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 16-22

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 16-22

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 10 medical calls and four fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

March 16-22

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

Homer Police

March 17

Police at 10:37 a.m. retrieved found property on the Homer Bypass. They contacted the owner and the owner claimed the property.

A caller at 6:29 p.m. came to the police station to report a hit-and-run in a Homer Bypass parking lot. Police documented the damage.

A caller at 7:15 p.m. reported loud music at an East End Road address. Police responded and a man agreed to turn down the music.

Police at 7:54 p.m. visited local restaurants, bars and breweries and advised them of a statewide health mandate closing facilities to dine-in service effective March 18.

March 18

A caller at 12:49 a.m. reported a runaway juvenile from a Bayview Avenue address. The juvenile was later located.

A caller at 11:10 a.m. reported issues with dogs on Rochelle Road.

A caller at 9:29 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of an East End Road business. Police responded.

March 19

A caller at 5:58 a.m. reported suspicious circumstances at a Ben Walters Lane home. Police responded and found all was OK.

A person at 6:08 a.m. made a 911 call for a man who needed medical care at a Sterling Highway address. Police and medics responded.

A caller at 7:35 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) complaint of a motorist on the Homer Bypass.

A person at 12:12 p.m. made a Crimestoppers tip.

A caller at 2:50 p.m. asked for information regarding a civil property issue. Police advised the caller of options.

Police at 6:30 p.m. asked Alaska State Troopers with a “be on the lookout” for a domestic violence suspect near Mile 160 Sterling Highway.

March 20

A caller at 11:44 a.m. reported ATV drivers on the bike path on Soundview Avenue. Police responded but could not fine the drivers.

A caller at 7:08 p.m. reported a domestic dispute on the Homer Bypass near Main Street. Police contacted the parties but found no crime was articulated. The people were transported home by a sober driver and a man was issued a driving under the influence warning.

A caller at 9:37 p.m. reported two people tried to enter a closed business on Pioneer Avenue. Police responded.

Police at 9:44 p.m. received a 911 call from a Tundra Rose Road address that on call back went to voice mail. Police responded but did not see anyone or an emergency in the area.

March 21

Police at 1:40 a.m. contacted a subject with an active warrant on the Sterling Highway near Rogers Loop Road.

A caller at 9:54 a.m. reported a traffic hazard on East Hill Road near Willow Drive. Police responded.

A caller reported lost tools and a tool bag on Lake Street. The caller later reported finding the tools.

A caller at 5:13 p.m. reported a person left a Homer Bypass business without paying for items. The case remains under investigation.

A caller at 7:31 p.m. reported multiple vehicles in the ditch due to icy roads on the Sterling Highway. Police responded.

A caller at 8:34 p.m. reported people in personal watercraft in Kachemak Bay. Police contacted the mariners at Freight Dock Road.

March 22

Police at 12:18 a.m. received three hang-up 911 calls from the same area on Pennock Street. Police responded and arrested a woman on a felony warrant. Police contacted the Office of Children’s Services and a parent picked up several boys.

A caller at 4:10 a.m. reported three people possibly casing cars at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 1:09 p.m. reported hearing yelling from a Main Street apartment. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 1:40 p.m. reported disabled cars parked in the road on Bunnell Avenue.

A caller at 4:57 p.m. reported finding a chainsaw at a Jack Gist Lane address. Police retrieved the chainsaw and logged it into lost-and-found.

A caller at 9:15 p.m. reported feeling unsafe going into a Jenny Way apartment. Police advised the caller of options.

March 23

Trooper dispatch at 1:27 p.m. passed on a 911 call from a Reber Road address.

A person at 1:56 p.m. made a 911 call reporting lost keys on East End Road.

A man at 2:02 p.m. flagged down an officer on the Homer Spit to report a lost dog. Police found the dog and returned it to the owner.

A caller at 2:13 p.m. notified police of a patient with a reportable injury at South Peninsula Hospital. Police responded and arrested a woman on a charge of third-degree assault.

A caller at 2:15 p.m. reported a dog bite on the Spit. Police advised the victim to call the Animal Control Officer.

A caller at 3:02 p.m. reported a theft from a Greatland Street address.

A caller at 4:54 p.m. reported a loose dog on the Sterling Highway. Police notified the Animal Control Officer.

A caller at 6:01 p.m. reported threats made against a Lake Street business.

A caller at 9:21 p.m. asked police to make a welfare check on a man making suicidal statements. Police responded and found all was OK.


March 19

Alaska State Troopers from Anchor Point at 6:11 p.m. went to a report of an assault at an Alut Avenue address in Anchor Point. Troopers said a 24-year-old Anchor Point man assaulted a family member and damaged a door in the home. Troopers arrested the man and took him to the Homer Jail.

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 20:

Criminal Court

Robert L. White II, 28, Anchor Point, violating conditions of release.

Frank J. Hunter III, 24, Anchor Point, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

Richard C. Turner, 75, first-degree harassment, offensive conduct, three counts.

Molly J. Spector, 38, driving under the influence.