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 23-29

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

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

July 23-29

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

Kachemak Emergency Services

July 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical calls.

Homer Police

July 24

A caller at 7:51 a.m. reported a woman acting suspiciously in the area of Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area but the woman was already gone.

A caller at 10:12 a.m. requested officers issue someone a no trespass notice on East End Road. An officer responded to the scene.

A caller at 11:45 a.m. reported a disruptive person at a business on the Homer Bypass. Officers went to the scene.

An officer at 2:56 p.m. issued a citation at Soundview Avenue and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 10:45 p.m. reported a camping violation at Skyline Drive and Clearwater Drive. An officer went to the location and the camper theft the area.

July 25

A caller at 12:43 a.m. reported a family member making threats and causing a disturbance on Mt. Augustine Drive. Officers arrested a 53-year-old man for domestic violence-related assault, misconduct involving a controlled substance, and an outstanding warrant.

A caller at 10:11 a.m. wanted to report a woman missing at Mile 3.5 Spit Road. Officers responded to the area. The woman in question was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

An officer at 7:59 p.m. assisted a caller in the Homer area who had questions about phone usage while driving and the city’s firework ordinance.

Officers at 9:28 p.m. impounded a vehicle at Crested Crane Street and East End Road because the driver was driving with a revoked revoked and had no proof of insurance.

A caller at 11:59 p.m. reported a verbal dispute at Mile 3 Spit Road. Officers went to the location but the people in question were already gone.

July 26

A caller at 8:06 a.m. reported two men littering while working on a broken down vehicle at Soundview Avenue and the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area but the men were already gone.

A caller at 9:13 a.m. requested assistance on Aspen Lane. An officer went to the area.

A man at 9:21 a.m. went to the police station to make a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Pioneer Avenue and Heath Street. An officer went to the area but the vehicle was already gone.

A caller at 3:39 p.m. reported a car alarm going off for over 15 minutes on Spit Road. An officer went to the location.

A caller at 4:28 p.m. reported a man bathing in public on Hazel Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found the report was unfounded.

A caller at 4:33 p.m. reported some minors that were “barricading restroom doors” on Ben Walters Lane. An officer contacted the minors.

A business at 5:30 p.m. reported someone trespassing at the business on the Sterling Highway. An officer responded to the scene and arrested the 20-year-old woman for trespassing.

A caller at 6:31 p.m. requested a welfare check be made on Mt. Augustine Drive. Officers went to the location but were not able to locate the person in question. The caller later reported the person was OK.

A caller at 9:46 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle at Main Street and Charles Way. An officer went to the area and contacted the people in the vehicle.

A caller at 11:09 p.m. reported a neighborhood dispute after the fact that had happened on Jennifer Place. An officer went to the scene and spoke with the people involved, and found everything was OK.

July 27

A caller at 8:25 a.m. reported an abandoned vehicle parked at a Hazel Street business for three days.

A person at 9:30 p.m. came to the counter to report abandoned vehicles on FAA Road.

A caller at 9:41 a.m. reported a person previously issued a trespass notice was back at a Lake Street store the week before.

A caller at 10:14 a.m. reported a person previously issued a trespass notice was back at a Spit Road busienss.

A caller at 10:51 a.m reported a motor vehicle crash with no injury near Mile 169 Sterling Highway. Police responded.

A caller at 12:16 p.m. asked for police assistance for a disturbance at a Grubstake Avenue home. Police responded and found all was OK.

A person at 12:50 p.m. came to the counter to report property stolen from a Spit address.

A caller at 2:03 p.m. reported a disturbance at a Greatland Street business. Police responded and issued a trespass notice to a man.

A caller at 3 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Klondike Avenue address. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 3:22 p.m. reported a woman stole an item from a Spit business. Police responded but could not find the woman.

A caller at 4:35 p.m. reported the theft of a firearm from a Fairview Avenue address.

A caller at 4:43 p.m. reported young people skateboarding in the road on Kachemak Way. Police could not find the suspects.

A caller at 5:04 p.m. reported a person driving a vehicle with firewood not secured safely on the Spit. Police could not find the suspect.

A caller at 9:52 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a drive on Pioneer Avenue. Police could not find the driver.

A person at 10 p.m. came to the counter with drug information.

Police at 11:54 p.m. contacted a driver on the Sterling Highway and cited them with driving while license revoked.

July 28

A caller at 12:25 a.m. reported an expected death at home of a person at a Herndon Drive address.

A man 3:03 a.m. made a 911 call reported a disagreement with a partner. The man said someone foillowed him in his car on the Sterling Highway. Police contacted the man, age 29, and arrested him for driving under the influence, drugs.

A caller at 4:04 a.m. reported a man refused to leave a Bartlett Street address after being asked multiple times. Police responded.

A caller at 9:28 a.m. reported a vehicle parked at a Sterling Highway address was broken into the night beforeand items taken.

