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 15-21

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 15-21

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to seven medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 15-21

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

Homer Police

July 12

A woman at 4:10 p.m. went to the police station to report harassment on West Danview Avenue. An officer advised the woman of her options.

A caller at 5:23 p.m. reported two minors shoplifting on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene.

Officers at 7:37 p.m. arrested a 43-year-old man for driving under the influence at East End road and Adams Road. ACE towing impounded the vehicle.

A caller at 8:06 p.m. reported a suspicious person at a home on Kachemak Way. An officer was on another call at the time and was later advised. The officer found everything was OK.

A caller at 10 p.m. reported an injured moose on Whispering Meadows Avenue. Fish and Game was advised.

July 13

A caller at 1:07 a.m. reported a loud group of minors at Karen Hornaday Park during evening hours. Officers contacted the minors and advised them to leave the area.

A caller at 4:21 a.m. reported a man yelling in the roadway on Elderberry Court. The vehicle left the area. Officers later contacted the person in question and found it had been a verbal argument and that no crime had been committed.

An alarm company at 7:29 a.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on East End Road. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 9:39 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman sleeping in a car on Karen Hornaday Road. Officers went to the location and contacted the woman.

A caller at 9:43 a.m. reported a man and woman asleep in a ditch at Heath Street and the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the location and made a welfare check. They found everything was OK.

A local agency requested officer assistance at 10:42 a.m. with a woman on Lake Street. An officer responded and took the woman to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 12:57 p.m. reported a person riding an ATV in the roadway on Spit Road with a child on the trailer behind it. An officer responded to contact the driver.

A caller at 2:25 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on his estranged wife in the Homer area. An officer took a report and followed up on the welfare check.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. reported a domestic dispute on Linda Court. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 5:48 p.m. reported a domestic dispute on Linda Court. Officers arrested a 53-year-old man for domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

A caller at 6:51 p.m. reported that a puppy was tearing apart the inside of a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer responded to help find the owner. The owner was located and the puppy was taken care of.

A caller at 9:41 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway. Officers responded to the area.

An officer at 10:53 p.m. arrested a 22-year-old man for driving with a suspended license on Spit Road.

A caller at 11:42 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on West Fairview Avenue. Officers went to the area, contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment.

July 14

An alarm company at 12:11 a.m. reported a general motion alarm on Greatland Street. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 12:45 a.m. reported noise at a campground on Spit Road. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 2:28 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 10:12 a.m. reported a man and woman having a dispute outside a local business on East Pioneer Avenue. The people involved walked to the police station where they were contacted by officers.

A caller at 1:33 p.m. reported an overdue visit on Race Road. An officer contacted the caller.

An agency at 3:16 p.m. requested officer assistance on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 7:15 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Bunnell Avenue and Main Street.

An officer at 7:24 p.m. contacted a wanted person at Mountain View Drive and Dehel Avenue. The officer arrested the 24-year-old woman on a warrant for failing to appear in court and took her to the Homer Jail.

July 15

A caller at 2:03 a.m. reported a domestic dispute at a neighboring home on Main Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:42 a.m. reported a suspicious circumstance and violation of camping regulations on Spit Road. An officer contacted the people involved and camping fees were paid for the day.

A caller at 10:39 a.m. reported an active panic alarm on Lake Street. An officer went to the area and found everything was OK.

Alaska State Troopers at 12:50 p.m. requested officer assistance at Cape Ninilchik Road and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 1:52 p.m. reported a civil issue on East Bunnell Avenue. An officer advised the caller of their options.

July 16

A caller at 11:40 a.m. reported a man causing a disturbance on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 1:25 p.m. requested assistance locating a person on Bartlett Street. An officer contacted the person and arrested the 40-year-old man for violating conditions of release.

A caller at 4:10 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person in the Homer area who had not returned home. The person in question later returned home.

An agency at 11:10 p.m. reported information regarding a stolen vehicle in the Homer area. An officer contacted the owner of the stolen vehicle.

A caller at 11:25 p.m. reported a loud generator running in the evening on Spit Road. An officer contacted the person and the generator was turned down.

July 17

A caller at 12:48 a.m. reported an unwanted patron refusing to leave the property on Shelford Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 9:26 a.m. reported seeing a wanted person at Tulin Terrace and Skyline Drive. Officers responded but didn’t find the person.

A caller at 1:09 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked on private property with three dogs inside it on Smoky Bay Way. An officer went to the scene but the vehicle was gone.

A caller at 2:29 p.m. reported shoplifting on Greatland Street after the fact. An officer went to the scene. A 35-year-old man was issued a summons for fourth-degree theft and a 33-year-old woman was arrested for fourth-degree theft and violating probation.

