Public safety briefs Feb. 6

Public safety briefs Feb. 6

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.

On Feb. 4 at about 1:30 p.m., Spring Creek Correctional Center staff contacted Alaska State Troopers and reported that an inmate had assaulted a correctional officer. Investigation revealed that the inmate punched the correctional officer in the face, causing his tooth to chip. Charges against the inmate have been forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

On Feb. 1 at 1:26 p.m., Soldotna based Alaska State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle collision at Mile 81 of the Sterling Highway. Investigation revealed that Clifton Donegan, 75, of Sterling, and Matthew Oakley, 29, of Kenai, were both traveling northbound on the Sterling Highway. The white Toyota truck Donegan was driving left his lane of travel and collided with the white Expedition Oakley was driving. No one was injured, Both parties were wearing their seat belts, and alcohol was not a factor.

On Dec. 12 at about 12:00 p.m., the Port Graham Village Public Safety Officer responded to a reported assault. Investigation showed that Rick Yeaton, 28, of Port Graham, had assaulted a woman and damaged two tires on her vehicle. Yeaton was arrested and taken to the Homer Jail.

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