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.
• Emilye Jannette Delarosa-Guerrero, 26, of North Pole, was charged with felony driving under the influence and felony failure to stop Aug. 31. According to charging documents, Fairbanks police tried to stop Delarosa-Guerrero’s Dodge Caliber after seeing it drive around another vehicle stopped at a red light. Delarosa-Guerrero took off at a high speed and ran three red lights before stopping at the Co-Op Market parking lot. Delarosa-Guerrero smelled strongly of alcohol and her mood vascilated between crying to hysterically screaming. Delarosa-Guerrero failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.157. A records check showed she had two previous DUIs in the past 10 years.
• Michael Sam Dirks, 49, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence and violating conditions of release Aug. 29 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a white sedan hitting a row of mailboxes on Sheep Creek Road. Troopers found Dirks passed out in the driver’s seat and the vehicle parked against the mailboxes with a damaged side mirror. Upon awakening, Dirks appeared disoriented and his clothing was wet and dirty. Dirks failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.000. A sample of his blood was taken for drug testing, according to charging documents.
• Nathaniel Tyler Carrillo, 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence, third-degree assault, third-degree weapons misconduct and fourth-degree weapons misconduct Aug. 30. According to charging documents, a caller told Alaska State Troopers that an F-150 drove off the road into a ditch and the driver was armed with a pistol and a shotgun. The caller said he emptied the ammunition out of both firearms and the driver grabbed the unloaded shotgun and ran into the woods. Troopers responded and heard a man later identified as Carrillo yelling in the woods. They found Carrillo and handcuffed him. Carrillo was verbally combative, told troopers he would stab them in the neck and rolled around on the ground telling them to shoot him, according to the charges. Carrillo registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.255.
• Kendal Lamont Heard, 35, of Fairbanks, was charged with second-degree and fourth-degree assault Aug. 31. According to charging documents, Heard pushed his girlfriend down, put his arm on her throat and punched her multiple times during an argument. The woman told Alaska State Troopers that Heard was highly intoxicated and got angry because she took his shoes away while he was getting ready to go to a bar.
• Melissa Faith Hurd, 27, of Moose Creek, was charged with fourth-degree assault, fifth-degree harassment and fifth-degree criminal mischief Aug. 31. According to charging documents, Hurd threw pots and pans around, punched and scratched her husband on the chest, bit his chest and arm, and spit on their daughter.