A caller at 9:35 a.m. reported debris on the beach from a vehicle on the bluff on the Sterling Highway near West Hill Road. Police, HVFD firefighters and a tow truck responded. The rear end of a truck with a camper dangled over the bluff. Rescue crews searched the area but did not find any people.

A person at 12:34 p.m. made a 911 call that a woman in protective custody fled South Peninsula Hospital. Police responded and took the woman into custody.

Alaska State Troopers at 1:02 p.m. reported a stolen vehicle. Police had earlier impounded the vehicle in relation to a DUI arrest.

An officer at 1:15 p.m. responded to an incident of harassment at South Peninsula Hospital. Police issued a trespass notice to a former male patient who had returned and harassed a staff member.

A caller at 6:02 p.m. reported an abandoned vehicle on Charles Way. Police contacted people regarding the vehicle.

A caller at 7:25 p.m. reported a vehicle crash with damage near Mile 2.5 East End Road. Police responded and arrested a 29-year-old woman for providing false information and driving while license revoked.

A caller at 8:36 p.m. reported ATV drivers in an unauthorized area of the Spit. Police contacted the suspects and told them of ATV regulations.

A man at 10:09 p.m. reported a moose kicked and damaged his vehicle parked in the driveway of his Clearwater Drive home.

Police at 11:08 p.m. contacted people in a vehicle on Ocean Drive and advised a passenger that their driver’s license was revoked.

July 29

A caller at 12:16 a.m. reported a previously trespassed man had returned to his Spit property. Police responded.

A caller at 12:18 a.m. reported a dog barking for hours in the Soundview Avenue area. Police responded and found the dog, but could not find the owner.

A caller at 1:39 a.m. reported fireworks being exploded at Bishop’s Beach. Police responded.

A caller at 2:34 a.m. reported a disturbance at a Pioneer Avenue bar. Police responded.

A caller at 11:34 a.m. reported a trespassed man at a Lake Street business. Police responded.

A caller at 12:38 a.m. reported a person driving with a revoked license on the Homer Bypass. Police could not find the driver.

A caller at 7:05 p.m. made a REDDI complaint. Police could not find the driver.

A person at 7:40 p.m. came to the counter to report a reckless driver on the Sterling Highway near West Hill Road. Police could not locate the driver.

Callers at 5 p.m. reported harassment. Police spoke to the parties about options.

A man at 9:10 p.m. came to the station and turned in a found wallet. Police returned the wallet to the owner.

Several people at 11:16 p.m. made 911 calls of a woman yelling for help in the parking lot of a Ben Walters Lane apartment complex. Police contacted the parties involved and both agreed to separate for the night.

A man at 11:40 p.m. came to the counter to report a theft from a Spit business. Police took the report and followed up.

July 30

A person at 12:41 a.m. made a 911 call reporting a man disturbed the peace on the Spit. Police responded and warned a suspect about disturbing the peace.

A caller at 12:08 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a woman making suicidal statements. Police spoke with the woman on the phone and determined all was OK.

A man at 3:09 a.m. reported someone stole his bicycle from a Sterling Highway business. The man had not locked his bike. Police told the man to lock his bike to avoid it being stolen.

A caller at 10:58 a.m. reported two people at the side of an Ohlson Lane building who looked suspicious. Police responded.

A caller at 1:47 p.m. reported a sexual assault on the Spit.

A caller at 5:11 p.m. reported a disturbance with a man in a Bypass parking lot. Police responded.

Police at 5:30 p.m. responded to a complaint of a couple arguing at a Bypass address.

A person at 7 p.m. flagged down an officer to report finding a dog. Police put the dog at the shelter.

Police at 10:37 p.m. impounded a vehicle.

July 31

A caller at 3:53 a.m. reported a loud and suspicious vehicle on Main Street.

Troopers

July 23

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 36-year-old Soldotna man for aiding his clients in failing to log their halibut while on a charter trip.

July 28

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a citation to a 37-year-old Oregon man for fishing in closed waters. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

July 30

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a citation to a 43-year-old Seldovia man for aiding his clients in failing to log their halibut on their fishing license while on a charter trip. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Anchor Point issued a citation to a 48-year-old Las Vegas, Nevada man for sport fishing in closed waters on the Anchor River. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

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.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through July 27:

Judgments

Sarah A. Thorson, 60, charge dismissed, fourth-degree theft.

Mark E. Palm, 29, charge dismissed, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Anesia A. Anahonak, 44, charge dismissed, fourth-degree assault.

Bryan E. Bakk, 29, charge dismissed, driving with a license canceled, revoked or suspended for a DUI.

Criminal Court

Jesse W. Smith, 40, second-degree theft.

Nick L. Nelson, 53, third-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

John M. Brake, 45, not protecting fish and game (operating a motor vehicle in an anadramous fish stream without a permit).

Sharlene M. Louk, 44, violating custodian duty.

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