Cops and Courts

For the week of Aug. 17

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

Aug. 17-23

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Aug. 17-24

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Aug. 17-23

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

Homer Police

Aug. 18

The Homer Police Department got a report of sexual abuse on Aug. 8. On Aug. 18, following investigation, officers arrested a 29-year-old Homer man and he was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor. He was remanded to the Homer Jail.

Aug. 21

Homer Police issued a summons to a 47-year-old Homer man for fourth-degree theft.

Officers arrested a 29-year-old Kodiak man on an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 22

Homer Police made a traffic stop and arrested a 34-year-old Wisconsin man for driving under the influence and for driving with his license revoked.

An officer made a traffic stop at ended up contacted a wanted person. The officer arrested the 26-year-old Nikiski man on an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 23

Homer Police officers responded to a report of a disturbance. They arrested the same 34-year-old Wisconsin man from Aug. 22 for violating conditions of release.

Troopers

Aug. 11

On Aug. 11, Alaska State Troopers were reviewing the sex offender list for the southern Kenai Peninsula and found that a 49-year-old Voznesenka man was in non-comply status. An investigation showed the man was required to register as a sex offender yearly and had failed to register by the required date in 2020. He was contacted on Aug. 25 and given a summons to appear in court.

Aug. 18

At about 1:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a vehicle at Chapman Elementary in Anchor Point after recognizing the driver as not having a license. The driver a 43-year-old Homer man, was found to be driving with a suspended license. The man was given a summons to appear and released.

At 6:03 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 14-year-old female minor who had been sexually assaulted earlier in the day. An investigation showed the female had been sexually assaulted by a 73-year-old Anchor Point man. Based on information gathered during the investigation, the man was arrested on Aug. 19 and remanded into the Homer Jail. He was held without bail.

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 Aug. 25:

Criminal Court

Isabella R. Waz, 25, driving under the influence, Anchor Point.

Gary A. Tysowski, 73, first-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and third-degree sexual abuse of a minor, Anchor Point.

Aaron J. Bullard, 56, driving under the influence, refusing to submit to a chemical test, and driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, Ninilchik.

John E. Shultz, 56, violating a stalking or sexual assault protective order, Anchor Point.

Todd D. Ostler, 30, felony DUI, Anchor Point.

Jason L. Howze, 34, driving under the influence and driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, Homer.

Phillip B. Gonzales Jr., 36, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, Homer.

Nicholar P. Guarnere, 38, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, Ninilchik.

Jason L. Howze, 34, violating conditions of release, Homer.

Marama Toolie, 55, resisting arrest, Homer.

Vasily T. Martishev, 49, failure to register as a sex offender, Homer.

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