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Anchorage DUIs for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6

A weekly look at DUI arrests in Anchorage, Feb. 28 to March 6. All information, including descriptions of some incidents, is provided by the Anchorage Police Department.

Friday, Feb. 28

• 1:23 a.m.: Fernando Menchelli, 54, 3901 Old Seward Hwy., blood alcohol content 0.183.

• 2:31 a.m.: Heather Deboord, 18, 6100 block of E. 12th Ave., 0.14

• 5:01 a.m.: Monica Martinez, 42, Minnesota Drive/Spenard Road, blood draw.

Saturday, March 1

• 12:51 a.m.: Dylan Griffith, 22, Regency Drive/Winter Park Place, 0.201.

• 1:30 a.m.: Clinton Johnson, 30, Arctic Boulevard/W. Int'l Airport Road, 0.166.

• 2:21 a.m.: Joseph Rollins III, 22, Hillcrest Drive / Minnesota Drive, 0.196.

"Officers were dispatched to Minnesota/Hillcrest for a possible DUI involving a vehicle stuck on the side of the road. When officers made contact with the driver and passenger, the passenger told officers his friend (the driver) picked him up from a downtown bar. The driver, identified as 22-year-old Joseph Rollins, originally told officers he had not been drinking and then told officers he had a couple of pints on a plane earlier that morning. Officers administered Standard Field Sobriety Tests and Rollins was arrested and charged with DUI. Rollins provided a breath sample of .196."

• 10:33 a.m.: Eric Garcia, 21, 15000 block of E. Eagle River Loop Road, 0.189.

• 9:39 p.m.: Krystal Calugan, 28, 5600 DeBarr Road, 0.257.

• 10:29 p.m.: Alicia West, 32, Bragaw Street/Debarr Road, 0.238.

Sunday, March 2

•1:23 a.m.: Ashley Shetters, 28, 720 Muldoon Road, 0.175.

• 4:41 a.m.: Kareem Roberts, 23, W. Dimond Boulevard/Minnesota Drive, 0.187.

• 5:53 a.m.: Jacques Barnes, 26, Muldoon Road/Pioneer Drive, 0.168.

• 12:32 a.m.: Chad Covington, 28, 2801 Boniface Parkway, blood draw.

Monday, March 3

• 1:37 a.m.: Qiana Varela, 23, 2025 W. Dimond Boulevard, 0.112.

• 10:01 p.m.: Kenneth Thynes, Jr., 38, Erickson/E. Loop Road, 0.297.

• 10:05 p.m.: Brandon Aumand, 37, W. 36th Avenue/Minnesota Drive, 0.196.

"Multiple citizens reported to police that a male driver was leaving the Dempsey-Anderson Ice Arena and that the driver was intoxicated. Police located the suspect vehicle and after observing several signs of impaired driving, stopped and made contact with the driver, 37-year-old Brandon Aumand. Aumand told police he had been playing in a hockey game and had only consumed one beer around noon. After failing SFTS, Aumand was arrested for DUI. During processing he provided a BrAC of .196. Officers also discovered 11 empty cans of beer in the car."

Tuesday, March 4

• 3:43 a.m.: Jonathan Brink, 35, W 36th/Kirby Pl 0.109

• 10:26 p.m.: Daniel Blomburg, 34, Northern Lights Boulevard/Lake Otis Parkway, blood draw.

"On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, just before 10:30 p.m. a pickup truck traveling east on Northern Lights rear ended two vehicles that were stopped at the red light at Lake Otis. The driver and passenger of the truck then fled the scene on foot. They were located a short time later hiding under a vehicle in the parking lot of Don Joses restaurant, which is just west of the intersection. Employees alerted police after seeing them hiding there. The driver was identified as Daniel Blomburg. The passenger was his 9-year-old daughter. After conducting SFTS Blomburg was charged with OUI, DWOI, DWLR, LSA, and Reckless Endangerment and was remanded to the Anchorage Jail."

Wednesday, March 5

• 1:51 a.m.: Brent Fortuny, 39, 28th Ct./Wisconsin Street, 0.164.

• 3:59 a.m.: Baxter Ahvakana, 42, 33101 Old Glenn Hwy., 0.18.

• 4:15 p.m.: Daphne Petrykievicz, 48, Bending Birch Drive/Old Glenn Highway, 0.26.

• 9:29 p.m.: Jason Hayes, 31, 5600 DeBarr Road, 0.28.

• 11:37 p.m.: Andrew Fraser, 48, 1201 N. Muldoon Road, 0.094.

Thursday, March 6

• 9:29 p.m.: Craig Peter, 56, Abbott Rd/Independence Dr., refusal.

• 2:45 a.m.: Travis Clark, 27, 201 E. 65th Ave., 0.208.

• 5:00 a.m.: William Southard, Jr., 22, Le Doux Lane/2nd Street, 0.128.



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