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Public safety report — May 31

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Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:54 pm

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.


• Samuel Rueben Tegoseak, 32, of Nuiqsut, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching his father in the nose at noon Friday in Fairbanks.

Tegoseak’s father told Fairbanks police Tegoseak punched him because he was angry that he (his father) would not drink with him. His father had a faint bruise and dried blood on his nose.

Tegoseak told police he punched his father because his father called him names.

• Jacklyn Nicole Chambers, 23, of Fort Wainwright, was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence assault for allegedly throwing drinks and a table at a man on Fort Wainwright Friday.

• Viola M. Nickoli, 48, of Fairbanks, was charged with assault or battery on a police officer for allegedly kicking a Fairbanks police officer in the leg Saturday night at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Fairbanks police said Nickoli had been to the hospital for medical clearance after she was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct on the 1400 block of South Cushman Street.

She allegedly kicked one of two Fairbanks police officers who had been restraining her and said she wanted both police officers killed.

Criminal mischief

Todd E. Nosal, 18, of Fairbanks, was charged with third-degree felony criminal mischief for allegedly doing more than $500 damage to his uncle and aunt’s home May 24 in Chalkyitsik.

Nosal’s aunt and uncle told troopers they came home May 24 to find their front windows and their oven window broken. They also found a new set of dishes broken, coffee grounds and laundry scattered around.

They said Nosal had been living with them and when he was confronted he became uncontrollable.

When troopers arrived in Chalkyitsik, they found Nosal tied up and duct-taped. His aunt and uncle said they tied him up so he would not harm anyone because he was out of control and threatening to hurt people.

Nosal had small cuts on both of his hands, troopers said. He was taken to Fairbanks where he took a preliminary breath alcohol test that registered he registered 0.193, some 12 hours after he stopped drinking, troopers said.


• Amber Dawn Champagne, 30, was charged with driving under the influence after she was stopped at 10:56 p.m. Friday near Tok on the Alaska Highway.

Champagne was stopped for driving without headlight troopers said.

She told troopers she had been drinking and was impaired. She registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.135, more than the legal limit of 0.08.

• Jordan Lee Valentine, 20, of Fairbanks, was charged with DUI after he was stopped about 3 a.m. Saturday at Nordale and Andromeda roads.

Valentine was the driver of a Chevrolet Suburban with six occupants that was stopped because it did not stop or signal before turning onto Nordale Road, troopers said.

Valentine said he had some mixed drinks at a party before driving.

He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.121.

He also was charged with being a minor operating a motor vehicle after drinking alcohol and being a habitual minor consumer of alcohol.

• Ryan L. Duyck, 30, of Fairbanks, was charged with DUI after he was stopped at 2:30 p.m. outside Skinny Dick’s on the Parks Highway.

Before turning into the parking lot, Duyck sped away from a pullout and drifted across two lanes, troopers said.

Duyck failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.221, troopers said.

• Angela F. Peter, 57, of Fairbanks, was charged with DUI after she was stopped Friday on Cushman Street.

An employee at the Ranch Motel told Fairbanks police Peter was seen staggering to a vehicle before getting in and driving away.

Fairbanks police tried to stop her and said she did not immediately pull over.

She failed field sobriety tests and registered a breath alcohol content of 0.206, police said.

She also was charged with misdemeanor failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer and driving with a revoked license.

• Christopher Lee Holmes, 30, of North Pole, was charged with DUI after he reportedly rolled an ATV at 3:10 a.m. Friday on Staley Court in the North Pole area.

He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.150.

Motor vehicle


A 25-year-old man was injured when he was thrown from a motorcycle about 8:43 p.m. Sunday near the front gate of Fort Wainwright, according to Fairbanks police logs. The man was conscious and breathing when he was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Multiple charges

Tyronne Gee Burkhead, 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with fourth-degree felony drugs misconduct and evidence tampering for allegedly throwing a bag of crack cocaine out his passenger side window during a traffic stop May 24 on the Richardson Highway at the intersection with the Old Richardson Highway.

Burkhead was stopped for a seatbelt violation. A bag with a small amount of crack flew out of his passenger side window and landed a few feet from his car, troopers said.

Burkhead also was charged with misdemeanor drugs misconduct for allegedly having a small amount of marijuana underneath his seat.

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