Police Blotter: March 29 – 30, 2014
This report is based on the information published by the University Police Department. Individuals arrested and/or charged with crimes in this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Nolin Ainsworth/ Sun Star Reporter
April 8, 2014
March 29 – Stalker Alert!
A woman grew concerned after she noticed a man videotaping her while riding on a bus to campus. The woman and other bus patrons asked the man to stop, but he refused.
UAF Police was informed of the man’s behavior and tracked him down. He admitted to videotaping the woman because he thought she was pretty and that he couldn’t control himself.
The man was escorted off-campus and banned from the university until next May.
March 29 – Sheenjek Surprise
Campus police arrested on a 22-year old Fairbanks man with an outstanding warrant after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped on Sheenjek Drive, a curvy one-way street on UAF’s West Ridge.
The man is accused of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor, a class-B felony in Alaska.
The driver of the vehicle was stopped for driving the wrong way on Sheenjek.
The accused man was taken to the Fairbanks Correctional Center.
March 29 – Justa-kid without a license
An 18-year old male violated his learner’s permit by driving without a licensed adult.
The teen caught the eye of a patrol officer after making a risky left turn. The young driver didn’t yield to oncoming traffic as he turned onto Chena Ridge Road from Chena Pump.
A campus officer pulled him over in the Justa-store gas station parking lot and summoned him to a court hearing for his violation.
March 30 – Three Strikes
A 24-year old Fairbanks man violated his parole last Sunday after being charged with a DUI.
A campus police officer started following the man’s truck on Geist Road after it did not properly signal a lane change.
The driver turned right onto University Avenue where he began speeding and swerving his vehicle.
Officers signaled for the man to stop by the time he started down Airport Way. He stopped his vehicle in the middle of the road without regard for other traffic.
As a result of already having two DUIs to his name, the man was given a felony DUI.
The man’s probation officer was contacted and he was taken to the Fairbanks Correctional Center. He was driving with a revoked license.
March 30 – Intoxicated dog-walker
The campus police received a call about an intoxicated 19-year old student walking a dog along Farmer’s Loop early last Sunday morning.
An officer responded to the scene near Ballaine Lake and approached the individual.
The student, when given a field sobriety, failed the test. He was taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center where he was given a Breathalyzer test. He registered a blood-alcohol content of .203.
He was cited with minor consuming. The dog, which was sober, was taken to an animal shelter.