Fairbanks man indicted for stalking by federal grand jury
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - According to U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder, Roger Keeling, 54, of Fairbanks has been indicted by a federal grand jury for stalking.
According to court documents, Keeling allegedly strangled his girlfriend in October 2020. The victim obtained a Domestic Violence Protective Order. Keeling pleaded to a misdemeanor assault charge in state court, and upon release, violated the DVPO numerous times over several weeks while on ankle monitoring. Keeling continued to harass and contact the victim by emailing her, following her and leaving notes for her, slashing her vehicle tires, and placing her in fear for her life.
If convicted, Keeling could face a sentence of up to five years. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fairbanks Police Department (FPD) conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Dan Doty.
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