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

Dec. 9-15

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 9-16

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls and three fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Dec. 9-15

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

Homer Police

Dec. 10

A caller at 7:47 a.m. on Bunnell Avenue was upset over community contacts regarding a missing person. An officer spoke with the caller.

An officer at 3:30 p.m. contacted a camping trailer at the park at Bishop’s Beach. The officer spoke with people there and advised them about the city’s camping ordinance.

An officer at 3:37 p.m. contacted a woman with an outstanding warrant at Main Street and Pioneer Avenue. The 28-year-old woman was arrested on two warrants for failing to appear in court and taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer at 6:41 p.m. contacted a driver at Homer Spit and Freight Dock Road and gave them a DUI warning. The driver left the scene with a sober driver.

An officer at 9:07 p.m. arrested a 29-year-old man for driving under the influence on East End Road.

Dec. 11

A caller at 8:12 a.m. reported a “psychotic” woman screaming at him on Jenny Way who had left the area in a vehicle after bumping him with her car. Officers later found the 36-year-old woman and arrested her for driving under the influence. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

Callers at 6:41 p.m. reported a man harassing people on Homer Bypass Road and causing a disturbance at a business. Officers responded but didn’t find the man.

An agency at 7:11 p.m. passed on a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Mile 165 Sterling Highway. Officers weren’t able to find the vehicle.

Dec. 12

Multiple callers at 1:22 p.m. requested a welfare check on a man who was slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. An officer and medics went to the scene and the 31-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 3:37 p.m. reported a possible theft of an animal on Manson Road. An officer took a report and advised the caller of their options.

An officer at 8:02 p.m. stopped a driver at East End Road and East Hill Road. The officer issued the 31-year-old man a summons for driving with license revoked.

An agency at 8:07 p.m. reported a disturbance and requested a welfare check on a woman on Bartlett Street. Officers went to the area but weren’t able to locate anyone in distress.

A caller at 8:26 p.m. reported an intoxicated man near the road at Homer Bypass Road and Main Street. The caller was concerned the man might fall into traffic. An officer responded but didn’t find the man.

Dec. 13

An officer at 2:27 a.m. located someone on Jack Gist Lane and advised them of the city’s camping rules.

A caller at 7:27 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway on Mariner Drive and reported than a man had come to their door. An officer went to the area.

An agency at 11:38 a.m. passed on a REDDI report on a vehicle inbound to Homer. An officer stopped the driver at Mile 154 Sterling Highway and talked to them about their driving.

A caller at 5:57 p.m. reported debris in the road at Mile 169.5 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and cleared the roadway.

A caller at 6:08 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:40 p.m. reported finding a loose dog in front of a business at East Pioneer Avenue and Heath Street.

An officer 9:35 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with a transport on Clayton Avenue.

Dec. 14

A caller at 2:23 a.m. reported loud noise in the area of West Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 8:57 a.m. reported a vehicle collision at West Hill Road and Highland Drive. An officer and tow company went to the scene.

A caller at 3:34 p.m. reported that she was stranded by a high tide on the beach at Mile .5 Spit Road and that she was unable to get to the parking area. Officers and the Homer Volunteer Fire Department went to the scene.

An officer at 11:22 p.m. made a traffic stop at Cityview Avenue and Main Street for a headlight being out. The officer arrested a woman in the vehicle for an outstanding warrant.

An officer at 11:33 p.m. attempted to serve a warrant on Fairview Avenue.

Dec. 15

A caller at 5 a.m. requested a welfare check on a person on Jeffery Avenue. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 6:34 a.m. requested assistance on Ben Walters Lane. An officer spoke with the caller.

An officer at 5:42 p.m. attempted to contact a person with an outstanding warrant on Heidi Court but wasn’t able to locate them.

An officer at 7:55 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers at East End Road and Sibson Drive.

Officers at 10:05 p.m. assisted a driver who had a flat tire at East Hill Road and South Slope Road.

Dec. 16

A caller at 12:40 p.m. reported a stolen vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer was to be on the lookout for the vehicle. Alaska State Troopers located the vehicle and arrested two people. The vehicle was removed from “stolen” status.

A caller at 2:36 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Clover Lane and requested a welfare check on a woman. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

An officer at 4:28 p.m. assisted a motorist at Mile 166 Sterling Highway.

An officer at 8:30 p.m. arrested a 33-year-old woman on Spit Road on a warrant for failing to appear in court.

Officers at 4:12 p.m. searched an area at Mile 165 Sterling Highway in reference to a tip about a missing person.

A person at 11:10 p.m. went to the police station to request assistance with a civil matter on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location.

Troopers

Dec. 10

Alaska State Troopers

Alaska State Troopers at about 3:45 p.m. responded to an address on Brenmark Road for a report of a female trespassing. An investigation led to the arrest of a 40-year-old Homer woman after she was found inside the residence. The woman was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail.

Dec. 12

Alaska State Troopers at 2:21 p.m. stopped a vehicle for traffic violations at mile 162 of the Sterling Highway. During the stop it was determined the driver, a 5-year-old Nanwalek man, was driving under the influence of alcohol. The man was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail. His bail was set at release when sober.

Dec. 16

At about 3:09 p.m. the Homer Police Department requested assistance from the Alaska State Troopers in locating a vehicle stolen out of the city of Homer. Homer Police had received information the vehicle was on North Fork Road in Anchor Point. Troopers located the vehicle traveling on North Fork Road and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit went for approximately 50 miles ending at the Tesoro gas station in Kasilof after troopers deployed Stinger spike strips to disable the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was identified as a 28-year-old Homer woman, and a passenger in the vehicle was identified as a 28-year-old Homer man. The woman was remanded into WildWood Pretrial on charges of first-degree eluding, reckless driving, driving with license suspended, and violating release conditions. Homer Police retained jurisdiction of the original vehicle theft investigation. The man was remanded into WildWood Pretrial on charges of fifth-degree criminal mischief (riding in a stolen vehicle), violating release conditions, and four warrants for his arrest. The vehicle was turned over to the owner.

Dec. 17

Alaska State Troopers at 3:25 a.m. responded to a residence on Burlwood Avenue in Ninilchik for a disturbance. An investigation showed a 46-year-old Ninilchik woman had assaulted household members and damaged property inside the house. The woman was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail pending arraignment.

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 Dec. 15:

Criminal Court

Robin L. Hicks, 40, first-degree criminal trespass.

Kimberly M. Ketter, 36, felony DUI, and driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Grady H. Silook, 31, driving under the influence.

Mack A. Ukatish, 51, driving under the influence.

Colter W. Wolfe, 31, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Phillip B. Gonzales Jr., 35, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Anatoly A. Kojin, 34, first-degree vehicle theft, two counts of first-degree burglary, four counts of second-degree trespassing, two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree theft.

Elisa M. Landmesser, 31, fourth-degree assault.

Demetrio A. Skorohodoff, 38, fourth-degree assault and violating conditions of release, both domestic violence-related.

Kirby F. Calderwood, 29, driving under the influence.

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