Cops and Courts

Homer Police

June 27

A caller at 8:49 a.m. reported hearing strange voices and furniture being moved at a vacant apartment on Lakeshore Drive. Police responded.

A caller at 9:08 a.m. reported a dispute with an employee at a Spit business. Police responded.

A person at 1:47 p.m. made a 911 call of young people acting suspiciously in the Horizon Court area. Police responded.

A caller at 1:36 p.m. reported credit card fraud.

Homer Fire

June 27-July 3

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls and three fire calls.


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.


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