Alaska State Troopers at 9:01 p.m. received a report from a 25-year-old Homer man that a 31-year-old Anchorage man and his brother, a 28-year-old Dutch Harbor man, had been hunting in the mountains near Crow Pass when the Anchorage man dislocated his shoulder and said he could not hike out. About 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 rescuers from the Alaska Air National Guard, 210th Squadron, picked up the hunters in an HH-60 helicopter and took them to Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage.
Troopers at 9:48 a.m. received a report that someone stole medications from a Marlea Avenue home in Homer.
Troopers at noon received a report of a hit-and-run crash in the area of Garrison Ridge Road in Ninilchik. The caller said someone hit her parked car while it was parked on private property but near a road. The car left several pieces of debris as well as white paint on the car. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-478-4258 (478-HALT).
Troopers at 2:58 p.m. went to a car crash at Mile 167 Sterling Highway in Homer. Troopers said a 79-year-old Happy Valley woman driving south in a 2015 Subaru Forester hit a moose that stepped into her lane. The woman wore her seat belt and escaped injury. The crash caused $6,000 in damage to the car. A charity salvaged the moose.
Troopers at 8:11 p.m. went to a fight in progress with three people off Alut Avenue in Anchor Point. Troopers contacted a 39-year-old Anchor Point woman, a 38-year-old Anchor Point man and another woman. Troopers said the 39-year-old woman had assaulted and injured a family member about 6 a.m. and that the man assaulted and injured a family member in retaliation. The man also assaulted another woman who tried to stop him from hitting a family member. He also damaged property worth less than $250. Troopers arrested the 39-year-old woman and the 38-year-old man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and also charged the man with a second count of fourth-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief.
Troopers at 8:34 p.m. made a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle near Mile 157 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. Troopers arrested a passenger, a 44-year-old Anchor Point man, on a warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of driving while license revoked. Troopers also arrested a second passenger, a 28-year-old Anchor Point woman, for violating conditions of release for drinking alcohol. The driver was released on the scene and the stolen car recovered. An investigation into the stolen vehicle continues.
Troopers contacted a 32-year-old Anchor Point man at the Soldotna trooper post and arrested him on a warrant for failure to contact Wildwood Pretrial Facility to schedule a time and date to report to jail. He was taken to Wildwood.
Troopers at 10:36 a.m. went to a two-car collision near Mile 5 East End Road. Troopers said a 16-year-old Homer boy driving a red Plymouth Breeze rear-ended a Chevrolet truck driven by a 73-year-old Homer man. Both drivers wore seatbelts but were taken to South Peninsula Hospital for suspected injuries. Troopers said speeding is suspected to be a factor in the crash.
Troopers at 5:57 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 24-year-old Three River, Calif., man driving a 1993 Toyota Tacoma on the Sterling Highway near Oil Well Road. Troopers cited the man for driving with a revoked California driver’s license.