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

Feb. 1-8

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

Homer Police

Feb. 1

Homer Police got an after-the-fact report at 7:50 a.m. of a burglary at the Gear Shed. The caller reported that an unknown person gained entry into the building, accessed the ATM and stole funds from it.

Feb. 2

Homer Police got a report at 3:14 p.m. of a motor vehicle collision between a passenger vehicle and a semi truck on Baycrest Hill. Officers and medics went to the scene. The occupants of the passenger vehicle were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Feb. 3

Homer Police responded to a business that reported a shoplifter at 3:52 p.m. They issued a summons to a 32-year-old Homer man for fourth-degree theft.

Troopers

Feb. 2

At about 2:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a death which had occurred in Seldovia. The Seldovia police chief was out of town so Troopers responded to investigate. An investigation showed that a 75-year-old Seldovia man had died from natural causes.

Feb. 3

At about 10:45 a.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a death which had occurred in Seldovia. The Seldovia police chief was out of town so Troopers responded to investigate. An investigation showed that another 75-year-old Seldovia man died from natural causes.

Feb. 8

At approximately 12:17 a.m., Alaska State Troopers from Soldotna located a vehicle in the ditch near the intersection of North Cohoe Loop and Jason Drive. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Ninilchik man for driving under the influence. He was remanded to Wildwood Pretrial.

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 Court through Feb. 7:

Criminal Court

Willa K. Spencer, 67, concealing merchandise, Homer.

Jim B. Scheiner, 36, driving under the influence, Homer.

Dustin N. Steen, 32, fourth-degree theft, Homer.

Matthew F. Gallien, 59, fourth-degree assault, Anchor Point.

Phillip D. Curry, 56, violating conditions of release, Homer.

Cedrick C. O’Rourke, 22, leaving the scene of an accident and violating conditions of release, Homer.

Anfisa Basargin, 21, failing to stop for a school bus, Homer.

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