Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

May 1-7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls and two fire calls.

Homer Fire

May 1-7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls and one fire call.

May 1

Firefighters at 9:19 p.m. went to a report of flames in the Tulin Terrace Bluff West Court area. Crews found an unattended bonfire that had fishing nets and pallets burning. Crews put out the fire.

Kachemak Emergency Services

May 1-7

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls and one fire call.

Homer Police

May 1

A caller at 7:50 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in the Pennock Street area. Police responded.

A caller at 8:29 a.m. reported a driver speeding and tailgating in the school zone near Homer Middle School.

Police at 8:37 a.m. warned a driver for speeding in the school zone near Homer Middle School.

A caller at 9:12 a.m. reported a wanted subject at a Lake Street address. Police responded and arrested a 26-year-old man for a warrant for failure to appear in court.

A caller at 10:13 a.m. reported a person called and harassed him at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded.

A caller at 10:57 a.m. reported a threat from an unknown person.

A man at 12:20 p.m. came to the station to turn in property found at a Forest Glenn Drive address The man also reported an abandoned vehicle.

A man at 1 p.m. reported lost property.

A person at 1:49 p.m. made a 911 call of a disturbance at a Ben Walters Lane office. Police responded.

A caller at 3:46 p.m. reported a driver in a vehicle towing a trailer that lost debris on East End Road. Police contacted the driver and made sure the load was secure.

A caller at 3:51 p.m. reported people driving motorized vehicles in a prohibited area of the beach on the Spit.

A man at 10:05 p.m. asked to speak to an officer about a civil issue.

Several people at 9:17 p.m. made 911 calls of a large fire in a wooded area on Tulin Bluff West Court. Police and firefighters responded.

May 2

Police at 12:05 a.m. contacted a woman driver in a vehicle in the ditch on East East Road. Police arrested the driver, a 53-year-old woman, for driving under the influence.

A caller at 2:35 a.m. reported a driver spinning brodies and spraying gravel on Freight Dock Road.

A caller at 7 a.m. reported an ongoing trespass issue at a Sterling Highway address.

A caller at 9:03 a.m. reported an assault at a Kachemak Drive address. Police responded and arrested a 42-year-old man for two counts of fourth-degree assault and criminal mischief.

A caller at 9:32 a.m. reported being threatened by phone,

A caller at 2:03 p.m. reported a person driving by slowly and stopping in the road on Bay Avenue.

A caller at 4 p.m. reported a theft from a Main Street address.

A person at 4:30 p.m. came to the police station to report a temporary restraining order violation.

A caller at 5:10 p.m. reported possible drug activity at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded.

A caller at 10:22 p.m. reported a man needed to be advised of trespassing on the Spit near the Seafarers Memorial. Police contacted the man, advised him of the trespass and advised him to go to a legal camping area.

May 3

A caller at 12:03 a.m reported a TRO violation on the Spit.

A caller at 11:31 a.m. reported an expected death of a person at a Soundview Avenue home. Police and medics responded.

A caller at 12:58 p.m. reported an expected death of a person at a Main Street home. Police responded.

A person at 3:15 p.m. went to the station to report threats.

A caller at 7:50 p.m. reported a tent on the Reber Trail off West Fairview Avenue.

A caller at 7:51 p.m. reported two young people on top of a Sterling Highway building. Police responded.

May 4

A caller at 1:49 a.m. reported an assault at a Pioneer Avenue bar with the suspects leaving. Police responded but did not find the suspects.

Police at 2:37 a.m. contacted a person sitting on the ground on Pioneer Avenue. All was OK; the person was waiting for a taxi.

A caller at 8:19 a.m. asked an officer to speak to a student about safety.

A caller at 1:15 p.m. reported a theft from a vehicle parked on Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 3:40 p.m. reported a theft from a Lake Street business.

A caller at 4:09 p.m. reported a theft from a Pioneer Avenue business.

