Cops & courts
Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Feb. 13-19
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to two Advanced Life Support emergencies and 11 Basic Life Support emergencies, for a total of 13 Emergency Medical Services related tone outs. In addition, there were four fire alarm related calls.
Western Emergency Services
Western Emergency Services responded to three medical calls and one fire call the week of Feb. 13-19.
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Homer Police Department
At 9:25 a.m., Homer police assisted Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a medical call.
At 3:27 p.m., Homer police responded to a caller reporting hearing gun shots. Homer police were notified it was the Homer Airport firing shots for bird mitigation.
At 3:57 p.m., Homer police assisted Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a medical call.
At 8:39 p.m., when Homer police responded to a disturbance, a 39-year-old Homer resident was arrested for second-degree assault and violating conditions of release and was taken to Homer Jail.
At 12:52 a.m., Homer police received a report of fireworks in the area of East End Road and Bear Creek Drive. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate anyone with fireworks.
At 1:58 p.m., Homer police received a report of a hit-and-run in the Safeway parking lot.
At 5:12 p.m., Homer police received a report of a subject violating conditions of release. A 38-year-old Homer resident was arrested and charged with violating conditions of release.
At about 2:50 a.m., Homer police assisted Alaska State Troopers with a report of a disturbance.
At 8:41 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Ocean Drive Loop.
At 2:12 p.m., Homer police responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on Pioneer Avenue. No injuries were reported.
At 3:34 a.m., Homer police assisted Alaska State Troopers with a disturbance call.
At about 7:40 a.m., Homer police received a report of a commercial burglar alarm at a local business. Officers responded to the business and made contact.
At 5:49 p.m., Homer police received a report of a hit-and-run in a parking lot. An officer responded to the location.
At 2:23 a.m., Homer police responded to a commercial burglar alarm at a local business The building was found to be secure.
Alaska State Troopers
At 8:03 p.m., troopers responded to a disturbance on Misty Ridge Road in Homer. After investigation, a 38-year-old Homer resident was arrested for driving under the influence, taken to the Homer Jail, and held until sober.
At about 2:50 a.m., Alaska State Troopers and Homer Police Department responded to a disturbance near Sibson Road in Homer. After investigation determined that a 27-year-old Homer resident had physically assaulted a family member, he was arrested for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and taken to the Homer Jail without bail, pending arraignment. Alcohol was considered to be a contributing factor.
At 9:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation near Mile 156 of the Sterling Highway. After investigation determined the driver, a 42-year-old Anchor Point resident, was driving with a revoked license and had previously been convicted of driving while license revoked, he was issued a misdemeanor summons for driving while license revoked. Further investigation determined that his mother, a 71-year-old Anchor Point resident, was the vehicle owner, knew he did not have a license, but allowed him to drive anyway. The mother was issued a misdemeanor summons for permitting an unauthorized person to drive.
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.
Todd Leon Mulvaine, 53, first-degree hindering prosecution – obstructing arrest, Homer case.
Kimberly Marie Ketter, 39, third-degree assault – repeated threat of death/injury; and violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, Homer case.
Devon Owen Corbell, 31, driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended with previous conviction, Anchor Point case.
Nikita A. Polushkin, 27, fourth-degree assault – recklessly injure, Homer case.