State Trooper Report

April 5

Alaska State Troopers at 2:23 p.m. went to a report of a hit-and-run incident at a church near Mile 22 East End Road. Troopers said a maroon-colored car hit the wall of the church, causing about $2,000 to $5,000 in damage.

April 6

Troopers at 4:57 a.m. went to a single car crash near Mile 154 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. Troopers said a 49-year-old Homer man fell asleep and left the road, hitting a power pole. The pole fell down and lines blocked the highway. Anchor Point Emergency Services responded to assist with traffic control until Homer Electric Associations workers could remove the pole and replace it. The highway was closed for about 45 minutes. The man was not injured.

April 7

Troopers at 12:51 p.m. made a traffic stop on a driver in a 1999 Ford Escort on the Old Sterling Highway near Anchor Point. Troopers identified the driver as a 42-year-old Anchor Point man and determined he had a revoked license and also had a restriction requiring him to have an ignition interlock device on his car. Troopers arrested the man for driving while license revoked and driving in violation of limitations on his license. He and his passenger also were cited for not wearing seat belts.

April 8

Troopers at 3:17 p.m. while on patrol saw a driver in a red sedan pass that did not have current registration. Troopers stopped the car near Mile 160 Sterling Highway. Troopers cited the driver, a 62-year-old Homer man, for driving while license suspended.

Troopers at 5:30 p.m. investigated a theft from a car parked at an Anchor Point home. The value of items stolen was $250. The case remains under investigation.

Troopers at 8:10 p.m. went to the Anchor River Store for a report of a possible theft. A clerk called 911 saying a young woman left the store with items in her purse she did not pay for. Troopers said they suspected a 27-year-old Anchorage woman took items without paying for them and sought a warrant for her arrest on the charge of fourth-degree theft.

April 10

Troopers at 10:55 a.m. received a report that a 27-year-old Homer man was driving in Anchor Point on the Sterling Highway while his license was revoked. Troopers also received a report he had a handgun on his person while being a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a concealable firearm. Troopers arrested the man for third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and driving while license revoked.

Bureau of Highway Patrol Troopers at 8:26 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 44-year-old Homer woman in a 2013 Ford truck for speeding near Mile 102 Seward Highway. Troopers cited the woman for driving in violation of a limited license.

April 12

Troopers at 4:23 p.m. received a report that 220 gallons of heating oil had been stolen from a Seldovia home. The victim had not been at the home for two months and the oil tanks was not hooked up to the heater. Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to call the troopers at 235-8239.

 April 13

Troopers at 7:10 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 21-year-old Anchor Point man for speeding on West Hill Road. Troopers said the man had an out-of-state license for failure to appear in court. Troopers issued the man a citation with a promise to appear in court at a later date.

April 14

Troopers at 3:27 p.m. contacted a 26-year-old Anchorage man and a 34-year-old Anchorage man at a Nikolaevsk home after they received numerous complaints of people driving ATVs and dirt bikes in the village at high speed. Troopers arrested the 26-year-old man for driving under the influence, a felony, saying he had a prior DUI felony conviction within the past 10 years. The man also has a domestic violence restraining order barring him from drinking alcohol. Troopers alleged the 34-year-old Anchorage man had driven to the home drunk and arrested him for DUI.


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.