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

April 9-15

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 9-15

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians did not get any calls.

Homer Police

April 10

A caller at 4:35 p.m. reported someone consuming marijuana in public at a park on the Sterling Highway. An officer responded to the location.

A police sergeant at 5:30 p.m. gave a tour of the police station facility to a troop of Cub Scouts.

A caller at 7:42 p.m. reported a person riding their motorcycle in a state park at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway. Officers went to the location and warned the rider for trespassing.

Officers at 9:32 p.m. got an email regarding illegal camping on Bishop’s Beach near Jenny Way. Officers went to the area and left a notice for campers to vacate the area.

An officer at 9:50 p.m. arrested a 51-year-old woman on Main Street for an outstanding warrant.

A caller at 10:49 p.m. reported a suspicious man on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the location and gave the man a ride to a different area.

A caller at 11:27 p.m. reported a barking dog on Saltwater Drive. An officer went to the area and spoke with the person responsible for the dog.

April 11

A caller at 9:36 a.m. reported suspicious activity in the parking lot of a business on the Homer Bypass. Officers made contact with a vehicle in that lot and the people inside it.

A woman at 4:57 p.m. went to the police station and made a report of stalking. An officer advised her of her options.

A caller at 5:39 p.m. reported a vehicle on fire that was outside of the Homer area on McLay Road. Officers went to the scene to assist Alaska State Troopers.

Officers at 7:42 p.m. contacted campers trespassing on private property on Jenny Way.

An officer at 9:43 p.m. served a subpoena for another agency on Rainbow Court.

April 12

A caller at 3:55 p.m. reported a man trespassing on Greatland Street. An officer gave the 24-year-old man a summons for trespassing.

A caller at 4:04 p.m. requested a welfare check on a suicidal person on East Bayview Avenue. An officer contacted the person and found all was OK.

A caller at 5:36 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Vehicle Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle on the Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment.

A caller at 8:40 p.m. requested a welfare check for children. An officer responded.

A caller at 10:40 p.m. reported a vehicle with loud speakers causing a disturbance on Spencer Drive. An officer went to the area.

Officers at 9:48 p.m. contacted a homeless campsite on Jenny Way and impounded all the equipment there.

April 13

An officer at 1:30 p.m. provided traffic control for a disabled vehicle at Lake Street and Ocean Drive.

A caller at 1:49 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle speeding and driving recklessly at Mile 171 Sterling Highway. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 2:09 p.m. reported a dog in a vehicle with the windows rolled up at Ramp 8 of the Homer Harbor. Officers advised the Animal Control Office.

A caller at 2:26 p.m. reported minors fighting on Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the scene and found all was OK.

A man at 2:30 p.m. went to the police station with a report of “false accusations made against him.”

A caller at 5:59 p.m. reported a disturbance and stalking at a local business on the Homer Bypass. An officer arrived on the scene.

A caller at 11:57 p.m. reported harassment at a local business on Ben Walters Lane. Officers responded and arrested one minor for driving under the influence, and issued minor consuming alcohol violations to six others.

April 14

A caller at 3:52 a.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch at West Hill Road and Bell Avenue. Officers went to the scene and arrested the 20-year-old male driver for driving under the influence.

A caller at 9:26 a.m. reported a temporary restraining order violation on East End Road. An officer went to the scene and issued a citation to a 77-year-old man for violating the order.

A caller at 11:45 a.m. reported a possible stalking protective order violation on Ben Walters Lane. An officer responded to the scene.

A caller at 1:10 p.m. reported an injured moose in their yard on Dons Drive. The appropriate agency was notified.

An officer at 3:35 p.m. assisted with an injured bird on Kachemak Drive.

A caller at 5:07 p.m. reported a dispute at Mile 168.5 Sterling Highway. Officers responded to the location.

A caller at 5:50 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location but was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller at 8:44 p.m. requested that a man be issued a trespass notice to keep him from a business on East Pioneer Avenue for a year. Officers went to the scene and advised the man that he was barred from the business for a year.

A caller at 9:25 p.m. reported a theft from their property on Lake Street. An officer responded to the scene.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 6:

Judgments

Steven D. Stewart, 58, charge dismissed, violating a domestic violence protective order.

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

Peter D. Nagle, 59, charge dismissed, fourth-degree assault.

Veniamin P. Basargin, 40, charge dismissed, fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Summer R. C. Williams, 25, charge dismissed, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Christina T. Russ, 47, charge dismissed, fourth-degree theft.

Max A. Cragun, 50, charges dismissed, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, third-degree assault and first-degree vehicle theft.

Nathan D. Suydam, 21, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was fined $2,000 with $500 suspended and sentenced to 30 days in jail or on monitoring with 27 days suspended; ordered to pay $75 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $66 cost of imprisonment or monitoring; ordered to attend an alcohol safety action program and install an ignition interlock device; had his driver’s license revoked for 90 days; and was placed on probation for one year.

Criminal Court

Edward C. Prevost, 57, driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended.

Jamie S. Stapleton, 59, one count of second-degree assault and two counts of fourth-degree assault.

Travis K. Catron, 24, second-degree criminal trespass.

Hariton F. Basargin, 17, driving under the influence.

Sharon D. Hargrove, 77, violating a domestic violence-related protective order.

Hans R. Pedersen, 17, driving under the influence.

Tao L. Yancey, 39, interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime, and two counts of fourth-degree assault.

Max A. Cragun, 50, driving under the influence and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

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