Cops and Courts

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

Sept. 9-15

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Sept. 9-15

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

Homer Police

Sept. 9

An officer at 11:25 p.m. warned a driver about their revoked status of their license on Homer Bypass Road.

Sept. 10

An officer at 1:03 a.m. contacted a wanted person on the Sterling Highway and the 25-year-old man was charged on an arrest warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 9:13 a.m. asked for help locating the owner of a vehicle parked in the roadway on West Pioneer Avenue. A message was left for the owner.

An officer at 9:20 a.m. made a public appearance at a Sterling Highway address for active shooter training.

A caller at 10:53 a.m. reported a threat made to a student at Homer High School. An officer spoke with the caller.

An officer at 12:04 p.m. provided writ of assistance on East Bunnell Avenue. All people at the scene were advised of a trespass notice to keep them from the property.

A caller at 4:37 p.m. reported a shoplifter on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene and issued a 40-year-old man a summons for fourth-degree theft.

A caller at 11:35 p.m. reported a man and woman stealing from a business on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded.

Sept. 11

A woman at 7:15 a.m. went to the police station and reported a dead cat near the road on Ocean Drive. An officer removed the animal.

An officer at 7:36 a.m. warned a driver for speeding on East End Road.

A caller at 9:13 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in a vacant lot next to their home on Mission Road. An officer went to the area and warned a driver for violating a provisional license.

A caller at 12:04 p.m. reported drug information relating to something happening on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the area but the people were already gone.

A caller at 1:16 p.m. reported a man possibly holding a pistol at West Hill Road and Seascape Drive. An officer went to the area and contacted the person.

A caller at 2:44 p.m. reported a vehicle collision with a city vehicle at Spit Road and Fish Dock Road that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 3:42 p.m. reported suspicious vehicles on East Bunnell Avenue. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 4:28 p.m. reported a man with a knife screaming at Ocean Drive and Lake Street. An officer responded and found no threats were being made, and that the man was sharpening his knife. He was advised to put it away.

A caller at 5:15 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Ohlson Lane that caused damage. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 8:48 p.m. reported getting threats on Homer Bypass Road. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 11 p.m. reported a man refusing to leave a business on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

Sept. 12

An officer at 10:07 a.m. assisted a caller with information on Spit Road.

A caller at 12:02 p.m. reported a shoplifter at a business on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene and issued a summons to a 33-year-old woman for fourth-degree theft.

An officer at 1:30 p.m. assisted another agency with a threat case on Ocean Drive.

A caller at 9:21 p.m. reported a disturbance on East Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the location.

Sept. 13

An officer at 12:12 a.m. contacted a vehicle that was parked illegally on Karen Hornaday Road.

An officer at 12:12 a.m. contacted a vehicle that was illegally parked on Spit Road.

An officer at 12:36 a.m. gave out a correctable citation and warned the driver for their expired license at Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

Multiple callers at 9:50 a.m. reported people trespassing on private property and camping illegally on the roadway on East Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 11:29 a.m. reported an attempted break in at a business on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 8:40 p.m. reported people that had been removed from property on East Bunnell Avenue were back in the area. An officer contacted the people.

An officer at 9:33 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning on Homer Bypass Road.

An officer at 10:34 p.m. issued a citation at East End Road and Little Fireweed Lane.

A caller at 11:35 p.m. reported a disturbance along a walking path at East End Road and Bear Creek Road. An officer went to the are but didn’t locate anyone.

Sept. 14

A caller at 12:56 a.m. made a noise complaint on Heath Street. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 2:13 a.m. advised a person they came across on East Bunnell Avenue that they were trespassed from the area.

An officer at 2:30 p.m. gave out a citation on Homer Bypass Road.

An officer at 9:29 a.m. provided someone with a ride to a medical facility from Aspen Lane.

A caller at 9:44 a.m. asked that a welfare check be made on a person on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene but didn’t find the person.

An officer at 12:45 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department.

A caller at 1:03 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Lake Street and Ocean Drive. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t detect any impairment.

An officer at 9:56 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding on Spit Road.

An officer at 10:34 p.m. gave a driver a driving-under-the-influence warning at Ocean Drive and Douglas Place.

An officer at 11:11 p.m. gave a driver a citation at Pioneer Avenue and Main Street.

Sept. 15

An officer at 12:45 a.m. gave a driver a DUI warning on Ocean Drive.

An officer at 1:14 a.m. gave a person a trespass notice on East Bunnell Avenue.

A caller at 2:34 a.m. reported “suspicious findings” on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 4:44 a.m. reported a disturbance on Mattox Road. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 7:28 p.m. reported street parking on Calhoun Street was hindering access to a driveway. An officer went to the area but the vehicle blocking the way was already gone.

Sept. 16

A caller at 3:10 a.m. reported an intoxicated man trying to leave a home on Main Street. Officers went to the location.

A caller at 8:37 a.m. reported a verbal threat made at Homer Bypass Road and Main Street. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 9:58 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle, saying the driver was texting while driving at Mile 168 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area but the vehicle described was gone.

A caller at 10:55 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a person on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 2:29 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle passing with oncoming traffic at Mile 169 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 3:54 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding in a school zone at Pioneer Avenue and Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 5:44 p.m. reported that a man was making suicidal statements on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene and the man was given the care he needed.

A caller at 5:08 p.m. reported suspicious circumstances and possible trespassing at Main Street and Ohlson Lane. An officer responded but the people in question were already gone.

A caller at 8:57 p.m. reported an unattended dog tied to a tree on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene and wasn’t able to find the dog’s owner anywhere. The officer took the dog to the shelter.

An officer at 10:01 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding on Spit Road.

An officer at 10:57 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning at Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

An officer at 11:11 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning at Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

Troopers

Sept. 7

In Dillingham, Alaska Wildlife Troopers gave a citation to a 61-year-old Ninilchik man for taking a sub-legal bull moose under a general season harvest ticket during the GMU 17C hunting season. Arraignment was set in the Dillingham District Court for Wednesday.

Sept. 12

In Soldotna, Alaska Wildlife Troopers gave a citation to a 34-year-old Anchor Point man for taking a sublegal moose in Game Management Unit 15C. The man received a mandatory court appearance in the Kenai District Court.

Sept. 15

In Game Management Unit 13E on the Denali Highway, Alaska Wildlife Troopers gave a citation to a 48-year-old Homer man for failing to leave any evidence of sex on a hindquarter of a moose he harvested in GMU13E. Bail is set at $170 in Nenana 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 Sept. 13:

Criminal Court

Daniel K. Rankin, 40, fourth-degree theft.

Clarence S. Hock, 28, driving with a license that was canceled, revoked or suspended license with a previous conviction.

Bailey M. Crocker, 33, fourth-degree theft.

Aloyisius J. Pikonganna-Wright, 28, domestic violence-related third-degree assault.

Martin M. Kuzmin, driving under the influence.

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