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.
• Tiffany Prunes-Angasan, 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault Aug. 24 for allegedly punching and scratching her husband during an argument.
• Shawn Frank, 19, of Tanacross, was charged with fourth-degree assault Aug. 24 for allegedly headbutting an 11-year-old female relative while intoxicated.
• Willie Branden Rock Omnik, 23, of Fairbanks, was charged with second- and fourth-degree and assault Aug. 23 for allegedly strangling and shaking his girlfriend during an argument over her cell phone.
• Maverick Adam Bradley, 18, of Fairbanks, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault Aug. 25 for allegedly trying to hit his mother. Bradley was upset because his phone was broken, according to charging documents.
• William Allen Keber, 51, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree assault and interfering with a domestic violence report Aug. 25 for allegedly kicking his girlfriend several times and throwing food on her. The woman told Alaska State Troopers that Keber was upset because he was suffering form heroin and methamphetamine withdrawal, according to charging documents.
• Dustin Michael Gonzales, 30, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 24 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for weaving on Airport Way. Gonzales failed two of three field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.091, according to charging documents.
• Travis P. St. Pierre, 25, of Anchorage, was charged with felony driving under the influence and felony refusing to take a breath-alcohol test Aug. 23. According to charging documents, St. Pierre was stopped by guards at the front gate at Clear Air Station because he appeared intoxicated and was driving erratically. St.Pierre refused to take field sobriety tests or give a breath sample for testing. A records check showed St. Pierre had two previous DUI convictions in Maine in the past 10 years.
• Frederick Huntington, 33, of Galena, was charged with fourth-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and fifth-degree criminal mischief Aug. 24. According to charging documents, Huntington’s girlfriend told Alaska State Troopers that he broke her living room window, threatened to kill her and tried to chainsaw her door down while he was intoxicated. The woman said the chainsaw quit so Huntington tried to find an axe, which he later used to damage her back door. Troopers found blood smears and splatters on the back door and damage to the door and back corner of the house.
• Kenneth Arthur Morgan, 32, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence, furnishing alcohol to persons under the age of 21, refusing to take a breath-alcohol test and two counts of violating conditions of release Aug 25 after Alaska State Troopers stopped him for speeding through an intersection. According to charging documents, Morgan failed field sobriety tests and refused to take a breath-alcohol test. Morgan’s 19-year-old female passenger told troopers he had a bottle of Crown Royal and they’d been drinking it while driving around.
• Niikia Shyteak Brown, 23, of Fairbanks, was charged with kidnapping, two counts of third-degree assault, third-degree weapons misconduct and fourth-degree assault Aug. 25 after Fairbanks police responded to a disturbance at a Lacey Street address. According to charging documents, Brown’s girlfriend said Brown hadn’t slept in four or five days and had become irrational and paranoid. The woman said Brown accused her of cheating on him and thought she was writing in her notebook in “secret code” and conspiring with his friends. Brown pointed a pistol at her, punched her in the head, threatened to kill her and hit her on the back of the head with the pistol, according to the woman’s statement. The woman, who was five months pregnant, faked labor pains to get Brown to stop, but he said he didn’t care if the baby lived, according to the charges. Brown told police that two people came to their apartment with guns and sat on his chest. Police searched the apartment and found a loaded Ruger 9 mm pistol and a loaded Glock .40 pistol.
• Christopher Todd Wheat, 24, was charged with fourth-degree assault and driving under the influence Aug. 25. According to charging documents, Wheat allegedly shook a woman and yelled at her during an argument. A neighbor told Alaska State Troopers he heard Wheat threaten to kill someone and what sounded like someone being thrown into the side of the house. Wheat and the alleged victim left in a white vehicle before troopers arrived. Wheat was stopped at Auburn Drive and arrested after failing field sobriety tests. He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.137.