Michael S. Lockett

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants

Matthew Parker Williams currently has warrants out for his arrest for $6,500.

Juneau police seek man wanted for five warrants
People pay tribute to the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group as they perform during a Celebrate Survivors gathering sponsored by Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and AWARE in the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

AWARE, Catholic Community Services awarded advocacy grant

The grant is to enhance their services for victims.

People pay tribute to the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group as they perform during a Celebrate Survivors gathering sponsored by Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and AWARE in the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
From right to left, Karleen Grummett, Marjorie Alstead Shakelford, Mary Tanaka Abo and Marie Darlin discuss the “Empty Chair” exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The exhibit will be at the museum through the end of the month. (Stephanie Shor | Juneau Empire)

Juneau author nominated for Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame

She wrote a book highlighting WWII American internment camps.

From right to left, Karleen Grummett, Marjorie Alstead Shakelford, Mary Tanaka Abo and Marie Darlin discuss the “Empty Chair” exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The exhibit will be at the museum through the end of the month. (Stephanie Shor | Juneau Empire)
Robert Manzanares, 42, appears in U.S. District Court in Juneau Wednesday for a change of plea hearing. A barrier put in place in the public courtroom hallway blocked Manzanares from public view, per the judge’s orders. Photography is not allowed in the courtroom. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man pleads guilty to murdering wife on cruise ship

He beat her to death and attempted to throw her body over the balcony.

Robert Manzanares, 42, appears in U.S. District Court in Juneau Wednesday for a change of plea hearing. A barrier put in place in the public courtroom hallway blocked Manzanares from public view, per the judge’s orders. Photography is not allowed in the courtroom. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Gulf of Alaska on May 24, 2019. (U.S. Navy | Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anthony J. Rivera)
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Gulf of Alaska on May 24, 2019. (U.S. Navy | Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anthony J. Rivera)
Charred octopus at Red Spruce on Jan. 28, 2020. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)

A complementary pair: Beyond The Ale visits Red Spruce

The brand new indoor eatery is open for business.

Charred octopus at Red Spruce on Jan. 28, 2020. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)
Courtesy photo | UA Museum of the North                                The fossil of Gunakadeit joseeae, which was found in Southeast Alaska. About two thirds of the tail had already eroded away when the fossil was discovered.

Ancient species found near Kake given Tlingit name

This is the first species ever given a Tlingit name.

Courtesy photo | UA Museum of the North                                The fossil of Gunakadeit joseeae, which was found in Southeast Alaska. About two thirds of the tail had already eroded away when the fossil was discovered.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 Substance misuse costs the state of Alaska $3.45 billion every year, according to a report released recently by the McDowell Group.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 Substance misuse costs the state of Alaska $3.45 billion every year, according to a report released recently by the McDowell Group.
Juneau Police Department Chief Ed Mercer, photographed on Wednesday, has worked to spearhead three initiatives coming to fruition in the next month to make Juneau a safer place. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Chief Ed Mercer, photographed on Wednesday, has worked to spearhead three initiatives coming to fruition in the next month to make Juneau a safer place. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Keith Anders Hermann, 54, sits in court Tuesday. Hermann is charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of a minor. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man arrested Friday for sexual abuse makes court appearance

He’s being held Lemon Creek Correctional Center on $50,000 bail.

Keith Anders Hermann, 54, sits in court Tuesday. Hermann is charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of a minor. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Schools and bus routes are cancelled in Juneau following heavy snow, Feb. 4, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Snow causes closings for schools, bus service across Juneau

Many other offices and businesses are open as usual.

Schools and bus routes are cancelled in Juneau following heavy snow, Feb. 4, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)
The Juneau Skating Club took second place in the The Ice Sports Industry’s West Coast Skating Championships in Tacoma on Jan. 17-19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo | JSC)
JPD arrest man wanted for sexual assault on $50,000 warrant

JPD arrest man wanted for sexual assault on $50,000 warrant

The crimes the man allegedly committed spanned over 15 years.

JPD arrest man wanted for sexual assault on $50,000 warrant
Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend

Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend

It’s set to be a big weekend for boys and girls basketball.

Crosstown rivalry: JDHS, TMHS to square off on homecoming weekend
Cope Park may be the new home of Juneau’s first bike skills park if a plan between the City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department and the Juneau Mountain Bike Alliance comes to fruition, Jan. 30, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneau may be getting its first official bike park

The idea is still in its infancy, but it has support.

Cope Park may be the new home of Juneau’s first bike skills park if a plan between the City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department and the Juneau Mountain Bike Alliance comes to fruition, Jan. 30, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event

Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event

More than 200 people experiencing homelessness received care today.

Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event
Alaska Wildlife Troopers are searching for an illegal crabber near Auke Bay after at least two illegal, homemade crab pots were discovered. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Troopers)

Alaska Wildlife Troopers fishing for outlaw crabber in Auke Bay

At least two illegal, unmarked pots were found.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers are searching for an illegal crabber near Auke Bay after at least two illegal, homemade crab pots were discovered. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Troopers)
David A. Powell, 54, appears in court after being charged with property damage for nailing a sign to the door of the governor’s mansion on Dr. Martin Luther King Day as a form of protest, Jan. 27, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Man charged for nailing sign to governor’s mansion pleads no contest

He was fined and got a suspended three-day jail sentence.

David A. Powell, 54, appears in court after being charged with property damage for nailing a sign to the door of the governor’s mansion on Dr. Martin Luther King Day as a form of protest, Jan. 27, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Man pleads guilty for reduced sentence in 2016 theft

Man pleads guilty for reduced sentence in 2016 theft

He was arrested last December for stealing a car.

Man pleads guilty for reduced sentence in 2016 theft
Burglars strike American Legion, steal appliances, war memorial items

Burglars strike American Legion, steal appliances, war memorial items

Police are investigating the burglary, which includes items from the post’s USS Juneau memorial

Burglars strike American Legion, steal appliances, war memorial items