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

Oct. 24-30

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

Homer Fire

Oct. 24-30

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls.

Emergency Services

Oct. 24-30

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

Homer Police

Oct. 24

A caller at 12:54 p.m. reported an injured dog on Kachemak Way. The animal control officer responded.

A person at 3:46 p.m. made a 911 call regarding a trespassing issue with property on Horizon Court. Police responded.

A caller at 6:40 p.m. reported a man was trespassing at a Spit address. Police responded and arrested a 25-year-old man for criminal trespassing.

Oct. 25

A caller at 10:58 a.m. reported a driver speeding and passing unsafely on Kachemak Drive.

A caller at 12:15 p.m. reported being harassed by a person in the Danview Avenue area.

A caller at 12:16 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Ben Walters Lane address.

A caller at 1:12 p.m. reported a person who had been previously issued a trespass notice was back at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded and arrested a 28-year-old man for criminal trespassing.

Police at 2:48 p.m. served a stalking protective order on a person at a Ben Walters Lane address.

A woman at 4:24 p.m. reported a lost phone.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. reported finding a kitten in a box at a Sterling Highway address. Police took the kitten to the animal shelter.

Oct. 26

A caller at 6:27 a.m. reporting losing property in the Homer area.

A caller at 7:39 a.m. reported suspicious vehicles in the Main Street and Ohlson Lane area.

A caller at 9:17 a.m. reported losing horses in the Teddy Lee Place area.

A person at 10:25 p.m. made a 911 call of a car crash with injuries on Skyline Drive near Glacierview Court. Police and medics responded.

Oct. 27

Police from 3:31-4:24 a.m. issued parking warnings to vehicles parked on Mattox Street, Beluga Court, Mark White Avenue, Tamara Street, Klondike Avenue and South Slope Drive.

A caller at 8:16 a.m. reported suspicious activity in front of a close business on Ohlson Lane. Police responded and found all was OK. There were items placed outside a business that said “free.”

Police at 9:30 a.m. received an email pertaining to suspicious activity.

A caller at 4:05 p.m. reported a man and woman moving through a Kachemak Drive parking lot and looking into parked vehicles. Police responded and contacted the people.

A person at 6:55 p.m. made a 911 call that a car hit a dog on East End Road. Police responded but couldn’t find the dog.

A caller at 11:24 p.m. reported a drunk man walking in the road on Hohe Street. Police contacted the man and found he was OK.

Oct. 28

Police at 2:37 a.m. contacted a man sleeping in a car on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 7:15 a.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on Clover Lane.

Police at 10:19 a.m. received a 911 call that then hung up. On a call back a dispatcher confirmed all was OK and that a toddler had pushed the emergency button on a cell phone.

Police at 12:18 p.m. issued a parking citation to a vehicle on Beluga Place and Bunnell Avenue.

A caller at 12:51 p.m. reported a theft from a Pioneer Avenue building.

Police at 12:50 p.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers.

A person at 3:42 p.m. left found property at the police station. Police contacted the registered owner.

A woman at 5:25 p.m. reported she was at the same Hazel Avenue location as two people who had restraining orders against her. She also said she had been issued a trespass notice from that address. Police responded and transported the woman to a residence.

A caller at 5:48 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check at a Main Street address on a possible Homer resident who was listed as a missing person.

Oct. 29

Several callers at 11:32 a.m. reported a vehicle in a restricted area on the Mud Bay beach off Kachemak Drive. Police responded and advised the person of city camping ordinances.

A caller at 7:49 p.m. reported skateboarders in the middle of Kachemak Way who did not have refelective gear or lights. Police told a skateboarder to get off the road.

Oct. 30

A caller at 2:09 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Main Street address. Police responded and a man was taken away by ambulance.


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 Oct. 28:


Mel A. Erickson, 55, charges dismissed, failure to record finfish landing, 12 counts; fish and game prohibited conduct, eight counts; violation of seasons, bag, possession and size limits, three counts; limitations for halibut, 13 counts; failure to record log books, five counts. He pleaded guilty to an amended charge of limitations for halibut, a violation, two counts, and was fined $10,000 with $5,000 suspended on each count; ordered to pay $10 to support the Police Training Fund; had his guiding privileges suspended until May 31, 2018, and placed on probation for two years.

Criminal Court

Dustin L. Culbertston, 36, Ninilchik, driving under the influence.

Amalia G. Rowan, 22, DUI.

Cody C. Rhodes, 20, Ninilchik, first-degree assault, reckless driving, reckless endangerment.

Civil Court

In the matter of Stephen Doner-Pond and Anna B.L. Doner-Pond, dissolution without children.

Michelle LeeAnn Foss v. Jared T. Porter, divorce.

Karen Perez v. Winto Everett, temporary restraining order granted.

Midland Funding LLC v. Morgan Mitchell, debt.

Midland Funding LLC v. Sunny Bourgeois, debt.

Amanda M. Eben v. Caleb L. Jones, temporary restraining order granted.

Small Claims

Jackie Hanley v. Phil Clay, debt.

Andrew Haggard v. Phil Clay, debt.

Martha Christensen v. Matt Wolff, debt.

Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Akaky F. Martushev, debt.