Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Kachemak Emergency Services

June 25-July 1

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call.

Homer Police

June 25

A caller at 5:25 p.m. reported an unknown suspicious male in the area of Ben Walters Lane. An officer went to the area.

A caller at 6:41 p.m. reported suspicious circumstances on Ocean Drive Loop. An officer went to the area and determined that all was OK.

An officer at 7:35 p.m. arrested a 45-year-old man on two outstanding warrants on Homer Bypass Road.

A caller at 8:13 p.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vehicle at Kachemak Drive and Spit Road. An officer contacted the driver and didn’t note any impairment.

June 26

A caller at 11:20 a.m. went to the police station with information on a “possible prank” on Klondike Street.

A caller at 12:36 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at East End Road and East Hill Road. An officer went to the area but was unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer at 5:34 p.m. contacted two drivers who had been in a vehicle collision at Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 6:31 p.m. reported a domestic disturbance on Mattox Road. Officers went to the scene and separated the people involved for the night.

A caller at 9:25 p.m. reported a civil dispute with their neighbors on Rangeview Avenue. An officer went to the scene and found all was OK.

June 27

A caller at 1:30 a.m. reported a person sleeping under a tractor/trailer on Homer Bypass Road. The caller expressed concern because they “almost struck (the) subject when moving (a) truck.” An officer was advised and the person left the area.

A caller at 2:32 a.m. reported witnessing a verbal domestic altercation while they were driving at Crittenden Drive and the Sterling Highway. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle in question.

A caller at 12:55 p.m. reported a suspicious man at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road. An officer went to the area but was unable to locate anyone suspicious.

A caller at 4:02 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Fairview Avenue and East End Road. An officer contacted the driver and noted no impairment.

A caller at 5:14 p.m. reported several motocross riders creating a disturbance on Skyline Drive. An officer patrolled the area and was unable to find the riders.

An officer at 6:54 p.m. warned a driver for speeding at Mile 3 Spit Road.

A caller at 8:04 p.m. reported a possible drug transaction on Homer Bypass Road. An officer responded to the area.

An officer at 8:24 p.m. assisted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on Bartlett Street.

A caller at 9:14 p.m. reported a domestic dispute at a home on Klondike Avenue. Officers went to the location and spoke with the male and female people involved.

A caller at 10:41 p.m. reported a loud party at a neighboring home on Spit Road. Officers went to the scene.

June 28

An officer at 1:08 a.m. spoke with a suspicious person on Heath Street.

A caller at 9:10 a.m. reported a wanted person on Lake Street. An officer responded and arrested the 45-year-old man on a warrant.

A woman at 10:50 a.m. went to the police station to report being stalked on Ocean Drive. An officer advised the woman of her options.

A caller at 11:21 a.m. reported a person who was possibly the victim of a scam on Homer Bypass Road. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 12:04 p.m. reported a vehicle partially in the roadway at East End Road and Jack Gist Lane. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 12:09 p.m. reported an intoxicated woman refusing to leave a home on East Hill Road. An officer went to the scene and the woman ended up leaving in a cab.

A caller at 1:55 p.m. reported a possible break in on Pennock Street. Officers went to the location and discovered the report was unfounded.

Multiple callers at 2:28 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. Officers contacted the driver and arrested the 28-year-old woman for driving while intoxicated.

A caller at 9:15 p.m. reported that a driver was using a compression engine brake within city limits. An officer went to the scene and contacted the driver about the issue.

June 29

A caller at 7:13 a.m. reported a man “passed out” behind the wheel of a vehicle that was in the ditch at Lee Street and Svedlund Street. Officers and medics went to the scene where the 53-year-old man was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 7:22 a.m. reported that a couple was arguing outside of a gas station on the Sterling Highway. An officer went to the area but was unable to locate the couple.

A caller at 5:30 p.m. reported a suspicious man with possible stolen property on Lakeside Drive. An officer responded to the area.

A caller at 9:54 p.m. reported a noise complaint on West Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the scene, contacted the people making noise and told them to turn their music down.

A caller at 10:01 p.m. reported a possible domestic dispute happening at a campground at Mile 3 Spit Road. Officers went to the location and contacted the people involved. Officers gave the woman a disorderly conduct warning.

June 30

A caller at 2:18 a.m. requested a welfare check be made on a woman on the Sterling Highway. Officers ended up arrested a 45-year-old intoxicated man on two separate charges of violating his conditions of release.

A caller at 1:03 p.m. reported possible squatters on Main Street. An officer went to the scene but was unable to locate anyone.

A caller at 4:40 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle coming into Homer around Mile 168 Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the driver but did not detect any impairment.

A caller at 5:58 p.m. made a REDDI report on a driver who the caller said was speeding and driving unsafely on Homer Bypass Road. An officer contacted the driver and did not note any impairment.

