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 29 – Aug. 4

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 29 – Aug. 4

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 29 – Aug. 4

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

Homer Police

July 30

A person at 1:20 p.m. went to the police station and turned in a found wallet. A message was sent to the owner and the wallet was returned to them.

A caller at 2:37 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Ben Walters Lane that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 3:35 p.m. requested that an officer tell people on Spit Road to move along. An officer went to the location but didn’t find anyone there.

An officer at 4:51 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers at Freight Dock Road and Spit Road.

An officer at 6:26 p.m. assisted South Peninsula Hospital.

July 31

An officer at 12:20 a.m. gave a driver a warning about their insurance on the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 12:30 a.m. attempted to contact people on Spit Road who were camping illegally.

An officer at 5:09 p.m. answered questions for someone at the police station about gun laws.

A caller at 6:39 p.m. reported a driver who was travelling in the wrong lane on Kachemak Drive and almost struck a pedestrian. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported someone flying a kite near an eagle’s nest at Fish Dock Road and Spit Road. An officer contacted the kite flyer and advised them of the complaint.

A caller at 7:36 p.m. reported a woman inside a vehicle at Mile 169 Sterling Highway “acting strange.” An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

An officer at 8:47 p.m. warned a driver for misuse of their title or registration at Bear Creek Drive and East End Road.

Aug. 1

A caller at 9:58 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on an employee that had not returned to work. An officer found the person on Freight Dock Road and found that they were OK.

A caller at 12:53 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle “driving excessively slowly and swerving” on Spit Road. An officer was advised.

A caller at 12:56 p.m. reported people in a vehicle who appeared to be smoking marijuana on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene and found that the people were just smoking cigarettes.

A person at 1:30 p.m. went to the police station and requested help from an officer. An officer advised the person of their options for their problem.

A caller at 1:48 p.m. reported a vehicle had been abandoned on the side of the road for a week at West Hill Road and Eric Lane. An officer went to the scene. The vehicle was not in the roadway. The officer scheduled the vehicle to be impounded in reference to an Alaska State Troopers case.

A caller at 5:24 p.m. reported that protesters at WKFL Park on Pioneer Street were stepping out into traffic. An officer was advised.

An officer at 8:12 p.m. made a traffic stop on a vehicle at Soundview Avenue and the Sterling Highway for an equipment violation.

An officer at 9:03 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration on East Pioneer Avenue.

Aug. 2

While out on another call, an officer contacted a man at 12:05 a.m. regarding illegal camping on Bartlett Street.

An officer at 6:07 a.m. warned a driver for speeding at Saltwater Drive and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 6:12 a.m. warned another driver for speeding at Saltwater Drive and the Sterling Highway.

A woman at 1:50 p.m. went to the police station to request a temporary restraining order. She was relayed to the proper agency and spoke with an Alaska State Trooper.

A caller at 2:30 p.m. reported that a vehicle was parked in a handicapped spot on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer contacted the driver of the vehicle.

A caller at 4:53 p.m. reported intoxicated men yelling, stepping into traffic and blocking the sidewalk on Shelford Street. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the men in question.

An agency at 6:30 p.m. asked for officer assistance with contacting a suspect in an assault case on Kachemak Drive. Homer officers went to the area.

A caller at 10:47 p.m. reported a fight happening on Ocean Drive. Officers went to the scene.

Multiple callers at 10:48 p.m. reported seeing a flare on FAA Road. An officer went to the area but didn’t find any emergency.

Aug. 3

Multiple callers at 4:54 a.m. reported a disturbance at the campground in Karen Hornaday Park. Officers went to the scene and the people involved were separated.

An arrest warrant service attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted person at 5:46 a.m. on Karen Hornaday Road but the wanted man was gone when they got there.

A local business on Ocean Drive reported a theft at 9:30 a.m. An officer took a report and it’s under investigation.

An officer contacted a camper on the Sterling Highway at 11:25 a.m. and educated them on city ordinances regarding camping.

A caller at 12:17 p.m. reported a disoriented woman in the area of FAA Road and requested that a welfare check be made on her. Officers responded to the area.

A caller at 2:20 p.m. reported people “calling for help in the ocean” on the Homer Spit. Officers went to the location and other agencies were advised.

