Cops & Courts, Week of Dec. 29, 2022

Information about fire, police, and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

During the week of Dec. 19 through Dec. 25, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to four advanced life support emergencies and 10 basic sife support emergencies, for a total of 14 emergency medical services related tone outs. There was 1one fire related call.

Western Emergency Services

Western Emergency Services responded to three medical calls and one fire call the week of Dec. 19 through Dec. 25.

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Homer Police Department

Dec. 20

At 1:06 p.m., Homer police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at East Hill Road and Larkspur Court.

At 7:08 p.m., Homer police received a report of a sexual assault, which is under investigation.

Dec. 22

At 1:53 p.m., officers assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department with a medical call on Pioneer Avenue.

Dec. 23

At 6::56 p.m., an officer responded to the Safeway parking lot to assist with information exchange after a motor vehicle collision of damage only.

Dec. 24

At 1:19 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop, and a 46-year-old Anchor Point resident was arrested and taken to Homer Jail.

At 1:29 a.m. a 39-year-old Kodiak resident was arrested on two outstanding warrants, one to remand and serve five days, and the second to serve 25 day. The original charges were driving under the influence and violating conditions of release.

At 10:17 a.m., after a caller reported a motor vehicle collision with damage, vehicle rollover, unoccupied, an officer responded to the scene. There were no injuries. Ace Towing also responded to the scene.

Alaska State Troopers

Dec. 23

At 3:03 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Anchor Point contacted a vehicle in a pullout on the Old Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. After investigation, the owner of the vehicle, a 77-year-old Anchor Point resident, was issued a misdemeanor summons for misuse of plates/registration/title.


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

Jo Ann Slaughter, 72, second-degree failure to stop at the direction of an officer, Anchor Point case.

Michael Ann Ferguson, 44, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, Homer case.