Story last updated at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2002

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

Aug. 11

Homer Fish and Wildlife Protection troopers cited a 37-year-old Big Lake man for taking an overlimit of sport-caught halibut from Kachemak Bay, a 49-year-old Kasilof man and a 49-year-old Soldotna woman for harvesting undersize personal-use clams and a 51-year-old Homer woman for making a false statement on a sport fishing license.

Aug. 14

Troopers at 7 a.m. received a report that sometime between 10 p.m., Aug. 13 and 7:00 a.m. Aug. 14 someone broke into the shed beside the Ninilchik Tesoro and took about $1,000 in cigarettes.

Aug. 16

Troopers at 2 p.m. stopped a 28-year-old New York woman near Mile 136 Sterling Highway for speeding. They allege she drove with a suspended operator's license.

Aug. 17

Troopers at 6:10 p.m. stopped a 20-year-old Homer woman near Milepost 128 Sterling Highway for speeding. They allege she drove with a suspended driver's license.

Troopers contacted a 44-year-old Happy Valley man near Mile 136 Sterling Highway near Ninilchik for a traffic violation. They allege he drove his 1993 Yamaha motorcycle without a licensed adult driver on the cycle and in violation of his instructional permit.

Aug. 19

Troopers at 11:59 a.m. received a report of mailboxes being vandalized at the intersection of Knob Hill and the North Fork Road.

Troopers received a report that the Nikolaevsk School yard had been vandalized by somebody riding 4-wheelers on a recently hydro-seeded area around the school, causing about $1,000 in damages.

Aug. 20

FWP troopers cited a 58-year-old Anchor Point man for taking a sub-legal moose.

Aug. 21

Troopers at 8:30 a.m. went to a vehicle accident near Anchor Point. They allege that a 20-year-old man driving southbound on the Old Sterling Highway near the one-lane bridge slid into the ditch and hit some boulders, causing his vehicle to flip. The accident injured the man slightly. Troopers cited him for negligent driving.

A Homer man at 8:37 p.m. reported a 55-year-old man was at his East End Road home and refused to leave. Troopers arrested the man for first-degree trespass. While transporting the man to the jail, he spat in the back of the patrol car numerous times. Troopers cited him for fourth-degree criminal mischief.