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

July 1-7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and seven fire calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 1-7

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 1-7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call.

Homer Police

June 26

An officer at 1:29 p.m. contacted a driver at Snowbird Street and Homer Bypass Road and arrested a 38-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 2:38 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman at Ocean Drive and Spit Road. An officer responded but didn’t find the woman.

A caller at 2:47 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer contacted the driver and advised them of the complaint. The officer told the person to correct their driving.

A caller at 3:16 p.m. reported a driver with an infant not in a car seat at Lake Street and Ben Walters Lane. Officers weren’t able to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 4:05 p.m. reported a reckless driver “spinning brodies” on Bishop’s Beach and being dangerous. Officers contacted the driver and told them their driving was inappropriate.

An officer at 7:15 p.m. assisted another agency on Ben Walters Lane and a 23-year-old woman was charged with two counts of violating conditions of her release.

A caller at 8:02 p.m. reported skateboarders in the roadway at Kachemak Way and Mountain Vuew Drive. An officer responded, contacted multiple skateboarders and told them to stay out of the road and yield to traffic.

A caller at 10:16 p.m. requested officer assistance on Main Street. Officers went to the scene.

June 27

Dispatch got a 911 call at 12:31 p.m. from Main Street. The caller said it was accidental and that they were trying to call the FBI. An officer went to the scene but didn’t find any emergency.

A caller at 1:21 p.m. requested an officer for a civil standby on Clover Lane. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 1:21 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on the Sterling Highway. And officer responded but didn’t find the vehicle.

An officer at 1:43 p.m. gave a driver a warning only for driving under the influence/drugs at Mile 172 Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:40 p.m. reported concern for a group of minors biking in the middle of the road on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded and the minors were relocated to a safer area.

An officer at 10:08 p.m. contacted a man on Homer Bypass Road who was in the area of a business he had been trespassed from. The 31-year-old man was arrested for trespassing and promoting contraband.

June 28

An officer at 3:23 a.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with traffic control at Heath Street and East Pioneer Avenue.

A security company at 4:40 a.m. reported an alarm at a home on Rogers Loop. An officer went to the scene. The company later called to report it was a false alarm.

A caller at 9:48 a.m. reported she was the victim of a scam on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer spoke with the caller and advised her of her options.

A caller at 11:27 a.m. reported a man looking into vehicles on Greatland Street. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the man.

A caller at 12:57 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man sleeping in the grass on Homer Bypass Road. An officer contacted the man and told him to move along.

A man at 4:07 p.m. flagged down an officer on Freight Dock Road to report a theft and criminal mischief.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported a civil issue over some property on Mountain View Drive. The caller requested assistance from officers because the people involved were “irate.”

An officer at 5:30 p.m. contacted a woman at Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue and arrested her on an outstanding warrant. The woman’s vehicle was towed.

A caller at 5:55 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a young man “hiding from vehicles near the roadway” at Ben Walters Lane and Smokey Bay Way. An officer responded but didn’t find anyone there.

A person in the Homer Jail caused damage to the booking room. The 31-year-old man was charged with disorderly conduct.

A person at 7 p.m. went to the police station to report a civil issue on East End Road. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 7:32 p.m. cited a driver on Spit Road for driving with their license revoked.

An agency at 9:50 p.m. passed on a REDDI report to the Homer Police. Officers contacted the driver at Mile 160 Sterling Highway and arrested the 38-year-old woman for driving under the influence, driving with her license revoked, not having insurance and violating conditions of release.

An alarm company at 10:35 p.m. reported a burglary alarm on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 11:17 p.m. reported an ongoing issue with campers on the beach. The caller reported that this was a new group but that each weekend there are new campers. An officer went to the scene and advised the people there of the local laws regarding camping. The campers said they would leave in the morning.

June 29

An alarm company at 1:06 a.m. reported a burglary alarm on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 12:40 p.m. reported a minor on Homer Bypass Road needed medical attention. An officer went to the location and contacted the minor, who took went to the hospital themselves.

