Police seek two wanted men

Homer Police on Thursday asked for the public’s help in finding two fugitives from justice believed to be in the lower Kenai Peninsula area. The wanted men are:

• William Oscar “Billy” Daugherty, 51, wanted for violating conditions of release for a felony on various charges, and

• Mica Justin Messinger, 34, of Wasilla, wanted on a parole warrant stemming from misconduct involving a controlled substances charges. Messinger has had not recent contact with his parole officer.

In a press release, police said they believe both men are hiding in the Homer area. Anyone who sees these men is urged not to confront or contact them and to call local enforcement. Homer Police can be reached at 907-235-3150 and Alaska State Tropoers at 907-235-8239. Anonymous tips also can be made to Crimestoppers at 800-478-4258.