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.

Assault

• Shataqua Tonye’ Cash, 31, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault April 9. According to charging documents, Cash poured beer on a woman’s work clothes and hit her on the face and head. 

• Patrick Lee McLevaine, 31, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault April 8. According to charging documents, McLevaine went to his ex-girlfriend’s place of employment to get back the keys to his cabin. She told him she’d give them to him later. McLevaine reached into her pocket, took the keys and stomped on her foot, according to charging documents. Alaska State Troopers responded and arrested McLevaine.

• Lionel Bernard Miller, 39, no address given, was charged with third-degree assault and third-degree weapons misconduct, both felonies, on April 9. According to charging documents, Miller pointed a .45 caliber pistol at a man, threatened to kill him and hit him in the face with the gun. 

Failure to register

Noah Anthony Ashley, 47, of Fairbanks, was charged with failure to register as a sex offender April 8. According to charging documents, Alaska State Troopers contacted Ashley while removing trespassers from a Cherokee Avenue property. A records check showed Ashley was convicted in 1997 of a sex offense in Iowa and was out of compliance with his sex offender registration. Ashley also has two prior convictions in Alaska for failing to register.     

Hindering prosecution

Brian Thomas Sperry, 37, of Fairbanks, was charged with felony first-degree hindering prosecution April 8, after Alaska State Troopers contacted him while removing trespassers from a Cherokee Avenue property. Sperry had been contacted multiple times before about the whereabouts of Chelsea Sperry, who had an outstanding felony warrant. During this contact, Brian Sperry did not tell troopers that Chelsea Sperry was on the same property. She came to the door and was arrested after identifying herself. He was arrested for not telling troopers she was in the building.

Multiple charges

• Isreal Padilla, 28, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief April 8, after he reportedly grabbed a woman by the hair, threw her to the ground and broke her windshield with the leg of a coffee table. The woman is eight months pregnant with Padilla’s child, according to charging documents.                

Dorothy Chomicz