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.
• Crystal Lee Jordan, 38, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault Aug. 16, after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report that she was intoxicated, possibly high on methamphetamine and behaving in a threatening and disruptive manner toward her daughter. According to charging documents, the woman said Jordan yelled at her and called her names because she didn’t like the way she was driving.
• Roy Patrick White, 64, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault Aug. 16 in connection with an assault on a woman at a University Avenue apartment. According to charging documents, the woman told troopers that White pushed her walker into her chest and she threw a coffee mug at him in self-defense. White registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.169, thus violating his probation conditions.
• Tucker Darvin Johnson, 18, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault Aug. 16. According to charging documents, Johnson threw a ladder and a baby gate down a flight of stairs and put a hole in the wall. Johnson also shook a stair rail violently and grabbed his mother in what he described as a “double leg takedown.”
• Courtney Noel Schweitzer, 22, of North Pole, was charged with felony third-degree assault Aug. 19, after Alaska State Troopers responded to a one-vehicle accident in North Pole. The vehicle had grass on the front grille, both tires were flat and tire markings showed it drove into a ditch, over a bike path, into an ATV trail and then back onto the bike path after traveling about 200 yards. Schweitzer’s husband told troopers that she grabbed the steering wheel while he was driving because she was upset over something she found on his phone, according to charging documents. Schweitzer told troopers her husband picked her up after she spent the evening drinking in Fairbanks, and they started to argue on the way home. She said he tried to grab her phone, they struggled over it and she grabbed the steering wheel in an attempt to prevent an accident.
Mitchell Louis Forzley, 40, of Fairbanks, was charged with indecent exposure and two counts of violating conditions of release Aug. 16, after Fairbanks police responded to Slater Drive for an assault report. Forzley was naked in a parking lot, yelling and exposing himself to numerous pedestrians and members of the public, according to charging documents. Forzley challenged police to kill him and refused to comply with their commands to get on the ground. Police shocked Forzley with a Taser and were eventually able to take him into custody. Investigation showed an assault had not occurred, but a records check showed Forzley was violating his bail conditions for two pending criminal cases.
Amber Nicole Tubin, 19, of Fairbanks, was charged with felony second-degree robbery and making a false report Aug. 17, after Fairbanks police responded to a report that someone stole items from the Salvation Army store and assaulted a volunteer before fleeing the scene. The alleged victim told police she was removing things from Tubin’s bag when Tubin shoved her and threatened to pistol whip her, according to charging documents.