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Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2011 10:56 pm | Updated: 1:00 pm, Wed Jan 16, 2013.

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.


• Donyelle Dobbs, 30, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly pulling the hair and grabbing the throat of a woman in the parking lot of the 7 Gables Inn on Monday morning.

According to the criminal complaint against Dobb, he and the victim were moving out of their room when the assault occurred.

• Roberto Sam Williams, 26, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly pushing his mother around her Fairbanks apartment.

Williams’ sister and mother told Fairbanks police Williams got angry and turned over a table Monday night, and he began pushing his mother.

Williams also was charged with disorderly conduct because he would not stop shouting at police, even after he was told several times the shouting was disturbing neighbors, police said.


• Anthony Wade Nelson, 53, of Fairbanks, was charged with driving under the influence for allegedly trying to drive home from Fred Meyers West while drunk.

Fairbanks police reported receiving a call about a man trying to get into several vehicles about 5:50 p.m. Saturday.

Nelson was found sitting in the driver’s seat of a pickup truck with the keys on the seat beside him. When asked what he was going to do, he said he was going to drive home, police said.

He refused to take field sobriety tests, but could barely walk police said. Police also said at one point he fought with an officer to try to get his keys back in order to drive home.

He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.355 percent, more than the legal limit of 0.08 percent.

• David Earl Charter, 43, of North Pole, was charged with felony driving under the influence for allegedly driving while drunk Sunday.

North Pole police reported stopping Charter because he did not signal while turning from the Richardson Highway onto the Old Richardson Highway, for making a wide turn onto Peridot Street and for not wearing a seat belt.

Charter failed field sobriety tests and a breath-alcohol test, police said. His breath-alcohol content was not mentioned in the criminal complaint.

Charter was charged with a felony because he has two DUI convictions in the past two years. He also was charged with driving with a revoked license and cited for not wearing a seat belt.

• Arthur Lee Mayo Jr., 41, was charged with felony driving under the influence after allegedly rolling an SUV into a ditch on the Steese Highway near Chatanika Lodge.

Responding to the report of an SUV on its roof in a ditch about 5:30 p.m. Monday, Alaska State Troopers said there was no one at the vehicle.

Mayo was sitting on the porch of Chatanika Lodge, troopers said. He told troopers he had been driving the SUV and lost control on black ice. A woman who said she was a passenger in the vehicle told troopers she let Mayo drive because she was too drunk. She did not know why Mayo crashed.

Mayo had a pack of Natural Ice beer with two beers missing on the bench next to him and said he “slammed” a few beers after the crash, troopers said.

Mayo refused to take a chemical alcohol test.

He was charged with felony DUI, because he was previously convicted of felony DUI in 2003. He also was charged with driving with revoked driver’s license and not immediately notifying law enforcement about the accident.


A burglary was reported in a home Jennifer Drive in Fairbanks Wednesday night.

Several firearms were reported stolen Alaska State Troopers said.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the local troopers post at 451-5100.

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