Cops and courts

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

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

Dec. 12-19

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to nine medical calls and two fire calls.

Homer Fire

Dec. 12-19

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 17 medical calls.

Homer Police

Dec. 12

A caller at 10:30 a.m. reported being solicited the night before for money outside a Sterling Highway business.

A caller at 12:59 p.m. reported a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a Sterling Highway business and asked for help in removing it.

Multiple callers at 3:33 p.m. reported a drunk man in the road on West Hill Road near Highland Drive. Police responded and provided the man a safe ride home.

A caller at 4:39 p.m. reported a possibly suicidal person at an East End Road address. Police contacted the person.

A caller at 4:45 p.m. reported the possible location of a wanted subject. Police responded but could not find the person.

A person at 6 p.m. made a 911 call of an unoccupied vehicle in the ditch off the Sterling Highway. Police responded and found all was OK.

A caller at 7:30 p.m. reported fraudulent use of a credit or debit card out of state.

A caller at 9:29 p.m. reported a man and woman in a car stuck in a snow berm on South Slope Drive near East Hill Road. Police responded but the people were gone on arrival.

A caller at 9:17 p.m. reported laser lights from someone’s Christmas tree ornament was shining directly into the living room of his home on Fairview Avenue.

Police at 9:28 p.m. arrested a 24-year-old woman on a warrant at a Forest Glen Avenue home.

Dec. 13

Police at 7:29 a.m. assisted medics in responding to the unattended death of a woman at a Kachemak Drive home.

Police at 12:24 p.m. contacted a man on Pioneer Avenue and advised him he had a bench warrant in a civil case.

A caller at 1:08 p.m. asked police to issue a trespass notice to a person from a Ben Walters Lane address.

A caller at 3:38 p.m. reported a dispute over items at a Kachemak Drive address. The caller later reported a man trespassed on a vessel at the address. Police responded.

A caller at 4:55 p.m. reported damage to property at a Lake Street address.

A caller at 6:30 p.m. reported an assault that happened earlier at a Jenny Way address.

A caller at 5:46 p.m. reported hearing suspicious conversation at a Soundview Avenue address.

Police at 8:37 p.m. contacted a driver on Pioneer Avenue and issued a driving-under-the-influence warning.

A caller at 9:58 p.m. reported a person soliciting in a Sterling Highway parking lot. Police responded.

Dec. 14

A caller at 12:54 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the Bayview Avenue residential area. Police responded.

A caller at 1:16 a.m. reported a suspicious vehicle parked on Rangeview Avenue with a man inside. Police responded but could not find the vehicle.

A man at 8:22 a.m. came to the police station for advice regarding threats.

A caller at 9:30 a.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person asleep in public restrooms on West Pioneer Avenue. Police responded but the person had left.

A caller at 11:47 a.m. reported someone drove a car on the lawn of a Smokey Bay Way business and caused damage.

A caller at 3:45 p.m. made a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a person driving on Ben Walters Lane. Police contacted a 53-year-old man and arrested him for driving under the influence.

A caller at 6:02 p.m. reported a vehicle with flashers on that had been parked for a while on the Spit. Police responded but the vehicle had left.

A caller at 7:40 p.m. reported keys left in the door of a Sterling Highway business. Police and the business owner responded and retreived the keys. All was OK.

A man at 9:25 p.m. reported suspicious activity at an East End road address.

A caller at 9:34 p.m. reported a truck stuck on Bishop’s Beach with the tide coming in. Police responded.

Dec. 15

A caller at 10:16 a.m. reported fraud at a Sterling Highway business.

A man at 2:55 p.m. went to the police station and turned in a duffel bag found at an Ohlson Lane address.

Callers at 3:32 p.m. and 3:42 a.m. Dec. 16 reported a suspicious vehicle on Kachemak Way.

A man at 9:23 p.m. made a 911 call of a lost dog at his Kachemak Drive home. Police notified the animal control officer.

Dec. 16

A caller at 7:34 a.m. reported hearing strange noises outside a Fairview Avenue home. Police found all was OK.

A caller at 8:08 p.m. reported drivers consistently not stopping for school buses on East End Road.

A caller at 8:27 a.m. reported a driver passing dangerously on East End Road. Police responded but could not find the suspect driver.

