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

March 2-8

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 2-9

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

March 2-8

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

Homer Police

March 3

An officer at 1:13 a.m. observed a vehicle impeding snow removal at Upland Court and Highland Drive. The owner was contacted and told to move it or it would be towed.

A caller at 6:26 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a neighbor on Lee Drive. An officer went to the area, made the check and found everything was OK.

An officer at 11:45 p.m. investigated a suspicious vehicle at a parking lot at Bishop’s Beach. The officer contacted the driver and they moved along.

March 4

An officer assisted an agency with a vehicle in the roadway causing a traffic hazard at 12:06 a.m. at East Hill Road and Barnett Place.

A caller at 1:50 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on their brother in the Homer area due to statements of fear for his safety. An officer attempted to contact the man.

A caller at 4:20 a.m. reported a theft from a vehicle on Mountainview Drive. Officers went to the location and found the report was unfounded.

A caller at 1:21 p.m. reported a person violating their conditions of release. Officers contacted a man on Green Timbers Road and arrested him for violating conditions of release. The 20-year-old man was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 1:42 p.m. reported a crash between two vehicles at Mil3 169 Sterling Highway, with no injuries. An officer went to the scene. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

A caller at 6:10 p.m. reported a vehicle collision at East End Road and Mattox Road. An officer went to the location.

An officer contacted a man at 10:50 p.m. on Homer Bypass Road who was driving with a cancelled license. The driver was given a citation.

March 5

A caller at 12:30 p.m. reported that a driver had spun gravel and shattered multiple windows on another vehicle at East Pioneer Avenue and Kachemak Way. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 4:35 p.m. reported harassment on Mattox Road. An officer provided the caller with their options.

A caller at 7:17 p.m. reported a vehicle parked in a handicap spot for two days on Pioneer Avenue. An officer was advised and the owner was contacted.

March 6

A caller at 2:14 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a suicidal man on Mt. Augustine Drive. Officers went to the scene and the man was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

An officer contacted a driver at 1:52 a.m. at Crittenden Drive and the Sterling Highway and gave him a DUI warning.

A caller at 6:01 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle on Forrest Glen Drive. An officer contacted the vehicle and found everything was OK.

An officer provided traffic control for a semi truck to turn around at 12:01 p.m. at East End Road and Alder Lane.

A caller at 4:01 p.m. reported a suspicious circumstance on East Fairview Avenue. An officer went to the area and arrested a 48-year-old man for driving under the influence. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

An officer arrested a 38-year-old man at 8:28 p.m. on Spit Road for driving under the influence, driving with his license suspended, canceled or revoked and for violating conditions of release.

A caller at 10:09 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on his brother on Jenny Lane. An officer went to the location, and contacted the family member.

March 7

A caller at 8:59 a.m. requested officer assistance on Lakeside Drive. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 9:41 a.m. requested assistance retrieving lost property on East Fairview Avenue. An officer retrieved the property and brought it back to the police department.

A caller at 10:49 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a man on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 3:01 p.m. reported an intoxicated man on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene and arrested the 48-year-old man for violating conditions of release. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 8:20 p.m. reported a dog harassing a moose on El Sarino Court. An officer went to the area and attempted to find the dog.

A caller at 9:20 p.m. requested the Public Works Department to assist with a water line break on Homer Bypass Road. Public Works was contacted.

March 8

A caller at 12:35 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle. An officer stopped the vehicle at East End Road and Scenic View Drive. The officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment. The driver was advised to wear their glasses while driving.

A business reported a man for trespassing, after the fact, at 2:15 p.m. on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 11:03 p.m. requested an officer on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 11:52 p.m. requested an officer assist with an out of control patient on Bartlett Street. An officer went to the scene.

March 9

A caller from Bartlett Street reported a victim of domestic violence had been brought to South Peninsula Hospital with injuries at 1:57 a.m. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 9:50 a.m. reported a vehicle collision with injuries on Freight Dock Road. Officers and medics went to the scene.

A caller at 10:24 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Kachemak Way and Rainbow Court. An officer went to the area but didn’t locate the vehicle.

A caller at 1:07 p.m. requested an officer’s assistance with a civil issue at Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the location and provided the caller with their options.

A caller at 4:55 p.m. reported that a home had been burglarized on Reber Road. An officer went to the scene and it’s under investigation.

Troopers

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 March 9:

Criminal Court

Jeremy B. Ackerman, 32, second-degree vehicle theft.

Demetrio A. Skorohodoff, 38, driving under the influence, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, and violating conditions of release.

Peter M. Kott, 48, driving under the influence and violating conditions of release.

Richard C. Knagin, 29, fourth-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespassing.

Ellen D. Kelleher, 63, scheme to defraud, first-degree theft and third-degree theft.

Julian M. Massey, 51, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, third-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime.

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