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.

 

DUI

 

• Peter Paul Evans, 34, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child Sept. 19 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for faulty brake lights. Evans smelled strongly of alcohol and admitted to drinking one beer before driving, according to charging documents. Evans failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.126. He was charged with child endangerment because he had his two children in the vehicle with him. 

• Roland Richard Mackey, 23, of Nenana, was charged with driving under the influence and fourth-degree weapons misconduct Sept. 20 after Alaska State Troopers contacted him at the Nenana boat launch. According to charging documents, Mackey smelled like alcohol and had a loaded handgun on his hip. Mackey failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.108.       

• Christian Justice Whiting, 24, of North Pole, was charged with driving under the influence Sept. 22 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for weaving on the Richardson Highway. Whiting failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.182, according to charging documents. 

• Scott M. Wolfenbarger, 21, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Sept. 21 after Fairbanks police responded to a motor vehicle collision at Steese Highway and Airport Way. Wolfenbarger appeared intoxicated and admitted to drinking eight shots of Fireball whiskey before driving, according to charging documents. Wolfenbarger failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.209.