Martin Daryl Baker, 44, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting a man in the leg with an ax handle Thursday night in Fox.
The victim had a large, golf ball-sized lump on his leg, Alaska State Troopers said.
The victim said they were watching TV when they got into an argument about a woman and Baker hit him. The victim did not request medical transport, but on a 1-10 pain scale he described the pain as worse than a “10” troopers said.
• Derrick Alexander, 39, of Fort Wainwright, was charged with DUI for allegedly sitting in a running vehicle Wednesday night in the Sophie Station parking lot.
Fairbanks police stopped to talk to Alexander at 8:57 p.m. in response to a call from a man who reported Alexander was intoxicated and trying to leave the area. Alexander said he had been drinking and he registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.152, police said.
• Cynthia Marie Bunn, of Fairbanks, was charged with DUI after her vehicle allegedly collided with another Wednesday night in the Taku-Riverview neighborhood.
The other driver told Fairbanks police they collided about 8:42 p.m. while driving through heavy Halloween trick-or-treat traffic. Bunn refused to exchange insurance information, the other driver said.
Bunn told police she had been drinking, and she registered a breath-alcohol contact of 0.170, troopers said. Bunn was also charged with reckless endangerment because there were two underage children in her vehicle, police said.
• Spencer T. Quillan, 24, was charged with DUI after crashing into an electrical box Oct. 20 near the intersection of Plack and Nelson roads.
Quillan’s vehicle was found abandoned about 6:56 a.m., troopers said. When interviewed by troopers at his North Pole area home, Quillan said he crashed when he swerved to hit a moose. He said he did not call troopers to report the crash because he did not know he needed to. He told troopers he had a vodka Redbull and a shot of Fireball whisky at Kodiak Jack’s before driving. He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.78. He said he took 11 Attivan pills when he got home after the crash. He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.078.
On Oct. 21 he pleaded guilty to DUI and was sentenced to three days in jail and a $2,000 in fines.
Carl Dean Bigfoot Jr., 26, of Fairbanks, and Jimmy Andrew Demit, 24, of North Pole, were charged with second-degree felony robbery and misdemeanor assault for allegedly beating up a man Oct. 30 in the Fred Meyer East parking lot.
The victim, who had no fingers on his hands, had several injuries from the assault including a broken nose, a black eye and several cuts, Fairbanks police said.
He told police they attacked him from behind, knocked him to the ground and began kicking him while he was down. He said he and Bigfoot know each other from prison and don’t like each other.