Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Feb. 27 – Mar. 5
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to six advanced life support emergencies and eight basic life support emergencies, for a total of 14 emergency medical services related tone outs. In addition, there were three fire related calls.
Kenai Emergency Services
KESA responded to six emergency medical services and three fire calls the week of Feb. 20 through 26.
Western Emergency Services
Western Emergency Services responded to 10 medical calls and three fire calls the week of Feb. 27 through Mar. 5.
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Homer Police Department
At 7:38 p.m., Homer police responded to a non-injury motor vehicle collision vs. moose. The moose was deceased prior to arrival of officers, and a charity in Homer was contacted.
At 6:15 a.m., Homer police responded to the report of a disturbance on Noview Avenue.
At 9:59 a.m., Homer police received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) complaint of a vehicle on the Homer Spit. The driver was contacted, and no impairment was detected.
At 10:25 p.m., Homer police received a report of a domestic violence assault that had happened earlier. It is under investigation.
Alaska State Troopers
At about 12:50 p.m., Alaska State Troopers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by a 35-year-old Homer resident for failing to wear a seat belt. The driver smelled strongly of alcohol and had red and watery eyes and, after investigation, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Homer Jail.
At 8:52 p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop in Anchor Point, because the driver, a 42-year-old Anchor Point resident, was recognized and known not to have a valid license. The driver was issued a misdemeanor summons for driving while license revoked.
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.
Tayler Faith Andrews, 25, two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, Homer case.
Paul Joseph Pelkey, 33, fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons – carrying a concealed weapon and failure to inform officer; and fourth-degree theft – less than $250, Homer case.
Detricia Rae Hahn, 63, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Joshua Alexander Olds, 34, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Dustin Nathanael Steen, 34, fourth-degree theft – less than $250, Homer case.
Hayden Anthony Patterson, 25, reckless driving; driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended – with previous conviction; two counts of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor; and leaving the scene of an accident – vehicle damage, Anchor Point case.
Rodney Lewis Willett, 66, driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended – with previous conviction, Ninilchik case.
Tyler James Ledger Hecks, 25, driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended for criminal offense; and violating condition of release for a felony, Seldovia case.
Tyler James Ledger Hecks, 25, driving while license canceled/revoked/suspended with previous conviction; violating condition of release for a felony; and two counts of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, Homer case.