Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Jan. 9 – Jan. 15
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to six advanced life support emergencies and 14 basic life support emergencies, for a total of 20 emergency medical service related tone outs.
Western Emergency Services
Western Emergency Services responded to nine medical calls and three fire calls the week of Jan. 2 through Jan. 8 and to five medical calls and no fire calls the week of Jan. 9 through Jan. 15.
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Homer Police Department
At 6:43 a.m., Homer police responded to a vehicle in the ditch.
At 10:19 a.m., Homer police received a theft report from a homeowner that their garage was broken into while they were on vacation.
At 6:14 p.m., Homer police responded to a vehicle vs. moose accident.
At 6:52 p.m., Homer police responded to assist Alaska State Troopers with a traffic incident.
At 3:22 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a deceased person at the Homer Senior Center.
At 7:01 a.m., Homer police received a report of a vehicle vs. dog collision. Animal Control was notified.
At 5:59 p.m., Homer police responded to a vehicle vs. moose collision. No injuries were reported.
At 11:09 p.m., Homer police responded to a noise disturbance on Beluga Lake.
An 18-year-old Homer resident was charged with second-degree sexual abuse of a minor, 12 counts of online enticement of a minor, 15 counts of unlawful exploitation of a minor, 15 counts of indecent viewing or photography, 15 counts of possession of child pornography, and six counts of distribution of indecent material to minors.
At 10:06 a.m., an 18-year-old Homer resident was arrested and charged with violating conditions of release.
Homer police responded to the report of an intoxicated male at a local business. The male was contacted and taken to South Peninsula Hospital.
At 12:38 p.m., an officer assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle at East End Road and Ronda Street.
At 3:28 p.m., Homer police received a report of the theft of heating oil from a Gavin Court residence. It is under investigation.
At. 3:11 a.m., officers on patrol located two juveniles, who were returned to their residence.
At 7:11 a.m., an officer assisted Homer Volunteer Fire Department on a medical call.
At 2:44 p.ml., Homer police received a report of a disturbance at the Aspen Hotel. A 57-year-old Homer resident was arrested and charged with violating conditions of release.
At 3:17 a.m., Homer police officers assisted Alaska State Troopers with a report of an assault in progress.
At 12:48 p.m., a 25-year-old Homer resident was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant for petition to revoke probation on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on the original charge of driving while license revoked.
At 6:14 p.m., Homer police received a report of a hit-and-run collision in the parking lot of Fat Olive’s Restaurant. It is under investigation.
At 6:46 p.m., Homer police received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report. The vehicle was located, and the driver, an 85-year-old Homer resident, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Alaska State Troopers
At 5:56 p.m., Alaska State Troopers (AST) responded to a burglary off Woodsong Court in Ninilchik. The complainant confronted individuals inside the property. The suspects left the property in a vehicle. The vehicle description and license plate number were provided to AST. AST located the vehicle going southbound on the Sterling Highway and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, resulting in a vehicle pursuit. The vehicle eluded at about 90 miles per hour for 10 miles before coming to a stop at a dead-end road. The driver, a 36-year-old Anchorage resident, attempted to flee on foot but was was taken into custody with the assistance of K9 “Lavi”. Investigation revealed the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with first-degree burglary, attempted third-degree theft, first-degree eluding, driving under the influence, and driving while license revoked. He also had an outstanding felony warrant for two counts of first-degree vehicle theft. He was taken to Homer Jail without bail.
At about 1:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a 20-year-old Homer resident for hindering prosecution after being found assisting a person who had active arrest warrants in avoiding law enforcement. The 20-year-old had previously been contacted twice within 24 hours by troopers and warned about assisting the person with the warrant. The 20-year-old was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail, where bail was set at release on own recognizance.
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.
Alaya Nycole Scott, 21, fourth-degree theft – less than $250, Homer case.
Daniel Eugene Rosendahl, 36, first-degree burglary – in a dwelling; failure to stop at the direction of an officer – reckless driving; third-degree theft – $250-$749; driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance; driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended with previous conviction; and reckless driving, Ninilchik case.