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

March 9-15

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 9-15

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

March 9-15

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

Homer Police

March 10

A caller at 11 a.m. expressed concerns over a previous domestic partner.

A caller at noon reported a lost driver’s license.

A person at 1:25 p.m. came to the station to report a Craigslist scam. Police referred the case to the Craigslist Fraud Department and

A caller at 2:07 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person on Ben Walters Lane. Police responded and found all was OK.

Police at 4:08 p.m. assisted medics at a call at an Ohlson Lane address. Medics took a woman to South Peninsula Hospital for medical clearance. Police charged the 48-year-old woman with a liquor law violation.

A man at 7:21 p.m. reported suspicious activity at an Early Springs Street rental property.

Police at 8:49 p.m. started checks of public restrooms on Pioneer Avenue.

March 11

A man at 7:07 a.m. made a 911 call that an unknown vehicle blocked his Rochelle Drive driveway. Police responded.

March 12.

A caller at 7:36 p.m. reported an expected death at a Frisbee Court home.

A caller at 1:32 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check of a person at a Bartlett Street address. The person was OK.

A person at 10:57 p.m. made a 911 call asking police to retrieve a forgotten wheelchair from a Homer Bypass parking lot. Police got the wheelchair and took it to the station for safekeeping.

March 13

A person at noon made a 911 call. Police could hear rustling in the background. Police called back and a man gave his name and location and said all was OK.

A caller at 1:25 p.m. reported a disturbance at a Kachemak Drive residence. Police responded and arrested a 40-year-old man for violating conditions of release.

A person at 3:20 p.m. reported a vehicle off the road near East End Road. Police and medics responded.

An agency at 6:25 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a family at a W. Danview Avenue address.

Police at 6:40 p.m. went to a two-vehicle collision on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 7:55 p.m. reported a drunk person loitering at a Kachemak Drive business after hours. Police responded and gave the person a ride to a hotel.

A caller at 9:26 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a homeless man on Shelford Street. Police couldn’t locate the man.

March 14

A caller at 1:20 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at an East Hill Road address. The person was OK.

March 15

A caller at 12:20 p.m reported vandalism to a public building at Brown Bear Loop.

A caller at 5:50 p.m. reported an injured moose on White Alder Court. Police and a responding agency were advised.

March 16

A caller at 12:01 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Jennifer Place address. The person was OK.

A caller at 12:16 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person in the Homer area. Police couldn’t find the person.

A caller at 12:08 p.m. reported drug information.

A person at 1:05 p.m. went to the station regarding violating conditions of release.

A caller at 1:30 p.m. reported a vehicle parked in the road that block his driveway. Police issued a parking warning.

A caller at 2:47 p.m. reported vehicles parked in the road on Greatland Street.

A hospital employee at 5:35 p.m. asked for help housing the service animal of a patient to be admitted. Police responded and took custody of the animal.

A caller at 6:03 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check of a child at a Ben Walters Lane address. All was OK.

A caller at 6:14 p.m. reported a theft from a shed on Jenny Way.


Alaska State Troopers at about 1:55 p.m. went to a report of a 911 call being disconnected at a North Fork Road home. Upon arrival, troopers contacted a 32-year-old Anchor Point woman in the driveway. Troopers asked the woman to show her hands, and they said she did not comply and instead brandished a firearm at troopers. Troopers fired at the woman and she suffered life threatening injuries. Troopers attempted life-saving measures and called medics, but the woman died shortly after. Next of kin was notified. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is investigating. The two troopers involved were placed on administrative leave. When the investigation is complete it will be forwarded to the Office of Special Prosecutions.

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.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March 13:

Criminal Court

Ellen D. Kelleher, 63, scheme to defraud, first-degree theft, both felonies; second-degree theft.

Julian M. Massey, 51, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, third-degree assault, all felonies; fourth-degree assault, interfering with a report of domestic violence.

Robert L. Sheetz, 35, Anchor Point, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence..

Rebecca A. Taylor, 48, drunk person on licensed premises.

LaLonnie L. Degg, 42, Anchor Point, fourth-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

Robert D. Wagner, 58, driving under the influence, fourth-degree weapons misconduct.

Ivan A. Kojin, 37, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Joshua M. Reed 58, DUI, violating conditions of release.

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