State Trooper Report


June 15

Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 30-year-old Homer man for a commercial fishing violation in 2012. Troopers cited him for two alleged violations of fishing a drift gillnet north of the Ugashik district in closed waters.

June 16

Wildlife Troopers cited a 54-year-old Deer Park, Wash., man for taking an overlimit of halibut. Troopers contacted him as the vessel he fished on came ashore at the Anchor Point tractor launch. Troopers allege he possessed three halibut, one over the limit.

June 17

Wildlife Troopers cited a 63-year-old Healy man for not having a type IV throwable personal flotation device on board.

Cordova Wildlife Troopers boarded a fishing boat and cited a boy and the boat operator for the boy not having a 2013 commercial crew fishing license.

June 19

Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers at 7:06 p.m. went to a report of a disturbance with shots fired on Char Court west of Mile 167 Sterling Highway in Homer. Troopers said upon arrival a drunk man challenged them and fired shots from a .44 caliber handgun. Troopers set up a perimeter and called in the SERT (Special Emergency Reaction Team). SERT members used a BearCat armored tactical response vehicle to safely approach and contact the suspect, a 39-year-old Homer man. The man surrendered without further incident. He was arrested on two counts of third-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and taken to the Homer Jail.

June 21

Wildlife Troopers cited two Voznesenka men ages 17 and 25 for sport fishing in closed waters in the Ninilchik River. Troopers contacted them fishing from an anchored commercial fishing boat.