennan, decree of dissolution granted.

William S. Howard vs. Pareena Inhom, uncontested divorce granted.

Ernie P. Johnson vs. Christina M. Johnson, uncontested divorce granted.

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