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.

Assault

Misty Marvel Cartes, 41, of Fairbanks, was charged with second- and fourth-degree assault Nov. 18 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Gold Rush Drive home. According to charging documents, Cartes shook and strangled her 11-year-old daughter and scratched her 8-year-old daughter during an argument.

DUI

• Michelle Hope Julien, 43, of North Pole, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 17 after North Pole police stopped her for speeding on the Richardson Highway. Julien failed field sobriety tests and admitted to drinking four large beers at a hockey game and four vodka and Red Bull mixed drinks at The Spur before driving. She registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.142, according to charging documents. 

• Christopher Thomas Crabtree, 36, of Wasilla, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 17 after personnel at Clear Air Force Station stopped him for driving in a restricted area. Crabtree admitted to drinking alcohol at several locations before driving, failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.159 four hours after being stopped, according to charging documents.

• Clay Singleton Wilburn, 21, of Healy, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 17 after Alaska State Troopers found him and a woman arguing in the roadway at mile marker 263 of the Parks Highway. Wilburn’s truck was located in a ditch 200 feet south of where he was contacted, according to charging documents. Wilburn admitted to drinking two beers before driving, failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.151. 

• Tammy Leigh Saunders, 41, no address given, was charged with driving under the influence Nov. 17 after Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a highly intoxicated driver leaving the Clear Sky Lodge after almost hitting multiple vehicles in the parking lot. Troopers found Saunders walking on the side of the road about 1/4 mile from the lodge. Saunders failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.149, according to charging documents.