Prosecuting Attorney John Darnall, from the Office of Special Prosecutions, right, shows pictures of recovered bullets and their casings to Juneau Police Department Sgt. Matt DuBois during the double murder trial of Laron Carlton Graham in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Graham is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Prosecuting Attorney John Darnall, from the Office of Special Prosecutions, right, shows pictures of recovered bullets and their casings to Juneau Police Department Sgt. Matt DuBois during the double murder trial of Laron Carlton Graham in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Graham is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

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Juneau Police Department Officer Ronald Shriver answers questions on the witness stand from defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during Graham’s trial. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. Shriver was a Department of Corrections officer working at Lemon Creek Correctional Center when Graham was housed there in 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Officer Ronald Shriver answers questions on the witness stand from defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during Graham’s trial. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. Shriver was a Department of Corrections officer working at Lemon Creek Correctional Center when Graham was housed there in 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019

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Lorissa Evenson, a former girlfriend of Laron Carlton Graham, answers questions on the witness stand from defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during Graham’s trial. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lorissa Evenson, a former girlfriend of Laron Carlton Graham, answers questions on the witness stand from defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during Graham’s trial. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019

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Regan Tweedy, mother of James LeBlanc-Tweedy, answers questions on the witness stand to questioning by defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during the trial of Laron Carlton Graham. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Regan Tweedy, mother of James LeBlanc-Tweedy, answers questions on the witness stand to questioning by defense attorney Natasha Norris in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, during the trial of Laron Carlton Graham. Graham is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

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Police calls for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

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James LeBlanc-Tweedy is called to the witness stand in Juneau Superior Court on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, during the trial of Laron Carlton Graham on two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
James LeBlanc-Tweedy is called to the witness stand in Juneau Superior Court on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, during the trial of Laron Carlton Graham on two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

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Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019

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Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

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Police calls for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019

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Police calls for Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

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Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

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Dimond Courthouse in downtown Juneau, where the double murder trial against defendant Laron Carlton Graham is being held. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

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Dimond Courthouse in downtown Juneau, where the double murder trial against defendant Laron Carlton Graham is being held. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)