Troopers

July 6

Alaska State Troopers at 3:36 p.m.  received a report of a damaged vehicle at an Anchor Point residence. Troopers said someone damaged a Ford Excursion by taking a screw driver and punching a hole in the 4×4 hub on the passenger’s side, causing between $250 and $750 in damages.

July 13

Troopers at 2:58 p.m. received a report of a theft from a Jakolof Cove oyster farm. Troopers investigated and alleged that four adults were on the dock of the farm without permission. Troopers identified four people and charges have been filed against three, with charges against the fourth person pending. Troopers allege the people stole oysters from the farm and filed charges of fourth-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespassing.

Troopers at 3:20 p.m. went to a report of a death at a Homer home. Troopers said a 92-year-old man died with family present. Homer EMTs responded and pronounced the man dead at 8:18 p.m. No foul play was suspected and his body was released to a funeral home.

Troopers at 4:02 p.m. while on patrol saw a white GMC pickup truck with expired plates. Troopers stopped the vehicle and cited the driver, a 16-year-old Anchor Point man, with driving without a license.

A woman at 11:51 p.m. reported an assault at a Kay Court home in Homer. Troopers responded and alleged the woman assaulted a family member and caused reckless injury. Troopers arrested the woman for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

July 14

Troopers at 10:33 a.m. received a report of a theft at a Sterling Highway residence in Anchor Point. Investigation revealed two tires with rims were stolen off of a boat trailer at the residence. The value of the tires was estimated at $500. Investigation continues.

July 15

Troopers at 11:35 a.m. were notified of a suspected deceased person at a residence on East End Road. Medics and troopers responded. Troopers discovered and confirmed an elderly female was dead. There were no indications of foul play readily apparent. The body was released to a funeral home. The identity of the deceased will be withheld until next of kin have been notified. 

Troopers at 1:45 p.m. received a report that a 4-year-old boy had drowned in the Ninilchik Harbor. Troopers, Ninilchik EMS and Life Med responded. Resuscitative efforts were performed for about 45 minutes at the harbor. The child was transported to Central Peninsula Hospital where resuscitative efforts were continued. He was declared dead at approximately 2:49 p.m. Investigation revealed the boy was playing in the harbor unsupervised and was not wearing a personal floatation device. His parents were unloading gear from a fishing vessel. When they realized he was not with his siblings, they began looking for him. He was discovered in the water in the harbor. Foul play is not suspected at this time. Next of kin were on scene.

July 16

Troopers at 12:46 p.m. were notified of a two vehicle collision that occurred on the Sterling Highway north of Ninilchik. Troopers said a 68-year-old Eagle, Idaho, man driving a silver Dodge truck tried to pass a 66-year-old Anchorage man driving a silver GMC truck. The Anchorage man slowed down to turn left when the Idaho man began passing. Both vehicles collided. Nobody was injured in the collision and both vehicles were drivable. Troopers issued the Idaho man a citation for improper passing on the left. 

Troopers at 2:12 p.m. received a report of a stolen kayak in Bear Cove in Kachemak Bay. Investigation revealed unknown individuals stole a red Necky tandem kayak. The kayak is valued at more than $750. Investigation continues.

July 18

Troopers at 10:07 a.m. were notified of a 2006 Dodge minvan that was damaged the previous night when someone broke a lift gate window. The vehicle was parked on private property at a residence in Fritz Creek. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimes Stoppers at 800-478-HALT (800-478-4257).

Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers at 10:59 p.m. contacted a 55-year-old Homer woman who was the passenger in a car stopped at the Anchor Point beach. Troopers said the woman had an active warrant out for an original charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and that she possessed heroin, methamphetamine and prescription pills. Troopers arrested her for the active warrant and charged her with two new counts of MICS 4 and a count of MICS 5.  

July 23

Troopers at 1:17 p.m. investigated a reported burglary at a Hubbard Lane address in Homer. Investigation revealed during the previous three days unknown individuals entered the residence and stole items including firearms. Investigation continues. 

Troopers at 3:19 p.m. went to a report of a dead person at a Ninilchik home. Troopers said a 63-year-old man had died within the previous 24 hours. There were no signs of foul play and his body was released to next of kin who were on scene.

July 24

Troopers at 3:33 a.m. went to a disturbance in progress at an Anchor Point home. Troopers contacted a 54-year-old Bethel woman. Troopers said the woman assaulted a family member after the family member arrived home drunk. Troopers arrested the Bethel woman for fourth-degree assault and said she resisted arrest and struggled to keep from being placed into the trooper patrol car. Troopers got the woman into the car.

Troopers at 11 a.m. contacted a 45-year-old Ninilchik man at his home and alleged he violated conditions of release. Troopers arrested the man.

Troopers at 5:15 p.m. made a traffic stop on the driver of a yellow ATV on the North Fork Road near Mark Lane after the driver crossed into the opposite lane of travel. Troopers arrested the driver, a 35-year-old Anchor Point woman, for driving under the influence.

 

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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