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

July 3-9

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

Homer Fire

July 3-9

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 18 medical calls and three fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 3-9

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

Homer Police

July 3

A caller at 10:34 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man who had made suicidal threats. The caller later called back and said the man was OK.

A person at 10:32 a.m. made a 911 call that a man might be casing houses in the Poppy Circle and Forest Glen area.

A caller at 10:41 a.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on Freight Dock Road.

A caller at 10:43 a.m. reported a man driving who should not be driving on Pioneer Street.

An agency at 12:23 p.m. asked for police assistance with an agitated client at a Lake Street address. Police stood by.

A caller at 2:40 p.m. asked to speak to an officer regarding a domestic violence incident, paperwork and personal belongings. Police advised the caller of options.

A person at 3 p.m. came by the police station to report a scam.

A caller at 3:24 p.m. reported people riding skateboards in the road on Main Street.

A person at 7:21 p.m. reported hearing what sounded like gunshots in the Jenny Way area. Police responded and determined the sound was fireworks.

A man at 7:21 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on his wife whom he couldn’t contact. Police contacted the woman and found all was OK.

A person at 7:52 p.m. flagged down an officer on near Mile 4 Homer Spit Road regarding a hazard in the road. Police removed the hazard.

A person at 8:22 p.m. made a 911 call of people yelling in white SUVs on the Bypass. One car almost rammed the other. Police responded.

A caller at 8:48 p.m. reported a disagreement with a drunk man on the Spit beach

A caller at 9:45 p.m. reported fireworks on Bishop’s Beach. Police responded and warned people about city ordinances prohibiting fireworks.

July 4

A caller at 12:11 a.m. reported an unattended child on the side of the Bypass near Lake Street. Police returned the child home.

A caller at 8:24 a.m. reported finding a vehicle that had been involved in a prior shoplifting incident was parked at a Bypass store. Police responded and cited a woman for driving while license revoked.

Police at 11:40 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 27-year-old man driving on the Spit and issued him a summons for driving in violation of permit.

Police at 11:59 a.m. made a traffic stop on 26-year-old man driving on the Spit and issued him a summons for no insurance.

A caller at 12:31 p.m. reported young people throwing sticks at moving vehicles on Crossman Ridge Road.

Several people at 1:58 p.m. made 911 calls of a two-vehicle crash with injuries near Mile 169 Sterling Highway at the Baycrest Hill turnout. Police and medics responded.

A caller at 3 p.m. advised a woman in a car had an injury and the drive might be drunk on Main Street. Police responded.

Police at 3:47 p.m. made a traffic stop on an 18-year-old woman driving on Ocean Drive. Police issued her a summons for not having a valid operator’s license.

Police at 7:31 p.m. received a 911 pocket dial call from a Main Street home. Police could hear the sound of shifting fabric. Police responded and found a man raked his yard.

Callers at 8:04 p.m., 8:47 p.m., 11:06 p.m. and 11:47 p.m. reported people shooting fireworks on the Spit.

A caller at 8:40 p.m. reported fireworks on Mission Road.

A caller at 8:38 p.m. reported hearing the sound of gunshots on Sabrina Road.

A caller at 10:44 p.m. made a noise complaint on the Spit. Police responded.

A caller at 11:47 p.m. reported fireworks on West Bunnell Avenue. Police responded.

July 5

A caller at 12:18 a.m. reported a howling dog at a Kachemak Drive address. Police took the dog to the Animal Shelter.

A caller at 12:50 a.m. came to the station to report a lost dog in the Bayview Avenue area.

A person at 12:05 p.m. came to the station to request information on options for a civil child custody matter.

A person at 1:20 p.m. made a 911 call regarding suspicious activity involving a possibly missing staff member. Police contacted the staff member and found all was OK.

Police at 1:52 p.m. made a traffic stop on a man driving near Mile 169 Sterling Highway and issued him a citation for misuse of plates.

A caller at 5:25 p.m. reported an unauthorized vehicle parked in a lot on Lake Street.

