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Fairbanks woman arrested after frivolous 911 calls

...almost 100 times during a nonemergency has pleaded not guilty to second-degree harassment. Fairbanks police Lt. Tara Tippett says 52-year-old Maura Aguilar Sharma made between 80 and 100 calls from a cell phone, distracting dispatchers...
Infant's mother cited in shoplifting case

...was stopped as she tried to leave with items valued at more than $270, including two lamps. Fairbanks police Lt. Tara Tippett said it's up to the officer's discretion to arrest or cite a suspect for minor offenses. Tippett said the officer...
Sweet Adelines spread Christmas cheer to troops

...This is the Fairbanks Frontier Chapter of the Sweet Adelines calling to deliver a singing Christmas card," said Tara Tippett, night watch commander for the Fairbanks Police Department and member of the singing group. "Is this the right number...
Man arrested for having gun at school

...officers he was at the school to drop off a student and needed the gun to protect himself from certain students. Lt. Tara Tippett said some of the students Gay named are believed to be involved in gangs and are banned from school property. Police...
Puppy stolen from parking lot dog and two puppies with them Monday, and one puppy was missing when they returned to their car. Police Lt. Tara Tippett told The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner the parking lot is a prime target for thieves because of the large amount of traffic...
2 men get beat up attempting robbery

...a gun and a metal pry bar when they threatened the residents of the home they were targeting. Fairbanks police Lt. Tara Tippett said the gun turned out to be a BB gun. The home's residents overpowered the two men until police got there. The...
State Briefs

...fell underneath the truck tire, according to a dancer who saw the accident. Truex died instantly, police detective Tara Tippett said. The parade was celebrating the 50th year of Golden Days, an annual summer celebration commemorating Fairbanks...
Fairbanks man charged with abusing infant daughter

...throat. "She knew that Mr. Petitt had placed toilet paper in the 7-month-old girl's mouth," police Detective Tara Tippett told the Fairbanks Daily News Miner. The Petitts took the girl to the Tanana Valley Clinic, where a doctor gave the...
Fairbanks police to hire domestic violence officer

...313,231 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. Police are going through the application process now. Lt. Tara Tippett said the department hopes to fill this slot before Jan. 1, but it must also fill a patrol position.
Alaska Digest

...inside. "It's brazen considering you can see the police department as you walk in the door," said police Sgt. Tara Tippett. "We have cameras that look out onto the parking lot out front and the bank." The credit union is at Ninth Avenue...


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