Police report – May 8

Kachemak Emergency Services responded to one medical emergency call during the week of April 29 – May 5th. 
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 12 emergency service calls for the week of April 29 – May 5.
Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding  a  special meeting and site visit on May 13, 2013 at 4 p.m. and reconvening afterwards at the Homer KPB annex building.

State Trooper
May 1

The Alaska State Troopers contacted Arseny Kuzmin, 42, of Homer and Gavril Konev, 26, of Nikolaevsk at a residence in Homer. Investigation revealed Kuzmin had a warrant for his arrest and Konev had two warrants for his arrest. Both were arrested and remanded to the Homer Jail.

May 2
The Alaska State Troopers investigated a theft from a residence located on Rucksack Drive in Homer. Investigation revealed a 4 foot by 4 foot road sign valued at $300 had been stolen from the front yard of the residence. Investigation continues.

May 3
State Troopers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near mile 169 of the Sterling Highway for an equipment violation. Investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle (Samuel Reece, age 19, of Homer) to be driving under the influence of Spice (synthetic marijuana). Reece was also found to be in possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. Further investigation revealed the passenger in the vehicle (Christopher Derr, age 22, of Anchor Point) to be in possession of marijuana and in violation of his court ordered conditions of probation. Both were arrested and held at the Homer Jail without bond.

May 4
Troopers contacted Dale Vaughn, age 50, of Nikiski, in a truck parked at a pull out near mile 159 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that Vaughn had driven the truck from Homer to Anchor Point, that he was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, and that his driver’s license was revoked until 2063 for prior DUI offenses. Vaughn was also in possession of a personal use amount of marijuana. Further investigation revealed Vaughn had been previously convicted of felony DUI twice. Vaughn was arrested for felony DUI, driving while license revoked and misconduct involving a controlled substance in the 6th degree (possession of marijuana). He was held at the Homer Jail without bond.

Troopers responded to assist Homer Police with an unstable subject on Pioneer Avenue in Homer. Upon arrival, a trooper and a Homer police officer contacted Jeffrey Larson, age 30, of Homer in a parking lot. Larson was physically aggressive and fought with the trooper and officer when they tried to temporarily detain him. Larson was remanded at the Homer Jail on the charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault 4th on a police officer. His bond was set at $1250.

Homer Police
April 29
Hit & Run: A 911 caller reported a pedestrian who had been hit by a car was at his door asking to use the phone. An officer reported to the scene on the Sterling Highway and the hit pedestrian refused medical attention.
Drug Information: A caller reported people in a local store looking to purchase scales. An officer was advised.
Suspicious Circumstances: A man reported juveniles shooting airsoft pellets at him and his son on a local trail. An officer was informed.
Theft from a Vehicle: A caller reported a car had been broken into, a window was shattered and items were stolen. An officer went to the scene on Spit Road.
Runaway Juvenile: Two callers reported a runaway juvenile. An officer was advised.
Protective Custody/Alcohol: A woman called and stated that she may have overdosed. Medics and an officer went to the scene on Queets Court. The woman was later housed at Homer jail for protective custody.
Trespass: A caller requested some officer assistance with removing a man and his friends from a local establishment on W. Bunnell Avenue. An officer went to the scene.
Animal Related Offense/Complaint: A woman reported that an aggressive dog had attacked her pet. Animal Control was informed.
Suspicious Circumstances: A harbor officer reported a suspicious man possibly looking into boats. An officer went to the Spit to investigate. The incident did not rise to the level of a crime.
Animal Related Complaint: A man reported live chickens loose in the Safeway parking lot. Animal Control was advised after the fact.
Animal Related Complaint: SPH reported a bear sow and cub heading toward Karen Hornaday Park. An officer was advised.

May 1
Found Property: A man called to report he’d found a large dock that had washed up on the shore of China Poot Bay.
Patrol Request: The Homer Harbor master requested extra patrols due to finding used needles in the area of Outer Dock Road.
Traffic: A man went to the police counter to report a car was doing doughnuts on the grass in front of the local school.
Receive Stolen Property: A caller reported someone attempting to exchange a suspiciously high volume of nickels. An officer went to the scene.
Civil Problem: A woman went to the police counter to report her deck hand was holding onto her car without permission.

May 2
Prowler/Peeping Tom: A man reported after the fact, that someone had been outside their home, shining a flashlight on the property on Highland Road.
REDDI: A 911 caller reported a REDDI car had almost collided with them. An officer contacted the driver and found there had been no impairment just car problems.
Drug Information: A caller reported finding drug paraphernalia in a diaper bag. An officer went to the scene on E. Pioneer Avenue and confiscated the paraphernalia.
City Ordinance: A 911 caller reported a man shooting a high powered rifle in the area. An officer went to the scene and found the man was shooting rabbits with a pellet gun.
Suspicious Circumstances: An anonymous 911 caller reported two people assaulting each other with sticks. An officer went to the scene on E. Pioneer Avenue and found two juveniles on bicycles/unicycles play sword fighting. All was OK.

May 6
Animal Related Complaint: A woman reported finding two horses on Sprucewood Drive.
Animal Related Complaint: A 911 caller reported two horses in the road but no officers were available at that time.

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