A caller at 4:20 p.m. reported a man and woman arguing in a parking lot on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

A man at 4:20 p.m. went to the police station looking for someone he thought may have been arrested. The man wanted to file charges for vehicle theft. The man was advised it was a civil issue.

A caller at 6:02 p.m. reported an intoxicated woman had left a hotel on East Pioneer Avenue heading to Anchorage. Officers responded, contacted the driver and gave her a DUI warning.

An alarm company at 7:30 p.m. reported an alarm on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 8:02 p.m. tried to located a wanted person on Landings Street but wasn’t able to find them.

July 18

A caller at 1:15 a.m. reported “excessive noise” at the Karen Hornaday Park campground. An officer went to the scene but didn’t locate any noise.

An officer at 3:23 a.m. investigated a suspicious vehicle outside a closed business on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 5:09 a.m. reported finding a belt and empty gun hostler on the bike path along Spit Road. An officer responded and retrieved the items.

A woman at 7:45 a.m. went to the police station to report theft of medications on Ben Walters Lane after the fact. An officer spoke with the woman.

An agency at 7:05 a.m. requested assistance locating a suspect vehicle in the Homer area. Officers located the vehicle and detained the people who were in it.

A caller at 12:11 p.m. reported a parking issue on the Homer Spit at Ramp 4, where the caller said they were “blocked off due to a parking violation.” The situation was resolved.

A person at 3:50 p.m. went to the police station to request paperwork for a domestic violence protective order. An officer advised the person about how to do that.

A caller at 4:04 p.m. reported a woman “harassing everyone asking for rides and disturbing others” on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene and arrested the 42-year-old woman for fourth-degree theft, disorderly conduct, reckless endangerment and violating conditions of release.

A caller at 8:11 p.m. reported a stolen vehicle at Homer Harbor Ramp 1 on Spit Road. An officer went to the area and found the report was unfounded, and that the vehicle had been misplaced by the keyholder.

A caller at 9:13 p.m. made a REDDI report on a driver at Pioneer Avenue and Kachemak Way. An officer contacted the driver and arrested the 22-year-old man for driving under the influence, driving with a license revoked, canceled or suspended, and for violating conditions of release.

A caller at 9:25 p.m. reported men having a verbal dispute at East Fairview Avenue and Main Street. The men were separated and walked off while the caller was on the phone. No officer was available at the time of the call. An officer later went to the area but was unable to locate any disturbance.

A caller at 10:08 p.m. reported seeing a man threaten another person in a vehicle with a firearm on Beluga Place. An officer later contacted the suspected vehicle involved. The man in the vehicle denied any altercation and no victim came forward.

July 19

A caller at 3:45 a.m. reported minors hanging around a closed business on Greatland Street. An officer went to the area but didn’t find anyone.

An officer at 4:25 a.m. removed traffic objects from the roadway on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 7:33 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on children on Ronda Street. An officer went to the location and found the mother and children in question were inside a home and were fine.

A caller at 9:28 a.m. reported that a neighbor’s dog barks every morning on Kalalock Court. The Animal Control Office was advised.

A caller at 9:44 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Kachemak Drive and East End Road. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment.

An officer at 3:10 p.m. contacted people setting up camp at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road and spoke with them about Homer’s camping rules.

A caller at 6:22 p.m. reported a loose dog with no tags on East End Road. The dog was reunited with its owner.

A caller at 7:13 p.m. reported a disturbance between guests and staff at a business on East Pioneer Avenue, and requested officer assistance. An officer responded but a guest left the area before the officer got there. An officer contacted the vehicle the guest was leaving in.

A caller at 9:56 p.m. reported a loose dog at a local business on Homer Bypass Road. An officer wasn’t able to locate the owner and the dog was placed in the shelter. The owner later called and was advised as to their dog’s whereabouts.

A caller at 10:38 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle the caller said was swerving. An officer contacted the driver at East End Road and Bear Creek Drive, and didn’t detect any impairment.

July 20

A caller at 12:35 a.m. reported a possible disturbance at Karen Hornaday Park. An officer responded and found everything was OK — it was some minors playing.

A caller at 2:16 a.m. reported a noise disturbance at a home on Jenny Way. An officer went to the scene, contacted the people there, and advised a woman to leave the area and gave her a trespass warning.

A business at 3:45 a.m. reported a vehicle running in a parking lot on the Sterling Highway for an extended period of time. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

An officer at 1:20 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with traffic control at Mile 165.5 Sterling Highway after a vehicle collision.

A person at 3:04 p.m. went to the police station to report a burglary on Scenic Place. An officer took a report.

A caller at 4:30 p.m. requested help with a vehicle locked inside a secured area on Ohlson Mountain Road. An officer contacted the owner of the property to arrange retrieval.

