Cops and Courts

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Feb. 24 – March 1

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 16 medical calls and one fire call that was later canceled.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 24 – March 1

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

Homer Police

Feb. 25

A caller at 4:07 a.m. reported a domestic dispute between and man and woman on West Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found no crime had been committed. The people involved were separated and both given a disorderly conduct warning.

A caller at 10:24 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a woman on Lake Street. An officer went to the location and found everything was OK.

A caller from a business requested that a person be trespassed from the business on Lake Street at 10:56 a.m. Officers contacted the person and issued them a permanent trespass notice from the business.

A caller at 1:48 p.m. reported a traffic hazard at East End Road and Mattox Road. An officer responded and the hazard was removed.

A caller at 4:05 p.m. reported a stolen vehicle. An officer recovered the vehicle on Waddell Street.

A caller at 5:09 p.m. reported an unauthorized person in a home on Waddell Street. Officers responded.

A caller at 5:55 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Pioneer Avenue and Lake Street. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:04 p.m. requested officer response for a verbal argument between a couple on FAA road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman standing on the side of the road at Rogers Loop Road and the Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the woman and found everything was OK.

An officer at 8 p.m. gave a driver a warning for having expired registration on the Sterling Highway.

Feb. 26

An officer on patrol at 1:29 a.m. found a vehicle in the ditch on Kachemak Drive. The officer provided traffic control while the vehicle was being pulled out.

A caller at 10:53 a.m. reported that a woman at a business on FAA Road appeared to be having mental health issues. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 2:35 p.m. reported a man attempting to enter a home on Main Street through a window. An officer went to the scene and contacted the resident of the home, who stated everything was OK.

A caller from a business on Kachemak Drive called at 3:30 p.m. to report concern for a woman. An officer went to the scene.

A caller from a business on Greatland Street requested that a person be trespassed due to shoplifting at 5:35 p.m. An officer went to the scene and issued the trespass notice.

An officer attempted to serve a domestic violence protective order at 4:50 p.m. on Bartlett Street.

A caller from a business on Ocean Drive requested a welfare check on a woman at 7:57 p.m. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 11:33 p.m. contacted a woman walking in the middle of the road at Homer Bypass Road and Greatland Street. The woman was provided transportation to the police department to pick up found property. The woman was taken to South Peninsula Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Feb. 27

An officer served temporary restraining order paperwork to a respondent at 9:21 a.m. on Lake Street.

An agency passed on a REDDI report at 11:14 a.m. on a truck with a fuel nozzle hanging off its side in the Homer area. An officer wasn’t able to locate the truck.

A caller at 5:20 p.m. reported witnessing a possible hit-and-run in a parking lot on Spit Road. An officer contacted all parties involved.

A woman went to the police station at 5:40 p.m. to report an assault on East End Road. It is under investigation.

An officer assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department at 7:14 p.m. on West Bayview Avenue and Main Street.

Feb. 28

A caller at 9:10 a.m. reported a burglary alarm on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the area and found everything was OK.

A caller at 4:26 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Heath Street and Grubstake avenue. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment. The officer warned the driver about her cancelled license.

A caller at 5 p.m. reported a loose dog in the road at East End Road and Bear Creek Drive. the Animal Control Office came and picked up the dog.

An officer provided civil standby service at 6:25 p.m. on Early Spring Street.

An officer served a domestic violence protective order at 6:25 p.m. on Lake Street.

Feb. 29

An officer gave a driver a DUI warning at 12:42 a.m. on the Sterling Highway. The driver got a ride from another driver.

A caller at 2:24 a.m. reported possible fireworks or a gunshot at Poopdeck Trail and Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded but wasn’t able to locate anything suspicious.

An officer observed a moose that had possibly been injured by a vehicle at East Hill road and Cottonwood Lane at 2:24 a.m. The moose was dead and someone from the charity list was called to pick it up.

An officer assisted medics at 11:42 a.m. on Klondike Avenue.

A caller at 1:59 p.m. reported a verbal dispute on Ben Walters Lane after the fact. There was no officer available at the time of the call.

A caller from a business on FAA Road reported a verbal dispute at 5:11 p.m. An officer went to the scene.

A caller from a business on FAA Road reported a domestic dispute at 5:56 p.m. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. reported a possible domestic dispute on Main Street. An officer went to the scene and found everything was OK. Both people involved were given disorderly conduct warnings.

An officer assisted Alaska State Troopers with a traffic stop at 7:33 p.m. on East End road.

A caller at 10:37 p.m. reported that a customer kept setting off the fire alarm on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the scene.

March 1

An officer gave a driver a DUI warning at 1:03 a.m. on Homer Bypass Road. He was provided with transportation and the vehicle was secured.

A man went to the police station at 1:04 a.m. to report water in the roadway at Kramer Lane and Linda Court. An officer went to the area and Public Works was advised.

A welfare check was requested for a man in the Homer area at 12:15 p.m. An officer contacted the man and found everything was OK.

A caller at 6:45 p.m. reported a suicidal woman on Mattox Road. An officer and medics went to the scene and the woman was taken to the hospital.

March 2

A caller at 2:24 p.m. reported a hit-and-run in a driveway on Ben Walters Road. An officer responded.

A caller at 3:12 p.m. reported a man violating conditions of release on Linda Court. Officers went to the location and arrested a 53-year-old man on counts of assault and violating conditions of release.

An officer removed debris from the road at 8:06 p.m. at Mile 170 Sterling Highway.

Troopers

Feb. 25

Alaska State Troopers at 6:01 p.m. responded to a REDDI report near Mile 153 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. An investigation led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Anchor Point man after it was determined he was driving under the influence and violating his conditions of release. The man was found to be on conditions of release from a previous DUI. He was transported and remanded into the Homer Jail where his bail was set at $250.

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. 29:

Criminal Court

Richard C. Knagin, 29, fourth-degree theft and second-degree criminal trespass.

Robert L. White, 27, driving under the influence and violating conditions of release.

Steven A. Meyer, 46, unlawful abandonment.

Charles M. Rockett, 48, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense and failing to stop at the direction of an officer.

Haley C. Jones, 20, fifth-degree criminal mischief and three counts of fourth-degree assault.

Scott D. Williams, 40, violating conditions of release.

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