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

Feb. 17-23

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to seven medical calls and five fire calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Feb. 17-23

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 17-24

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

Homer Police

Feb. 18

An officer assisted medics on Melody Rose Lane at 2:35 p.m.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver at Diamond Ridge Road and the Sterling Highway and didn’t detect any impairment.

An officer assisted medics at 8:32 p.m. on Lake Street.An officer stopped a vehicle at 9:56 p.m. at Kachemak Way and Klondike Avenue for a traffic violation. The officer warned the driver for marijuana use before driving and the vehicle was parked.

Feb. 19

A caller at 2:29 a.m. reported an alarm at a business on Homer Bypass Road. Officers went to the scene and found it was a false alarm.

An officer contacted the owner of a vehicle at 2:52 a.m. at Soundview Avenue and Wright Street because the vehicle was in the street impeding snow removal.

A caller at 10:25 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a woman who had left a meeting on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the area and arrested the 52-year-old woman for fourth-degree assault, violating conditions of release and resisting arrest.

A 44-year-old man already in custody was arrested at 3:55 p.m. for an outstanding warrant at the police station for failing to appear in court.

Feb. 20

A caller at 3 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle. Officers responded and contacted the driver on the Sterling Highway. They didn’t note any impairment but advised the driver of a trespass notice against him.

A caller at 1:30 p.m. reported wanting a person removed from property on Lake Street and reported concern for their mental health. An officer went to the scene and a woman there was taken to a medical facility.

A caller at 4:14 p.m. reported a vehicle collision on Fireweed Avenue that had caused damage. An officer went to the scene and a state accident report was to follow.

A caller at 4:34 p.m. reported a possible child visitation violation and requested a welfare check on a minor on Sabrina Road. An officer went to the scene and contacted all people involved, and found everything was OK.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle. An officer contacted the driver on the Sterling Highway and arrested the 27-year-old man for driving under the influence. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

Feb. 21

A caller at 1:48 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a friend on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area but didn’t locate the person.

A person went to the police station at 12:35 p.m. to report a physical dispute over aggressive dogs on the beach at Mariner Park. The other person involved later called to report the same incident. An officer contacted both people.

An officer assisted Alaska State Troopers at 1:09 p.m. on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:19 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a man staggering in the roadway at Lee Street and Calhoun Street. An officer went to the scene and contacted the man, who was just out for a walk.

An alarm company reported an activated alarm at 11:23 p.m. at a business on FAA Road. An officer went to the scene and found the door to the building open. The officer cleared the building and secured the door.

A caller at 11:29 p.m. reported a man who needed assistance on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene and advised the man of a trespass notice against him. The officer attempted to find him a place to stay.

Feb. 22

An officer made a security check at Karen Hornaday Park at 3:07 a.m., came across a man there, and advised him about the city’s camping rules during winter months.

A caller at 5:41 a.m. reported that a tractor trailer had hit a power line or phone line on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area and HEA was advised.

A person was in the lobby of the police station overnight with no resources and nowhere to go.

A caller at 3:05 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a person whose vehicle was stuck in a snow berm on Spit Road. An officer went to the area and contacted multiple vehicles in the ditch. All drivers had help on the way.

A caller at 5:43 p.m. reported a vehicle in the road on Rangeview Avenue that was impeding traffic and snow removal. An officer went to the scene.

Feb. 23

A caller at 3:35 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East End Road. An officer wasn’t able to locate the driver.

An officer assisted medics at 4:35 p.m. on Thompson Circle.

A caller at 9:08 p.m. reported a car alarm going off on Main Street. A message was left with the registered owner of the vehicle.

Feb. 24

Multiple callers at 11:53 a.m. reported a man stumbling near the road on Main Street. An officer went to the area and the man was provided transportation home.

A caller at 1:04 p.m. reported a suicidal person on Jenny Way. Officers went to the scene and the person was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

Multiple callers at 3:17 p.m. reported a man stumbling in the road at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the location. The man was taken to the hospital and placed under protective custody.

A caller at 3:48 p.m. reported people drinking in a vehicle on Beluga Place at Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 5:18 p.m. requested that a woman be trespassed from a business on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer wasn’t able to locate the woman.

A caller at 5:32 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at East Hill Road and Mission Road. An officer responded but the vehicle was gone when they arrived.

An officer assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department at 6:06 p.m.on Mission Road.

A caller at 7:02 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a female hitchhiker on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area.

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. 20:

Criminal Court

Clinton A. Bush, 44, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, violating conditions of release and two counts of improper use or title, registration or plates.

Brandon E. Douglass, 37, two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Shirley A. Liggett, 52, fourth-degree assault, violating conditions of release and resisting or interfering with arrest.

Randy A. Hall, 42, unlawful contact per a court order and violating conditions of release.

Robert L. White II, 27, driving under the influence.

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