The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire department reports and interviews with public safety officials. Individuals named as arrested and/or charged with crimes in this report are presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.
• Deshaun Baker, 18, of Hughes, was charged with fourth-degree assault after he allegedly pushed and punched his mother May 11 in Hughes.
Baker claimed he was defending himself after his mother attacked him without provocation, according to a criminal complaint filed in court.
• Stanley T. Olson, 26, of Fairbanks, was charged with four counts of fourth-degree assault after he allegedly beat his girlfriend using a folding chair Wednesday. The woman showed up at the Tesoro station at the corner of College Road and University Avenue with a number of injuries, including a possible broken wrist, according to a criminal complaint filed
The woman said they had been drinking when Olson suddenly “went off” and began breaking furniture. Alaska State Troopers described the couple’s apartment as being in “complete disarray” following the incident.
Olson also was charged with furnishing alcohol to a minor and criminal mischief.
Misty Weeks, 29, was charged with driving under the influence after Fairbanks police stopped her for weaving Wednesday morning. Weeks also was observed driving on the closed section of 23rd Avenue near Mercier Street. A chemical test found her breath-alcohol content to be 0.151. The legal limit is 0.08.
When she was arrested, Weeks gave police a driver’s license that belonged to another woman, but when she was booked into jail, authorities used fingerprints to discover her real identity, according to a criminal complaint filed in court.
She also was charged with making a false report and driving with a revoked license.