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. 27-Jan. 3

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to 12 medical calls and two fire-rescue calls.

Jan. 1

Firefighters and EMTs responded to a motor vehicle crash on the Homer Spit Road.

Jan. 2

Firefighters responded to a Kachemak Emergency Services mutual aid request for assistance at a structure fire.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Dec. 27-Jan. 3

Emergency medical technicians responded to two medical calls and two fire calls.

Western Emergency Services

Dec. 27-Jan. 3

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

Homer Police

Dec. 28

Homer Police at 10:43 p.m. went to the parking lot of a Pioneer Avenue bar for a report of an assault. After interviews the case remains under investigation.

Dec. 30

Police at 1:26 a.m. arrested a 45-year-old Homer man on an outstanding warrant. They also arrested him for driving while license suspended and violating conditions of release. He was taken and to the Homer Jail.

Police at 2:51 p.m. received a report of a shoplifter. The case remains under investigation.

Police at 5:45 p.m. received a report of a vehicle in a ditch with another vehicle attempting to pull it out. Police arrested a 37-year-old Homer man with driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons. They also charged a 23-year-old Homer man with DUI.

Jan. 1, 2021

Police at 12:18 a.m. arrested a 20-year-old Homer man on an outstanding felony assault warrant.

Police at 11:58 a.m. went to a report of a two-vehicle collision with injuries and entrapment near Mile 2 mile Homer Spit Road. Homer Volunteer Fire Department also responded. Two persons were transported to South Peninsula Hospital.

Jan. 2

Police at 9:46 p.m. arrested a 40-year-old Homer woman with DUI and took her to the Homer Jail.

Police at 10:20 p.m. arrested a 36-year-old Nikolaevsk man on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for in court on original charges of DUI, refusal to submit to a chemical test and no insurance.

Alaska State Troopers

Dec. 31

Alaska State Troopers at 6:29 p.m. stopped a person driving near Mile 169 Sterling Highway for having a headlight out. Troopers issued a summons to the driver, a 24-year-old Nanwalek woman, for not having vehicle insurance and cited her for driving without a valid license.

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. All defendants are presumed not guilty until convicted in court. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer Court through Jan. 3:

Criminal Court

Janine E. Price, 36, fourth-degree assault, two counts, domestic violence related, Ninilchik case.

Dale L. Kuller, 55, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, Anchor Point case.

Evtropii Matveev, 59, driving under the influence, Homer case.

June Ke Yoo Muscente Denver, 37, no motor vehicle liability insurance, violating conditions of release, Homer case.

Jaime Snedden, 45, driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended; violating conditions of release, Homer case.

Severean I. Reutov, 41, fourth-degree assault.

Malia S. Anderson, 50, DUI, felony, Homer case.