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 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls and one fire call.

Homer Fire

April 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and one fire call.

Kachemak Emergency Services

April 23-29

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one fire call.

Homer Police

April 22

A person at 9:30 a.m. went to the police station to report a cyclist not following traffic laws at Poopdeck Street and the Homer Bypass, who was almost hit by a vehicle several times. An officer was unable to locate the cyclist.

A caller at 2:10 p.m. reported forced entry of their vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue and that items were taken out of it. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 3:40 p.m. reported a minor possibly in distress. An officer contacted the person, who was not a juvenile and was OK.

An officer made a security check of Jack Gist Park and contacted a 30-year-old man with an outstanding warrant. The man was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

April 23

An officer at 8:40 a.m. warned a driver for speeding on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 10:15 a.m. reported a moose stuck in the fence at the Homer Airport. Officers left a message with the proper agency to handle it.

Officers at 8:41 p.m. arrested a 51-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant on Main Street.

Officers at 9:53 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on Spit Road.

April 24

A 53-year-old man at 1:48 a.m. went to the police station and was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

A caller at 5:50 p.m. reported a dog at large in the area of El Sarino Court that was chasing sandhill cranes. The animal control officer was advised.

An officer at 9:38 p.m. advised some people to not camp on private property or city property, on Ben Walters Lane.

April 25

A caller at 1:15 a.m. reported an assault in a bar on Shelford Street. Officers were unable to locate a suspect.

An officer at 8:55 a.m. warned a driver for speeding in a school zone at Glennview and the Sterling Highway.

An officer at 9:03 a.m. warned a driver for speeding in a school zone on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:15 a.m. reported a vehicle that crashed into a building on Fish Dock Road. There were no injuries.

An officer at 12:24 p.m. warned a driver for erratic driving at Main Street and Fairview Avenue.

Another agency at 5:46 p.m. passed on a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Mile 172 Sterling Highway. A Homer officer contacted the driver and gave them a DUI warning.

A caller at 11:24 p.m. reported drug information. Officers contacted a 40-year-old man on East Pioneer Avenue and gave him a summons for fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

April 27

A caller at 2:35 p.m. reported suspicious men soliticting car repair work in Mariner Park.

An officer at 10:20 p.m. contacted an unoccupied vehicle on Kachemak Drive that was left running while in long term parking. The officer was unable to find the driver.

April 28

An officer at 4:58 a.m. contacted a man walking in the road on East End Road near Home Run Oil. The officer told the man to stay out of the roadway.

A caller at 4:49 p.m. requested a welfare check on a “distraught” woman at Mile 169.5 Sterling Highway. People the officer contacted were given a ride to a medical facility.

Officers at 6:36 p.m. took a woman into protective custody on Bartlett Street because she was under the influence of drugs. She was taken to the Homer Jail holding cell.

A caller at 7:56 p.m. reported a domestic disturbance on Hillside Place. Officers responded to the scene and arrested a 20-year-old man for violating conditions of release. The man was treated for injuries.

Multiple callers at 9:08 p.m. reported a single vehicle rollover at Lake Street and Ocean Drive. The 23-year-old male driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated, a weapons offense and for refusing a chemical test.

April 29

A caller at 4:27 a.m. reported a robbery on Main Street. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 9:10 a.m. reported a burglary of a business on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene.

Multiple callers at 12:22 p.m. requested a welfare check on a man who was possible in distress on Ohlson Lane. An officer went to the location and found all was OK.

A caller at 4:08 p.m. reported an unknown man trespassing on property on Lee Drive and digging inside a dumpster. An officer went to the area but was unable to locate anyone.

Officers responded to a vehicle collision with a moose at Thompson Drive and East End Road. There were no injuries.

Troopers

April 25

Alaska State Troopers responded to the business of McNeil Canyon Meats in Homer for a reported burglary. Investigation revealed two men entered the business in the early morning hours and stole items totaling several thousand dollars. Investigation is continuing.

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 April 30:

Criminal Court

David L. Inman Jr., 41, third-degree theft and violating conditions of release.

Bailley M. Crocker, 31, third-degree theft. In a separate case, second-degree criminal trespass.

Vonifani I. Basargin, 67, felony DUI.

Joseph G. Tanape, 46, third-degree sexual abuse of a minor, and first-degree harassment. Both domestic violence related.

Joseph E. Clark, 33, violating a protective order for stalking or sexual assault. In a separate case, he was charged with the same thing.

Veniamin P. Basargin, 40, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Logan Lucas, 23, third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Hans R. Pedersen, 20, violating conditions of release.

Albert R. Chaddock, 27, fourth-degree assault.

Jacob J.L. Shangin, 23, driving under the influence, fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Michael C. Covey. 30, driving under the influence.

Tyler A. Nelson-Mobeck, 25, violating conditions of release.

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