Multiple callers at 9:50 p.m. reported a noise complaint on West Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 10:45 p.m. reported an intoxicated man driving in a campground at Mile 3 Spit Road. Officers went to the scene and arrested the 37-year-old man for driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 11:05 p.m. reported that RV campers were refusing to leave private property on Spit Road and that a man was “walking around without pants on.” An officer responded to the scene.

July 1

An officer at 1:59 a.m. assisted Alaska State Troopers at Mile 165 Sterling Highway.

An officer at 2:45 a.m. provided a person with transportation at East End Road and Bear Creek Road.

A caller at 3:27 a.m. reported a highly intoxicated man attempting to drive home on Pioneer Avenue. Officers went to the scene and contacted the man, who ended up taking a cab.

An officer at 4:39 a.m. contacted a parked vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. The door was open with the lights on, and there was a man “slumped over behind the wheel.” The officer arrested the 22-year-old man for driving while intoxicated and took him to the Homer Jail.

A caller at 6:23 a.m. reported a possible break in on West Hill Road. An officer went to the area and found the report was unfounded.

A caller at 9:01 a.m. reported a man lying in the grass on Bartlett Avenue. The caller requested a welfare check. An officer went to the scene.

A caller at 9:22 a.m. reported a traffic hazard on Kachemak Drive. An officer went to the area but was unable to find any hazard.

A caller at 5:07 p.m. reported suspicious people near their home on Klondike Avenue. An officer responded to the location.

A caller at 5:12 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Homer Bypass Road and Greatland Street. An officer contacted the driver and did not detect any impairment.

An officer at 6:32 p.m. gave a driver a citation for driving while their license was revoked on West Danview Avenue.

An officer at 7:27 p.m. gave a driver a citation for driving while their license was revoked at Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street.

A caller at 8 p.m. requested a welfare check on minors at Jack Gist Park. An officer went to the park and found all was OK.

Dispatchers around 10:55 p.m. got multiple 911 calls from the same caller on West Bunnell Avenue who continued to hang up. An officer went to the area, contacted the caller and gave them a warning to only call 911 with emergencies.

July 2

A caller at 2:13 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on East Pioneer Avenue. Officers responded to the area and were unable to locate an intoxicated driver.

A caller at 6:34 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle at Mile 167 Sterling Highway. An officer contacted the driver.

A caller at 7:02 a.m. requested a welfare check on her daughter in the Homer area who she hadn’t heard from in over a week. An officer spoke with the caller.

A caller at 8:39 a.m. reported an unattended death on Diamond Creek Place. An officer responded to the scene.

A caller at 10:41 a.m. reported seeing a dog panting in a vehicle at Mile 3.5 Spit Road. An officer went to the location but was unable to locate the dog in question.

A caller at 1:54 p.m. made an accidental 911 call. Sounds of walking were heard on the other end. On a call back a man advised that all was OK.

An officer at 7:18 p.m. issued a summons to a 19-year-old man for a drivers license violation at Spruceview Avenue and Rogers Loop.

A caller at 11:03 p.m. reported a camping violtion on Artic Tern Place. An officer responded to the scene.

Troopers

June 24

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 49-year-old Anchorage man for having No ID markings on his subsistence fishing gear in Homer. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 62-year-old Palmer man for sport fishing in Homer without license in possession. Bail is set at $210 in the Homer Court.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 55-year-old Florida man for failure to log halibut on his fishing license while out on a charter trip in Homer. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

June 27

Alaska State Troopers at 1:11 p.m. received a report of an assault which had occurred earlier in the day at a residence off Dorothy Drive. An investigation led to the arrest of a 42-year-old Anchor Point man. He was arrested and remanded into the Homer Jail on charges of third-and fourth-degree assault.

June 28

Alaska State Troopers at 9:04 a.m. responded to a motor vehicle crash with injuries near Mile 158.5 Sterling Highway. An investigation showed a vehicle being driven by a 42-year-old Soldotna man had struck a vehicle being driven by a 40-year-old Georgia man, while the man from Georgia attempted to turn off the road. Passengers in that man’s vehicle were transported by EMS for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

June 30

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 25-year-old Oregon man for fishing in closed waters on the Anchor River. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

July 1

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 57-year-old California man for failure to log halibut while on a charter trip in Kachemak Bay. Bail is set at $110 in the Homer Court.

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

Criminal Court

Destiny M. Jones, 18, second-degree theft.

Joshua A. Meyer, 42, third-degree assault and two counts of fourth-degree assault that were domestic violence related.

Shawna M. Casino, 28, driving under the influence.

Eric W. Dubey, 45, two counts of violating conditions of release.

Mary Kaiser, 24, first-degree criminal trespass.

Karla Kaiser, 20, first-degree criminal trespass.

Matthew Boyscout, 33, domestic violence-related fourth-degree assault.

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