Story last updated at 2:29 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2002

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

May 21

Troopers at 3:30 p.m. arrested a 46-year-old McCarthy man for driving while intoxicated after contacting him on East End Road when he backed into a ditch.

Troopers and a Nanwalek village public safety officer at 3 a.m. investigated a natural death. An 83-year-old woman died with family at her side. Troopers released the body to the family.

Troopers at 1:22 p.m. stopped a 40-year-old Homer man near Mile 87 Sterling Highway for an equipment violation while he drove a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Troopers allege the man did not have a valid motorcycle endorsement on his license and issued him a summons for the violation.

May 23

A Homer man at 12:57 p.m. reported to troopers that sometime between 6 p.m. May 22 and 1 p.m. May 23 someone broke into his home at Mile 19 East End Road, breaking four windows worth $800 and taking a $100 laser level. Investigation continues. Troopers ask anyone with information about this crime to call them at 235-8239.

May 24

A Kenai woman told troopers that sometime between April 4 and May 24 someone broke into her Caribou Hills cabin, causing extensive damage and taking various items. Leads have been developed but an investigation continues.

May 26

Troopers at 3:30 a.m. went to a report of injury on the Anchor Point beach about two miles from the beach access road. Anchor Point firefighters and EMTs also responded. They found a juvenile party of several hundred people on the beach. Troopers allege that alcohol and narcotics were present. A 17-year-old boy was injured when he jumped on the back of a truck trying to run up the bluff and was run over by the truck. EMTs treated and transported the boy to the hospital and troopers cited him for minor consuming alcohol. Troopers received a report later that day that the truck was burned and destroyed by angry revelers. Numerous juveniles fled when emergency vehicles approached, including one boy who jumped into the Anchor River and swam away. Troopers cited many juveniles with minor consuming alcohol.

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