Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Jan. 2 – Jan. 8
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to six advanced life support emergencies, one of which was a mutual aid call to Kachemak Emergency Services Area, and 11 basic life support emergencies, for a total of 17 emergency medical services-related tone outs. In addition, there were two fire-related calls, one of those a mutual aid call to Kachemak Emergency Servicers Area.
Kachemak Emergency Services Area
KESA responded to five emergency medical service and three fire calls this week.
Western Emergency Services
Western Emergency Services responded to 13 medical calls and two fire calls the week of Dec. 26, 2022 through Jan. 1, 2023.
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Homer Police Department
At 7:41 a.m., Homer police assisted Alaska State Troopers at the Homer Ferry Terminal.
At 5:23 p.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Bay Avenue.
At 4:46 p.m., Homer police responded to a motor vehicle collision.
At 5:52 p.m., Homer police assisted Alaska State Troopers with a moose vs. two motor vehicles collision.
At 11:20 a.m., Homer police received a report of a sexual assault. It is under investigation.
At 7:38 a.m., Homer police received a report of a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was located and returned home.
Alaska State Troopers
At 8:22 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point conducted a traffic stop near Mile 8 East End Road for an equipment violation. After investigation, the driver, a 37-year-old Homer resident, was arrested for driving under the influence, two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, and driving while license revoked with prior convictions and taken to Homer Jail, where he was released on his own recognizance, once sober.
At 7:15 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to an address on North Fork Road for a disturbance. After investigation showed a 45-year-old Anchorage resident was violating conditions of release by being at the residence and contacting the residence owner, the 45-year-old was arrested for violating conditions of release and unlawful contact and taken to Homer Jail.
At 3:08 p.m., Homer police responded to the report of shoplifting at Ulmer’s Drug & Hardware. A 21-year-old Anchor Point resident was arrested and charged with fourth-degree theft.
At 9:13 p.m., Homer police received a report of a vehicle that had been vandalized sometime in the past week. It is under investigation.
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. Disposition of cases can be found at https://public.courts.alaska.gov/web/scheduled/docs/crimdisp.pdf.
16-year-old Homer resident, driving in violation of instruction permit. Anchor Point case.
Alexander I. Kalugin, 34, reckless driving, Homer case.
William Robert Duddleston, 69, fourth-degree theft – less than $250, Homer case.
Payton Sallison, 18, contributing to the delinquency of a minor – runaway, Homer case.
Saraphim Meska Elijah Macauly, 19, contributing to the delinquency of a minor – runaway, Homer case.
Trystn Ka Hia Po O Kuu, 18, furnishing alcohol to a person under 21; and contributing to the delinquency of a minor – runaway, Homer case.
Adam Christopher Barker, 45, fourth-degree assault – fear of injury, Homer case.
Erinn Marie Hammerich, 32, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Derek Christopher Ball, 37, driving under the influence; two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons – possession while intoxicated; and driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended with previous conviction, Homer case.
Lavera Lori Dela Cruz, 45, violating condition of release for a felony; and unlawful contact per court ordered, Anchor Point case.
Polly Martushev, 37, fourth-degree assault – recklessly injure; and fifth-degree criminal mischief – damage under $250, Anchor Point case.