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.

Western Emergency Services

April 5-11

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 5-11

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

Homer Police

April 5

Homer Police at 10:56 a.m. went to a report of a kayaker who overturned in Mud Bay off the Homer Spit with one person in the water and unable to get back into the vessle. The caller, another kayaker, reported strong currents. Homer Police, the Homer Harbormaster’s Office, Homer Fire and Alaska State Parks responded. Staff in the State Parks vessel first responded and pulled the hypothermic kayaker from the water. The kayaker was taken to South Peninsula Hospital. The second kayaker was assisted to land by the Harbormaster’s Office who then recovered both kayakers. The two kayakers were wearing personal flotation devices.

April 7

Police at issued a summons to a 33-year-old Homer woman for driving while license revoked.

April 9

Police at 10:11 p.m. received a report of an assault in the Homer area. Following an investigation, police arrested and charged a 53-year-old Homer man with first-degree attempted murder, two counts of kidnapping, first-degree assault, domestic violence, two counts of second-degree assault, domestic violence, resisting arrest, fifth-degree criminal mischief and vioating conditions of release. The man was taken to the Homer Jail.

Troopers

March 20

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 29-year-old Homer man and a 28-year-old Homer man for retention of undersized Tanner crab.

March 31

Wildlife Troopers cited a 44-year-old Homer man for retention of undersized Tanner crab.

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 April 12:

Criminal Court

Clifton Holmquist, 53, attempted first-degree murer, two counts of kidnapping, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assaults, all felonies; two counts of fourth-degree assault, all domestic-violence related; resisting arrest, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and violating conditions of release, all Homer cases.

Danielle L. Tripp, 41, fugitive from justice, Homer case.

Clifton Holmquist, 53, attempted first-degree murer, two counts of kidnapping, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assaults, all felonies; two counts of fourth-degree assault, all domestic-violence related; resisting arrest, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and violating conditions of release, all Homer cases.

Danielle L. Tripp, 41, fugitive from justice, Homer case.

Bret A. Herrick, 60, reckless endangerment, Anchor Point case.

Sean M. Carpenter, 31, third-degree theft, fourth-degree criminal mischief, Homer Case.

William Parks, 34, driving under the influence, no motor vehicle liability insurance, Anchor Point case.

Samantha Meyers, 32, driving while license canceled, revoked, suspended, previous conviction, Homer case.

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