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 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

March 23-30

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

March 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls.

Homer Police

March 24

A caller at 10:13 a.m. requested assistance with a landlord/tenant issue on Linda Court. The caller spoke with an officer.

A caller at 10:31 a.m.reported a vehicle collision on Lake Street. An officer went to the location and found there was no damage.

A caller at 11:35 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

Officers assisted medics at 12:58 p.m. on Herndon Drive.

March 25

An agency requested assistance with a death notification at 12:43 a.m. on East End Road. An officer attempted to contact the necessary person.

Officers assisted medics at 4:14 a.m. on East Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 1 p.m. reported a dead eagle on Spit Road. The appropriate agency was notified.

A caller at 1:26 p.m. reported a man had just shoplifted groceries at Homer Bypass Road business. Officers were to be on the lookout for the person’s vehicle.

An officer contacted a man trespassing on Homer Bypass Road at 1:55 p.m. and gave him a warning.

An officer contacted an intoxicated man on Homer Bypass Road at 2:10 p.m and advised him he was trespassed from the location. The man left, and then returned. Officers arrested the 50-year-old man and he was charged with criminal trespass and taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 9:03 p.m. reported harassment that took place outside of the Homer area. The officer took a report and contacted the other person involved.

A caller at 9:05 p.m. reported that a vehicle had hit a dog at Greatland Street and the Sterling Highway and had left the scene. An officer went to the area.

March 26

A caller at 7 p.m. reported hearing voices on Mattox Road. Officers went to the location and contacted the caller.

A caller at 7:49 p.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a neighbor on West Bayview Avenue. Officers went to the home and found everything was OK.

A caller at 8:32 p.m. reported possible glass in the roadway on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the area.

A caller at 9:07 p.m. reported a disturbance at a business on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the location and contacted the caller.

An officer assisted a motorist at Main Street and the Sterling Highway, and issued a traffic warning to the driver.

A caller at 9:30 p.m. reported hearing gunshots in the area of their home on Kachemak Drive. Officers went to the area but didn’t locate the source of the noise.

March 27

A caller at 8:38 p.m. reported an intoxicated person causing a disturbance at a business on the Sterling Highway. Officers responded and facilitated a ride for the person off the premises.

A caller at 9:32 p.m. reported a disturbance at a hotel on the Sterling Highway. Officers responded and arrested a 56-year-old woman on charges of domestic-violence related assault. The woman was taken to the Homer Jail.

March 28

An officer came upon a vehicle in the ditch at Mile 169 Sterling Highway at 5:23 a.m. and found it unoccupied. The officer attempted to locate the operator of the vehicle.

A caller at 7:37 a.m. requested that a welfare check be made on a person on Homer Bypass Road. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 1:43 p.m. reported threats made over a property dispute on Slavin Drive. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at a local business on Homer Bypass Road reported a shoplifter at 1:58 p.m. There was no officer available at the time of the call, and an officer went to the scene when they became available.

A caller at 4:52 p.m. reported the possible location of a stolen vehicle on Ocean Drive. An officer went to the scene but didn’t find the vehicle in question.

An officer gave a driver a warning for speeding at 11:05 p.m. on Spit Road.

March 29

A caller at 10:23 a.m. reported a person sleeping inside a business on Heath Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 4:10 p.m. reported an aggressive moose on Frisbee Court. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game was notified.

A caller at 9:46 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene.

Troopers

March 26

At 7:14 p.m., troopers stopped a vehicle after recognizing the driver as a 52-year-old Anchor Point man, and knowing that this man did not have a valid license. An investigation led to the man being charged with driving with a suspended license and operating a vehicle without insurance. He was issued summons to appear in court and released.

March 28

At 12:10 p.m., troopers stopped a vehicle near Mile 168 Sterling Highway for speeding. An investigation showed the driver, a 23-year-old Soldotna man, was driving with a revoked license. The man was issued a summons to appear and released.

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 29 :

Judgments

Charges dismissed by prosecution:

Joseph Z. Davis, 39, second-degree harassment.

Debra L. Spencer, 49, second-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance (dismissed, furtherance of justice).

Bobby Robinson, 28, fourth-degree assault.

Cobrey A. Lewis, 28, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. In a separate case also dismissed by the prosecution, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release.

Bertha O. Stewart, 44, fourth-degree assault.

Levin J. Boone, 35, third-degree misconduct involving weapons, and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Iris Strongheart, 20, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Niko E. Mogar, 29, resisting arrest, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating conditions of release.

Robin L. Crocker, 32, fourth-degree assault.

Peter P. Basargin, 31, second-degree theft.

Cameron M. Treptow, 22, fourth-degree assault.

Martin M. Kuzmin, 50, driving under the influence.

Sperry A. Moonin Jr., 48, disorderly conduct.

Brittany B. Beach, 30, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Charges dismissed due to a plea agreement in another case:

Justin R. Apple, 41, first-degree theft, driving under the influence and two counts of failing to stop at the direction of an officer.

Matthew D. Stillman, 43, no motor vehicle liability insurance, driving without a valid operator’s license and resisting arrest.

Ashlyn Corbell, 33, first-degree hindering prosecution.

James L. Taylor, 55, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction.

Charges dismissed after suspended entry of judgment:

Stanly A. Swoboda, 19, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance

Criminal Court

Cherilynn M. Sexton, 48, second-degree assault.

Colin R. Green, 40, second-degree terroristic threatening.

David R. Faulkner, 50, second-degree criminal trespass.

Kyle B. Cullum, 32, second-degree theft and two counts of fourth-degree theft. All counts are domestic violence-related.

Nora N. Giaculli, 56, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

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