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.
• Meranda April Clark, 27, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and refusing to take a breath-alcohol test Aug. 30. According to charging documents, two motocycle riders notified Fairbanks police that a black Jeep Cherokee was swerving all over the road on the Steese Highway and the Johansen Expressway. The riders followed the Jeep until it parked at a Lathrop Street home. Clark admitted to drinking two glasses of wine at a friend’s house and failed field sobriety tests.
• Anya Marie Tumbloo, 29, of North Pole, was charged with felony driving under the influence and driving without an ignition interlock on her vehicle Sept. 5. According to charging documents, Fairbanks police stopped Tumbloo for weaving in her lane and not using a turn signal on the Mitchell Expressway. Tumbloo smelled strongly of alcohol and had a half-full can of White Claw Hard Seltzer in her center console cupholder. Tumbloo admitted to drinking three of the beverages at a friend’s house and to taking Trazadone two hours earlier. Tumbloo failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.171. A records check showed Tumbloo had two prior DUI convictions in the past 10 years.
• Lisa Madros, 40, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Sept. 3 after Fairbanks police stopped her for weaving and crossing the fog line on Cushman Street. Madros was seen throwing something from the car before coming to a sudden stop, according to charging documents. Madros appeared lethargic, smelled strongly of alcohol and had two White Claw Hard Seltzer cans on her passenger seat, according to the charges. Madros declined to perform field sobriety tests but agreed to perform the counting test, which she failed. Police found an empty White Claw can on the ground nearby. Madros registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.300.
• John Joseph Zaverl, 57, of Fairbanks, was charged with two counts of felony third-degree weapons misconduct Sept. 5 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for a rolling stop on Geraghty Street. According to charging documents, Zaverl had a handgun in plain sight on the center console and was arrested because he’s a convicted felon who is not allowed to possess guns. A search of the vehicle revealed two more handguns shoved between the driver’s seat and the center console.
• Kaliksun Qayaaqpak Kirk, 18, of Point Hope, was charged with fourth-degree assault, interfering with a domestic violence report and fifth-degree criminal mischief Sept. 5 after University of Alaska Fairbanks police responded to a domestic disturbance at Hess Village on campus. According to charging documents, Kirk threw a computer monitor on the floor and took his girlfriends phone from her.