The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Dec. 7-14

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 15 medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Dec. 7-14

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

Homer Police

Dec. 13

Homer Police responded to a disturbance at 9:52 p.m. and issued a 52-year-old Homer man a summons for violating conditions of release.

Troopers

Nov. 28

At approximately 11:03 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspicious white Chevrolet van at a gravel pit in the Anchor Point area. Troopers responded and located the vehicle. Investigation showed that a 31-year-old Anchor Point man committed first-degree vehicle theft, violated conditions of release, third-degree theft and resisting arrest. Troopers also forwarded charges to the District Attorney’s Office on a 66-year-old Anchor Point man for first-degree hindering prosecution. They also forwarded charges on a 64-year-old Anchor Point and 56-year-old Anchor Point woman for violation of custodian’s duty.

Dec. 5

At approximately 4:37 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers were conducting routine patrol on the Sterling Highway near Ninilchik. A silver SUV was observed to be traveling at a high rate of speed in a 55 mph zone near Mile 137 Sterling Highway. Troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle but the vehicle continued to turn off the highway, travel down a driveway, and park at a garage. The male driver and sole occupant was contacted and identified as a 51-year-old Ninilchik man. He was arrested for one count of driving while under the influence. The man was transported to the trooper post in Anchor Point where he showed a breath alcohol content over the legal limit to operate a vehicle.

Dec. 8

At approximately 3:09 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a call about a disturbance occurring at a residence off of Valleyside Avenue in Anchor Point. Troopers responded and subsequent investigation resulted in a 36-year-old Anchor Point woman being placed under arrest for one count of domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault, and one count of domestic violence-related fifth-degree criminal mischief. She was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

Dec. 9

At approximately 9 a.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a call from Kenai Adult Probation who requested assistance with an uncooperative male in Ninilchik. Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded and contacted the man in question in Ninilchik. The probation officers had been conducting a probation check on the man when they observed him smash a glass pipe into the kitchen sink and a small zip lock bag with a crystal substance on the living room table. He had been detained prior to troopers arriving. Subsequent investigation resulted in the man being placed under arrest for one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, violating probation, and resisting arrest. The man was transported to the Homer Jail for remand.

Dec. 13

At about 7:55 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a vehicle near Mile 139 Sterling Highway for equipment and moving violations. The driver was identified as a 43-year-old Anchorage man. An investigation showed he was required to have an ignition interlock device installed in his vehicle but no device had been installed. The man was charged with driving in violation of a limited license and avoidance of an IID.

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 Court through Dec. 14:

Criminal Court

Miranda E. Mindell, 36, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault and domestic violence-related fifth-degree criminal mischief, Anchor Point.

Kenneth W. Kvasnikoff, 50, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, resisting arrest and tampering with physical evidence, Ninilchik.

Sharee J. Olsen, 54, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

Harry M. Bessey Jr., 49, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

Clifton T. Holmquist, 52, violating conditions of release, Homer.

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