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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.

Homer Fire

June 6-12

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls, one car crash, one carbon monoxide check, one fire alarm and fire call. The fire call for a possible explosion turned out to be a fire extinguisher with a valve that failed.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through June 3:


Delanie M. Costello, 21, charges dismissed, driving without a driver’s license in possession, driving without a driver’s license.


May 29

Alaska State Troopers at 2:15 p.m. stopped a 25-year-old Homer man driving with studded tires near Kasilof and arrested him for driving with a suspended license, possessing heroin and a firearm while being a convicted felon.

June 1

Troopers at 9:21 p.m. checked on a car stopped on the side of the road near Homer. Troopers arrested the driver, a 31-year-old Homer man, for DUI.

June 2

Homer Police

May 27

A caller at 1:48 p.m. reported a verbal dispute at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police separated the parties for the night.

A  person at 4:47 p.m. made a 911 call that a 2-year-old child was accidentally locked in a car at a Crestwood Circle address. Police responded and got the car opened. The child was OK.

Police at 7:54 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 38-year-old man near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police issued him a summons for driving while license revoked.


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