A caller at 8:27 p.m. reported hearing a possible disturbance between a man and woman on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the area and contacted the people involved. The officer found it was a verbal altercation only.

A caller at 8:50 p.m. made a REDDI report on a motorcycle rider speeding in a residential area. An officer contacted the driver on Beluga Place and warned them regarding traffic laws.

A caller at 10:37 p.m. reported a loose dog at a house on Kachemak Way. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 10:53 p.m. warned a driver for improper insurance at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive.

Troopers

July 13

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a 68-year-old Soldotna man a $270 bailable citation for taking three halibut over his daily bag limit. He was contacted sportfishing from a vessel in Cook Inlet near Anchor Point.

July 15

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Anchor Point issued a 51-year-old Sterling man a $270 bailable citation for employing a crew member onboard his commercial fishing vessel the F/V Kelsea Marie that did not have a valid 2019 commercial crew members license in possession. A 42-year-old Wasilla man was issued a $270 bailable citation for working as a crew member onboard the vessel without a valid 2019 commercial fishing crew members license.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a 22-year-old Anchor Point man a $270 bailable citations for working onboard a commercial fishing vessel without having a valid 2019 commercial crew members license in possession. He was contacted working onboard the F/V St Nicholas which was participating in the Cook Inlet drift gillnet fishery as a tender vessel.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a 45-year-old Anchor Point man a $120 bailable citation for operating a commercial fishing vessel without having a CFEC vessel decal displayed on the hull. He was contacted operating the F/V Bruin Bay as a tender vessel in the Cook Inlet drift gillnet fishery.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a 45-year-old Homer man and a 49-year-old Soldotna woman a $270 bailable citations for working onboard a commercial fishing vessel without having a valid 2019 commercial crew members license in possession. Both individuals were contacted onboard the F/V Jennie J which was participating in the Cook Inlet drift gillnet fishery as a tender vessel.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from the Soldotna post issued a 42-year-old Nikolaevsk woman a citation for failure to have her crew member license in her possession while commercial fishing. Bail is set at $270.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from the Soldotna post cited a 44-year-old Nikolaevsk man for employing an unlicensed commercial fishing crew member. Bail is set at $270.

July 16

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 29-year-old Homer woman 38-year-old Woodburn, Oregon man during the Bristol Bay Salmon Program for Commercial Fish Closed Waters in the South Boundary – Naknek Section. Arraignment is scheduled in Naknek District Court on July 22.

July 22

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 6:50 p.m. received a call about a male who had returned home, was intoxicated, and had court orders to not do either. Troopers responded, and subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 50-year-old Ninilchik man for two counts of violating conditions of release. The man was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

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 20:

Judgments

Charges dismissed:

Clarence S. Hock, 27, second-degree criminal trespass. Dismissed by prosecution.

Winto J. Everette, 60, fourth-degree theft. Dismissed by prosecution.

June A. Walker, 42, second-degree criminal trespass, and violating conditions of release. Dismissed by prosecution.

Rachel M. Kerr, 38, first-degree hindering prosecution, and violating conditions of release. Dismissed by prosecution and dismissed due to no probable cause.

Sean Maryott, 61, failure to maintain alcohol server card and responsibility of licensee, agent or employee. Dismissed by prosecution.

Tiffany B. Tesar, 26, concealing merchandise. Dismissed by prosecution.

Maria C. Ramos, 61, failure to maintain alcohol server card and responsibility of licensee, agent or employee. Dismissed by prosecution.

Criminal Court

Christopher R. Dubbe, 35, two counts of third-degree assault.

Joseph Cooper, 50, fourth-degree assault.

Ryan J. Wilson, 40, violating conditions of release.

Jillion J. Jensen, 33, in a July 17 case, fourth-degree theft. In a separate case from the same day, fourth-degree theft.

Daniel Ginn, 35, fourth-degree theft.

Joyce L. Stanfill, 37, second-degree assault, first-degree criminal trespassing, two counts of third-degree assault, two counts of third-degree misconduct involving weapons, two counts of tampering with evidence, and nine counts of violating conditions of release.

June A. Walker, 42, reckless endangerment, fourth-degree theft, fifth-degree criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and eight counts of violating conditions of release.

Alden Steiner, 22, driving under the influence, diving with license canceled, revoked or suspended if for a DUI, and violating conditions of release.

Thomas E. Kammer II, 48, driving under the influence.

Matthew Lees, 34, driving under the influence.

Domnin V. Martushev, 46, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and violating conditions of release.

Rachel M. Kerr, 38, improper use of registration, title or plates, and violating conditions of release for a felony.

Jeremy Y. Andrews, 31, violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor.

Prome D. Chipps, 21, violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor.

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