Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 6:22 PM on Wednesday, August 3, 2011


July 23

Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 35-year-old Wasilla man for possessing five male tanner crabs less than 5.5 inches wide.

July 24

Wildlife troopers cited a 59-year-old Homer woman for taking one salmon over the daily bag limit of six.

July 26

Wildlife troopers cited a 49-year-old Minnesota man for taking two halibut over the daily limit of two after contacting him and four other fishermen. The overlimit fish were seized and donated to charity.

Wildlife troopers contacted a 32-year-old California man and a 46-year-old Michigan man at the Anchor River after receiving complaints the men fished in an area closed to sport fishing. Troopers allege the men fished near the Bridge Hole and had landed a king salmon each, removed them from the water, took photos and released the salmon back into the river. Troopers cited the men for sport fishing in closed waters and removing king salmon from the water prior to release.

July 27

Troopers at 10:04 a.m. received a report of a car in the ditch on Diamond Ridge Road west of West Hill Road. Troopers contacted the registered owner, a 39-year-old Homer woman, who said another woman had borrowed the car and had the car keys. After not finding the other woman's name in state databases, troopers got a search warrant and allege they found the car keys in the 39-year-old woman's home. Troopers charged the woman with tampering with physical evidence, driving while license revoked, and failure to give immediate notice of a crash. She was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

July 28

Troopers finished an investigation and allege a 46-year-old Palmer man improperly registered a boat worth $6,500 in his name, sold it and kept all the profits. Troopers issued the man a summons for second-degree theft and unsworn falsification.

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