Police Blotter: January 15 – 17, 2011
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.
Compiled by Daniel Thoman
Sun Star Staff Reporter
A driver was stopped for various moving violations at the waste transfer site on Jan. 15. The driver was arrested with a DUI and taken to the Fairbanks Correctional Center. The suspect was booked on several charges, including driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.
A car was in the ditch at Peger Road and the Johansen Expressway at 3 a.m. on Jan. 15. The car had a shredded tire, and an officer was dispatched to help the driver. Aid was given, and the driver was able to leave.
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Another car was disabled on Chena Pump Road near Justa Store on Jan. 15. The vehicle was in the ditch, and the officer who was sent to the scene stayed with the driver until the tow truck arrived to help move the vehicle away from the scene.
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A driver at Washington Drive and Airport Way was pulled over for multiple moving violations, including making improper turns and drifting into the oncoming lane, on Jan.17. The driver was arrested with a DUI and charged with refusal to submit to a breathalyzer and resisting arrest.