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 22-28

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 15-22

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 21-28

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls.

Homer Police

July 21

An officer at 4:08 a.m. arrested a 34-year-old man for driving under the influence at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway. The person was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 10:27 a.m. contacted a woman who was on private property on Spit Road. The officer advised the woman to move along.

A caller at 10:55 a.m. reported a civil issue on East End Road. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 3:24 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 4:47 p.m. reported a dispute over a campsite on Spit Road. An officer went to the location to contact the people involved.

A caller at 5:22 p.m. reported finding an animal on Heath Street. An officer secured the animal in the Homer Animal Shelter for the night.

A caller at 5:37 p.m. reported a woman who “seemed out of it” on Spit Road. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 8:57 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle speeding and passing unsafely on Skyline Drive. An officer went to the area.

Multiple callers at 10:31 p.m. reported hearing gunfire within city limits on Natalie Circle. Officers found people in the area setting off fireworks and advised them about the city ordinance prohibiting them.

An officer at 11:45 p.m. arrested a 38-year-old woman on Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway for improper use of plates and for violating conditions of release.

July 22

An officer at 1:33 a.m. helped with retrieving stolen property on Beluga Place.

An officer at 6:03 a.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on Crittenden Drive.

A caller at 10 a.m. reported after the fact that a woman had been attacked by two dogs at Bayview Avenue and Calhoun Court. The Animal Control Office was advised.

A caller at 10:49 a.m. reported a vehicle parked in the roadway on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the area and left a parking warning on the vehicle.

A caller at 12:27 p.m. reported a small child was unattended at Ben Walters Lane and Nelson Circle. An officer went to the area but didn’t find any children in the area.

A caller at 1:42 p.m. reported an issue with a tenant and a disturbance on East End road. An officer went to the area and advised both people that it was a civil issue.

An agency at 3 p.m. passed on a report of a sexual assault. An officer was notified and it’s under investigation.

A caller at 3:49 p.m. reported a disturbance between a man and a woman at Williams Place and East End road. An officer went to the scene and the man was detained.

A caller at 5:57 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman in a parking lot in front of a business on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the area.

A caller at 6:58 p.m. asked for assistance with parking at a local campground on Spit Road. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 7:34 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on his adult daughter on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location to attempt to contact the daughter.

An officer at 7:59 p.m. contacted a disabled vehicle and its driver at Heath Street and the Sterling Highway. The officer provided traffic control while the driver attempted to fix or move the vehicle.

Dispatch got an accidental call from an Apple Watch at 8 p.m. from Ocean Drive. The caller was cooperative and nothing suspicious was heard. An officer went to the location to verify that everything was OK.

A caller at 11:50 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East Hill Road. Officers contacted the driver but didn’t detect any impairment.

July 23

A caller at A caller at 12:14 a.m. made a noise complaint on Spit Road. An officer went to the area and the issue was resolved.

A caller at 1:12 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the area.

An alarm company at 1:54 a.m. reported a burglary alarm on West Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded.

A caller at 11:35 a.m. reported that a vehicle drove past a flagger’s stop sign at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 12:13 p.m.reported that a driver drove through a flagger’s stop sign at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road after being advised to stop. An officer responded but wasn’t able to locate the driver.

A man at 1:50 p.m. went to the police station to report an “issue with the city” on Easy Street. An officer spoke with the man.

Another agency at 3:42 p.m. passed on a REDDI report on a vehicle at Mile 167 Sterling Highway. Officers weren’t able to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 4:29 p.m. reported a minor on a skateboard in the roadway at Heath Street and Hazel Avenue causing a hazard. An officer went to the area but didn’t find anyone matching the minor’s description.

A person at 5:06 p.m. reported a theft from a building on Mattox Road. An officer took a report.

A caller at 8:15 p.m. reported that an animal bit a child in the Homer area. An officer went to the location to take a report.

A caller at 8:39 p.m. reported a landlord/tenant issue on East End Road. An officer took a report.

A caller at 9:33 p.m. reported threats being made on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 11:16 p.m. made a noise complaint on Spit Road. An officer responded.

July 24

An alarm company at 12:05 a.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 11:55 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a neighbor on the Sterling Highway. An officer and medics went to the scene and a woman was taken to a medical facility.

An officer at 2 p.m. assisted someone on Easy Street with a civil issue.

An officer at 2:45 p.m. served a subpoena on Heath Street.

A caller at 5:33 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. An officer contacted the driver.

A person at 8:13 p.m. went to the police station to report a suspicious vehicle at Svedlund Street and Herndon Street.

A caller at 9:53 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Lake Street and Ben Walters Road. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 10:20 p.m. contacted a wanted person on Spit Road and arrested the 58-year-old man on a warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 11:33 p.m. reported a party on Hidden Way. An officer responded to the area.

July 25

A caller at 12:23 a.m. made a noise complaint at Karen Hornaday Park. An officer went to the area.

July 26

A caller at 8:48 a.m. reported an ongoing problem with a man and woman trespassing at a local business on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the location and issued the people a notice to keep them from the business permanently.

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported a disturbance on Main Street. Officers went to the location and took one man to the hospital.

A person at 11:50 a.m. went to the police station to report suspicious circumstances outside of the area. An officer took a report.

A local business on Heath Street reported a disturbance in the lobby at 12:58 p.m. Officers went to the scene. A man who was there left the premises and was also issued a no trespassing notice.

