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. 30 – Oct. 6

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Sept. 29 – Oct. 7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 16 medical calls and nine fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 1-6

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three fire calls.

Homer Police

Sept. 30

A caller at 7:20 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man making suicidal statements at Main Street and Bayview Avenue. Officers contacted the man and found everything was OK.

An agency at 9:35 a.m. reported illegal camping and parking at the Homer Harbor. An officer went to the scene and wasn’t able to locate the registered owner of the vehicle causing a problem.

A caller at 11:23 a.m. reported information regarding a wanted person on West Danview Avenue. An officer went to the scene but wasn’t able to locate the person.

A caller at 9:01 p.m. reported a person driving recklessly near their home on Sabrina Road. An officer responded.

Oct. 1

Officers assisted a woman during a power outage at 2 a.m. on West Bayview Avenue.

An officer at 3:03 a.m. removed debris from the road at East End Road and Collie Street.

An alarm company at 6:06 a.m. reported an activated alarm on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported suspicious activity on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 1:59 p.m. reported a vehicle was parked on the roadway on Beluga Circle blocking a fire hydrant and driveway. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:27 p.m. reported a vehicle “cruising through” a parking lot on Kachemak Drive “casing cars.” An officer went to the area and contacted the people involved.

A woman at 8:04 p.m. went to the police station with questions regarding a domestic violence protective order. An officer assisted the woman.

Oct. 2

A caller at 12:28 a.m. reported an intoxicated man “shooting a gun outside” on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the scene. They contacted people there and didn’t detect any impairment. The people were issued disorderly conduct warnings and advised to separate for the evening.

Oct. 3

A caller at 12:17 p.m. reported a civil matter on East Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the location and advised the caller of their options.

A caller at 2:14 p.m. reported a traffic hazard at a local agency on Lake Street. An officer went to the location but did not find any traffic hazard.

An officer at 7:47 p.m. assisted another agency on Eagle View Drive.

A caller at 9:28 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a suicidal woman on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found that the woman was OK and that she would contact her family.

Oct. 4

A caller at 8:10 a.m. reported a disturbance on Spit Road. The caller said the people involved drove off and struck a parked vehicle. An officer went to the scene and arrested a 28-year-old woman for disorderly conduct and a 28-year-old man for reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, failing to provide proof of insurance and driving with his license revoked.

A caller at 9:40 a.m. reported suspicious activity on a local trail on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the area and found everything was OK.

A caller at 11:45 a.m. reported fraud with online sales on Seaplane Court. An officer advised the caller of their options.

An officer at 2:31 p.m. conducted a civil assist on Grubstake Avenue.

A caller at 8:08 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in the area on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the location, made contact with the owner and had them move the vehicle.

An officer at 11:21 p.m. issued a driver a traffic warning on the Sterling Highway.

Oct. 5

An officer at 4:45 a.m. provided transportation for a person on Seaview Circle.

A caller at 9:45 a.m. reported people driving with “disregard to flaggers” in a construction area at Main Street and Homer Bypass Road. An officer wasn’t able to locate those drivers.

A caller at 10:01 a.m. reported a person shooting ducks from the beach area on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 2:14 p.m. requested information regarding a domestic violence protection order. An officer advised the caller of their options.

A caller at 3:31 p.m. reported a suicidal man in a neighboring home on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene. The man was taken to a medical facility.

An out of state caller at 4:54 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on their adult son on Seabreeze Court. An officer went to the scene, medics also responded and the man was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

A person at 6:50 p.m. went to the police station to request that a man be trespassed from their private property on Spit Road. Officers were not available at that time but later followed up and advised the man of the trespass complaint.

An officer at 7:47 p.m. removed debris from the roadway at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway.

Officers at 7:50 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with an unattended death on Herndon Street.

A caller at 9:19 p.m. reported a civil issue on Hohe Street. An officer took a report.

A caller at 11:19 p.m. reported a man trespassing on private property on Main Street. The report was found to be unfounded.

A pedestrian at 11:54 p.m. flagged an officer down on Kachemak Drive. The officer followed up with the complainant at their home.