A caller at 11:54 a.m. reported a reckless driver on Fairview Avenue.

A caller at 12:15 p.m. reported a person trespassing at a Poopdeck Street address.

A caller at 12:27 p.m. reported a person made suicidal statements.

A caller at 4:22 p.m. reported being harassed.

Police at 9:15 p.m. warned a person for reckless driving on the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:23 p.m. reported suspicious activity at a Poodeck Street address.

A caller at 10:27 p.m. asked police to do a welfare check on a person at a Wright Street address. Police determined the subject was safe and in good care.

A caller at 11:35 p.m. reported a drunk man acted belligerently toward people at a Pioneer Avenue address. Police responded but couldn’t find the suspect.

Dec. 17

A woman at 12:32 a.m. reported a person possibly under the influence as she walked by the person on Lake Street. Police responded.

A person at 5:32 a.m. made a 911 call reporting a man caused a disturbance at a Sterling Highway address and wouldn’t leave. Police contacted the man and issued him a permanent trespass notice from the property.

A caller at 5:10 p.m. reported an animal bite victim at a Bartlett Street medical facility.

Several callers at 6:41 p.m. reported a vehicle in the ditch on the Sterling Highway. Police responded.

A caller at 7:10 p.m. reported a road-rage incident at a Uminski Circle address. Police responded.

A caller at 5:37 p.m. reported a drunk man at a Ben Walters Lane address. Police responded.

A caller at 7:44 p.m. reported an altercation over driving habits at a Lake Street address. Police responded.

Dec. 18

Police at 1:34 p.m. patrolled Karen Hornaday Park and seized drug paraphernalia from people in the area.

Police at 2:12 p.m. stopped a suspect driver in a REDDI complaint near Mile 171 Sterling Highway. Police arrested a 49-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman on two counts each of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

A caller at 9:46 p.m. made a REDDI complaint of a driver on Soundview Avenue. Police contacted the driver and did not see any signs of impairment.

 

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

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Dec. 16:

Judgments

Willie J. Eben, 53, charges dismissed, fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree criminal mischief.

Jack W. Coplen, 38, charges dismissed, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited; violating conditions of release.

Linda J. Feiler, 69, charge dismissed, second-degree harassment.

Andrew R. Cook, 25, charge dismissed, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited. He pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was fined $6,000 with $3,000 suspended and sentenced to 90 days in jail with 70 days suspended; ordered to pay $75 to support the Police Training Fund, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and the $1,467 cost of imprisonment; ordered to attend an alcohol safety action program and install an ignition interlock device; had his driver’s license revoked for one year; and was placed on probation for two years.

Clarence S. Hock, 25, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended; ordered to pay $50 to support the Police Training Fund and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended; ordered to get a controlled substance abuse assessment and following recommendations regarding treatment; ordered to forfeit items seized; and was placed on probation for one year.

Criminal Court

Jacob K. Willis, 24, concealment of merchandise.

Latanya V. Lee, 46, fourth-degree theft.

Roy E. Burke, 38, fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Royce M. Holm, 32, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer.

Civil Court

Marilyn V. Prevost v. Edward C. Prevost, temporary restraining order granted.

Kyle Cullum v. Kimberly Ketter, temporary restraining order granted.

Rachel M. Kerr v. Richard M. Kerr, divorce.

Capital One Bank v. Vasilli V. Gordeev, debt.

Capital One Bank v. Linda Stumpff, debt.

Bank of America v. Angela Skalisky, debt.

In the matter of Ashley Eisenman and Joshua Franey, dissolution of marriage.

Bank of America v. Stacy R. Luck, debt.

Discover Bank v. Rush M. Seitz, debt.

Bank of America v. Michael E. Gallegos, debt.

Bank of America v. Ceia M. Schneider, debt.

Merrick Bank Corporation v. Gayle E. Spencer, debt.

Wells Fargo Bank v. Kathleen A. Boyle, debt.

In the matter of Benjamin Micheal Rainwater, change of name to Benjamin Micheal Dockery.

In the matter of Judah Daniel Rainwater, change of name to Judah Daniel Dockery.

In the matter of Kathleen T. Appelhanz and Thomas J. Appelhanz, dissolution of marriage.

Small Claims

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union v. Christopher T. Watson, debt.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union v. David F. Fefelov, debt.

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