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

June 22-28

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

June 22-28

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

June 22-28

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

Homer Police

June 24

The Homer Police got a report of a possibly impaired driver at 3:36 am. Officers responded and got additional calls regarding the same vehicle. Officers located the vehicle with the driver inside. They arrested the 25-year-old Homer man for second-degree burglary, fourth-degree theft, driving under the influence, refusing a breath test, third-degree criminal mischief, fifth-degree criminal mischief and possession of burglary tools. He was remanded to the Homer Jail.

The Homer Police got a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report at 11:57 a.m. Officers responded and made a traffic stop on the vehicle, and arrested a 41-year-old Kodiak man for driving under the influence, refusing a breath test, vehicle theft and two counts of driving with a revoked license. The man was remanded to the Homer Jail.

June 25

The Homer Police got a report of a theft at 9:08 p.m. An officer contacted the people involved and later arrested a 44-year-old Anchor Point woman for fourth-degree theft.

June 26

The Homer Police got a report of a man trespassing at 1:01 a.m. Officers responded to the scene and arrested a 47-year-old Homer man for violating conditions of a domestic violence protective order. He was remanded to the Homer Jail.

The Homer Police got multiple calls requesting a welfare check on a pedestrian at 5:56 p.m. Officers responded to the scene and arrested a 41-year-old Homer man for violating conditions of release. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Troopers

June 24

At about 12:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers located a vehicle driving on the Sterling Highway near Mile 143 which had been reported as stolen. Troopers stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver who was identified as a 39-year-old Soldotna man. The man had outstanding charges of first-degree vehicle theft, second-degree vehicle theft and multiple counts of second-degree harassment from previous investigations. He was arrested on these charges. During the investigation it was found the man had an extraditable warrant for his arrest out of the state of Oregon. He was transported and remanded into WildWood Pretrial where he was held without bail.

June 25

At 7:21 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle crash on the Sterling Highway in downtown Anchor Point. An investigation showed a vehicle driven by a 39-year-old Ninilchik man had attempted to pass a vehicle he believed to be turning right when the other vehicle turned left into a local business parking lot. The other vehicle was being driven by a 36-year-old Anchor Point man. The vehicles collided causing damage to both vehicles and possible injuries to a passenger in the second man’s vehicle. Based on the investigation, the first driver was cited for passing in a no-passing zone. The second driver was charged with driving with a suspended license, failing to have vehicle insurance, and misuse of plates.

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 June 26:

Judgments

Anchor River Enterprises, LLC, disturbance of natural objects, vegetation or minerals in a state park managed area, dismissed by prosecution.

Robert L. Scheetz, 36, fourth-degree assault, dismissed by prosecution.

Rieanna L. Ten Fingers, 34, two counts of fourth-degree assault, dismissed by prosecution.

Logan J. Lucas, 25, violating conditions of release, dismissed by prosecution. In a separate case from the same date of May 18, violating conditions of release, dismissed by prosecution.

Criminal Court

Joseph V. Riggs, 48, violating a domestic violence protective order, Homer.

Paul N. Clampffer, 41, driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, second-degree vehicle theft and two counts of violating conditions of release, Homer.

Afanasy E. Basargin, 25, second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, fifth-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree theft, driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test and possessing burglary tools, Homer.

Robert L. Scheetz Jr., 36, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, no motor vehicle liability insurance and improper use of registration, title or plates, Anchor Point.

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

Christopher R. Dubbe, 36, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, Happy Valley.

Toby A. Benya, 47, violating conditions of release and fifth-degree criminal mischief, Homer.

Stacey A. Anderson, 44, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

Scott D. Williams, 41, violating conditions of release, Homer.

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