Police Blotter: October 17 – 26, 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.

by Heather Penn

Sun Star

Harassing Communications

Sept. 15

An unauthorized use of a Facebook account led police on a cyber chase. A woman reported at 11:16 p.m. that her Facebook account had

A report from the UAF Police Department is published in The Sun Star regularly.

A report from the UAF Police Department is published in The Sun Star regularly.

been broken into and the unauthorized user was posting inappropriate photos. Police were able to track Mohit R. Paryani, 24 of Fairbanks using his IP address. He was issued a summons for indecent viewing of photography and harassment in the second degree.


Oct. 17

A UAF staff member in the Irving building, reported a bookshelf she received from the UAF property warehouse had been stolen from the hallway outside her office at 3:16 p.m.. The staff member needed more shelving for her office. The warehouse has all incoming and outgoing furniture, but also offers UAF personnel an opportunity to repurpose items if needed. The bookshelf was left in the hallway for approximately 24 hours. Police searched every office but were unable to locate the missing bookshelf. Case closed for lack of leads.

Oct. 21

Student workers left a tool box and tools on the ground inside the CTC parking garage. The workers finished their work and headed back to UAF campus around 9:17 p.m.. The next morning they realized their mistake and returned to the CTC garage to find the tools missing. Case closed for lack of leads.

Agency Assist

Oct. 21

An intoxicated female in the MBS dorms was reported at 10:59 p.m.. There may have been a sexual assault involved in the case. The alleged assault happened off campus in Alaska State Troopers jurisdiction. UAF police assisted AST in the case and offered victim support.(This one was a little hard to edit, I reworded it, but wasn’t sure exactly what you were trying to say. Was the intoxicated female sexually assaulted or was there an intoxicated female that sexually assaulted someone?)

Motor Vehicle Accident

Oct. 22

10:57 a.m. A car traveling northbound on Thompson and Geist Road was rear-ended after experiencing car trouble which lead the vehicle to slow down. Hassabelrasouf Y. Ali, 48 of Fairbanks was cited for following too close. There were no injuries to either occupants but damage exceeded $2,500. Any damage over $2,500 requires police to fill out a report on the incident.

Oct. 24

A driver was backing out of a parking space at the Nenana Lot when they accidentally hit an unoccupied parked car at 8:06 p.m.. There was a transference of paint, scratches and an existing crack became a bit bigger. The driver alerted the police to the accident and they in turn located the damaged car owner. No injuries were reported and damage did not exceed $2500. Those involved filled out a self MVA form and will follow up without aid.


Hit and Run

Oct. 22

A woman returned to her car in the upper parking lot behind the UAF police station and noticed her car had been damaged around 2:18 p.m.. The car sustained a dent, scrape and chipped paint on the driver’s side passenger door. Initially a suspect was identified but after checking the suspects car it was determined not to have been them. The investigation is ongoing.

Intoxicated Person

Oct. 23

A night janitor in the Rasmuson Library noticed a man asleep on a couch after lock up around 1:19 a.m.. (Did the man leave from inside the library and the police located him in the hallway?) The man was located in the bathroom area between the connecting hallway of Rasmuson and the Fine Arts building. The man was neither a student nor employee. Police administered a Portable Breath Test (PBT) and registered a .196, over three times the legal driving limit. He was then taken to FCC for a Title 47(What is this?) sleep off as he was unable to care for himself .

Suspicious Vehicle

Oct. 23

An idling vehicle was spotted in the parking lot of the Chapman Building around 2:38 p.m.. Two individuals were  inside it and are neither students nor employees of UAF. They initially claimed to be waiting for a custodial employee to get off work as they were trying to get jobs as night janitors. Both suspects had past unrelated theft charges. One suspect was detained for a violation by Alaska State Troopers. Both were trespassed from UAF.

*Note I am waiting for an email on two cases. Officer Goetz will send them after his shift tonight.

Agency Assist

Oct. 25

Fairbanks Police Department asked for assistance in locating a man who was seen peering in several car windows around 2:08 a.m.. The actual location of the suspect was on (what?)but his mannerisms were deemed suspicious by FPD. UAF police arrived to assist but the man was nowhere to be found.

Criminal Trespass:

Oct. 26

Abraham M. Esmil, 64 of Fairbanks was found asleep on a Wood Center couch after lock up at 12:25 a.m. Police believe he may have hidden himself until closing. Esmil was found intoxicated and registered a .266 on the PBT, over 3 times the legal driving limit. He had been previously trespassed from UAF a week prior. Esmil was subsequently arrested, transported to FCC and charged with criminal trespass.

Suspicious person:

Oct. 26

A report was received from the Sustainable Village about a man who was knocking on a door and asking about computers at 10:19 p.m.. Responding officers were given a description of the individual and located him at the Fairbanks Street Bridge. He claimed to be searching for the computer lab in Rasmuson Library. His location was inconsistent with his supposed target of the library. The man was trespassed from UAF.


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