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 27 – May 3

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

April 27 – May 3

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 27 – May 3

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

Homer Police

April 29

Homer police contacted a 50-year-old Homer man at 6 p.m. and arrested him for a $5,000 outstanding Anchorage Alaska State Troopers bench warrant for failing to appear in court on an original charge of fourth-degree assault. He was booked at the Homer Jail.

Homer police conducted a traffic stop at 6:17 p.m. on Kachemak Drive. They arrested a 47-year-old Homer man on an outstanding warrant from Alaska State Troopers in Soldotna for violating conditions of release. He was taken to the Homer Jail and additionally charged with driving with his license revoked and violating conditions of release.

April 30

Homer police got a report at 8:56 p.m. of a man near the beach threatening the caller with a weapon. Police contacted the suspect, a 51-year-old Homer man, and arrested him for two counts of third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and resisting arrest. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

May 1

Homer police made a routine traffic stop at 9:54 p.m. They arrested a 22-year-old Homer man for driving under the influence and he was taken to the Homer Jail.

May 4

Homer police responded to a call at 12:05 a.m. at a local hotel for a report of a disturbance. As a result, they arrested a 31-year-old Homer woman for disorderly conduct. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

Troopers

April 11

Around 6:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point responded to an Anchor Point home after a 911 hang up. Investigation led to a woman’s arrest for assault in the third and fourth degrees. A man was also arrested for violating his conditions of release from a previous court case. Both were transported to Homer Jail.

April 13

At approximately 7:27 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a call regarding gunshots being heard from a neighbor’s yard. Troopers responded and was able to identify the individual who fired the gun. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 42-year-old Anchor Point woman for one count of third-degree assault, one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, and one count of disorderly conduct. The woman was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

April 17

At 4:10 p.m., a woman contacted Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point to inquire about obtaining a protective order against her husband. Through the course of that contact the woman disclosed an assault that occurred in their home two days prior. The man was arrested the following day and remanded to Homer Jail for assault in the fourth degree.

April 18

At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a call that a woman had left her court-appointed third party custodian. The woman had orders of conditions of release that required her to remain within 24-hour sight and sound of her custodian. The woman was believed to have left with her boyfriend at approximately 2 a.m. from the Anchor Point area. At this time the Alaska State Troopers are charging Kristi Swanson with one count of Violating Conditions of Release and are requesting an arrest warrant. If anyone has any information to Kristi Swanson’s location please contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

April 23

At 5:26 p.m., troopers received a REDDI report on a vehicle near Mile 125 Sterling Highway. Troopers contacted the vehicle near Mmile 155 Sterling Highway and identified the driver as a 23-year-old Soldotna man. An investigation showed his license was revoked, he did not have insurance on the vehicle and he was on conditions of release in a prior case. He was given summons to appear in court and released.

Around 9:30 p.m. Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point contacted a 32-year-old Homer woman driving a KAV114 near Mile 171 Sterling Highway in Homer. During the contact the woman was confirmed to have a revoked driver’s license and issued a summons.

April 25

At approximately 10:57 a.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a report every dangerous driver immediately (REDDI) report about a silver car weaving in and out of their lane of traffic near Anchor Point. Troopers responded and conducted a traffic stop of the same silver car for speeding. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 57-year-old Happy Valley woman for one count of driving under the influence. She was also issued citations for speeding, having no valid operator’s license, and for having an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. The woman was transported to the Homer Jail for remand. Her breath alcohol content (BrAC) was .221 on the Datamaster.

April 26

Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance in the Homer area. Investigation revealed that a 54-year-old Homer man committed the crime of domestic violence-related third-degree assault. The man was charged and remanded to the Homer Jail.

April 27

At approximately 10:51 a.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a call of a domestic disturbance in the area of Ninilchik. Subsequent investigation resulted in a 14-year-old male being charged with one count of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault and one count of disorderly conduct. Charges were filed with the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).

May 1

Around 4:05 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point contacted a man on a traffic stop near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed the man to have a suspended driver’s license and to be in violation of his conditions of release for a prior case. He was issued a summons to appear for driving with a suspended license and violating his conditions of release.

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