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.
• Shannon Bella Kiehl, 32, of Tanacross, was charged with fourth-degree assault and violating conditions of release Nov. 15 for allegedly pushing her cousin and causing him to injure his elbow, according to charging documents.
• Christopher Cole Maynard, 30, of Wasilla, was charged with fourth-degree assault Nov. 16 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report he destroyed his parent’s house. His father told troopers that Maynard was watching their house for them while they were away for a month and was not supposed to smoke or have friends over. The house was a mess when they returned and Maynard’s father confronted him. Maynard became upset and agitated, yelled at his mother and flipped a coffee table, according to charging documents. Maynard left the house after his parents called 911. Troopers found a capped syringe with brown fluid inside it underneath a couch. Maynard’s parents said it was not theirs and requested troopers remove it from their house.
• Eric William Kline, 47, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 16 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for making an improper turn on University Avenue. Kline failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.191.
• Shayle Michelle Hutchison, 45, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 13 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a request for a welfare check on an unresponsive woman parked on the side of Miller Hill Road. Troopers found Hutchison in the driver’s seat of a Ford Escape with the engine running. Hutchison failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.143.
• Clifton I. Jonas Jr., 28, of Chalkyitsik, was charged with driving under the influence and driving with a revoked license Nov. 17 after Fairbanks police responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver at Steese Highway and Farmers Loop Road. Police stopped Jonas in a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck at the Westmark Hotel parking lot after he drove over a curb and almost hit a parked car, according to charging documents. Jonas admitted to drinking, failed one field sobriety test and became too uncooperative to perform the balance tests. He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.377. A records check showed Jonas was convicted of DUI in 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2017 and his license was revoked.