A caller at 3:09 p.m. reported a vehicle collision in which a bicyclist was hit by a car in the roadway on the Homer Spit. Officers and medics went to the location.

An officer at 2:46 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning on Spit Road.

An officer at 7:20 p.m. gave a driver a warning with driving with their license suspended on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 7:37 p.m. reported that a friend was intoxicated and couldn’t stay at a home on Mattox Road. Officers arrested a 47-year-old man for violating conditions of his release and took him to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 10:33 p.m. assisted another agency with a welfare check on a person on Spit Road and advised the person of their revoked license status.

An officer at 11:07 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with a traffic stop at Seaside Farm and East End Road.

Aug. 4

An officer at 12:59 a.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding on Spit Road.

A caller at 9:55 a.m. reported a woman having an allergic reaction on Larkspur Court. Officers and medics went to the scene.

A person at 10:25 a.m. went to the police station to report damage to a vehicle. An officer took a report.

A woman at 11 a.m. went to the police station to report a temporary restraining order violation. An officer took and report and later found that the report was unfounded.

An officer at 11:30 a.m. assisted another agency at McLay Road and East End Road.

A caller at 12:32 p.m. reported that a wanted person was at a local business on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location and arrested a 50-year-old man on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear on court. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 5:03 p.m. reported that a dog had attacked another dog on Wright Street. An officer spoke with the caller and referred the case to the Animal Control Office.

A caller at 7:15 p.m. reported illegal camping and a loose dog at the Karen Hornaday Park campground. An officer was advised and was going to follow up.

An officer at 11:50 p.m. assisted with a probation issue.

Aug. 5

A caller at 6:20 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Dehel Avenue and Main Street. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 11:25 a.m. reported the theft of a bag containing back stock items on FAA Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 1:44 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Lake Street and Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and found the vehicle unoccupied.

An officer at 1:55 p.m. “retrieved weed eater” out of the roadway at Heath Street and Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 5:51 p.m. made a complaint about parking on private property on East End Road. An officer was notified and went to the location.

A caller at 5:38 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on their son on Homer Bypass Road. An officer located the son, who was OK.

An officer at 9:32 p.m. assisted medics on East End Road.

A caller at 9:52 p.m. reported a verbal disturbance with a neighbor on Kachemak Drive regarding an animal complaint. An officer went to the scene and the issue was referred to the Animal Control Office.

Aug. 6

An officer at 1:14 a.m. made a traffic stop on Spit Road. One 47-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence and was taken to the Homer Jail. The passengers in the vehicle were provided with transportation home.

Troopers

July 30

Alaska State Troopers at 2:12 p.m. responded to Mile 125 Sterling Highway in Ninilchik for a report of a two vehicle collision. An investigation showed an 84-year-old Anchorage woman was pulling onto the Sterling Highway from a pullout in a motor-home. She pulled out in front of a vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old Anchorage man. The vehicles collided causing damage to both vehicles. There were no injuries and the woman was cited for failing to yield after entering a roadway from a non-roadway.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:16 p.m. received a report of a disturbance near Anchor Point. Troopers responded and investigation revealed that a 43-year-old Anchor Point woman had damaged property (valued at $200) of her boyfriend during a dispute. She was arrested and transported to Homer Jail.

Aug. 5

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Anchor Point issued a 28-year-old Homer man summonses for wanton wasted of a bull moose, and for failing to report taking a moose under defense of life or property regulations. The man was summonsed to appear in Homer District Court for arraignment on Aug. 20.

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 Aug. 5:

Criminal Court

Deborah S. Adkins, 53, second-degree theft.

Bertha P. Stewart, 44, fifth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and violating conditions of release. The criminal mischief charge was domestic violence-related.

Jeffrey G. Pasco, 72, felony driving under the influence.

Rachel M. Kerr, 38, two counts of second-degree burglary, one count of second-degree theft and one count of third-degree theft.

Jonathan M. Hull, 23, two counts of domestic violence-related third-degree assault.

Stephan L. George, 26, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Thomas E. McCormick, 76, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Sperry A. Moonin Jr., 47, violating conditions of release.

Michael Reid, 50, violating conditions of release.

Civil Court

Karen A. Nelson vs. Nick L. Nelson, divorce granted.

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