Cops and Courts


June 28

Alaska State Troopers at 11:16 p.m. made a traffic stop on the driver of a blue GMC Sonoma near Mile 158 Sterling Highway. Troopers identified the driver as a 26-year-old Homer woman known to have an active warrant for her arrest. Troopers arrested her on a warrant for failing to appear in court on an original charge of fourth-degree theft.


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.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through June 24:


Dellan S. Vanbuskirk, 30, charges dismissed, failure to hold preliminary hearing, first-degree robbery, two counts, second-degree theft.

Carrie M. Adamsn, chrage dismissed, fourth-degree theft.

Alaska State Troopers


June 16

Alaska State Troopers at 8:32 p.m. did a welfare check on a 26-year-old Anchor Point man after receiving a report of a drunk and unconscious man near Mile 2 Kalifornsky Beach Raod. During the welfare check the man tried to fight with troopers. Troopers arrested him for disorderly conduct.

June 26

Homer Police

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

Homer Police

June 20

A caller at 9:17 a.m. reported the theft of bicycles from a Bayview Avenue address.

A caller at 1:16 p.m. reported a car crash on East Hill Road. Police issued a summons to a 35-year-old man for driving while license suspended.

A caller at 1:52 p.m. reported noise coming from ATVs in the Pennock Street area.

A caller at 2:06 p.m. reported vandalism at a Sterling Highway address.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through June 17:


David W. Fry, 61, charge dismissed, hunting seasons and limits for brown bear.

John E. Capen, 53, charge dismissed, driving under the influence.


June 12

Alaska State Troopers at 1:23 a.m. went to a disturbance at a Twin Peaks Loop home in Anchor Point. Troopers alleged a 43-year-old Anchor Point woman assaulted a family member and destroyed property. Troopers arrested the woman for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and fifth-degree criminal mischief. Troopers said alcohol was involved in the case.

Homer Police

June 13

A caller at 7:27 a.m. reported a man sleeping in a car at an East End Road address. Police issued a man a trespass notice.

A caller at 9:26 a.m. reported an eagle in distress in the water off the Spit. The caller later reported the eagle made it to shore OK.

Police at 12:17 p.m. contacted a person driving a vehicle on the Spit beach in a prohibited area. Police cited the driver.

A caller at 4:59 p.m. reported a disoriented woman not making sense and asked for a welfare check. Police contacted the woman and she was taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

Homer Fire

June 13-19

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls, one fire call and one rescue call.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through June 10:


Richard Nadeau, 55, charge dismissed, fourth-degree assault. He pleaded guilty to driving while license revoked. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 10 days suspended and ordered to perform 80 hours of community work service; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $100 probation surcharge with $100 suspended; had his driver’s license revoked for 90 days; and was placed on probation for one year.


May 28

Alaska State Troopers at 5:30 p.m. received a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver on the Sterling Highway in Anchor Point. Troopers stopped the suspect, a 24-year-old Anchor Point man, near Mile 156 Sterling Highway. Troopers arrested him for driving under the influence, drugs.

Homer Police

June 6

Police at 10 a.m. arrested a 52-year-old woman for theft.

A caller at 2:31 p.m. reported a wanted subject in the Greatland Street area. Police arrested a 28-year-old man on three outstanding warrants.

June 7

A caller at 12:56 p.m. reported being threatened and harassed.

A caller at 6:25 p.m. reported a possible orphaned moose calf in the Little Fireweed Lane area.


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