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.
• Jason L. Williams, 28, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend April 21.
His girlfriend had a raspy voice, was coughing and had welts on either side of her neck, Fairbanks police said.
She told police Williams began getting in her face when she shook him to wake him up. She said she hit him to get him away from her and said he then grabbed her by the throat.
• Donald Dwayne Culver, 53, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly shaking his father and punching his mother Monday evening.
Culver admitted shaking his father and “poking” his mother out of frustration during an argument, according to the criminal complaint against him.
• Michael Schwab, 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting and pushing his sister Jan. 1 in a home on the 7000 block of Chena Hot Springs Road.
Charges were filed April 26.
Schwab’s sister told Alaska State Troopers Schwab hit her when she tried to intervene while Schwab was choking his girlfriend.
Schwab told troopers his sister had not seen what happened and said his hand was on the wall next to his girlfriend’s neck during an argument, not around her neck. His girlfriend told troopers the argument was purely verbal.
• Rose Marie Stuart, 55, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting and scratching her boyfriend April 24 at a room at the Ambassador Inn.
Stuart’s boyfriend had a ripped shirt, a small cut on his left ear and a three-inch scratch across the base of his neck, Fairbanks police said.
He told police Stuart attacked him and threw dishes around in the kitchen during an argument about whether she was going to continue living in the apartment.
Police were not immediately able to locate Stuart.
• Ryan Morgan Martin, 28, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly pushing his wife Tuesday night at a home on the 100 block of 10th Avenue.
Martin told police he pushed his wife and “shouldn’t have gone that far,” according to the criminal complaint against him.
He was also charged with interfering with a domestic violence report for allegedly disconnecting the phone and telling his wife she wasn’t going to call anyone when she said she was going to call police.
• Joshua Elwood Kallberg, 37, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting his girlfriend in the stomach and giving her a cut on the nose Tuesday evening.
The assault was reported by a third-party caller, troopers said.
Kallberg’s girlfriend said Kallberg gave her the cut and punched her in the stomach but said it did not hurt because she is used to it. She said Kallberg has a history of abusing her but that she does report it because she does not want him to get in trouble.
A golf club, BluRay discs, video games, a camera and ammunition were reported stolen from a home in the 1000 block of 29th Avenue Tuesday, according to Fairbanks police.
Entrance was reportedly gained through a garage window.
Fairbanks residents Jason A. Fazier, 38, and Marione E. Ginnis, 61, were indicted last week on a charge of third-degree drugs misconduct for allegedly delivering dihydrocodeine Nov. 23.
Willie R. Minyard, 29, of Bennington, Okla., was charged with driving under the influence after he was stopped at about 2:24 a.m. April 27 at Airport Way near Market Street.
Minyard was driving 57 mph in a 45 mph zone and said he split a pitcher of beer with his passenger, troopers said.
He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.178, more than the legal limit of 0.08.
A woman reported two men tried to rob her on the 3000 block of Davis Road at about 4 p.m. Sunday, according to Fairbanks police logs.
One of them cut her in the hand with a knife when she said she did not have any money, she said. She did not need medical attention.
One of the men was described as a white man in his 30s wearing blue jeans and a black shirt. The other was described as a white man of unknown age in black jeans and a white shirt with graffiti on it.