Anchor Point Fire and EMS responded to one medical call and one fire call the week of June 24 – June 30
Kachemak Emergency Services responded to four fire calls during the week of July 1 – July 7. They had no medical emergencies.
Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold their regular monthly meeting tomorrow, July 11 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave. (Mile 12 East End Rd.). The agenda will be posted at the fire station and at the KPB annex building at 206 E. Pioneer. The public is welcome to attend.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 14 EMS calls and three fire calls for the week of June 24 – June 30.
Crews responded July 4 to a report of a structure fire at 313 Jenny Way. Upon arrival the fire was found to have fully involved an RV. Crews extinguished the fire. The cause is under investigation.
Alaska State Troopers
On June 29, at 2:53 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off North Fork Road in Anchor Point for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, troopers contacted a 35-year-old Anchor Point man. Investigation revealed the man was intoxicated, engaged in fighting and had damaged property in excess of $500. He was placed under arrest, transported and remanded to Homer jail where he was held without bail.
On July 2, at 8:10 p.m. troopers responded to a possible violation of protective order near Anchor Point. When Troopers arrived at the residence, they found a 23-year-old Anchor Point man inside the residence. A 20-day ex parte served to him had stated that he was to leave the residence and not return. The man was arrested and transported to the Homer jail on the charge of Violation of a Protective Order and remanded.
On July 2, at 10:59 a.m., a boat on a trailer was reported stolen from a Tall Tree Avenue residence in Anchor Point. The boat was described as a late ‘80s Glass Ply. Investigation continues.
On July 4 at 9:10 a.m., the skipper of the F/V Anna Lane reported that he was unable to get a crew member out of the anchor winch he was caught in. The vessel was reported to be north of Ninilchik and approximately 1.5 miles off shore. Ninilchik Emergency Services responded aboard a charter fishing vessel and identified the crew member as a 55-year-old Wisconsin man.
EMS determined the crew member was deceased upon their arrival, and transported him to Ninilchik. Initial investigation revealed the victim was pulling the anchor up with the motorized winch and got his hand caught in the chain. The winch pulled the rest of his body in, causing fatal injuries. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration were notified.
The victim was sent to the State Medical Examiner in Anchorage for autopsy, and next of kin were notified. The F/V Anna Lane returned to its home port in Homer.
On July 6, a 24-year-old Anchorage man was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Soldotna Post for sport fishing in Kachemak Bay without a valid 2013 sport fish license. Bail is set at $210 in Homer District Court.
On July 7 at 2:55 p.m. Anchor Point based troopers responded to a report of an individual with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a residence on Thurmond Avenue in Anchor Point. Investigation revealed that a 58-year-old Anchor Point man had taken his life by shooting himself with a handgun. Next of kin was on scene.
The victim’s remains have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage for examination. Investigation is ongoing.
Animal Related Complaint: A woman reported finding an older golden retriever at her house the night before.
Suspicious Circumstances: A caller reported missing items from her house and thinks someone had entered her house and taken some things.
Traffic Hazard: A caller reported tourists parking on the road to view a moose and causing a traffic hazard. An officer went to the area and the traffic had resumed flow and there was no hazard.
Suicide Attempt: A crisis hotline reported a suicidal man. Some officers went to the scene on Aspen Lane and a parent was taking to the hospital.
Suspicious Circumstances: A woman went to the police station to request police assistance in finding her husband she hadn’t seen since midnight that night.
Welfare Check: A woman called to report someone was possibly in the water near B-Float. An officer went to the Spit but was unable to locate anyone and notified a harbor officer. The woman called back to say she had been mistaken and it was actually the Ninilchik area.
Disturbance: A man called to report his mother was drunk and out of control. An officer went to the scene and medics were dispatched at the request of the officer.
Animal Related Complaint: A caller reported a moose with porcupine quills stuck in its nose and mouth. The Fish and Game Department was notified.
Traffic Warning: A subject was warned for improper use of their seat belt.
Animal Related Offense: A caller reported a man spear fishing while swimming in the fishing hole on the Spit. An officer advised the caller that this activity is legal.
Traffic Hazard: A caller reported numerous cars parked in a bike path and in the road near the Farmer’s Market. An officer went to the area and reported no cars were parked illegally.
Animal Related Complaint: A woman reported she had found a small silver and grey husky with a broken lead. The owner of the husky later called the police department to report her dog was missing. Owner and husky were reconnected.
Animal Related Complaint: A caller reported a problem bear in the area of Race Road. An officer conducted a patrol of the area and the Department of Fish and Game was notified.
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