Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Week of Dec. 5 – Dec. 11
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to six Advanced Life Support emergencies and four Basic Life Support emergencies, for a total of 10 Emergency Medical Services-related tone outs. There were three fire-related calls, one being a structure fire at the Boat Yard with mutual aid from both Kachemak Emergency Services (KESA) and Western Emergency Services (WES).
Week of Dec. 12 – Dec. 18
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to five Advanced Life Support emergencies and five Basic Life Support emergencies, for a total of 10 Emergency Medical Services-related tone outs. There were three fire-related calls, one being a structure fire in Nikolaevsk, with mutual aid from both Western Emergency Services (WES) and Kachemak Emergency Services (KESA).
Kachemak Emergency Services Area
KESA responded to four Emergency Medical Service and two fire calls the week of Dec. 12 through Dec. 18.
Homer Police Department
At 12:13 a.m., officers assisted Alaska State Troopers with a motor vehicle accident and a moose at Mile 160.5 of the Sterling Highway.
At 12:55 p.m., fraudulent banking activity was reported and is under investigation.
At 4:43 p.m., a theft was reported at Ulmer’s Drug & Hardware and is under investigation.
At 9:36 a.m., officers contacted a 56-year-old Homer resident, who was arrested and charged with violating conditions of release.
At 7:44 p.m., officers assisted medics with a suicidal subject.
At 9:54 a.m., officers responded to a commercial burglary alarm at a local business.
At about 2:20 p.m., officers responded to a residential burglary alarm at a local residence.
At 7:04 p.m., officers assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle.
At 10:47 p.m., Homer Police Department received a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) report on a vehicle. The driver, a 25-year-old Anchorage resident, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
At 11:43 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle that had gone into a ditch and that the driver was seen walking away. A 29-year-old Homer resident was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Homer Jail.
At 6:24 a.m., a caller reported neighbors fighting. A 21-year-old Anchor Point resident was arrested for two counts of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and a count of fifth-degree criminal mischief and was taken to Homer Jail.
At 2:52 p.m., Homer police received a report of an after-the-fact collision involving a telephone box. No injuries were reported, and ACS (Alaska Communications System) responded to the scene.
Alaska State Troopers
At 3:01 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point was responding to a motor vehicle collision near Mile 155 of the Sterling Highway. A vehicle failed to pull over and allow troopers to pass to respond to the motor vehicle collision. The driver, later identified as a 72-year-old Anchor Point resident, finally stopped and was issued a misdemeanor summons for second-degree failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer.
At 3:38 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point contacted a 31-year-old Anchorage resident at a residence off the Old Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. He was arrested for first-degree unlawful contact and violating conditions of release and taken to the Homer Jail, pending arraignment.
On Dec. 17 at 7:34 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation. After investigation, a 21-year-old Anchor Point resident was issued a misdemeanor summons for driving while license revoked and violating conditions of release.
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. All defendants are presumed not guilty until convicted in court. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse. Disposition of cases can be found at https://public.courts.alaska.gov/web/scheduled/docs/crimdisp.pdf.
Zeb Larren Frazier, 29, driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense; and violating condition of release for a felony, Homer case.
Michael Decarvid Smith, 31, unlawful contact per court-ordered; and violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, Anchor Point case.
Tad C. Smith, 66, driving under the influence, Anchor Point case.
Robin Lynn Crocker, 35, second-degree criminal trespass – upon premises, Anchor Point case.
Xavier Terrence Romanoff, 25, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Kyra Lynn Halpin, driving under the influence, Homer case.
Halen Donovan Ryland, 21, fourth-degree assault – causing fear of injury; fifth-degree criminal mischief – damage under $250; and fourth-degree assault – recklessly injure, Homer case.