Homer Police Station. (Homer News file photo)

Homer Police Station. (Homer News file photo)

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

Sept. 7-13

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

Sept. 7-13

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

Homer Police

Sept. 10

Homer Police made a traffic stop at 11:40 p.m., and as a result issued a summons to a 50-year-old Sterling man for driving with his license revoked. He was released from the scene.

Sept. 11

Homer Police got multiple calls around 9:04 p.m. about a boat fire in the Homer Harbor. Police responded along with the Homer Volunteer Fire Department.

Homer Police responded to a report of a minor plane crash at 9:18 p.m. at the Homer Airport. There were no injuries. The police responded along with the airport manager and airport fire response.

Sept. 13

Homer Police made a traffic stop at 12:58 a.m., and as a result arrested a 43-year-old Anchorage man for driving under the influence. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Homer Police issued a summons to an 18-year-old Wisconsin woman at 3:21 p.m. for permitting an unauthorized person to drive.

Homer Police got multiple calls around 4:38 p.m. about a plane crash off the Homer Spit. The police responded along with the Homer Volunteer Fire Department. One patient with injuries was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

Sept. 14

Homer Police remanded a 32-year-old Homer woman on an outstanding warrant from the Soldotna Alaska State Troopers for failing to appear in court on an original charge of second-degree trespassing.

Sept. 15

Homer Police responded to a report of a shoplifter at 9:59 a.m. They arrested a 32-year-old Anchorage man for fourth-degree theft and took him to the Homer Jail.

Homer Police arrested a 34-year-old Homer man at 7:20 p.m. on an outstanding $50 warrant from the Alaska State Troopers in Palmer for failing to appear in court on an original charge of second-degree trespass. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Troopers

Sept. 9

Alaska State Troopers at responded in August to a report of two people trespassing at a residence on Whiskey Gulch in Anchor Point. An investigation showed two Anchor Point residents, ages 46 and 37, were trespassing at the residence. They both had left the residence prior to troopers’ arrival but were contacted on Sept. 9 and given summons to appear for criminal trespass and released.

Sept. 10

Alaska State Troopers at 1:05 p.m. contacted a 40-year-old Ninilchik man after he had been contacted by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for a hunting violation investigation near Mile 143 Sterling Highway. A records check showed the man was a convicted sex offender out of Michigan who had failed to register as a sex offender when he moved to Alaska. He was given 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

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.

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Sept. 12:

Criminal Court

Kristi M. Edens, 31, violating conditions of release, Anchor Point. Domestic violence-related.

Andrea M. Vanbuskirk, 37, first-degree trespass, Anchor Point.

Cimmaron M. Tangman, 46, first-degree trespass, Anchor Point.

Laurentii P. Reutov, 50, unlawful contact per a court order, and violating conditions of release, Homer. Both domestic violence-related.

Kelsey A. Quinn, 47, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

James L. Taylor, 55, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, Homer.

Wayland G. Branstetter, 52, fourth-degree assault, first-degree harassment, second-degree unlawful contact and violating conditions of release, all domestic violence-related, Anchor Point.

James E. Nelson Jr., 38, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

Jeffrey A. Harmon, 43, driving under the influence, Homer.

Nora D. Swindle, 18, permitting an unauthorized person to drive, Homer.

Kyle R. Hock, 31, failure to stop at the direction of an officer, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, improper use of plates, title or registration, and two counts of violating conditions of release, Anchor Point.

Sarah J. Dayan, 35, first-degree criminal mischief, violating conditions of release, Homer.

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