Story last updated at 4:47 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2002

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

Oct. 8

Troopers received a report of a Yamaha 4-wheeler found in the woods near Ninilchik. Anyone missing a newer Yamaha should contact the Homer Alaska State Troopers at 235-8239 with a description and serial numbers.

Oct. 10

An Anchor Point man at 2:11 p.m. reported to troopers that he found someone broke into a room at the Anchor River Inn and left behind drug paraphernalia. The incident is believed to have happened around Oct. 7. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Homer troopers. The investigation is continuing.

Troopers went to a vehicle accident on Ohlson Mountain Road. They allege a 17-year-old boy driving a 1988 Chevrolet truck drove off the road and rolled the truck. The accident injured one of the three passengers. Criminal charges are pending for reckless driving and minor operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol.

Oct. 11

Troopers received a report of a missing 53-foot vessel, the Shenandoah, with two crew members, a 31-year-old man and a 44-year-old man, both of Seward. The Shenandoah left Homer at about 3 p.m. on Oct. 10 towing the Mary J. At 1:39 a.m. Oct. 11 the U.S. Coast Guard received an emergency positioning radio beacon signal from the Shenandoah. The Coast Guard searched the area of Rocky Bay and was unable to locate the Shenandoah or the two men. On Oct. 11 the Mary J was found washed up on Windy Bay. At 2 p.m. Oct. 12 the Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing men.

Oct. 12

Troopers at 3:35 p.m. received a report of a domestic assault at a home on Seaside Farm Drive in Homer. They allege a 22-year-old man physically assaulted his girlfriend after an argument. Troopers arrested the man for fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

Oct. 13

Troopers at 6:04 p.m. stopped for speeding a 45-year-old Eagle River woman at Mile 170 Sterling Highway. They allege the woman drove with a suspended operator's license and that she failed to provide proof of insurance.

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