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.
Jehrakeem Richardson 22, of Fairbanks, was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching his girlfriend in the face early Saturday morning outside a home on Kellum Street.
Richardson’s girlfriend had a bloody nose and a cut on her lip, Fairbanks police said. She told police Richardson punched her once in the face, threw a drink at her and slit one of the tires on her vehicle because he was mad at her for staying out all night. A friend she was taking to on her cellphone told police she heard what sounded like an assault.
Richardson had no comment to police. He also was charged with criminal mischief.
Daniel R. Lapp, 35, of Fairbanks, was charged with DUI after he allegedly crashed his vehicle about 4 a.m. Sunday at the corner of the Old Steese Highway and Trainor Gate then drove away.
Fairbanks police found Lapp’s vehicle on B Street and said it looked like it had been in a crash.
Lapp told troopers he had been drinking and drove away after crashing because he panicked and did not know what to do.
He registered a breath-alcohol content of 0.156.