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.
• Stefhanie Orozco Fields, 25, of Eielson Air Force Base, was charged with driving under the influence Dec. 7, after North Pole police stopped her for speeding and weaving on the Richardson Highway near Moose Creek. Fields admitted to drinking three alcoholic beverages at three different bars before driving, according to charging documents. Fields failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.166.
• Colt Samuel Weaver Soule, 26, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and refusing to take a breath-alcohol test Dec. 7, after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a light pole at the intersection of Geist Road and Fairbanks Street. Soule smelled like alcohol and admitted to drinking two drinks and a shot of Jack Daniels about six hours earlier, according to charging documents. Soule failed two of three field sobriety tests and refused to take a DataMaster breath-alcohol test at the trooper post. He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.213 after performing a preliminary breath-alcohol test at Fairbanks Correctional Center.
• Henry David Lopez-Kokrine III, 23, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Dec. 7, after Fairbanks police responded to a report of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a maroon Ford Escape at the Holiday gas station on South Cushman. The caller said the man had been sleeping for 11/2 hours and attempts to wake him had been unsuccessful, according to charging documents. Troopers were able to open the door and eventually wake Lopez-Kokrine. He admitted to drinking one Crown Royal and Sprite at the Red Fox Bar and Grill and another at the Arctic Bar. Lopez-Kokrine failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.217.
Carlin Bryce Fairchild, 32, of North Pole, was charged with disorderly conduct and two counts of fourth-degree assault Dec. 7, after he reportedly got into two fights inside the Big Dipper. Two off-duty Alaska State Troopers broke up the second fight and escorted Fairchild outside, according to charging documents. Fairchild calmed down but became agitate again and challenged people to fight him. The troopers tried to detain him but Fairchild threw one against a brick wall and repeatedly punched and kicked the other. Both troopers were able to detain Fairchild after a bystander provided them with handcuffs, according to the charges.