Police Blotter: February 15 – 22, 2016
Heather Penn / Sun Star
2/15/2016 3:56 p.m. – A driver pulled over for speeding was found to have a $150 warrant out for his arrest. Nicholas G. Guy, 30, of Fairbanks, was caught on Ballaine Road doing 57 MPH in a 40 MPH zone. Officers discovered Guy had a warrant issued when he failed to appear in court for a possession of marijuana charge. Guy was taken into custody, remanded to Fairbanks Correctional Center and ticketed for speeding.
2/16/2016 6:34 p.m. – A female student from the UAF Career and Technical College called police because she felt she was being harassed or bullied by another student. Officers investigated and discovered no criminal activity took place. They believe it is a clashing of personalities. The complaint was forwarded to the dean of students.
2/18/2016 10:13 p.m. – A complaint was made to police involving three males yelling derogatory comments at a female. The men referenced the females body and made various catcalling comments. The female was observed outside MBS when the harassment took place. The men then left in a vehicle whereupon officers pulled them over. Two of the men were students who lived in the dorms. The other was not affiliated with UAF and was subsequently banned from campus for six months. A report was forwarded on to the Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity for further investigation.
2/16/2016 6:53 p.m. – A complaint came into the police about a wallet being stolen from an unlocked locker at the SRC. The wallet contained credit cards and IDs. Officers provided the student with a free lock. Police encourage students to lock up their stuff.
2/17/2016 5:02 p.m. – A UAF employee reported her purse stolen from her office on the seventh floor of the Gruening Building. The employee reports her office door is open all day. She did not want to make a statement, but did call and cancel are her credit cards. The employee said the purse may have been lost.
2/22/2016 10:52 a.m. – A Polar Express card was stolen from an unlocked locker at SRC from 2:15-3:15 p.m. Officers provided the victim with a lock. Investigation ongoing.
2/20/2016 10:52 p.m. – A report came in to police about a car parked at Harwood Hall in a resident spot. The car was towed to the Taku Lot. The owner of the car later called police to say his car had been stolen. The police informed him his car was parked in the Taku Lot.
2/20/2016 11:11 p.m. – A drunken man previously thrown out of the Pub was spotted by the Fine Arts building harassing people. Officers responded and banned him from UAF for six months.
2/21/2016 1:58 a.m. – What initially appeared to be a hit and run in the MBS Front Lot turned out to be relatively benign. The victim came out to see the back light and panel on their car had been scrapped and caved in. the victim then called police to report the accident. Police arrived discovered the person who caused the damage left their information thereby changing the hit and run to an accident. Police aided the victim and honest soul with required paperwork.