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. 14-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls.

Homer Fire

Aug. 14-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 9 medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Aug. 14-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 4 medical calls and 1 fire call.

Homer Police

Aug. 15

A person at 10:22 a.m. made a 911 call to report a three-legged black bear went behind a neighbor’s house. An officer and Fish and Game were advised.

An officer at 8:25 p.m. contacted a driver during a traffic stop near the fish dock on Spit Road and noted possible drug use.

Callers at 9:31 p.m. reported a domestic dispute over property at Bonanza Avenue. Officers went to the scene.

Aug. 16

A caller at 2:20 a.m. reported a domestic disturbance on Rangeview Avenue. Officers and medics went to the scene and a man was arrested for criminal mischief.

A person at 10:08 a.m. made a 911 call to report a burglary on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 12:50 p.m. warned a driver for speed at Mile 171 Sterling Highway.

A caller at 2:24 p.m. made a Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately (REDDI) report at Ohlson Lane. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 4:19 p.m. reported a salesperson in the area of Eagle View Drive, possibly without a permit. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:14 p.m. made a REDDI report of a vehicle speeding, passing unsafely and flipping off other drivers on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 7:15 p.m. made a traffic stop at Hohe Street and Danview Avenue. A woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 17

Officers at 2:36 a.m. arrested a person on an outstanding warrant at Main Street and Bunnell Avenue.

Officers at 4 a.m. assisted another agency by conducting a probation search at mile 171 Sterling Highway.

An officer at 8:18 a.m. assisted the Alaska State Troopers with a fishing violation at Mile 3 Spit Road.

A caller at 12:29 p.m. reported harassment after the fact at West Bunnell Avenue and requested a trespass order for subjects. An officer went to the scene.

An anonymous caller at 1:08 p.m. reported a highly intoxicated man and woman in a verbal altercation at Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the scene.

A business at 1:56 p.m. reported a woman who trespassed and returned to the business and then left on foot. An officer went to the scene but was unable to locate her.

Aug. 18

A person at 7:56 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Ocean Drive and Douglas Street. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Officers at 11:30 a.m. arrested a woman on an outstanding warrant on East Pioneer Avenue.

A caller at 3:48 p.m. reported a possibly suicidal man in the Homer Area. The man was contacted and taken to South Peninsula Hospital for a medical evaluation.

A caller at 7:23 p.m. reported seeing a missing juvenile on the Homer Bypass. An officer went to the scene, and the parent was notified.

A caller at 9:01 p.m. made a REDDI report of a vehicle speeding with aggressive behavior at Heath Street and the Homer Bypass. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

Aug. 19

A person at 2:58 p.m. came to the counter to report suspicious circumstances at Early Spring Street. Officers went to the location for a welfare check.

A person at 3:36 p.m. made a 911 call to report a subject would not cooperate on Bonanza Avenue. An officer went to the scene and served a temporary restraining order.

A driver at 5:09 p.m. was issued a citation for driving while license suspended at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:28 p.m. reported a verbal domestic violence situation on Main Street. An officer went to the scene and the subject was gone on arrival. The caller was advised of their options.

A caller at 11:10 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at Bishop’s Beach. An officer went to the scene and a man was arrested for fourth-degree assault and fifth-degree criminal mischief, and was taken to the Homer Jail.

Aug. 20

A caller at 1:24 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. A man was later arrested for driving under the influence.

A driver at 12:59 a.m. was warned for not having valid registration at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road.

A caller at 9:26 a.m. reported hearing gunfire at the city reservoir on Crossman Ridge Road. A subject was contacted and advised of the city ordinance regarding shooting firearms.

A man at 10 a.m. reported a vehicle with a man passed out in the front seat. An officer contacted the man, and all was found to be OK.

Aug. 21

A caller at 12:42 p.m. reported campers trespassing on private property on Skyline Drive and Cozy Cove. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 1:34 p.m. reported seeing a person wanted on an outstanding warrant in a business on Lake Street. Officers went to the scene and a man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 2:20 p.m. reported seeing a person with an outstanding warrant in a business on Lake Street. Officers went to the scene and arrested a man on the warrant.

A business at 3:54 p.m. called to report a shoplifter on Lake Street. An officer went to the scene.

A person at 5:04 p.m. made a 911 call to make a REDDI report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer went to the area and contacted the driver. No impairment was noted.

Troopers

Aug. 16

Alaska State Troopers at about 6:20 p.m. in Anchor Point responded to a residence in Homer for a report of a disturbance. Subsequent investigation revealed a 69-year-man assaulted an adult female living at the residence. He was arrested for fourth-degree assault and remanded at the Homer jail without bail.

Aug. 20

Alaska State Troopers at about 10:40 p.m. at approximately in Homer conducted a traffic stop on East End Road near Sea Side Farm. Troopers contacted a 25-year-old Homer man. Investigation revealed he was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. The man was arrested and transported to Homer Jail for a breath sample, after which he was remanded to Homer Jail.

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. 21:

Judgments

Jacob K. Willis, 25, charge dismissed, concealment of merchandise.

Alexander M. Watkins, 25, charge dismissed, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

John E. Howe III, charges dismissed, fourth-degree assault, two counts.

Joseph L. Johnson, 21, charge dismissed, second-degree harassment.

Joseph Kuzmin, 41, charges dismissed, fourth-degree assault, two counts.

Joshua W. Pettersen, 40, charges dismissed, fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

William T. Endresen, 51, charge dismissed, concealment of merchandise.

Criminal Court

Cornelius J. Kvasnikoff, 36, fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Bruce E. Manuilow, 69, fourth-degree assault.

Robert J. Reed, 25, first-degree vehicle theft, second-degree criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, second-degree harassment and resisting arrest.

Lee F. Swartz, 48, driving under the influence.

Steven A. Meyer, 44, fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Matthew S. Tool, DUI.

Ian W. McCullough, 25, DUI.

Civil Court

In the matter of Shasta S. E. Swanson and William A. Koeninger, dissolution of marriage.

In the matter of Hannah Jones and Zachary Atchley, dissolution of marriage.

In the matter of Alexandra L. Hetrick and Daniel F. Hetrick, dissolution of marriage.

In the matter of Teresa K. Johnson and Gregory W. Neely, dissolution of marriage.

In the matter of Colby Albright and Tara Albright, dissolution of marriage.

In the matter of Amanda J. Fraley and Joshua N. Fraley, dissolution of marriage.

Bryan Seavey vs. Patricia Seavey, divorce.

Marissa L. Bush vs. Clinton A. Bush, divorce.

Bobby J. Wick vs. Sharon A. Wick, divorce.

Small Claims

Kenai Peninsula Borough v. Amanda E. Angelo and Michaela D. Holthaus, debt.

Sarah Paulsen v. Michael Chaddock, debt.

Sally Oberstein v. Brian Duffy, debt.

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