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

Oct. 7-13

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 7-13

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls.

Homer Police

Oct. 8

A caller at 9:11 a.m. reported a possibly suicidal person on Mission Avenue, after the fact. Officers contacted the person and found everything was OK.

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported a man refusing to leave a location on Bartlett Street and causing a disturbance. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 12:23 p.m. reported a shoplifter at a local business on Greatland Street. An officer went to the scene and a 29-year-old man was charged with fourth-degree theft and taken to the Homer Jail.

A person went to the police station at 1 p.m. to report a trespassing issue on private property on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 2 p.m. assisted a school on the Sterling Highway with contacting a student.

A caller at 3:56 p.m. reported a theft from a building on Ben Walters Lane after the fact. An officer took a report.

An officer at 4:30 p.m. assisted with probations on Heath Street.

A caller at 4:54 p.m. reported a vehicle collision in a parking lot on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 5:18 p.m. reported men shooting at a target toward the street at Soundview Avenue and Wright Street. Officers went to the scene, contacted the men and advised them “to shoot their BB guns in a safer manner.”

An officer at 6:29 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration on Spit Road.

A caller at 6:56 p.m. reported hearing a possible gunshot on Klondike Avenue. Officers went to the area to investigate.

A caller at 7:47 p.m. reported an intoxicated man being aggressive and refusing to leave a location on Claudia Street. Officers responded and issued the man a disorderly conduct warning.

A caller at 8:49 p.m. requested that their partner be removed from a location on Claudia Street. The 33-year-old man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

An officer at 11:28 p.m. observed a man at a local business on Homer Bypass Road that he had previously been given a trespass notice to keep him from. The 35-year-old man was arrested for trespassing and violating conditions of release.

Oct. 9

A caller at 2:34 a.m. reported an alarm at a neighboring business on East End Road. An officer went to the scene and found the building was secure.

An alarm company at 8:34 a.m. reported a panic alarm on Lake Street. Officers went to the scene and confirmed everything was OK.

A caller at 8:59 a.m. reported suspicious activity on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the area to make a security check.

A caller at 10:48 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer contacted the driver.

A caller at 12:53 p.m. reported a civil issue on Main Street. An officer advised the caller of their options.

An officer at 8:39 p.m. contacted a driver during a traffic stop at Waterman Road and East End Road. The 29-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence.

A caller at 10:27 p.m. reported a person in the lobby of a business on Homer Bypass Road was speaking loudly and causing a scene. An officer responded and the person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital to mental health help.

Oct. 10

An officer at 2:21 a.m. conducted search warrant service on Bartlett Street.

A caller at 3:45 p.m. reported suspicious activity and a disturbance in the area of their one on Clover Lane. Officers went to the area and arrested a 44-year-old man on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.

A caller at 3:50 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Mile 172 Sterling Highway. An officer responded but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 6:55 p.m. reported a suspicious man in the area of the small boat harbor on Freight Dock Road. Officers went to the location and contacted the man, and he moved along.

A caller at 7:04 p.m. reported hearing an explosion in the Homer Harbor near Freight Dock Road. Officers responded and found everything was OK.

A caller at 10:27 p.m. reported a disturbance on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene and gave one man a disorderly conduct warning.

Oct. 11

Officers at 1:30 a.m. assisted another agency on Bartlett Street and a man was taken to the Homer Jail for protective custody.

A utility worker at 9:05 a.m. reported a suspicious bag with an unknown substance in it found on the side of the road on the Sterling Highway. An officer retrieved the bag and destroyed it.

An officer at 4 p.m. retrieved property for an inmate at the Homer Jail.

An officer at 4:21 p.m. assisted another agency with a possible disturbance at a home on Lake Street.

A caller at 7:33 p.m. reported a two-vehicle collision on Ocean Drive that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 7:59 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at Rochelle Road and Mark White Avenue. An officer went to the scene and ended up arresting a 27-year-old man for driving under the influence. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 11:41 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration at Lake Street and East End Road.

