Aug. 4

Alaska Wildlife Troopers at 5:30 p.m. issued a summons to a 33-year-old Homer man in Seward for waste of sport-caught fish. Troopers said the man wasted sport-caught salmon by throwing it into a Dumpster instead of processing it.

Alaska State Troopers at 2:16 p.m. saw two cars speeding south near Mile 164 Sterling Highway south of Anchor Point. Troopers stopped drivers in both. Troopers said the driver of a Ford F250 pickup truck was a 48-year-old Anchor Point man with a suspended driver’s license. Troopers cited him for driving while license suspended.

Troopers at 10:05 p.m. went to an ATV crash with injuries at the Tesoro gas station in Ninilchik. Troopers said the ATV driver, a 52-year-old Ninilchik woman, drove a Polaris ATV and hit a concrete post. EMTs took her to South Peninsula Hospital with injuries.

Aug. 5

Troopers at 2:03 p.m. went to a car crash near Mile 6 East End Road. Troopers said a 61-year-old Homer woman driving west in a 2003 GMC Sierra fell asleep, drove off the road and hit a large tree. Kachemak Emergency Service EMTs took the driver and her passenger to South Peninsula Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Both wore seatbelts. The car was a total loss.

Troopers at 2:37 p.m. received a report of a car break-in at a Voznesenka home. The owner said someone broke a window in a truck and unlocked the doors, taking prescription drugs and loose change. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-478-4258 (478-HALT).

Aug. 6

Troopers at 12:11 p.m. went to a car crash with injuries near Mile 167 Sterling Highway north of Homer. Troopers said an 18-year-old Anchor Point woman driving a GMC Yukon panicked after seeing several bees in her car, lost control and left the road, hitting a tree. The woman did not wear her seat belt and suffered minor injuries. EMTs took her to the hospital. Troopers cited her for not wearing a seatbelt.

Aug. 8

Troopers at 10:50 p.m. were flagged down by a pedestrian near North Cohoe Loop and the Sterling Highway in Soldotna. Troopers said that for some unknown reason the pedestrian, a 32-year-old Ninilchik man, became hostile and verbally combative with troopers. Troopers arrested the man for disorderly conduct. They said alcohol was belived to be a contributing factor.


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.

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