Police Blotter: February 10 – 16, 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.

Shae Bowman/ Sun Star Reporter

Feb. 25, 2014

February 10Reckless driving

A campus officer on patrol saw a man driving recklessly near Mike’s Chevron on College road in the on-coming traffic lane. The vehicle almost hit the officer’s patrol vehicle. The officer pulled the man over and had him perform field sobriety tests. The man was not driving under the influence, but he did admit to smoking marijuana a few hours earlier . The officer issued him a summons to appear in court for reckless driving.

February 11Party crasher

Alaska State Troopers contacted the UAF Police Department about a possible drunk driver on campus. The woman called the AST and reported that the woman was drinking at a party they were at. The woman decided she was going to drive to another party on campus. The officers found the vehicle the woman was driving and had her perform field sobriety tests. The campus officers determined that she was driving under the influence and arrested her.

February 11Nervous man

A campus officer stopped a man over for speeding on Airport Way. The man acted nervously and kept putting his hands in his pockets after the officer asked him to stop, in case he had a weapon. The officer patted the man down and found marijuana. The man was arrested for drug possession and transported to Fairbanks Correctional Facility.

February 14Busted in Taku Lot

A campus officer saw two vehicles with people in them parked in the Taku lot for an extended period of time. Upon investigation he found that they  were smoking marijuana. The two people were issued a summons to appear in court for misconduct involving a controlled substance.

February 15Crawling man

A campus officer on the way to FCC saw a man crawling down the middle of College Road and notified the other campus police. When the officers arrived on scene they found that the man was highly intoxicated and transported him to FCC.

February 15Night at the Wood Center

Wood Center janitorial staff reported that there was a passed out woman in the bathroom at two in the morning. When campus police arrived they woke her up and found that she was highly intoxicated. She was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and then Fairbanks Correctional Center.

February 15Sisters

Campus police received a call from a student’s concerned relative. They said that the student was texting “weird stuff ” and they thought drinking was involved. A campus officer responded and found that the student had been drinking and began to arrest her. She resisted and the girl’s older sister came out of another dorm room and began interfering with the arrest. Alaska State Troopers were called because the officer needed more assistance. The younger sister was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and underage drinking. The older sister was charged with disorderly conduct and both sisters were taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center.

February 16Domestic violence incident

A desk attendant reported a man and a woman were arguing loudly outside the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex. A campus officer responded and contacted both individuals. The man admitted to having pushed the woman when they had got into an argument and that they had been drinking. He was charged with assault, banned from all UAF property and transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center. The female was also transported to FCC to sleep off.

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