Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Jan. 16 – Jan. 22
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to five advanced life support emergencies and 10 basic life support emergencies, for a total of 15 emergency medical service related tone outs. In addition, there were three fire related calls, one being a structure fire at the Boat Yard, with mutual aid from both Kachemak Emergency Services and Western Emergency Services.
Western Emergency Services
Western Emergency Services responded to 15 medical calls and four fire calls the week of Jan. 16 through Jan. 22.
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Homer Police Department
At 4:32 p.m., Homer police responded to a vehicle vs. moose incident. Personal Accident Reporting System was advised, and a charity was contacted.
At 6:03 a.m., Homer police responded to a motor vehicle vs. moose accident.
At 12:04 p.m., Homer police assisted Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a boat fire.
At 6:51 p.m., Homer police responded to a motor vehicle collision.
At 12: a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Fairview Avenue. A 50-year-old Homer resident was arrested and charged with violating conditions of release.
At 10:15 a.m., Homer police received a report of an assault that had occurred a week prior. After investigation, a 34-year-old Homer resident was arrested and charged with fourth-degree domestic violence assault.
At 12:31 p.m., Homer police responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Heath Street. No injuries were reported.
At 5:09 p.m., Homer police officers assisted Alaska State Troopers with a disturbance call.
At 6:57 p.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Noview Avenue.
At 9:45 a.m., Homer police received a report of a missing person. After investigation, the person was located in Anchor Point.
At 9:55 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Nelson Avenue.
At 4:54 p.m., Homer police received a report of a wanted person at a local business. Investigation determined the person was no longer wanted.
At 12:10 a.m., a 38-year-old Homer resident was issued a summons for driving while license suspended.
At 6:23 a.m., Homer police assisted Alaska State Troopers with the report of a vehicle on fire.
At. 12:: p.m., a 42-year-old Homer resident was arrested for driving under the influence.
At 11:01 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Pioneer Avenue. No injuries were reported.
At 11:41 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Lucky Shot Street. No injuries were reported.
Alaska State Troopers
At 5:09 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a third-hand report of a disturbance off Wilshire Drive in Fritz Creek. After investigation revealed a 61-year-old Homer resident had assaulted a household member with a knife, he was arrested second-degree and third-degree domestic violence assault and taken to Homer Jail without bail.
At 10:56 p.m., Alaska State Troopers from Anchor Point conducted a traffic stop near Resch Road. After investigation, the driver, a 45-year-old Anchor Point resident, was found to be using license plates from a different vehicle and also had a $25 misdemeanor arrest warrant for failure to appear on the original charge of no insurance. He was arrested for the warrant and the new charge of misuse of plates and was taken to the Homer Jail.
At 6:45 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted a 45-year-old Anchor Point resident who had an active warrant for his arrest in a vehicle parked in the Ninilchik Tesoro parking lot. Subsequent investigation showed that he was also on conditions of release in a separate case and had violated those conditions by consuming controlled substances. He was taken to the Homer Jail and held, pending arraignment.
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.
Michael Decarvid Smith, 31, fourth-degree theft – less than $250, Anchor Point case.
Chantelle M. Neill, 49, drunk person on licensed premises; and disorderly conduct – loud noise, public/private, Homer case.
Calvin William Forrester, 86, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Ann Laverne Graham, 20, second-degree hindering prosecution, Homer case.
Arseny I. Polushkin, 36, permitting unauthorized person to drive, Homer case.
Yvette Lemaster, 55, driving under the influence, Ninilchik case.
David Guy Buzga, 34, fourth-degree assault – recklessly injure, Homer case.
Dale John Gleadall, 61, second-degree assault – injury with weapon, intent; and third-degree assault – causing fear of injury with a weapon, Homer case.
James Riley Iyapana-Pirkle, 45, improper use of registration/title/plates, Anchor Point case.
Evdokaya A. Basargin, 39, driving under the influence – alcohol or controlled substance; and refusal to submit to chemical test, Homer case.
Shane William Randall, 38, driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended with previous conviction, Homer case.
Samantha Valervis Moonin, 42, driving under the influence – alcohol or controlled substance, Homer case.