A caller at 5:34 p.m. reported a dog in a car with windows rolled up at a Bypass parking lot. The caller was concerned about the dog overheating. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

Several callers at 6:48 p.m. reported a disturbance in a parking lot of a Ben Walters Lane apartment complex. Police responded.

A person at 7 p.m. made a 911 call regarding the theft of a boat motor on the Spit near Ramp 4.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported a person trespassing at a Bypass address.

An officer at 8:19 p.m. assisted a driver with a disabled vehicle on Lake Street.

A caller at 9 p.m. reported a trespassing issue at a Bypass address. Police responded and found all was OK.

July 6

A caller at 12:07 a.m. reported a disturbance on the Spit. Police responded.

A caller at 12:50 a.m. reported a bear in the Hillside Place area.

A caller at 8:15 a.m. reported a dead moose along Skyline Drive. Police notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and a charity was notified to remove the moose.

A caller at 9:58 a.m. reported a person violated conditions of release.

Police at 11:41 a.m. received a report of possible animal abuse while on another call.

A caller at 11:53 a.m. reported a suspicious man riding a motorbike through a Spit parking lot possibly casing cars.

A caller at 3:28 p.m. asked police to stand by for a civil incident at a Lake Street office.

A man at 3:35 p.m. came to the station to report a storage unit broken into at an East End Road address.

A caller at 3:55 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a man talking to himself in the road on Fairview Avenue. Police responded but could not find the man.

A caller at 7:40 p.m. reported a child left his Danview Avenue house on foot in an unknown direction. Police responded. A neighbor found the child. All was OK.

A person at 8:20 p.m. made a 911 call with a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint on Ocean Drive near Douglas Street. Police contacted the suspect driver and did not find any impairment.

A caller at 10:25 p.m. asked police to patrol the Ben Walters Lane area because of suspicious vehicles. Police responded.

A caller at 10:36 p.m. reported suspicious vehicles on vacant land at a Kachemak Drive address.

A caller at 11:20 p.m. reported a vehicle crash on the Bypass with a large bucket of paint left in the road. Police responded and cleared the road.

July 7

A caller at 6:02 a.m. activated a lifeline asking for police assistance at a Fairview Avenue address. Police responded.


July 6

Alaska State Troopers at 6:25 a.m. went to a disturbance on Marimac Avenue in Fritz Creek. Troopers arrested a 29-year-old Fritz Creek woman for fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Troopers at 8:18 a.m. went to a motorcycle that hit a moose near Mile 10 East End Road. Troopers said a 55-year-old man hit the moose while riding his motorcycle. Medics took the man to South Peninsula Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 32-year-old Homer man for unlawfully employing an unlicensed crewman, a 25-year-old Fritz Creek man, while fishing in Nushagak Bay in the Bristol Bay fishery. The Fritz Creek man did not have a valid 2017 Alaska Crew License in possession.

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 July 7:

Criminal Court

Carli F. Rico, 21. fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Anatoly Kojin, 32, Anchor Point, first-degree vehicle theft, a felony; driving while license canceled, suspended or revoked; resisting arrest.

Douglas C. Dickinson, 18, Anchor Point, second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief, all felonies; leaving the scene of an accident, failure to give immediate notice of an accident, reckless driving.

Gia F. Baker, 51, Anchor Point, driving under the influence.

Rosie A. Gomez, 29, DUI.

Richard M. Russell, 38, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Ivan A. Konev, 46, concealment of merchandise.

George W. Gustafson, 27, driving in violation of an instructional permit.

Noemi Y. Ochoa, 18, driving without a valid operator’s license.

Steven C. Dilfer, 26, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Civil Court

Richard Moonin v. Peter Anahonak Jr., temporary restraining order granted.

In the matter of Jacqueline M. Eisenberg and Ronald W. Zwahlen, dissolution of marriage.

Agafia Kojin v. Debra Spencer, temporary restraining order granted.

Deborah Maddox, Michael A. Maddox and Cordy Watts v. Clark Bice, Corey R. Bice, Jaime Bice and John Doe, automobile tort.

Frances Chambers v. Leisa Olivieri, other real estate matter.