An alarm company at 5:42 p.m. reported a home burglary alarm on Main Street. Officers went to the location and found everything was OK.

A caller from out of state requested a welfare check on their son at 6:19 p.m. An officer contacted the son on East End Road and found everything was OK.

A caller at 7:16 p.m. reported that a vehicle had broken down in the roadway at Bluff Street and the Sterling Highway. An officer responded.

A caller at 10:58 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Crossman Ridge Road with a man and woman inside. An officer went to the scene but found the vehicle unoccupied.

June 30

A caller at 12:12 a.m. reported a loud noise at a neighboring home on Skyline Drive and said it was a possible underage party. An officer went to the scene. The people at the home were later contacted and told to keep the noise down. The officer issued a disorderly conduct warning.

An officer at 8:22 a.m. issued a driving under the influence warning only at Main Street and Charles Way.

A caller at 12:47 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man acting strangely at the Homer Harbor on Freight Dock Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 2:35 p.m. requested assistance on Main Street. An officer went to the location to contact the caller.

A caller at 5:42 p.m. reported hearing gun shots on Whispering Meadows Avenue. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 6:24 p.m. reported a possible break-in in progress on West Hill Road. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 9:52 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 10:49 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding at Maintenance Road and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 11:03 p.m. reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance at a local business on Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 11:37 p.m. reported a man walking along East End Road waving a gun. Officers went to the location.

July 1

A caller at 12:33 a.m. went to the police station and reported an intoxicated man causing a disturbance on Heath Street. Officers removed the man from the area.

An officer at 12:53 a.m. provided a person with transportation on Bartlett Street.

A caller at 1:06 a.m. reported that a man broke into a local business on Homer Bypass Road and was refusing to leave. An officer responded and arrested a 40-year-old man for trespassing and disorderly conduct.

An officer at 4:13 a.m. provided assistance with a vehicle escort to South Peninsula Hospital for an emergency.

A caller at 5:33 a.m. reported a man slumped over in a vehicle at Mattox Road and Aurora Court.

A caller at 7:24 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person parked for a long time at Mattox Road and Aurora Court. An officer went to the area and the driver moved along.

A caller at 9:07 a.m. reported that a client had been threatened on Ben Walters Lane. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 10:14 a.m. reported a vehicle collision at East End Road and Mariner Drive. An officer went to the scene and a towing company was called.

A caller at 12:03 p.m. reported vandalism and theft at Jack Gist Park. An officer went to the scene.

A woman at 1 p.m. went to the police station to turn in a phone. The phone was later returned to the owner.

A caller at 1:56 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 2:10 p.m. reported that there were vehicles parked in the street at Main Street and Bunnell Avenue and that a motorhome was unable to turn around. An officer went to the area.

A caller 5:53 p.m. reported that a man was intimidating a minor on Spit Road. An officer responded and contacted the man.

An officer at 6:11 p.m. contacted a wanted person on Jennifer Place and arrested the 20-year-old man on a warrant for failing to appear in court, and took him to the Homer Jail.

A man making suicidal statements at 7:34 p.m. on Ocean Drive Loop was taken into protective custody.

A person at 7:40 p.m. went to the police station to request a civil standby on West Fairview Venue. Officers later contacted the woman and conducted the standby.

A caller at 9:51 p.m. said he called because he wanted to see if his phone could call 911. An officer responded to his location on Soundview Avenue.

July 2

A caller at 6 a.m. reported a suspicious circumstance on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 7:18 a.m. reported people acting suspiciously in a vehicle with expired tags on Freight Dock Road. An officer went to the area and cited one person for driving with their license revoked.

A person at 2:07 p.m. flagged down an officer at Soundview Avenue and Forest Glen Drive to turn in found items.

An officer at 2:09 p.m. served a court summons to a man in custody in the Homer Jail.

A caller at 6:51 a.m. reported an injured sea otter on Spit Road. The proper agency was notified.

A caller at 1:40 p.m. reported seeing a wanted person at West Hill Road and Highland Road. An officer responded but the person was gone when the officer arrived.

