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

Aug. 7-13

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 5 medical calls.

Homer Fire

Aug. 7-13

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 9 medical calls and 4 fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Aug. 7-13

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 3 medical calls.

Homer Police

Aug. 7

A caller at 9:09 a.m. reported that a vehicle had backed into their vehicle at the Homer Bypass and Heath Street. An officer went to the scene and parties exchanged information.

An officer at 11:12 a.m. was flagged down by a man who reported a suspicious circumstance at Forest Glen Drive and April Place. The officer went to the area.

A person at 11:24 a.m. made a 911 call about a man slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on the Homer Bypass. An officer went to the location and found that the man was taking a nap.

A person at 12:15 p.m. made a 911 call to report a man thrashing around in the bushes at Waddell Street and Crittenden Drive. An officer contacted the man, who refused assistance and said he was OK.

A caller at 4:30 p.m. reported a motor vehicle accident at Lake Street and East End Road. An officer went to the scene, and a man was summonsed for not having insurance.

A caller at 11:19 p.m. reported multiple skateboarders in the roadway on the Bypass. An officer contacted them.

Aug. 8

A caller at 8:53 a.m. requested a welfare check on a man on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene, contacted the man and advised him to move along.

A caller at 12:19 p.m. reported a man pacing in the roadway on West Fairview Avenue, possibly upset, and requested a welfare check. An officer went to the scene and found all was OK.

A caller at 4:30 p.m. reported a shoplifter in custody on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 8:24 p.m. reported vehicles parking in the roadway and possibly camping on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the scene but was unable to locate them.

Aug. 9

Officers at 12:10 a.m. assisted medics on West Danview Avenue.

A caller at 8:45 a.m. reported a motor home parked for several days in the same location on Beluga Place. The driver was advised to move along.

A person at 1:14 p.m. made a 911 call to report a fight in progress on Spit Road. Officers and emergency medical services went to the scene.

A caller at 2:56 p.m. reported an assault on Bonanza Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

An officer at 2:33 p.m. warned a driver for failing to stop before entering a roadway on Spit Road.

A person at 7:20 p.m. made a Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately 911 call, to report a driver speeding and tailgating. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 11:41 p.m. arrested a man for driving under the influence, and he was housed at the Homer Jail.

Aug. 10

A caller at 7:05 a.m. reported suspicious activity during the night at their business on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 3:06 p.m. asked for a trespass notice for people fishing on private property on Spit Road. An officer contacted the people.

Aug. 11

A caller at 12:30 a.m. reported noise coming from a bar on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer found the report was unfounded.

A caller at 4:50 p.m. reported possible fishing violations at Mile 3 Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 10:59 p.m. reported shooting a black bear after it got to his chickens and acted aggressive toward him, on Mission Avenue. The bear had rolled down a hill and went into the woods.

Aug. 12

A caller at 12:30 p.m. reported a vehicle speeding and doing doughnuts on the beach near pedestrians near Beluga Place. An officer went to the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival.

A caller at 5:12 p.m. reported an intoxicated man in the restroom on Hazel Avenue. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 8 p.m. assisted medics at Easy Street and Treeline Way.

A caller at 9:11 p.m. made a REDDI report of a black sedan with Oregon plates passing on a double yellow line inbound to Homer. An officer contacted the vehicle.

Aug. 13

A caller at 1:12 a.m. requested assistance with a disorderly patron on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A driver at 12:12 p.m. was warned for failing to signal before entering the roadway on the Homer Bypass.

A caller at 12:37 p.m. reported suspicious behavior in a parking lot on East End Road. An officer responded to the location and found a vehicle parked and unoccupied.

A caller at 2:12 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on the Homer Bypass. An officer contacted the driver and no impairment was noted.

Aug. 14

A caller at 11:57 p.m. reported passing by a school with lights on and seeing someone running into the school on West Soundview Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

A caller at 6:31 a.m. reported a dead moose on the side of the road at Mile 168 Sterling Highway. An officer went to the scene and a charity responded.

A caller at 1:16 p.m. reported a shoplifter at a business on Lake Street. An officer went to the location and a man was arrested for concealment of merchandise and was issued a trespass advisement for life from the business.

An officer at 10:20 p.m. warned a driver for expired tags on Ocean Driver and Brown Bear Loop.

Troopers

Aug. 9

Alaska State Troopers at 4:19 p.m. responded to a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a drive in Ninilchik. Troopers stopped a 47-year-old Ninilchik woman and arrested her 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.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Aug. 11:

Criminal Court

Stefan B. Nields, 44, concealing merchandise under $250.

Eric L. Ayers, 36, DUI.

Robert W. Bloomstrand, 64, DUI.

Roddy W. Hahnlen, 47, first-degree burglary in a dwelling, first-degree burglary with a firearm, first-degree burglary using or threatening with a weapon, third-degree assault, reckless endangerment, all domestic violence related.

Corry White, 27, driving without valid operators license.

Garth A. Edborg, 47, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Daryn K. Holmes, 39, two counts of third-degree theft, first-degree criminal trespass.

Civil Court

Maria Kraskoff v. Kristi Swanson, ex-parte temporary restraining order granted.

Small Claims

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union v. Erin Kuklis, debt.

Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Anthony Falco, debt.

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