Cops and Courts

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

Jan. 13-19

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Jan. 13-19

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to seven medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Jan. 13-20

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

Homer Police

Jan. 14

A caller at 10:19 a.m. reported that a female minor had left a building on Bartlett Street and the caller asked for help getting her back. Officers went to the scene.

An agency at 10:48 a.m. asked for assistance returning a patient to a building on Bartlett Street again.

An agency at 10:59 a.m. asked for help with an ongoing situation with a man causing a disturbance on Mattox Road. The man was taken to South Peninsula Hospital for a protective hold at the request of the agency.

A caller at 2:22 p.m. reported that a female minor had left the hospital on Bartlett Street. Officers went to the area, located the minor and took her back to the hospital.

An officer at 2:27 p.m. warned a driver for having no trailer registration at Main Street and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 3:32 p.m. assisted a driver with a disabled vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 4:13 p.m. reported a possibly intoxicated man stumbling along the roadway at Kramer Lane and East End Road. Officers went to the area and contacted the man. They found everything was OK, and advised the man of his revoked operators license status.

A caller at 5:15 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the area, contacted the person in the vehicle and told them to move along.

A woman at 5:50 p.m. went to the police station to request a welfare check be made on someone on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the area but weren’t able to find the person.

An officer at 8:23 p.m. provided civil standby on Linda Court and provided transportation for one man.

A caller at 10:56 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man who was overdue at a Kramer Lane address. An officer was notified and the man was later found dead at another residence. The proper agencies were notified and responded.

Jan. 15

A caller at 9:47 a.m. reported that a minor female had left the hospital on Bartlett Street again and that the minor’s parent was being verbally abusive. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 12:04 p.m. assisted the Office of Children’s Services on Main Street.

Hospital staff at 12:31 p.m. reported a female patient causing a disturbance on Bartlett Street. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 12:43 p.m. reported anonymous texts regarding suicide from someone in the Homer area. An officer investigated.

The hospital at 12:57 p.m. reported that a minor female had left the building on Bartlett Street again. Officers were on another call at the time and weren’t able to locate her later.

ER staff at the hospital at 1:13 p.m. reported the minor female had returned and had assaulted an employee. Officers went to the scene.

A man at 4:56 p.m. went to the police station to request a civil standby on Linda Court. An officer went to that location to assist.

A caller at 8:04 p.m. reported a female patient had left the hospital on Bartlett Street. Officers went to the area and the patient was returned.

Jan. 16

Dispatchers got a 911 open line from a local business on Shelford Street at 2:51 a.m. in connection with a disturbance. A cab driver then went to the police station to report a female passenger had caused the same disturbance and was too intoxicated to articulate her destination. An officer spoke with the woman in the police station lobby.

A caller at 6:59 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle had pulled onto the road with its lights off and looked like it was “casing” the neighborhood at Aurora Court and Mattox Road. Officers went to the area.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported concern for two women with a broken down vehicle in a parking lot on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the location and contacted the women. The officer found they were making arrangements for the vehicle to be towed.

A caller at 2:03 p.m. reported forgery/fraud on Main Street. An officer went to the scene and it’s under investigation.

A caller at 3:56 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on Kachemak Drive that had struck another vehicle. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 6:23 p.m. reported a woman concealing merchandise at a business on Greatland Street. The caller requested the woman be trespassed. Officers issued trespass notices to two women to keep them from the business.

An officer at 10:36 p.m. made a traffic stop at Lake Street and East End Road and issued the driver a warning for speeding.

A caller at 11:15 p.m. reported a truck in the ditch on West Hill Road that was causing a traffic hazard. Officers went to the scene and the vehicle was already gone.

Jan. 17

A caller at 12:40 a.m. reported a possible theft of personal property at a hotel on Ocean Drive Loop. Officers went to the location and contacted the complainant.

A caller at 10:08 a.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at West Hill Road and Seascape Drive with people inside. An officer went to the scene and the vehicle was removed from the ditch. The driver was given a warning for having expired registration.