A caller 5:44 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in the area on West Fairview Avenue. An officer contacted the driver and arrested 32-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.

A woman at 6:55 p.m. went to the police station to request a welfare check be made on a woman at Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 10:10 p.m. attempted to serve an arrest warrant on Skyline Drive.

July 3

A caller at 2:28 a.m. reported a disturbance on Rochelle Road. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 11:27 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer responded but the vehicle was gone. The officer spoke to a woman there and advised her to move along.

An officer at 3:30 p.m. contacted a driver on the Sterling Highway and gave them a citation for driving with their license suspended. The vehicle was impounded.

A caller at 4:58 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man at McLay Road and East End Road. An officer went to the area but the man wasn’t there.

A caller at 7:68 p.m. reported a reckless driver at Heath Street and Homer Bypass Road. Officers weren’t able to locate the driver.

An officer at 9:54 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a smoke investigation on Bear Creek Drive.

July 4

A man at 10:53 a.m. went to the police station to request extra patrols of the crosswalk near the Chevron gas station, saying vehicles are not stopping for pedestrians.

A caller at 12:36 p.m. reported a bicyclist had been injured at Lake Street and Grubstake Avenue. An officer and medics went to the scene.

A caller at 12:36 p.m. reported that an aggressive man was yelling at them on West Pioneer Avenue. Officers were assisting medics on the previous call at the time. The people involved separated and went their own way.

A caller at 1:41 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Spit Road, An officer went to the scene but didn’t find any accident.

A caller at 2:20 p.m. called two separate times reporting a camping situation at Freight Dock Road and Spit Road. The Parks Department was advised.

A caller at 4:09 p.m. reported a dog was locked in a car on Spit Road. An officer responded and located the vehicle in a different spot with the dog appearing to be OK.

A caller at 4:20 p.m. reported that a neighbor’s dog attacked her dog on Tamara Street. An officer was advised as well as the Animal Control Office.

A man at 4:55 p.m. went to the police station to report an issue with an RV park. An officer advised the man on his options.

An officer at 6:02 p.m. provided a parade escort of the Fourth of July parade on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 8:16 p.m. reported a burglary on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the location.

Troopers

June 12

Alaska State Troopers at 6:06 p.m. received a report of an endangered adult that had been missing for over two hours in the Ninilchik area. A 78-year-old woman who suffers from dementia had walked away from her home into the woods. Ninilchik EMS, neighbors and other volunteers conducted a ground search of the surrounding area. A Helo 3 helicopter was dispatched from Anchorage to assist in the search. At approximately 10 p.m., volunteers located the missing woman who was uninjured and in good health.

June 25

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Bristol Bay cited a 21-year-old Homer man for failing to register for a district before commercial fishing Bristol Bay in 2018. Arraignment is set for July 15 in Dillingham District Court.

June 30

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 59-year-old Homer man during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 15.

July 3

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 39-year-old Homer man during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 15.

July 4

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 40-year-old Homer man during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for commercial fishing during a closed period and operating a drift gill net while his vessel was grounded in the Nushagak District. Arraignment is scheduled in Dillingham District Court on July 16.

July 6

Alaska State Troopers at 7:14 p.m. received an initial report of a small aircraft crash near the town of Seldovia. No injuries were reported and all passengers were accounted for at the time of call. Local law enforcement was contacted after discovering the incident location to be in close proximity to Seldovia airport. The NTSB was notified. All involved parties are safe and out of the field.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a 56-year-old Homer man a $120 bailable citation for sport fishing with more than one line. The man was contacted sport fishing for halibut in Kachemak Bay.

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 8:

Criminal Court

Michael A. Reid, 50, second-degree theft and five counts of violating conditions of release in a July 3 case. In a July 5 case, resisting arrest, first-degree criminal trespass, second-degree criminal trespass, and five counts of violating conditions of release.

Blake H. Meyhoff, 25, domestic violence-related fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Harry G. M. Macauly II, 24, resisting arrest, two counts of fourth-degree assault and disorderly conduct.

Nicole R. Cozadd-Pearson, 24, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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