A person at 2:10 p.m. went to the police station to speak with officers regarding a commercial tenant issue. Officers gave the persons advice about their options.

An officer arrested a 32-year-old woman at East End Road and Ronda Street who had an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to appear in court. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 5:25 p.m. reported that a woman who had previously been given a no trespassing notice was back in a store on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the area and the woman, who was a minor, was charged with trespassing.

A caller at 9:29 p.m. reported a disturbance outside a business at Pioneer Avenue and Svedlund Street. An officer went to the scene. One man was taken to a medical facility for treatment for an injury. Officers later contacted a man who was a suspect and issued the 24-year-old man a summons for fourth-degree assault.

July 27

Maintenance staff at 1:20 a.m. reported a door that was not secure at a public building on FAA Road. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 1:27 a.m. reported a vehicle collision involving an intoxicated driver on Spit Road, after which the driver had left the scene. Officers later found the suspect and arrested a 46-year-old woman for driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test and leaving the scene of an accident.

A caller at 4:20 a.m. reported a civil issue with a tenant on East End Road. An officer advised the caller of their options.

A caller at 6:05 a.m. reported a man “passed out” in a public bathroom at Karen Hornaday Park. An officer went to the scene, contacted the man and sent an application for an arrest warrant for the person for trespassing and violating conditions of release.

A caller at 8:26 a.m. reported damaged property at Jack Gist Park. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 8:26 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle in the area of Spit Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer wasn’t able to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 9:49 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on the Sterling Highway. An officer responded but wasn’t able to find the vehicle.

A caller at 11:53 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on the Sterling Highway. Officers responded but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 1:09 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on the Sterling Highway. The vehicle was removed.

A caller at 3:34 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the area but didn’t fine the woman in question.

A caller at 4:33 p.m. reported a civil issue at a home on East End road. Officers went to the location to contact the people involved.

A caller at 10:08 p.m. reported a domestic dispute on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and arrested a 33-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 10:24 p.m. reported a dog barking on Kallalock Court. An officer went to the scene and contacted the dog’s owner.

An officer at 11:30 p.m. warned a driver for their expired registration.

July 28

A caller at 12:26 p.m. reported information about drugs on Homer Bypass Road. An officer was notified and it’s under investigation.

A man at 2 p.m. went to the police station to report a hit and run. An officer took a report.

A caller at 4:37 p.m. reported a theft from a vehicle on Freight Dock Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 7:57 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on people swimming in Kachemak Bay off East End Road.

A caller at 9:09 p.m. reported a suspicious man at a business on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 10:25 p.m. assisted a person on Spit Road.

A caller at 11:17 p.m. reported suspicious activity on Beluga Place near Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 11:37 p.m. warned a driver for not having proof of insurance at Ocean Drive and FAA Road.

An officer at 11:46 p.m. gave a driver a warning for having expired registration at Pioneer Avenue and Heath Street.

July 29

An officer at 12:08 a.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding at Mt. Augustine Drive and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 2:02 a.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on Klondike Avenue.

Multiple callers around 4:57 a.m. reported a woman screaming at a neighboring home on Elderberry Court. An officer went to the scene and determined that no crime had been committed. The people involved were advised to keep it down.

A person at 5:40 a.m. went to the police station to report items taken from her apartment on Main Street. An officer took a report.

A caller at 8:45 a.m. reported someone they didn’t know “banging on the door” on Main Street. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 11:51 a.m. contacted two people while doing a security check on Jack Gist Lane.

A caller at 4:27 p.m. reported someone trespassing on Main Street. Officers went to the location and met with the property’s owner.

A caller at 8:26 p.m. reported a possible dispute on the side of the road at West Hill Road and Eagle View Drive. Officers went to the location.

July 30

A caller at 6:30 a.m. reported a woman in need of assistance at West Hill Road and Eagle View Drive. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the woman in question.

A caller at 7:07 a.m. reported the theft of items from a campsite on Spit Road. An officer responded and ended up arresting a 53-year-old woman for second-degree theft.

Troopers

July 28

Alaska State Troopers at 12:20 a.m. received a call about a possible domestic disturbance near the city of Homer. While the caller was on with trooper dispatch, the conversation stopped and a physical disturbance could be heard over the open line. Troopers responded and subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 29-year-old Anchorage man for one count of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Alaska State Troopers arrested a 38-year-old Homer man on an outstanding warrant at 4:41 p.m.. Troopers contacted the man during a traffic stop on East End Road. The warrant was for failing to appear for arraignment on an original charge of no valid operator’s license with bail set at $500. The man was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail.

July 29

Tok Wildlife Troopers cited a 45-year-old Anchor Point woman for participating in a personal use fishery without the required personal use permit. Bail was set at $220 in the Kenai District Court.

Tok Wildlife Troopers cited a 72-year-old Homer man for failure to record daily catch on personal use permit. Bail was set at $120 in the Kenai District Court.

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 28:

Criminal Court

Kristi M. Edens, 30, violating conditions of release.

Charles A. Lane Jr., 58, driving with a canceled, revoked or suspended license if for a DUI.

Allen Gonzales, 24, fourth-degree assault.

Ericka L. Rossart, driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test and leaving the scene of an accident.

Cassandra A. Stidham, 33, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Kelsey L. Morton, 29, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Michael A. Reid, second-degree criminal trespassing, and violating conditions of release.

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