An officer at 1:10 p.m. stopped on Homer Bypass Road to assist a driver with a disabled vehicle.

An officer at 2:44 p.m. provided traffic control in a school zone at Soundview Avenue and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 4 p.m. assisted Kenai Adult Probations on Heath Street.

A caller at 5:55 p.m. reported a disturbance in a neighboring home on Pennock Street. Officers went to the scene and found no crime had been committed.

An officer at 7:28 p.m. investigated a vehicle at the end of West Fairview avenue with a male driver.

A caller at 9:40 p.m. reported a person being combative on Bartlett Street. Officers went to the area and the 32-year-old man was given a summons for first-degree harassment.

A caller at 10:34 p.m. reported their neighbor causing a disturbance on Pennock Street. An officer went to the scene and a man was given a disorderly conduct warning.

Jan. 18

A caller at 2:50 a.m. reported loud music coming from a neighboring apartment building on Beluga Circle. An officer responded.

Officers provided traffic control for the Women’s March on Homer on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 3:45 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a driver at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer contacted the driver and found everything was OK.

A person at 4:08 p.m. reported a backpack was stolen from a public building on Hazel Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 4:31 p.m. assisted a driver with a disabled vehicle at East End Road and Pioneer Avenue.

An officer at 8:37 p.m. made a traffic stop at East End Road and Meadow Drive and advised a passenger of their revoked license status.

Jan. 19

A caller at 12:21 a.m. reported a possible party involving minors in their neighboring apartment on West Hill Road. An officer went to the scene.

A woman at 9:02 a.m. reported that unknown people were in her home on Heath Street. An officer contacted the woman and found her report was unfounded.

A caller at 12:25 p.m. reported a person having a mental health issue on Rainbow Court. An officer contacted the man.

A caller at 2 p.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the scene and the vehicle was impounded.

A caller at 3:27 p.m. reported possible drug activity and trespassing on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene, contacted people there and advised them to move along.

Jan. 20

A caller at 11:11 a.m. reported drugs found on a student at Homer High School. An officer went to the scene and a report was forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

A caller at 1:43 p.m. reported a theft on Greatland Street and requested a person be trespassed from the location. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 2:07 p.m. reported a woman violating conditions of her probation on Shelford Street. An officer went to the location and found the report was unfounded.

Officers at 3:27 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a medical call at Lake Street and East End Road.

A caller at 8:08 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on their sister at Fairview Avenue and Mullikin Street. Officers went to the area but were unable to locate her.

Troopers

Jan. 14

Alaska State Troopers at 3:39 p.m. responded to a reported disturbance at a residence on Birdwatch Avenue in Happy Valley. An investigation led to the arrest of a 42-year-old Oregon man for damaging property of a family member. He was transported and remanded into the Homer Jail pending arraignment.

Jan. 19

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 3:45 p.m. received a call of a disturbance at a residence in Ninilchik. Troopers responded, and subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 21-year-old Ninilchik woman for one count of domestic violence-related second-degree assault one count of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and one count of violating conditions of release. 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 Jan. 15:

Criminal Court

Dennis P. Mahoney, 63, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Mark S. Millspaugh, 59, resisting arrest and giving false information.

Bertha P. Stewart, 44, fourth-degree assault, in a Jan. 13 case. In a Jan. 14 case, fourth-degree assault and two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief. All domestic violence-related.

Robert J. Carrico, 66, fourth-degree assault.

Randy A. Hall, 42, domestic violence-related fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Jaclyn N. Dale, 31, violating conditions of release.

Casey K. Garner, 32, third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of violating conditions of release, all domestic violence-related.

Eric J. Brinegar, 50, fourth-degree assault.

Gabrielle F. O. Chipps, 21, domestic violence-related second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and violating conditions of release.

Gracie M. Hillman-Villarreal, 71, driving under the influence.

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