Story last updated at 1:33 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2002

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

Nov. 5

Troopers at 4:53 p.m. went to a single-vehicle accident on the Sterling Highway near Stariski Creek. They allege that an 18-year-old man driving a 1997 Kia Sephia lost control and went off the road. Troopers contacted the man about a mile from the accident. He received minor injuries. They arrested him for leaving the scene of an accident, driving with a suspended operator's license and driving while intoxicated. He was also charged with minor consuming alcohol and speeding.

Troopers at 11:30 p.m. went to a motor vehicle accident near Anchor Point. They allege a 40-year-old Anchor Point man driving a 1975 Chevrolet eastbound on the North Fork Road drove into the ditch and rolled his truck several times. He wore his seat belt and was not injured. Troopers cited him for due care to avoid a collision.

Homer Fish and Wildlife Protection troopers cited a 50-year-old Anchor Point man for waste and taking an overlimit of moose.

Homer FWP troopers cited a 59-year-old Homer man for waste and taking an overlimit of moose.

Nov. 6

Homer FWP troopers cited a 60-year-old Anchor Point man for exceeding the allowable bycatch of rockfish while targeting commercially taken halibut

Troopers at 3:16 p.m. went to a motor vehicle collision near Mile 163 Sterling Highway. They allege a 17-year-old Anchor Point boy driving north on the Sterling Highway ran into the rear end of a 1993 Suburban driven by a Homer man stopped for a flagger. Everyone involved wore seat belts and was not injured. Troopers cited the boy for negligent driving.

Nov. 7

Troopers at 7:45 p.m. received a report of an expected home death at a Ninilchik residence. A 93-year-old Ninilchik woman died at 5:55 p.m. of natural causes. Her family was present when she died.

Nov. 8

Troopers at 8:22 a.m. went to a single-vehicle rollover at Mile 131 Sterling Highway. They allege a 79-year-old Ninilchik man driving north in a 2001 Ford Ranger pickup lost control on an icy patch of road. He wore his seat belt and was not injured. The accident caused about $10,000 in damage to the truck.

Troopers at 11:18 a.m. went to a single-vehicle rollover at Mile 117 Sterling Highway near Clam Gulch. A Homer woman driving north in a 2002 Ford Explorer hit a patch of ice and lost control, causing the Ford to slide off the road and roll. The driver and her passenger, also a Homer woman, wore seat belts and received minor abrasions. Central Emergency Services checked them at the scene. The accident caused $15,000 in damages to the Ford.

Nov. 9

Troopers at 12:17 p.m. went to a report of a death at an Anchor Point home. Their investigation showed that a neighbor found the 62-year-old Anchor Point man dead in his bed. Troopers said the man died of natural causes and do not suspect foul play.

Nov. 10

Troopers at 12:08 p.m. received a report that someone vandalized a portable light plant at a state Department of Transportation construction site near Anchor Point, causing about $2,000 in damages. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the troopers in Homer at 235-8239

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