Oct. 12

An officer at 2:56 a.m. assisted medics at Ramp 6 at the Homer Harbor.

A caller at 12:25 p.m. reported a vehicle parked on the side of the road blocking a driveway at Adams Road and East End Road. An officer contacted the vehicle’s owner to have them move it.

An officer at 8:39 p.m. assisted a woman who went to the police station with an issue.

A caller at 10:48 p.m. reported a disturbance in a condo building on West Bunnell Avenue. Officers went to the scene to contact the people involved.

Oct. 13

An officer made a traffic stop at 12:18 a.m. at Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway and ended up arresting the 41-year-old male driver for driving under the influence. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 12:25 a.m. reported a burst pipe inside a house on Beluga Court. An officer responded and secured the leak.

Officers got a notification at 10:58 a.m. of a person violating conditions of release on Poppy Circle. An officer went to the area but wasn’t able to locate the person in question.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. reported concern for a child in the Homer area. An officer contacted the caller.

An officer at 8:50 p.m. warned a driver for having expired registration at Mile 169 Sterling Highway.

A caller at 10:04 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver at West Bunnell Avenue and Ohlson Lane and arrested the 31-year-old man for driving under the influence. ACE Towing removed the vehicle.

Oct. 14

An officer at 2:21 a.m. contacted a driver on the Sterling Highway and arrested the 34-year-old woman for driving with her license revoked.

An officer at 7:25 a.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on East Bayview Avenue.

An officer at 8:46 a.m. warned a driver for speeding on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 12:51 p.m. reported two vehicles on the side of the road in a dangerous area at East Hill Road and Mission Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 1:34 p.m. reported a person with an outstanding arrest warrant at a public building on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 2:35 p.m. arrested a 51-year-old man on East End Road. for driving with his license revoked and for violating conditions of release.

An officer at 5:51 p.m. gave a driver a citation for driving with their license revoked at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 7:14 p.m. reported a shoplifter had left a store on Homer Bypass Road. An officer arrested a 35-year-old man for theft and violating conditions of release. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

Oct. 15

A caller at 2:04 a.m. reported a suspicious man in the area of a business on Spit Road. Officers went to the location and contacted a man, and advised him he was trespassed from the area.

Troopers

Oct. 12

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 3:09 p.m. received a 911 call from a man who stated he had been assaulted by his brother with a 2-by-4 piece of wood. Troopers responded to the area of Nikolavesk and were able to locate the parties involved. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old Anchor Point man for one count of domestic violence-related third-degree assault. The man was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:17 a.m. responded to Birch Haven Drive for a report of a disturbance. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old Anchor Point woman for one arrest warrant for a failure to appear in court. The woman 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 Oct. 15 :

Criminal Court

Richard M. Russell, 40, driving with license canceled, suspended or revoked.

Charles J. Dushkin, 29, fourth-degree theft and terroristic threatening in the second degree.

Forest W. Bond, 33, disorderly conduct.

James S. V. Pearce, 35, second-degree criminal trespassing and violating conditions of release. In a separate case, fourth-degree theft, second-degree criminal trespassing and two counts of violating conditions of release.

Tammy L. Barclay, 42, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Levi S. Tangman, 32, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Derek R. Ellis, 39, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Nathaniel K. Isaac, 25, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Rocky L. Berg, 29, driving under the influence.

Kole A. Requena, 27, driving under the influence.

Patrick L. Buongiorne, 31, cruelty to animals and photographing or filming sexual conduct with an animal.

Jessy Ackerman, 30, violating conditions of release.

Brian T. Donham, 36, domestic violence-related third-degree assault.

Guillermo R. Mones, 41, refusing to submit to a chemical test and driving under the influence.

John D. Newton, 49, driving under the influence.

Sarah J. Dayan, 34, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Kyle D. Rurey, 31, driving under the influence.

Katrina M. Wheeler, 28, second-degree criminal trespassing and fourth-degree theft.

Max A. Cragun, 51, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense and three counts of violating conditions of release.

Wayland G. Branstetter, 51, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

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