Cops and Courts
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services
July 24- July 30
Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls and two fire calls.
July 24- July 30
Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to nine medical calls and two fire calls.
Kachemak Emergency Services
July 24- July 30
Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls and one fire call.
An officer at 12:47 a.m. gave a driver a DUI warning at Mile 3 Spit Road.
A caller at 1:04 a.m. reported three unknown men looking into buildings on property on Ocean Drive. Officers responded to the area.
A caller at 11:20 a.m. reported that a vehicle had hit a guardrail and gone over an embankment at Mile 169.5 Sterling Highway. Officers and emergency medical services went to the area.
A caller at 11:28 a.m. reported that his vehicle had broken down and was blocking traffic at Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Officers and ACE Towing went to the scene.
A caller at 4:39 p.m. reported people parked at a playground on Karen Hornaday Road who appeared to be drinking. The people were contacted and no impairment was noted.
Officers at 7:22 p.m. contacted a driver on East End Road and gave the driver a DUI warning.
A caller at 8:32 p.m. reported a vehicle driving on the beach from Mariner Park to Bishop’s Beach. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
An officer at 9:02 p.m. responded to an agency-relayed Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately report at Mile 157 Sterling Highway. The officer contacted the driver and no impairment was noted.
A caller at 12:37 p.m. made a REDDI report at Mile 1 East End Road. An officer conducted a traffic stop, and no impairment was detected.
A caller at 2:31 p.m. reported a verbal dispute and threats between two women in the lobby of a business on Ben Walters Lane. Officers went to the scene and one woman was arrested for criminal trespass.
A caller at 4:02 p.m. reported an intoxicated person man stumbling into traffic on Bartlett Street and Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene for a welfare check.
A caller at 4:23 p.m. reported a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Pioneer Avenue and Main Street. Officers and medics went to the scene. One woman was taken to the hospital.
A caller at 8:12 p.m. reported a vehicle spinning brodies in the parking area of Bishop’s Beach. Officers went to the scene.
An officer at 11:02 p.m. gave a driver a DUI warning on East End Road and Ben Walters Lane.
Officers at 11:09 p.m. contacted a driver on the Homer Bypass to stop and hold them for another agency.
An officer at 11:36 p.m. arrested a driver in possession of a stolen vehicle on the Homer Bypass.
An officer 12:14 p.m. served a temporary restraining order at West Fairview Avenue.
A caller at 2:50 p.m. reported a bear and two cubs at the front door and on property on Alpine Way, but was unsure if they were still there. An officer was sent to the scene.
A caller at 6:49 p.m. reported a possible suicidal person on FAA Road. An officer went to the scene for a welfare check.
A caller at 11:44 p.m. reported a man was yelling in the roadway at Pioneer Ave and Main Street. An officer went to the scene and found all was OK.
A caller at 3:38 a.m. reported a suspicious circumstance at Jennifer Place. Officers went to the area.
A caller at 1:15 p.m. reported that a vehicle had hit a building sustaining damage, but causing no damage to the building, at Mile 3.5 Spit Road. Officers went to the scene and issue an accident-report form.
A driver at 1:08 p.m. was warned for their speed on the Sterling Highway and Saltwater Drive.
A caller at 2:52 p.m. made a REDDI report for a man urinating in public and stumbling before getting into a vehicle on Spit Road and driving off. An officer contacted the man, but no impairment was noted.
A caller at 3:23 p.m. requested assistance with a child custody issue at Karen Hornaday Campground. An officer went to the scene.
A caller at 5:40 p.m. reported an intoxicated man stumbling through a parking lot on the Homer Bypass. A welfare check was requested but no one was available. An officer later contacted the man, and found all was OK.
A caller at 5:46 p.m. reported a man on a cell phone driving unsafely and swerving on Kachemak Drive. No officers were available at the time of the call, and an officer went to the area later but was unable to locate the man.
Callers at 6:46 p.m. reported seeing an RV hit a covered seating area on the Spit and damage the roof as well as part of the RV before leaving the scene.
A caller at 6:54 p.m. reported a vehicle accident in a parking lot on the Sterling Highway, along with parties disputing fault for the accident. An officer went to the scene.
A caller at 10:51 p.m. reported three drunk men causing a disturbance with another man who was brandishing a gun on Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene.
