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

Feb. 19-25

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 10 medical calls and six fire calls.

Homer Fire

Feb. 19-25

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to nine medical calls and four fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 19-25

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls and three fire calls.

Homer Police

Feb. 20

An officer at 8:50 a.m. arrested a 51-year-old wanted man at a local business on the Homer Bypass.

A caller at 12:04 p.m. reported a man being threatened in the Homer Area. An officer was advised and made contact with the man.

An officer at 6:59 p.m. issued a 52-year-old woman a summons for driving without insurance on East End Road.

A caller at 10:47 p.m. reported loud music and yelling coming from a neighboring area at White Alder Court. Officers responded to the area, contacted the responsible people and advised them to keep the noise down.

Feb. 21

A caller at 1:50 a.m. requested a welfare check on a friend on Main Street. Officers responded to the friend’s residence.

An officer at 4:05 a.m. confiscated marijuana during a prisoner search at the Homer Jail.

A caller at 10:45 a.m. reported that a Lynden Transport truck was blocking his driveway on West Danview Avenue. An officer responded to the area but was unable to locate the truck.

The manager of a local business at 1:45 p.m. went to the Homer Police Station with a counterfeit bill. An officer spoke with the manager and took the bill.

Feb. 22

A caller at 12:38 p.m. reported men cutting firewood on the edge of Beluga Lake. Officers contacted the Alaska Department of Forestry.

An officer at 2:23 p.m. warned a driver for speeding on East End Road.

A caller at 9:32 p.m. reported a missing person from Kachemak Drive. An officer was advised. The missing person later returned home.

Feb. 23

A caller at 11 a.m. reported a man harassing employees at a business on Lake Street. An officer responded to the location and the business requested that the man be given a trespass notice.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. reported a suspicious man near a business on West Pioneer Avenue after hours. An officer went to the location but was unable to locate the man.

An agency at 8 p.m. requested officers patrol a government building on the Homer Bypass.

Feb. 24

A caller at 1:26 a.m. reported a disturbance on Main Street. Officers responded to the scene and contacted a man with warrants for failing to appear in court. They arrested the 31-year-old man on two warrants.

The hospital at 2:15 a.m. requested assistance with a protective custody case. The man ended up being housed at the Homer Jail.

A caller at 2:43 a.m. reported an intoxicated man getting into a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded to the area.

A caller at 5:56 a.m. reported a disturbance on the Sterling Highway. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 9:38 a.m. reported a man was camping in a public restroom at Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street. An officer responded to the area but was unable to locate the man.

A caller at 1:30 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at Mile 168.5 Sterling Highway, but no injuries. An officer responded to the scene.

Alaska State Troopers at 3:32 p.m. passed on a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report about a vehicle at Mile 170 of the Sterling Highway. An officer made contact with the driver and found all was OK.

Feb. 25

An officer at 11:58 a.m. assisted another agency with an injured animal while responding to a motor vehicle accident at Mile 2 of Spit Road.

A caller at 5:32 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Grubstake Avenue. An officer contacted the driver and noted no impairment.

A caller at 5:41 p.m. reported an intoxicated woman had fallen and couldn’t get up, on Grubstake Avenue. An officer and medics responded to the scene.

Feb. 26

A caller at 1:57 a.m. reported a disturbance on West Fairview Avenue. Officers responded to the location, and a man involved in the disturbance left on foot.

An officer at 8:32 a.m. warned a driver for speeding in a school zone at Pioneer Avenue and the Homer Bypass.

An officer at 8:39 a.m. warned a driver for speeding in a school zone on the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 8:54 a.m. removed debris from the roadway at Glenview Street and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 11:59 a.m. reported a shoplifting and trespassing issue at a business on Greatland Street. An officer responded to the scene and contacted the person involved. That person was given a trespass notice to keep them from the building.

Officers at 1:05 p.m. went to the scene of an unattended death on Kachemak Way.

A caller at 4:45 p.m. reported an abandoned bike on property on the Homer Bypass. An officer went to the location to pick up the bicycle.

A caller at 5:54 p.m. reported a verbal disturbance at a business on the Homer Bypass. The people involved were contacted and one woman was given a trespass notice.

A caller at 8:35 p.m. reported back pain but was unable to give their specific location. An officer contacted the caller at Crittenden Drive and the Sterling Highway, in the roadway and provided transportation to a medical facility.

Troopers

Feb. 14

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 5 p.m. contacted a 33-year-old Anchor Point man at a residence in Anchor Point. Investigation revealed the man had an outstanding arrest warrant. He was arrested and transported to Homer Jail.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 7:16 p.m. contacted a 40-year-old Anchor Point man at his residence. Investigation revealed the man had an outstanding arrest warrant. He was arrested and transported to Homer Jail.

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 10:55 p.m. conducted a traffic stop on East End Rd near Homer. Troopers contacted a 26-year-old Homer man. Investigation revealed he had an outstanding arrest warrant. He was arrested and transported to Homer Jail.

Feb. 20

Alaska State Troopers at approximately 4:20 p.m. received a report from a concerned parent about a student making threats toward the Ninilchik School. Troopers from Anchor Point and Soldotna responded to investigate. The investigation showed a 12 year old male student had repeatedly made threatening statements about the school and that he was going to bring a gun to school. After consulting with the Division of Juvenile Justice the male student was taken into custody and remanded into the Kenai Youth Facility. Troopers worked with the Ninilchik School staff during the investigation to ensure the safety of the school, students, and staff. The investigation is continuing.

Feb. 22

Alaska State Trooper at about 10 a.m. received a report of a suspicious male walking around heavy equipment near mile 140.5 of the Sterling Highway. When Troopers arrived they located a 27-year-old Wasilla man inside a piece of equipment. The man was arrested and transported to the Homer Jail where he was released on his own recognizance.

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.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March 1:

Criminal Court

Francis L. Risinger, 62, two counts of reckless driver, and third-degree assault.

Rosalyn D. Rose, 52, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Richard C. Knagin, 27, second-degree criminal trespass.

Steven D. Stewart, 57, violating a domestic violence protective order.

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