Oct. 6

An officer at 2:29 a.m. contacted a driver and issued a DUI warning on Spit Road.

A security company at 7:05 a.m. reported a residential alarm on Fireweed Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 2:49 p.m. contacted a driver on Spit Road and arrested a 38-year-old man for driving with his license revoked.

An officer at 6:49 p.m. assisted a driver with a flat tire on Homer Bypass Road.

Officers at 7:05 p.m. assisted with a man being taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

A caller at 9:46 p.m. reported a suicidal person on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers and medics went to the scene.

A caller at 10:20 p.m. reported an assault on Shirley Court. An officer responded.

A caller at 10:21 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man in the roadway at West Hill Road and Diamond Ridge Road. An officer went to the location.

Oct. 7

A security company at 12:02 a.m. reported a commercial burglary alarm on Greatland Street. An officer went to the scene.

Officer at 5:45 a.m. assisted medics on Elderberry Court.

An officer at 12:51 p.m. gave a driver a citation on Beluga Place for driving with their license suspended.

An officer at 2:19 p.m. gave a driver a citation on Lake Street for driving with their license canceled.

An officer at 3:49 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding in a school zone at Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 3:53 p.m. gave a driver a warning for speeding in a school zone on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 4:38 p.m. reported a vehicle lock out situation with an infant in the car on Homer Bypass Rod. An officer went to the scene, the vehicle was unlocked and everything was found to be OK.

A caller at 6:59 p.m. reported seeing what looked like a black suitcase in the bushes on West Bunnell Avenue. An officer retrieved the object and disposed of it.

Oct. 8

An officer at 3:07 a.m. assisted medics on Noview Avenue.

An alarm company at 3:27 a.m. reported an alarm on East End Road. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 4:03 a.m. requested that a person be trespassed from business property on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:38 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a possibly drunk person on Ohlson Lane.

Troopers

Oct. 2

Alaska State Troopers at 9:58 a.m. stopped a Chevy pickup for speeding near mile 140 Sterling Highway in Ninilchik. The driver was identified as a 43-year-old Kenai man. Investigation revealed he was driving with a suspended license. The man was issued a misdemeanor citation and his vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

Alaska State Troopers at 1:49 p.m. stopped a Chrysler minivan for an equipment violation near mile 138 Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that the driver, a 32-year-old Ninilchik man, was driving with a revoked license. He was issued a misdemeanor citation on scene and his vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

Oct. 6

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 0:17 a.m. received a call from a man who advised he had been assaulted by one of his employees in the area of Ninilchik. Troopers responded and contacted all parties involved. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 38-year-old Chicago, Illinois man for one count of second-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault. The man was transported to Wildwood Correctional Center for remand.

Alaska State Troopers at 8:27 a.m.responded to a single vehicle crash near mile 155.5 of the Sterling Highway. An investigation showed a 49-year-old Homer man had been driving a vehicle north bound when he struck a guardrail. The man received non-life threatening injuries and he was transported to the Homer Hospital for treatment. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash and the investigation is ongoing.

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

Criminal Court

Darren W. Riley, 36, failing to give immediate notice of an accident, and leaving the scene of an accident.

Steven A. Meyer, 46, driving with license cancelled, suspended or revoked with a previous conviction.

Clinton A. Bush, 44, driving with license cancelled, suspended or revoked with a previous conviction.

Cameron M. Treptow, 21, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Nicholas A. Dufour, 34, third-degree assault and violating a domestic violence protective order.

Clarence S. Hock, 28, domestic violence-related reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, no motor vehicle liability insurance and driving with license cancelled, suspended or revoked.

Katrina Wheeler, 28, disorderly conduct.

Amine Bentobji, 54, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct.

Michael J. Kiely, 38, second-degree assault, third-degree assault and fourth-degree assault.

Jason R. Agli, 37, driving with license cancelled, revoked or suspended.

Timothy Taylor, 32, driving with license cancelled, revoked or suspended with a prior conviction.

Christopher Bogart, 43, driving with license cancelled, revoked or suspended with a prior conviction.

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