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

Feb. 10-16

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 10-16

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

Homer Police

Feb. 11

A caller at 10:41 a.m. reported a partially submerged vehicle on the beach at Bishop’s Beach near the Homer Elks Lodge.

Another agency at 2:54 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Freight Dock Road. An officer contacted the driver and found everything was OK.

A caller at 4:19 p.m. reported banging and yelling coming from a house on Beluga Court. Officers went to the location and found everything was OK.

Feb. 12

An officer assisted the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles at 1:28 p.m. on Heath Street.

A woman went to the police station at 7:10 p.m. to report a purse stolen from a vehicle on East Fairview Avenue. The woman later called to report she had found it.

A caller at 7:46 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle near Pennock Street. An officer went to the area and contacted people there. The officer didn’t observe any criminal activity.

Feb. 13

An officer contacted two people acting suspicious at a business on Kachemak Drive while on patrol at 12:24 a.m. The officer told them to move along.

An officer assisted medics on Main Street at 5:47 a.m.

A caller at 12:21 p.m. reported a loose dog harassing moose at Main Street and Lee Drive. The Animal Control Office and an officer went to the area but didn’t find a dog.

A caller at 1:29 p.m. reported that glass bottles fell out of a moving vehicle on East End Road and that there was glass in the road. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 2:14 p.m. told a driver to park their vehicle due to having no registration at East Bunnell Avenue and Main Street.

An officer warned a driver for speeding in a school zone at East End Road and East Hill Road at 2:47 p.m.

A caller at 5:01 p.m. reported that a woman had broken into a garbage bin and removed items on Ocean Drive. Officers responded but the woman was already gone.

A caller at 5:17 p.m. reported a vehicle crossing the center line at East Hill Road and Mission Road. An officer responded but didn’t find the vehicle.

A caller at 6:57 p.m. reported a disturbance on West Danview Avenue. Officers went to the location and found it was a civil issue. They advised the people involved of their options.

A caller at 7:34 p.m. reported an unoccupied vehicle in the road at East Hill Road and East End Road. An officer responded and wasn’t able to contact the vehicle’s owner. A tow company was called to impound it.

A caller at 9:12 p.m. reported a woman had left during her work shift on West Pioneer Avenue and requested a welfare check. An officer responded and attempted to make the check.

An officer made a traffic stop at East Pioneer Avenue and Kachemak Way at 10:49 p.m. and advised the vehicle’s passenger of their revoked operator’s license status.

Feb. 14

A caller at 7:27 a.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch. An officer went to the scene.

An officer investigated an abandoned vehicle at Natalie Circle and Garden Park at 7:51 a.m.

An officer spoke with a person who went to the police station at 11:50 a.m. requesting assistance.

A caller at 9:30 p.m. reported a crime had occurred at his home on Rangeview Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

An officer stopped to assist a driver at 10 p.m. at Soundview Avenue and Cabana Court. The officer found the 45-year-old man had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

Feb. 15

Alaska State Troopers dispatch requested officer assistance at 12:08 a.m. because there were no troopers available to respond to a call for a vehicle collision with injuries on East End Road. An officer went to the scene and medics transported the driver from the scene.

A caller at 12:36 a.m. requested that their partner be removed from their property on Early Spring Street. The parties were separated. An officer called the person back on an non-emergency line.

A caller at 2:10 a.m. reported a disabled vehicle near the edge of the road at East End Road and Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the scene and found the vehicle was not in the roadway and left a message for the registered owner.

A caller at 3:46 p.m. reported a vehicle had driven off the road on Ocean Drive Loop. Officers went to the scene and arrested a 24-year-old man for driving under the influence. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 9:18 p.m. reported that a fire sprinkler system had been activated on Mattox Road and that there was water everywhere. The Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Public Works went to the scene along with officers.

An officer contacted a resident on Soundview Avenue about vehicles parked in the road at 10:31 p.m. The person said they would get the vehicles moved.

A caller at 10:36 p.m. reported a dog that had been barking continually for two hours at White Alder Court and Svedlund Street. An officer went to the area but didn’t locate a barking dog.

Feb. 16

A caller at 9:51 a.m. reported a hit and run on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded.

An officer contacted a man stumbling on the sidewalk at Heath Street and Grubstake Avenue at 5:23 p.m. The 53-year-old man was arrested for violating conditions of release and was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer advised a driver of their suspended license status at Spit Road and Kachemak Drive at 6:24p.m.

An officer assisted Alaska State Troopers on North Fork Road at 8:05 p.m.

Feb. 17

A caller at 2:35 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a person on Calhoun Court. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 7:27 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a person standing on the sidewalk at Pioneer Avenue and Main Street. An officer went to the area but didn’t find anyone matching the description given.

Troopers

Feb. 13

At 6:13 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspicious vehicle stuck in a driveway near Mile 141 Sterling Highway. The homeowner reported the male in the vehicle had stated he had an arrest warrant when the homeowner contacted the vehicle driver. When troopers arrived the vehicle driver fled on foot into the woods. Troopers and Alaska State Parks Rangers searched the woods and located the driver hiding under some trees. The driver was identified as a 35-year-old Anchorage man. It was determined that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for violating his conditions of release in a previous criminal case. The man was transported and remanded into the Homer Jail on the warrant and new charges of second-degree criminal trespass and violating conditions of release. He was held without bail.

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. 17:

Criminal Court

Katrina R. Davis, 33, second-degree assault, third-degree assault and driving under the influence.

Royce M. Holm, 35, second-degree criminal trespass and violating conditions of release.

Afanasy E. Basargin, 24, driving under the influence.

Brin T. Malneritch, 52, two counts of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Melvin D. Crossett, 39, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

Thomas L. Conn, 61, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

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