A caller at 7:47 p.m reported a person inside a vacant apartment on Main Street. Police responded and issued a man a trespass notice from the property.

A caller at 9:54 p.m. reported a possibly drunk woman sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked at an East End Road parking lot. Police contacted the woman.

May 5

A person at 5 p.m. made a 911 call of a driver speeding and spitting gravel on pedestrians on the Spit. Police responded and cited a driver.

A person at 5:26 p.m. came to the station to report a theft from a vehicle parked at Bishop’s Beach.

A caller at 5:48 p.m. reported people getting too close to an eagle on the Spit beach.

A caller at 7:47 p.m. asked police to attempt to locate a person and serve a TRO at a Cottonwood Lane address. Police responded and served the TRO.

A caller at 11:21 p.m. reported hearing a woman screaming for the past 10 minutes in the Mattox Road area. Police responded.

May 6

A caller at 1:57 a.m. reported suspicious vehicles parked at the end of Mattox Road. Police responded.

A caller at 10 a.m. reported information regarding a possible stolen vehicle.

A caller at 11:58 a.m. reported finding a birding book on the Spit.

A caller at 12:34 p.m. reported a trespassed person at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded.

A woman at 2:35 p.m. came to the station to report being harassed.

A caller at 7:03 p.m. reported a suspicious person tried to get into their vehicle parked on Kachemak Drive.

A caller at 7:44 p.m. reported items stolen from a parked vehicle on Lakeshore Drive.

May 7

A hospital employee at 1:03 a.m. asked police to check on a staff member at a Solstice Drive home. Police responded.

Police at 3:25 a.m. contacted two drunk men by the side of the road at Bishop’s Beach and one man trying to lie down in the ditch. Another officer responded.

A caller at 3:20 p.m. reported receiving a prank phone call.

Police at 3:48 p.m. contacted a 20-year-old man driving a vehicle on East End Road and arrested him on a probation violation.

May 8

Police at 12:15 a.m. contacted ATV drivers on West Hill Road and warned them for driving an ATV on the raod.

A caller at 4:20 a.m. reported a person trespassing at a Spit Road address had been detained by other people. Police responded and arrested a 21-year-old man for first-degree trespassing, theft and providing a false report to an officer.

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. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through May 5:


Janinne E. Price, 31, charge dismissed, fourth-degree assault.

Colin R. McDougal, 46, charge dismissed, drunk person on license premises.

Tiffany B. Tesar, 24, charges dismissed, driving under the influence, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Larry R. Trefren, 78, pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $100 suspended jail surcharge; and was placed on probation for one year.

Criminal Court

Jeremy D. Watson, 37, Anchor Point, third-degree misconduct involing weapons — felon in posession, a felony.

Randall L. Igou, 27, Anchor Point, third-degree misconduct involing weapons — felon in posession, failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer, both felonies; reckless driving.

Neal L. Reutov, 26, fourth-degree theft, third-degree theft.

Robert E. Carroll Jr., third-degree theft.

Chad T. Kuryla, 48, Anchor Point, third-degree assault, a felony.

Carli F. Rico, 21, driving without a valid operator’s license.

Labyron D. Black, 24, disorderly conduct.

Howard L. Manser, 58, fourth-degree assault.

Lydia A. Olympic, 53, driving under the influence.

Patrick A. Bussing, 31, DUI, fifth-degree criminal mischief, two counts, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Barry R. Wilson, 42, fourth-degree assault, two counts, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Civil Court

Bank of America v. Craig Haulk, debt.

Midland Funding LLC v. Komet Being, debt.

Martha Urban v. Delbert Urban and C. Michael Hough, other real estate matter.

Jessica Hill v. Gregory Kalmakoff, temporary restraining order granted.

Candice N. Gavalis v. Brian K. Covington, TRO granted.

Small Claims

Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Lee Y. Kyung, debt.

Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Larry K. Garvey, debt.

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