Cops and Courts

Homer Police

April 17

A 36-year-old man at 1 p.m. came to the police station and turned himself in on a warrant.

A caller at 1:19 p.m. reported a suspicious item by the side of West Hill Road. Police could not find the object.

April 18

Police at 4:30 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 27-year-old man on Kachemak Way. Police arrested the man on an outstanding warrant and driving while license cancelled.

Court Report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 15:

Criminal Court

Dellan S. Vanbuskirk, 30, second-degree theft, a felony.

Robert A. Jones, 69, driving under the influence.

Kristina M. Owens, 51, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited; violating conditions of release.

Bernice L. Wilson, 33, DUI.

Troopers

April 10

Alaska State Troopers at 4:45 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 53-year-old Seward man near Mile 140 Sterling Highway in Ninilchik. Troopers said the man operated his vehicle without an ignition interlock device as required. He was issued a summons to appear in court and released.

April 11

Homer Police

April 11

A caller at 6:04 p.m. reported a hit-and-run crash on the Sterling Highway.

April 12

A caller at 1:53 p.m. reported rental fraud at a Cozy Cove address.

A caller at 4:02 p.m. reported a stolen bicycle.

Police at 4:57 p.m. arrested a 29-year-old woman on a warrant after contacting her at a Fairview Avenue address.

April 13

Homer Fire

April 11-17

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls and one fire call.

Court Report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 8:

Criminal Court

Carrie M. Adams, 44, fourth-degree theft.

Clinton A. Bush, 41, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited.

Eric Warren, 42, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited.

Andrew E. Kita, 42, driving under the influence.

Delanie M. Costello, 21, driving without a valid operator’s license.

Troopers

April 3

Alaska State Troopers at 8:25 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 42-year-old Homer man on Jenny Way in Homer. Troopers arrested the man for driving under the influence.

April 5

Troopers at 10:12 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 40-year-old Homer man near Mile 16 East End Road. They arrested him for driving while license revoked.

April 7

Homer Police

April 5

Police at 2:01 a.m. contacted a 48-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and arrested him for driving while license suspended.

A caller at 10:39 a.m. reported possible gunfire in the Sterling Highway and Soundview Avenue area. Police responded.

Homer Fire

April 4-10

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls and one fire call.

Robert J. Walli

Robert J. Walli

July 31, 1924-April 13, 2016

Homer pioneer Robert J. “Bob” Walli, 91, died April 13, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital. Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Homer Elks Lodge, with a reception to follow. 

He was born July 31, 1924, to Ero and Lillian Walli at the Walli homestead at Stariski. A full obituary will follow in next week’s Homer News.

Russel E. Wooden

Russel E. Wooden

June 24, 1928-March 27, 2016 

Former Homer and Fairbanks resident Russel E. Wooden, 87, of Green Valley, Ariz., died at La Hacienda nursing home at La Posada in the wee hours of Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, of heart failure.

Garry Phipps

Garry Phipps

Jan. 28, 1967-April 2, 2016

Garry Phipps, 49, of Homer, Alaska, died Saturday, April 2, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer after a 10-month battle with cancer.

A gathering of friends and family was held on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the family’s home.

Court Report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 4:

Judgments

Weston P. Huarte, 20, charge dismissed, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited.

Mahlon L. Troyer, 21, charge dismissed, no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Paige E. Strong, 24, charge dismissed, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited.

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