Cops and Courts

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.


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 May 27:


Alaska State Troopers

May 21

Alaska State Troopers at 8 a.m. went to a vehicle crash near Mile 4 East End Road. Troopers said a 24-year-old Homer woman drove off the road in her 2006 Subaru wagon and hit mailboxes and the ditch. The crash totaled her car.

Homer Police

May 23

A person at 7:50 p.m. made a 911 call of a woman screaming and waving her arms on Cook Way. Police responded and found all was OK. The woman was trying to scare away a porcupine.

A caller at 8:12 p.m. reported a man overboard trying to get back into a boat on Kachemak Bay. Police contacted the harbor office. A harbor officer went to the boat and found all was OK.

May 24

A caller at 1:26 a.m. reported a disruptive man at a Bartlett Street address. Police responded.


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