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

April 3-9

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 3 medical calls and 2 fire calls.

Homer Fire

April 3-9

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 5 medical calls and 2 fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 3-9

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to no emergency calls. Volunteer firefighters and EMTs did a standby for the Hoxie Parks Surf and Ski Fundraiser at Lookout Mountain on April 9.

Homer Police

March 31

A person at 7:45 a.m. made a 911 call of a domestic dispute at a Jenny Way address. Police responded and arrested a 27-year-old man for criminal mischief.

A caller at 12:08 p.m. reported vehicles broken into on Mark White Avenue.

A caller at 5:21 p.m. asked for assistance in removing a man from a boat in the harbor. Police responded and arrested the man, age 56, on an active warrant.

A caller at 6:36 p.m. reported a dead eagle on Bartlett Street. Police notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

April 1

A caller at 1:53 p.m. reported a woman was trespassing at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and arrested a 41-year-old woman for trespassing and also issued an indefinite trespass notice to a man.

A caller at 3:16 p.m. reported two boys were trying to break into a building at Karen Hornaday Park. Police responded.

Police at 4:31 p.m. contacted a 21-year-old woman driving on Pioneer Avenue and issued her a summons for not having a valid operator’s license.

Police at 5:13 p.m. contacted a 60-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and issued him a summons for driving while license revoked.

A person at 5:32 p.m. made a misdialed 911 call but sounded extremely upset. Police responded to the caller’s Blue Sky Avenue home.

April 2

A caller at 11:44 a.m. reported the theft of fuel from vehicles on Lake Street. The caller asked for extra patrols.

A caller at 3:05 p.m. reported a drunk person at a Sterling Highway business. Police responded.

A caller at 3:16 p.m. reported people trespassing and putting trash in their Dumpster at a Pioneer Avenue address.

A caller at 4:04 p.m. reported three drunk people causing a disturbance at a Sterling Highway address. Police responded and arrested a 31-year-old man for driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A caller at 5:52 p.m. reported a drunk man entering a vehicle on the Spit. Police responded and determined the vehicle was parked.

A caller at 9:25 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a Danview Avenue address. Police responded and determined the incident was verbal only.

April 3

A caller at 12:50 a.m. reported receiving a phone call from a woman upset for an unknown reason. Police went to the woman’s Mountain View Drive home for a welfare check and determined her electric wheelchair had gotten stuck. Police helped the woman. All was OK.

A caller at 8:14 a.m. reported a wanted subject was in the East End Road and Clover Lane area. Police responded but could not find the suspect.

A caller at 1 p.m. reported an employee had not returned equipment.

A caller at 5:33 p.m. reported a patient was attempting to leave the hospital. Police responded and the patient decided to stay. All was OK.

Police at 7:08 p.m. assisted with a search of a person on probation at an Ice Dock Road address.

A 27-year-old woman at 11:45 p.m. came to the police station and was arrested on a warrant.

April 4

A caller at 4:38 a.m. reported a domestic violence incident at a Main Street address. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 9:09 a.m. asked police to pick up a subject from a Bartlett Street address to be held on an ex-parte order. Police responded and took the person to the jail for protective custody.

A caller at 3:03 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on Pioneer Avenue. Police contacted the suspect and cited the driver for driving while license canceled. Police did not see any evidence of intoxication.

Several callers at 11:31 p.m. reported hearing gunshots in the Kachemak Drive area. Police responded but did not locate anyone shooting guns.

April 5

A caller at 2:27 a.m. reported a strange noise outside a Pioneer Avenue home. Police responded and found heavy equipment being operated in the area. All was OK.

A person at 10:59 a.m. reported a missing person. Police referred the called to the Kenai Police Department.

A caller at 10:59 a.m. reported suspicious activity at Karen Hornaday Park. Police contacted the subject and warned the person not to camp in the parking lot.

A peron at 12:45 p.m. came to the station to report harassment.

April 6

A caller at 5:59 a.m. reported a possibly distressed person near the roadway at Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Police responded.


April 2

Alaska State Troopers responded to a burglary in progress in Anchor Point. They observed the front door of the residence open and the padlock and hasp still attached to the doorframe. Troopers entered the residence and observed a 32-year-old Anchor Point man inside the residence, in possession of jade, gem stones, which he stated he was taking to give to a person in Nikolaevsk who was going to give them to a deceased individual’s sister in Oregon. The homeowner was contacted and advised that the man did not have permission to be in the residence. Troopers arrested the man for burglary, theft, and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

April 5

Alaska State Troopers at 12:14 p.m., responded to a Soldotna salvage yard during a theft investigation. The investigation revealed a 28-year-old Homer man was attempting to sell copper scrap stolen from a Homer residence. The man provided false identity to Troopers during the investigation. Troopers arrested the man on charges of fourth-degree theft, first-degree criminal trespass, and false information.

April 8

Troopers at 5:44 p.m. conducted a traffic stop for speeding at approximately mile 166 of the Sterling Highway. They contacted a 29-year-old Homer man. During the stop, Troopers observed what appeared to be controlled substances and asked the man to exit the vehicle. The man sped away and troopers pursued, stopping the man after being pursued approximately 8 miles. He was arrested for failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer, reckless driving and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. A search warrant was granted and the search yielded narcotics.

April 11

Troopers at 10:30 a.m. received a report of a parolee in possession of a controlled substance. An investigation showed a 26-year-old Anchor Point man possessed methamphetamine. He was arrested for parole violation and fourth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances.

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 April 6:


Aaron Burns, 22, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was fined $2,000 with $500 suspended and sentenced to 30 days in jail with 27 days suspended; ordered to pay $75 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $66 cost of imprisonment (house arrest); ordered to attend an alcohol safety action program and install an ignition interlock device; had his driver’s license revoked for 90 days; and was placed on probation for one year.

Criminal Court

Peter P. Basargin, 28, third-degree theft.

Nicole R. Cozadd-Pearson, 22, fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest.

Alonzo J. Lang Jr., 27, fifth-degree criminal mischief, domestic violence.

Charles W. Tangman, 32, Anchor Point, first-degree burglary, a felony; fourth-degree theft, fifth-degree criminal mischief, fouth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, two counts.

Iona S. Reutov, 31, driving under the influence, refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Stacey A. Anderson, 41, second-degree criminal trespassing.

Civil Court

Joseph Lurus v. June Wing, child custody.

In the matter of Michelle Hatton and Shaun Hatton, dissolution of marriage.

Donald Bluy v. Rodger White, temporary restraining order granted.

Maude S. Halbur v. Lucky D. Ackerman, child custody.

Small Claims

Ulmer Meade Inc. v. Andrea Fietz, debt.

Ulmer Meade Inc. v. April Sample, debt.

Ulmer Meade Inc. v. Byan Bakken, debt.