Police Blotter: January 29 – February 7, 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 Amber Sandlin
Feb. 15. 2011
Storage hibernation disturbed
Between Nov. 29, 2010 and Jan. 29, 2011, someone burglarized a storage unit in Silverfox mine, located 25 miles outside Fairbanks. A snowplow driver noticed the unit had damage to it and appeared to be missing items. The owners reported “thousands of dollars in radio equipment” stolen. The owners later discovered their radio equipment was not missing and determined damage and items missing added up to $500.
On Wednesday, Feb. 2, a 29-year-old woman driver was seen jumping the curb at College and University. An officer pulled her over and noticed she had slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. She failed a sobriety test and refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test. She was arrested and taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center. She was charged with DUI and refusal to submit to a blood alcohol test.
Minor driving under the influence
On Thursday, Feb. 3, an officer saw a car turning in to the oncoming lane of Tanana Drive. The officer pulled over the 19-year-old female driver. She failed a sobriety test and blew a 0.095 on the Breathalyzer, 0.015 over the legal limit. She was arrested, taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center and charged with a DUI, operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol and with consuming alcohol as a minor.
Karaoke night gone wrong
A group of individuals partying in Harwood Hall, Saturday night, Feb. 5, were singing very loudly at 2 a.m. Neighbors wanting to sleep called UAF Police in an effort to stop the drunken American Idol. All were given a disorderly conduct warning and lowered their voices.
Was he playing Mortal Kombat?
Two roommates in Nerland Hall were in their room on Monday night, Feb. 7, when one roommate wanted to go to a study session and the other wanted to stay and play Xbox. The roommates got into a physical fight as one attempted to drag the other out of the room. UAF Police separated the roommates, with one sleeping in another person’s room for the night.