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. 27 – Feb. 2

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and two fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls.

Homer Police

Jan. 28

A caller at 8:09 a.m. reported threats on Ben Walters Lane. An officer spoke with the caller.

A man at 10:40 a.m. turned himself in to the police station on an arrest warrant for failing to appear in court. The 54-year-old man was remanded to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 2:44 p.m. reported a woman feeding eagles in a parking lot on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the area but the woman was gone when they arrived.

Multiple callers at 7:13 p.m. reported a woman causing a disturbance on Cityview Avenue. Officers went to the scene and took the woman into protective custody. She was taken to South Peninsula Hospital for evaluation.

A caller at 7:56 p.m. reported a woman acting strangely in the lobby of a building on Homer Bypass Road. Officers were on another call at the time but later went to the location and found everything was OK.

An agency at 10:37 p.m. passed on a welfare check request for a person. Officers went to the person’s last known residence on Mountainview Drive, contacted the person in question and arrested at 39-year-old man for domestic violence-related criminal mischief. The man was medically cleared at the hospital and then remanded to the Homer Jail.

Jan. 29

A caller at 6:26 a.m. requested medical assistance on Ben Walters Lane. Officers went to the location to assist until medics arrived.

A caller at 10:01 a.m. reported an open manhole at Pioneer Avenue and Main Street. An officer and Public Works were advised and went to the scene.

A caller at 12:49 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at Lee Drive and Svedlund Street. An officer went to the scene but the vehicle was gone.

A caller at 1:02 p.m. reported a traffic hazard at Lake Street and Brown Bear Loop. An officer removed the hazard.

Another agency at 2:21 p.m. reported a suicidal subject on Ben Walters Lane. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 3:30 p.m. reported a two-vehicle collision at East End Road and McLay Road with no injuries. An officer went to the location and a towing company was requested.

A man at 4 p.m. went to the police station to report a theft on Mark White Avenue. An officer took a report.

A caller at 6:21 p.m. reported a person in violation of their probation on East End Road. An officer made a security check.

An officer at 8:51 p.m. assisted a woman who came to the police station.

An alarm company at 9:44 p.m. reported a fire alarm at a commercial building on the Sterling Highway. Officers responded and attempted to locate it while the fire department was en route.

An officer at 10:11 p.m. investigated an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot of a church on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 11:18 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man making suicidal statements on Jenny Way. Officers went to the scene to contact the person.

Jan. 30

A caller at An officer at 1:50 a.m. made a traffic stop at East End Road and Pennock Street and gave a driver a DUI warning.

While on patrol at 3:41 a.m., officers noticed a natural gas leak at East Fairview Avenue and Svedlund Street. The proper agency was notified and responded to find the location of the leak and contain it.

A caller at 5:10 a.m. reported that a woman was making suicidal statements at a business on the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the scene and arrested a 40-year-old man for driving under the influence and at 28-year-old woman for fifth-degree criminal mischief. They were taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 9:57 p.m. requested assistance with a carbon dioxide detector on Herndon Street. An officer went to the location and contacted the caller. The Senior Center staff were advised to call maintenance.

Jan. 31

A caller at 1:32 a.m. reported multiple people inside a home on Rosebud Court. Officers went to the scene and confirmed the report was unfounded.

Officers at 3:42 a.m. made a traffic stop at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway and arrested the 30-year-old male driver for driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test. He was taken to the Homer Jail and the vehicle was impounded.

A caller at 3:58 a.m. requested medical assistance for an elderly man on Mountainview Drive. An officer went to the location and contacted the man. The officer confirmed that the request was unfounded.

An alarm company reported a commercial burglary alarm on Landings Street. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK.

A caller at 8:04 a.m. reported a man dancing in the middle of the road on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 8:40 a.n. gave a driver a warning for unauthorized vehicle accessories on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 10:25 a.m. reported a man violating conditions of his release on Mountanview Drive. Officers arrested the 39-year-old man and took him to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 1:09 p.m. reported a dangerous driver at East Bunnell Avenue and Main Street. An officer went to the scene and spoke with the person.

An officer at 4:07 p.m. gave a driver a traffic warning on East End Road.

Troopers

Dec. 27

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 12:28 p.m. were notified of a burglary and theft at a remote cabin outside of Homer. Approximately $5000 worth of property was taken from the cabin.

Jan. 21

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:42 p.m. attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Oil Well Rd on the Sterling Highway. The driver continued to drive to a residence off of Bev. Avenue where the vehicle stopped. The driver, a 58-year-old Ninilchik man, was contacted as he exited the vehicle. Investigation revealed he had a revoked driver’s license.The man was arrested for driving with a revoked license and failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer second degree. He was transported to the Homer Jail.

Jan. 27

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:36 p.m. conducted a traffic stop on the Old Sterling Highway. The driver contacted was a 39-year-old Anchor Point man. Investigation revealed his driver’s license is revoked and he did not have vehicle insurance as required. He was issued a summons to appear in court for driving revoked and no motor vehicle insurance.

Jan. 28

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:05 p.m. were investigating a theft on Alligator Alley Road when the same 39-year-old Anchor Point man from the previous incident was seen driving a vehicle. His drivers license was known to have been revoked by the troopers. The man was contacted a short time later and was issued a summons to appear in court for driving with his license revoked and released.

Jan. 29

Alaska State Troopers at 12:17 p.m. responded to East End Road near Kaleen Street for a report of a vehicle rollover. An investigation showed a 28-year-old Homer woman had lost control of her vehicle on the icy road and went into the ditch where the vehicle rolled. She suffered non life threatening injuries and was treated at the local hospital.

Jan. 31

Alaska State Troopers at 4:50 p.m. arrested a 52-year-old Anchor Point man at an address on the Old Sterling Highway. The man was arrested after an investigation showed he had been in possession of methamphetamine on Jan. 28. Further investigation showed he was on conditions of release in several other criminal cases. The man was transported and remanded into the Homer Jail pending arraignment.

Feb. 3

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 7:17 a.m. conducted a traffic stop near Diamond Ridge and the Sterling Highway. The driver of the vehicle, a 32-year-old Anchor Point woman, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. She was transported to Homer Jail.

Feb. 4

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 10:21 a.m. conducted a traffic stop on Oil Well Road. Investigation revealed the driver, a 59-year-old Ninilchik man, was driving with a revoked driver’s license. He was issued a summons to appear in 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 Feb. 2:

Criminal Court

Derek R. Ellis, 39, no motor vehicle liability insurance and driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, in a Jan. 28 case. In a separate case also on Jan. 28, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

James L. Taylor, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction.

Hayden A. Patterson, 22, first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Joseph Z. Davis, 39, domestic violence-related fifth-degree criminal mischief and violating conditions of release.

Hugh D. Cowan, 31, driving under the influence and second-degree assault.

Brittany M. Williams, 28, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Scott D. Williams, 40, driving under the influence.

Cody M. Bartelmay, 30, driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Max A. Cragun, 52, two counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, violating conditions of release and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Sylvia D. Desjardin, 48, driving under the influence.

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