Fairbanks PD: Man arrested for DUI after crashing vehicle, stealing forklift
A Delta Junction man was arrested Monday after crashing his vehicle along Phillips Field Road, then swiping a forklift to try and free his vehicle. His breath alcohol level was .230 — nearly three times the legal limit, according to a release from the Fairbanks Police Department.
Police have identified the subject as Aleksandr Glushko. The 21-year-old man is accused of driving his vehicle under the influence and running off the roadway. Police say Glushko then collided with property and high-centered his truck.
“The subject then walked to a nearby location and took a forklift without permission,” Fairbanks police say, adding that he then attempted to use the forklift to move his own vehicle from its stuck position.
Fairbanks police arrested Glushko on a felony DUI charge, vehicle theft and other misdemeanor charges, the release says. Glushko had two prior convictions for DUI, police say.
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