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

• Lonnie Edward White, 54, of Fairbanks, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault June 1 after Fairbanks police responded to a disturbance in progress at a 17th Avenue address. As they approached the apartment, police heard a man and woman arguing, followed by a loud smacking sound, according to charging documents. White told police he and the woman had been arguing over a TV set that she was trying to sell. White denied any physical altercation and said the noise officers heard was made when the woman threw herself on the ground. The woman told police that she and White had argued most of the night because she asked him to leave the apartment. The woman said White sprayed her with pepper spray and dragged her back into the apartment when she tried to leave. 

• Maria Rae Burns, 27, of Wasilla and Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault June 2 for a March 1 incident. According to charging documents, Burns punched a man in the face several times and he pushed her to the ground to make her stop. 

 

DUI

Alexander D. Wilkins, 26, of North Pole, was charged with driving under the influence June 3 after Fairbanks police stopped him for making several moving violations near Steese Highway and Trainer Gate Road. According to charging documents, Wilkins failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.222.

 

Multiple charges

• Tyrone Lamarr Kimble, 35, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and refusing to take a breath-alcohol test June 1 after Fairbanks police stopped him for driving erratically on Airport Way and the Steese Highway. Kimble told police he had three drinks while working at the Red Fox Bar and Grill. He agreed to perform field sobriety tests but said he was going to be arrested either way, according to charging documents. Kimble began explaining how the officer should do his job and ultimately refused to perform the tests. He was taken to the police station for a breath-alcohol test but refused to take it. Kimble behaved in a rude and childish manner, repeatedly interrupted police and admitted to being drunk, according to the charges. 

• Justin Tanner Barboza, 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and fourth-degree weapons misconduct June 1 after Fairbanks police stopped him for on Peger Road and the Mitchell Expressway. He failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.135. Barboza told police he had a handgun under his seat, according to the charges.