Police/Fire/Troopers – May 14

Fire – May 5-11

Kachemak Emergency Services responded to two fire calls.
Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 10 emergency medical calls and four fire calls.

A wildfire burned nearly 10 acres of trees about three miles southwest of Caribou Lake last weekend. It started around 2 p.m. a week ago Friday and was contained by fire fighters from the State Division of Forestry by Sunday morning. Three cabins on the lake were endangered by the first large wildfire of the season, but eight Forestry, three Kachemak Emergency Service and 20 Pioneer Peak Hotshot firefighters managed to bring it under control with all-terrain vehicles, a Maritime helicopter dropping water and bulldozers creating fire breaks.


Charles Williamson was contacted at the Homer Harbor, where investigation revealed he had two outstanding warrants. Williamson was arrested and transported to the Homer Police Department where he was held without bail.

On April 23, Clyde Hewitt, 27 of Fairbanks, was issued a citation by
the Alaska Wildlife Troopers Anchor Point Post, for failing to have a personal flotation device. Hewitt was contacted sport fishing near Hesketh Island. Investigation revealed that Hewitt and three other people were in a boat without having the correct amount of PFDs. Bail was set at $110.

Homer Police

Business reports theft. Female subject issued summons for theft IV.
A caller reports juveniles harassing wildlife on Haze Avenue. Officer Shealy to scene.
Officer Hull contacts multiple subjects in vehicle stopped on Sterling Highway/Mount Augustine Drive, in the night. Parents contacted.
Officer Worland contacts vehicle, subject brought to Homer Police Department for urinary analysis at request of probation officer. Citations issued to second subject and drug paraphenalia seized.
Multiple 911 callers report REDDI. Officer Worland makes contact and a 31-year-old male is arrested for DUI and housed at Homer jail.
A caller reports several vehicles speeding up and down the beach almost hitting people. Office Hull to the area and contacts several people who agree to drive responsibly.
A 911 caller reports loud party on Hohe Street with person on roof. Officer Hull to scen where all is OK.
A caller reports harassing phone calls at place of employment on Homer Spit. Officer Baxter contacts suspect and advised to stop calling.

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