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. 30 – Jan. 5

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 30 – Jan. 5

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 17 medical calls and two fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Dec. 30 – Jan. 6

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls.

Homer Police

Dec. 30

A caller at 11:40 a.m. reported vehicles parked on the street at East Mountainview Drive and Kachemak Way hindering the flow of traffic. An officer went to the area.

A person at 1L20 p.m. went to the police station to report an ongoing issue with a state agency. An officer was to investigate.

An officer at 2:05 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers with arresting a man on Del Urban Court.

A caller at 9:06 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer wasn’t able to locate the vehicle.

Dec. 31

A caller at 1:01 a.m. requested assistance with an intoxicated woman on Lee Street. Officers went to the scene.

Officers at 4:58 a.m. assisted medics on Main Street.

A caller at 6:55 p.m. reported a theft from a home on West Fairview Avenue. It’s under investigation.

A caller at 8:35 p.m. reported fireworks on Sprucewood Drive. An officer went to the area but didn’t locate any fireworks.

A caller at 9:41 p.m. reported a person in a bar on East End Road against conditions of their release. An officer went to the area but didn’t find the person.

An officer at 11:21 p.m. got a report of a falsification of a document on Lake Street. The officer was to follow up.

Jan. 1

A caller at 2:21 a.m. requested medics for a woman not conscious but breathing on Homer Bypass Road. An officer and medics went to the scene.

A caller at 5:06 a.m. reported a man walking down the middle of the road on East End Road who was not dressed for the weather. An officer went to the area but didn’t find anyone walking.

A caller at 5:40 p.m. reported a disturbance on Poppy Circle and requested officer assistance. An officer went to the scene, separated the people involved and provided transportation for them. The officer gave one woman a disorderly conduct warning.

A caller at 6:04 a.m. reported a young man walking not dressed for the weather at West Hill Road and Claudia Street. The caller requested a welfare check on the man. No officer was available at the time of the call.

A caller at 10:21 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a family member on Early Spring Street they hadn’t been able to get a hold of in a few days. An officer went to the area, contacted the family member and found everything was OK.

A caller at 12:09 p.m. reported a vehicle collision at Lake Street and Ocean Drive that had not caused any injuries. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 12:21 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man and woman walking on the side of the road on Bartlett Street with a stroller, due to the poor weather conditions.

An officer at 5:33 p.m. gave a driver a warning for erratic driving at East End Road and East Hill Road.

An officer at 5:56 p.m. assisted a driver with a vehicle in the ditch at Glenview Street and Forest Glen Drive.

A caller at 6:03 p.m. reported a suicidal woman on West Fairview Avenue. Officers went to the scene and provided transportation to a medical facility for the woman.

An officer at 10:38 p.m. checked and secured public restrooms at East Pioneer Avenue and Heath Street and removed two people from the restrooms.

A caller at 11:06 p.m. reported a man with a stab wound on Claudia Street. Officers and medics went to the scene and arrested a 32-year-old woman for assault and violating conditions of release.

Jan. 2

A caller at 12:12 p.m. reported a man inside her vehicle on Homer Bypass Road, and that they man had left when she found him. Officers went to the area but weren’t able to find the man.

A caller at 2:40 p.m. requested that a person be trespassed from their property on Ocean Drive. An officer spoke with the caller, then contacted the man in question and advised him of the trespass notice.

An officer at 9:36 p.m. made a traffic stop at Bluff Road and the Sterling Highway and gave a driver a warning for expired registration.

A caller at 11:47 p.m. from Rainbow Court requested assistance finding her husband. The man was found at another residence and everything was found to be OK.

Jan. 3

A caller at 8:20 a.m. reported suspicious activity after the fact at Karen Hornaday Park. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 9:23 a.m. made a traffic stop at Mile 170.5 Sterling Highway and arrested a 70-year-old man for driving under the influence.

Alaska State Troopers passed on a REDDI report at 10:59 a.m. An officer contacted the driver on Homer Bypass Road and didn’t detect any impairment.

A caller at 11:20 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver at East End Road and Kachemak Drive and didn’t note any impairment.

A caller at 2:07 p.m. reported a vehicle parked on the street at Larkspur Court and East Hill Road impeding snow removal. A parking warning was issued.

A caller at 5:52 p.m. reported a vehicle stopped in the roadway with no lights on at Lake Street and Ocean Drive. An officer went to the area but the vehicle was already gone.

A caller at 6:11 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Homer Bypass Road that had not caused any injuries or road blockage. An officer went to the scene and the parties exchanged information.

A caller at 8:12 p.m. requested to speak with an officer regarding a disturbance on Lake Street. An officer advised the caller of their options.

A caller at 9:08 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Kestrel Circle and requested extra patrols of the area. An officer went to the location.

An officer at 10:17 p.m. attempted to get an animal out of the roadway at East End Road and Ben Walters Lane.

Jan. 4

A caller at 9:24 a.m. reported concern for a man sitting down on the sidewalk at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 10:18 a.m. reported a mechanical issue with a vehicle that had passed the caller on Ben Walters Lane. An officer wasn’t able to find the vehicle.

A caller at 8:49 p.m. requested to speak with an officer about a civil issue on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer advised the caller of their options.

Jan. 5

A caller at 7:46 a.m. requested to speak with an officer about a civil issue on Claudia Street. An officer advised the caller of their options.

A caller at 4:30 p.m. reported a mechanical issue with a vehicle on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the area to provide traffic control.

Jan. 6

An alarm company reported a burglary alarm on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the location.

Troopers

Dec. 31

At 5:45 p.m. the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers K-9 Team responded to Fish Hook Road in Happy Valley to conduct a death investigation. Investigation revealed that a 66-year-old Ninilchik man had died of natural causes. The next of kin was notified and Peninsula Memorial Chappell responded. No foul play is suspected.

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 Jan. 3:

Criminal Court

Ella R. Parks, 20, fraudulent use of a stolen access device and third-degree theft.

Philip L. Brown, 53, driving under the influence.

Konstontin F. Lukianov, 39, driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Kenneth B. Mack., 40, second-degree assault, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, domestic violence-related fourth-degree criminal mischief and interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime.

Zoe R. Rivera, 18, sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Destiny M. Jones, 20, third-degree theft and two counts of fourth-degree theft.

Valerie M. Heinrichs, 33, driving under the influence, refusing to submit to a chemical test and reckless driving.

Katrina M. Wheeler, 28, first-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree trespass and third-degree theft.

Clarence S. Hock, 28, first-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree trespass and third-degree theft.

Ronda E. Ryder, 32, domestic violence-related second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and domestic violence-related violating conditions of release.

Brett J. Bradshaw, 70, driving under the influence.

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