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

April 13-20

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 13-19

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

Homer Police

April 2

Homer police got a reported of a shoplifter at a local business at 1:15 p.m. Officers responded and following an investigation, issued a 22-year-old Homer woman a summons for fourth-degree theft. She was released from the scene.

April 10

Homer Dispatch got a 911 call at 12:08 a.m. about an airplane crash at the Homer Airport. Officers responded to the scene along with the Homer Volunteer Fire Department. No injuries were reported.

April 14

Homer police got a report of a domestic disturbance at 10:45 p.m. at a home off Main Street. Officers responded to the scene but the suspect had left the area. On April 16, police contacted and arrested a 47-year-old man for domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault. He was remanded to the Homer Jail.

The police department got a report of a domestic dispute at 9:06 p.m. at a home off Heath Street. Officers went to the scene and arrested a 58-year-old Homer man for domestic violence-related criminal mischief. He was remanded to the Homer Jail.

April 17

A caller at 10:44 a.m. reported that their vehicle was stolen. On April 20, Homer Police were notified of an abandoned vehicle that matched the description of the stolen vehicle. Officers responded to the scene and confirmed they were the same vehicle. No arrests have been made at this time.

April 18

Homer police made a traffic stop at 7:27 p.m. and arrested the driver, a 28-year-old Homer man, on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant from the Alaska State Troopers post in Soldotna for failing to appear in court for an original charge of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

April 20

Homer Police contacted a 62-year-old man in a restricted area of the Homer Police Department property after he had previously been trespassed from the area. Officers arrested the man and he was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing.

Troopers

April 15

Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported disturbance at a residence near mile 128 of the Sterling Highway at 3:48 p.m. An investigation led to the arrest of a 45-year-old Anchorage man for fourth-degree assault. Further investigation showed the man was on conditions of release in an unrelated criminal case and he had violated those conditions. The man was transported and remanded into the Homer Jail pending arraignment.

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 April 20:

Criminal Court

Timothy A. Whitehead, 35, domestic violence-related fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Jonathan J. Brown, 45, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and violating conditions of release.

Toby A. Benya, 46, domestic violence-related third-degree assault, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and a second count of fourth-degree assault.

Demetrio A. Skorohodoff, 38, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and domestic violence-related violating conditions of release.

Hayden A. Patterson, 22, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and second-degree criminal trespass.

Kristi L. Swanson, 47, violating conditions of release.

Phillip J. Fabinski, 62, second-degree criminal trespass.

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