Alaska State Troopers at 2:31 p.m. went to a Ninilchik RV park for a report of an assault. Troopers said a 21-year-old Anchorage man and an 18-year-old Utah man had been in an argument that led to a fight. Troopers charged both men with second-degree harassment.
Troopers at 8:15 p.m. went to a single-vehicle rollover near Mile 129 Sterling Highway near Ninilchik. Troopers said a driver heading south in a pickup truck hit a guard rail and the truck rolled onto its side. Troopers said the driver, a 25-year-old Homer woman, drove under the influence. She also has a child in the car, and both she and her child suffered minor injuries. Troopers arrested the woman for driving under the influence and reckless endangerment.
At about 9:15 p.m., dispatchers received a report of a structure fire in Nikolaevsk. The house, owned by a 44-year-old Nikolaevsk man, was determined to be a complete loss. None of the occupants of the house were present at the time of the fire.
Troopers said arson is suspected, and the State Fire Marshall Office and the troopers are continuing the investigation. Any person with information is asked to contact the Anchor Point State Troopers Office at 907-235-8239 or Crime Stoppers at 800-478-HALT (478-4258).
Troopers investigated an incident of alleged indecent contact. Troopers said the investigation showed a 28-year-old Homer man touched the buttocks of an adult woman over her clothes in Kasilof, causing her to be offended by the conduct. Troopers issued the man a summons for first-degree harassment. Troopers said alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident.
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.
Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through July 28:
Michael T. Wayne, 28, charge dismissed, driving while license canceled, suspended, revoked or limited.
Sierra A. Shapery, 27, charge dismissed, driving while license canceled, suspended, revoked or limited.
Steven C. Dilfer, 26, charge dismissed, no motor vehicle liability insurance.
Kerstin P. Miroth, 22, charge dismissed, no motor vehicle liability insurance.
Neal L. Reutov, 26, charge dismissed, fourth-degree theft from April 22. He pleaded guilty to a count of third-degree theft from Dec. 16, 2016, and was fined $500 with $250 suspended; sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended; ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $100 suspended jail surcharge, and to complete 40 hours of community work service; and placed on probation for one year
Torlend J. Flyum, 45, charge dismissed, second-degree criminal trespass on June 5. Flyum pleaded guilty to a count of second-degree trespass from May 18, and was fined $50 with $0 suspended; and ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund. He also pleaded guilty to a count of second-degree trespass from Feb. 16, and was sentenced to one day in jail with no days suspended; and ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $50 jail surcharge.
Donny R. Summerlin, 63, pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended; and was placed on probation for one year. A charge of fourth-degree assault was dismissed.
Dustin N. Steen, 29, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to 1 day in jail with no days suspended, and ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $100 jail surcharge.
Rosalie M. Purpura, 20, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.
Susan L. Mossman, 54, Ninilchik, driving while license cancelled, revoked, suspended or limited.
Tracee K. Hanley, 26, second-degree forgery, two counts, a felony; fourth-degree theft, two counts.
Bailey M. Crocker, 30, third-degree theft.
Lukia V. Martishev, 21, driving under the influence, first-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Krystal A. Waterbury, 40, DUI.
Deborah S. Adkins, 51, driving while license cancelled, revoked, suspended or limited.
Sarah Paulsen v. Mike Chaddock, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Alexey E. Basargin v. Dimitry Afonin, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Bank of America v. C. Wassilie Levi, debt.
Bank of America v. Vernon K. Alberts, debt.
In the matter of Barbara Swenning on behalf of Titan Kasius Swenning Norman, change of name to Titan Kasius Norman.
In the matter of Laurie K. Morrow and Timothy S. Morrow, dissolution of marriage.
Dianna L. Hahnlen v. Roddy W.P. Hahnlen, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Brandon S. Freeman v. Roddy W.P. Hahnlen, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Ashley K. Freeman v. Roddy W.P. Hahnlen, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Michael Chaddock v. Sarah Paulsen, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Vance L. Humphries v. Russell Johnson, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.
Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Fadey Kuzmin, debt.
Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Magestic Business Services Inc., debt.
A Facebook login using a real name is required for commenting. Respectful and constructive comments are welcomed. Abusers will be blocked and reported to Facebook.