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.



Sheila Jordan, 47, of Valdez, was charged with fourth-degree assault and interfering with a domestic violence report Dec. 1 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report she was attacking her husband inside a vehicle traveling south near Birch Lake on the Richardson Highway. According to charging documents, troopers met the couple at the Tanana River Bridge in Delta Junction. Jordan’s husband had a red spot on his left cheek and said his wife punched him, hit him with a water bottle and tried to take his cell phone away. 


Multiple charges 

• Jason Allan Frazier, 45, of Fairbanks, was charged with third-degree drugs misconduct and third-degree weapons misconduct, both felonies, on Dec. 1. According to charging documents, Frazier was seen walking on Sixth Avenue with felony theft suspect Kathy Christian. Fairbanks police stopped Frazier and Christian after seeing Frazier possibly dumping something in the snow by the Library Bar. Frazier pulled away from police and out of his coat, which the officer was holding. Police found a gun hidden in the snow and three baggies of methamphetamine in Frazier’s coat. Frazier was found hiding behind the Westmark hotel and he was arrested. Police found a large baggie of meth and money were Frazier had been hiding, and a security guard alerted them that there was a large amount of drugs in Frazier’s hotel room. 

Frazier was also charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief for a separate incident earlier that evening. According to charging documents, Frazier’s wife reported he assaulted her, knocked over the Christmas tree and broke ornaments, and forced his way into the house after he was locked outside. 

• Anthony Justin Simpson, 20, no address given, and Mary Ann Simpson, 48, no address given, were charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree theft. According to charging documents, Anthony Simpson allegedly broke into the Fairbanks North Star Borough Animal Shelter to retrieve his two dogs. According to charging documents, Anthony Simpson contacted his girlfriend via Facebook messenger and wrote “Getting bolt cutters to break my dog outta jail. They got lost.” Investigation showed Simpson’s mother, Mary Simpson, drove her son and a woman who used to own one of the dogs to the animal shelter. The former owner told Mary Simpson she wanted to spend the day with the dog before she went into substance abuse rehabilitation, according to the charges.



Kathy Nicole Christian, 34, of Fairbanks, was charged with felony second-degree theft Dec. 1 for allegedly stealing a man’s cell phone and vehicle key fob, according to charging documents. Christian was arrested after Fairbanks police found her walking on Sixth Avenue and Lacey Street with both items in her possession.