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

• Albert Ulric Ulroan, 41, of Chevak, was charged with fourth-degree assault June 9 for allegedly punching a woman in the face three times.

• Craig Daniel Dyer, 29, no address given, was charged with fourth-degree assault June 10 for allegedly pulling his roommates hair and punching him in the face, arm and back. 

• Justin Decostin Young, 30, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault and four counts of violating conditions of release June 9 for allegedly slapping a woman with both hands.

• Aaron Sam Joseph, 45, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly punching a woman in the chest at a Gillam Way address. 

 

Criminal mischief

Samantha Ann Mulhern, 27, of Fairbanks, was charged with felony third-degree criminal mischief and violating conditions of release June 11 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a woman later identified as Mulhern taking apart a fence at the Salcha Fairgrounds. The caller said he tried to contact Mulhern and another woman with her, but they both ran into the woods. Mulhern came out of the woods alone a short time later. The man took the keys out of Mulhern’s Ford Excursion and waited for troopers to arrive. Approximately 171 feet of fence were torn down around the baseball field and damage was estimated at $1,000, according to charging documents.  

 

DUI 

Vincent Wade Nickoli, 28, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence June 10 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a Chevrolet truck stopped in the middle of the intersection at Jennie Lane and Rebecca Street. The caller said the truck ended up at the Geist Road McDonald’s parking lot after driving in and out of three ditches, according to charging documents. Troopers contacted Nickoli in the parking lot and he admitted to drinking five shots of alcohol about nine hours earlier. Nickoli refused to perform field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.292. 

 

Escape

Todd Allen Presler, 29, of North Pole, was charged with felony second-degree escape June 12 after he tried to flee from an Alaska State Trooper arresting him for a probation violation. Presler asked the trooper to let him go so he could run. The trooper declined. Presler pulled himself from the troopers grip and ran. Presler was taken into custody after a short foot chase, according to charging documents. 

 

Vehicle theft

Charles Adrian Earwood, 27, of Anchorage, was charged with felony first-degree vehicle theft June 10 for allegedly stealing a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox from the Fred Meyer east parking lot. Fairbanks police used the vehicle’s OnStar system to track it to a Kellum Street address. Earwood was in the driver’s seat and items from the center console were scattered around inside the vehicle, according to charging documents.