Cops and Courts

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

Western Emergency Services

June 21-27

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to 13 medical calls and two fire calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

June 21-27

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to 14 medical calls and two fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

June 21-27

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to four medical calls.

Homer Police

June 20

Homer Police arrested a 55-year-old for driving under the influence. They also charged him with tampering with physical evidence, promoting contraband and fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances. He also was arrested on a felony fugitive from justice charge on a warrant out of California. He was taken to the Homer Jail awaiting extradition.

June 21

Police at 6:46 a.m. went to a report of a disturbance at the Homer Harbor. Police arrested a 40-year-old Homer man for fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances and promoting contraband. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Police at 5:05 p.m. received a report that a wanted subject may be in the Homer area. Police arrested a 21-year-old Bethel man on a $25,000 Hooper Bay Alaska State Troopers arrest warrant for two counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

June 23

Police at 8:57 a.m. received a report of a drunk man breaking glass on a vehicle. Police responded and contacted the driver, a 24-year-old Homer man. He was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail where he was later released to a sober party.

June 26

Police at 11:26 p.m. went to a report of a disturbance. They arrested a 22-year-old Anchorage man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

Alaska State Troopers

June 22

Alaska State Troopers at about 11 a.m. did a welfare check on a 42-year-old Anchor Point woman at a Tall Tree Avenue home in Anchor Point. During the contact, it was found the woman had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The warrant for failure to appear in court on original charges of violating conditions of release on a felony charge. Bail for the warrant was $500. Troopers arrested the woman and took her to the Homer Jail.

Troopers at about 1 p.m. contacted a 40-year-old Anchor Point woman and charged her with fourth-degree assault. After they did an investigation, troopers alleged the woman assaulted another woman during an argument earlier in the day. Troopers issued the defendant a summons and released her.

June 29

Troopers at 2:50 a.m. went to a single-vehicle collision with a moose near Mile 111 Sterling Highway. Troopers said a 30-year-old Homer woman driving south in a black Dodge SUV hit a moose. The driver and her passenger did not report any injuries and all wore seatbelts. Alcohol was not a factor. The collision caused substantial damage to the car. A charity recovered the moose.

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 June 28:

Criminal Court

Richard W. Miller, 55, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree promoting contraband, both felonies; driving under the influence, refusal to submit to a chemical test, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, fugitive from justice, all Homer cases.

Trevor M. Cole, 41, first-degree promoting contraband, a felony; fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, all Homer cases.

Justin W. Post, 44, fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief, both Anchor Point cases.

Adam D. Mahoney-Ardenia, 26, second-degree hindering prosecution, Anchor Point case.

Reyan M. Cohen, 31, fourth-degree assault, Anchor Point case.

Isaac P. A. Zacharof, 24, DUI, Homer case.

Pavel Usoltseff, 32, fourth-degree criminal mischief, Anchor Point case, domestic violence related.

Elias G.H. Bolton, 22, fourth-degree assault, Homer case, domestic violence related.