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 16-22

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 16-22

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 16-22

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

Homer Police

July 17

A caller at 9:54 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately report on a vehicle at Lake Street and Grubstake Avenue. An officer went to the area but the driver was gone when they arrived.

A caller at 10:29 a.m. reporting having a shoplifter in their custody on Lake Street. An officer responded to the scene and arrested the 28-year-old man for theft and violating conditions of his release.

A caller at 10:31 a.m. reported hearing a possible domestic violence event happening on Karen Hornaday Road. An officer went to the scene and found it was only a verbal altercation and didn’t rise to the level of a crime.

A caller at 11:08 a.m. reporting a shoplifter at a business on Homer Bypass Road after the fact. An officer later found the person responsible and arrested him for theft and trespassing.

An officer at 12:08 p.m. charged a 30-year-old man with theft and criminal trespass on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 12:58 p.m. reported a domestic violence incident in progress on West Fairview Avenue. Officers went to the scene and arrested a 19-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault.

A caller at 2:15 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Ocean Drive that had caused damage but no injuries. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 3:18 p.m. reported a man in a business on Homer Bypass Road who had previously been given a trespass notice to keep him away. An officer went to the location and arrested the 30-year-old man for trespassing.

A caller at 6:03 p.m. reported two ATVs had come off a trailer and were in the roadway causing a traffic hazard at East End Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the location but the vehicles were gone when they arrived.

A caller at 10:20 p.m. reported a person possibly passed out in front of a business at Homer Bypass Road and Main Street. An officer contacted the person as they were walking away from the area and found all was OK.

A caller at 23:19 p.m. reported hearing gunfire on Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the scene and found the source of the noise was actually fireworks. The officer advised the people lighting them about the rules regarding fireworks within city limits.

July 18

A caller at 4:28 a.m. reported guests stealing blankets from a hotel on East Pioneer Avenue. The caller later told police that everything was OK, and that the people had taken items outside and brought them back inside.

A caller at 8:46 a.m. made a REDDI report on a driver at Danview Avenue and Calhoun Court. An officer went to the scene, contacted the driver and determined the driver wasn’t intoxicated. It turned out to be a mechanical issue with the vehicle.

A caller at 10:36 a.m. reported that her vehicle had been damaged by a pellet gun as she was driving at Mile 0.5 Spit Road. An officer responded to the scene.

A caller at 6:15 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man lying in the middle of a trail at Grubstake Avenue and Lucky Shot Street. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 10:07 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road. An officer went to the area but was unable to locate the driver.

July 19

A caller at 10:53 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at East Hill Road and East End Road. An officer contacted the driver and found they were not intoxicated.

A caller at 1:52 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer contacted the driver and found they were not intoxicated.

A caller at 8:01 p.m. reported a vehicle speeding and running stop signs at Bunnell Street and Beluga Place. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 11:04 p.m. reported a suspicious man on the apron at the Homer Airport. An officer went to the location but the man in question was already gone.

July 20

An officer at 2:22 a.m. contacted a man in a car that was parked in the right of way on Main Street. The officer arrested the 35-year-old man for a probation violation.

An officer contacted a man driving with no valid operators license on the Sterling Highway. The officer gave the driver a citation and the vehicle was impounded.

A caller at 1:32 p.m. reported witnessing a hit and run in a parking lot on Bartlett Street. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 4:58 p.m. reported a woman who had previously been issued a trespass notice to keep her away was back on property on the Homer Bypass. Officers went to the location but the woman was already gone.

A caller at 7:46 p.m. reported a possible fight involving minors on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the area and found everything was OK.

A caller at 8:44 p.m. reported an intoxicated man was harassing customers at a business on the Hoemr Bypass. Officers went to the scene and advised the man to move and long. A cab was requested.

A caller at 9:44 p.m. reported an assault at an apartment on Main Street. Officers responded to the location and discovered the call was unfounded.

A caller at 10:34 p.m. made a REDDI report about a vehicle on the Homer Spit. An officer contacted the driver and found they were not impaired.

July 21

An officer at 12:51 a.m. contacted a driver during a traffic stop on the Sterling Highway. The officer warned the driver for having expired registration.

A caller at 2:03 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at East Hill Road and East End Road. An officer contacted the vehicle, which was in the ditch at the intersection. The officer found an injured driver who was treated and taken to the hospital.

An officer attempted to serve a warrant over the phone on Heath Street.

A caller at 1:14 p.m. reported an injured sea otter at Mile 0.5 Spit Road. Officers notified the Alaska Wildlife Troopers.

A caller at 2:07 p.m. reported an animal in distress inside a locked vehicle on Ocean Drive. The registered owner of the vehicle was contacted and an officer went to the scene.

A caller at 2:12 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked at a home on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the location and found all was OK.

A caller at 3:21 p.m. reported a dog attack on Soundview Avenue. Officers, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Animal Control responded to the scene.

A caller at 5:25 p.m. reported an assault/fight after the fact that had happened on Ben Walters Lane. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 6:24 p.m. reported a man causing a disturbance on the Hoper Bypass. Officers went to the location and issued the man a trespass notification.

A caller at 7:04 p.m. reported that a group of people were causing a disturbance on Jake Gist Lane. Officers went to the area.

