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.


Mia Marie Green, 33, of Anchorage, was charged with driving under the influence, disorderly conduct and two counts of violating conditions of release May 31 after Fairbanks police responded to a report of a disturbance on B Street. Upon their arrival, police were contacted by a man who said he was at his home when a woman later identified as Green walked up to his Dodge Durango, got in and started to drive away. The man said he jumped in the back of his truck and forcibly stopped her from driving any further. Green jumped from the vehicle and began yelling and walking into traffic, according to charging documents. Green was angry and violent toward police and was taken into custody. She screamed, kicked at the doors and repeatedly urinated in the patrol vehicle while being transported to the police station. Police had to put a spit hood on Green because she kept spitting at assisting officers at the station. Green registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.195.

Multiple charges

• Arnold Richard Pitka, 31, of Nulato, was charged with first-degree burglary and three counts of third-degree assault May 30 after he reportedly broke into his parents house and assaulted them. According to charging documents, Pitka had been drinking when he forced his way through a porch door his parents had secured with a rope and a broom handle. Pitka punched his mother in the face multiple times and kicked his father in the face. Pitka is also accused of grabbing his mother’s arm and throwing her to the floor May 28 after she tried to intervene in an argument between Pitka and his girlfriend. Pitka has five convictions for fourth-degree assault dating back to 2009, according to the charges. 

• Peter Horace-Wright, 23, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault and reckless endangerment June 2 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a Wecota Drive address for a report of a woman screaming and begging someone to stop. Police arrived at 3:20 a.m. and found the apartment door open. As they approached they saw Horace-Wright walking toward them carrying a 10-month-old baby. Horace-Wright’s eyes were watering, the child was crying and both of their faces were red, according to charging documents. Dishes and other items were scattered around and there was bloody saliva on the floor. Horace-Wright told police his girlfriend had peppered sprayed him because she felt threatened. The woman said the same thing, but would not elaborate on why she felt threatened. She told police she sprayed the can of pepper spray in a sweeping motion until it was emptied. The woman and the baby were taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for medical evaluation.