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

Sept. 6-12

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to five medical calls and one motor-vehicle accident call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Sept. 6-12

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to six medical calls and three fire calls.

Western Emergency Services

Sept. 6-12

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to nine medical calls and one fire call.

Homer Police

Sept. 7

Homer Police at 8:21 p.m. observed a 41-year-old Sitka man violating conditions of release. They issued him a summons for second-degree criminal trespassing and violating conditions of release.

Sept. 11

Police at 9:28 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 39-year-old Orlando, Florida, woman and arrested her for driving under the influence. She was taken to the Homer Jail.

Police at 10:20 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 25-year-old Homer man and arrested him for DUI. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Sept. 12

Police at 2:16 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 64-year-old Anchorage man and arrested him for DUI and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Alaska State Troopers

Sept. 11

Alaska Wildlife Troopers at 7:56 a.m. were contacted by a 69-year-old Ninilchik man who self-reported that he shot a sublegal moose in Ninilchik. Troopers investigated and determined the moose did not meet the antler requirements for Game Unit 15. Troopers seized the moose and antlers and donated the meat to a charity. The man was issued a citation for a court appearance in Homer.

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 Sept. 13:

Criminal Court

Rebecca A. Richel, 39, second-degree harassment, two counts of disorderly conduct, violating conditions of release, Homer case.

Patrick G.D. Halbur, 41, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence related, Homer case.

Owen J. Duffy, 25, driving under the influence, Homer case.

Thurman L. Cairnes Jr., 41, second-degree criminal trespassing, Homer case.

Seth E. Gamble, 44, fourth-degree assault, two counts, domestic violence related, Homer case.

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