A caller at 9:08 p.m. reported there were dogs tied up and unattended that were barking all day in the campground at Karen Hornaday Park. Animal Control was notified and an officer went to the location.

Multiple callers around 11:29 p.m. made REDDI reports about a vehicle on the Homer Bypass. Officers contacted the driver and arrested a 30-year-old man for driving while intoxicated.

July 22

Officers at 12:12 am. arrested a 44-year-old woman at Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street for driving while intoxicated for driving while intoxicated.

A caller at 1:36 a.m. reported that people were outside his home on Lake Shore Drive. An officer responded to the location.

A business on the Homer Bypass at 8:53 a.m. reported a shoplifter after the fact. An officer went to the scene.

Officers at 12:34 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on Reber Road.

A caller at 2:24 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle with people inside it on Ben Walters Lane. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 4:38 p.m. requested a welfare check on some vehicles that were off the road at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway. Officers responded to the area.

A caller at 4:41 p.m. reported a bear in his yard on East Hill Road that charged him. Officers responded to the scene.

An officer at 5:20 p.m. made a welfare check on a man lying in the grass on the Homer Bypass. All was OK.

A 53-year-old man went to the police station at 8:40 p.m. to turn himself in on an arrest warrant.

A business at 7:26 p.m. reported a woman on the premises who had previously been given a no-trespass notice. An officer went to the location and issued the 31-year-old woman a summons for trespassing.

A caller at 9:50 p.m. reported a man on his property on Lake Shore Drive. An officer went to the location and found the call was unfounded.

A caller at 10:21 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Ben Walters Lake and Lake street. Officers responded to the area and contacted the driver, who they found was not impaired.

A caller at 11:31 p.m. made a REDDI report on a possibly intoxicated driver attempting to leave the parking lot of a business on East Pioneer Avenue. The 50-year-old woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Another agency relayed a report of a suspicious circumstance involving a possible motorcycle theft at Mile 4 Spit Road. An officer attempted to contact the motorcycle’s owner but was unable to locate them.

July 23

A caller at 12:46 p.m. asked for a welfare check on an intoxicated man walking near the road on the Homer Bypass. An officer went to the scene and provided the man with a ride.

A caller at 4:14 p.m. asked for a welfare check on a possibly intoxicated man walking at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the person and found everything was OK.

A caller at 5:15 p.m. reported a man acting suspiciously on Hazel Avenue. An officer responded to the area.

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A caller at 5:19 p.m. reported that a driver’s side window was broken out of the vehicle on East Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:12 p.m. reported an unknown medical emergency on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers and medics responded to the scene.

July 24

A caller at 1:29 a.m. reported a minor who was missing from Compass Drive and Craftsman Road. The minor later returned home.

Troopers

July 18

Alaska State Troopers at about 1:45 p.m. arrested a 40-year-old Ninilchik man on an outstanding arrest warrant. The man was contacted walking down the highway after the Trooper recognized him and knew he had an outstanding warrant. He was transported to the Homer Jail where he was remanded.

Alaska State Troopers at about 2:15 p.m. responded to a report of a vehicle window being broken out on Hanks Mill Road in Happy Valley. An investigation showed a male in his late teens to early twenties had broken a window out of a vehicle parked at the Happy Valley Falls parking area. The male then fled in a vehicle. Damage to the vehicle is estimated to be $500. The male was not located or identified during the investigation.

July 19

Alaska State Troopers at about 8:14 a.m. received a report of a stolen vehicle from Ninilchik. An investigation showed a 39-year-old Nikiski woman had taken a the vehicle for a test drive two days prior and had not returned it. Soldotna Troopers located the vehicle and the woman in Nikiski later that night and arrested her. She was transported and remanded into Wildwood Pretrial and held pending arraignment.

July 20

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 70-year-old Anchor Point man for sport fishing in a closed section on the Anchor River. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

July 22

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 60-year-old Anchor Point man for failure to register powerboat. Bail is set at $60 in the Homer Court.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 62-year-old Homer man for failure to mark 42 personal use caught fish. They issued a citation to a 24-year-old Adams, New York man for personal use fishing as a non-resident. Bail is set at $85 for the Homer man and $210 for the New York man in the Homer Court.

July 23

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 36-year-old Soldotna man for aiding his clients in failing to log their halibut while on a charter trip. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer 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 22:

Criminal Court

Jessy J. Ackerman, 29, fourth-degree theft and two counts of violating conditions of release.

Halen M. Hernandez, 19, fourth-degree assault.

Dustin N. Steen, 30, fourth-degree theft and second-degree criminal trespass.

Cynthia M. Shearer, 30, fourth-degree assault.

David. J. Amole, 33, third-degree misconduct involving weapons.

Staci R. B. Joseph, 26, fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of third-degree assault.

Adam D. Mahoney-Ardenia, 23, second-degree theft and violating conditions of release.

Melissa A. Grube, 44, driving under the influence.

Ryan N. Morse, 30, driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons.

Daryn K. Holmes, 40, two counts of violating a domestic violence protective order.

William C. Emmert, 59, driving under the influence.

Marti S. Frazier, 50, driving under the influence.

Bailley M. Crocker, 31, second-degree criminal trespass.

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