Juneau courts

Dave d’Amato, an attorney working for Kathleen Barrett, spends Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, boarding up the house at 401 Harris Street. The house was vacated after a judge ordered its residents (including co-owner James Barrett) to leave due to code and safety violations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Dave d’Amato, an attorney working for Kathleen Barrett, spends Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, boarding up the house at 401 Harris Street. The house was vacated after a judge ordered its residents (including co-owner James Barrett) to leave due to code and safety violations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Juneau Police Department Officer Ken Colon is questioned by Assistant Municipal Attorney Emily Wright during the trial of Domanic Quick, 23, in Juneau District Court on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Quick is on trial on two counts of assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Officer Ken Colon is questioned by Assistant Municipal Attorney Emily Wright during the trial of Domanic Quick, 23, in Juneau District Court on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Quick is on trial on two counts of assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thomas Jack Jr., 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thomas Jack Jr., 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Jamie Diane Moy Singh, 35, appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Singh faces charges from an alleged March 6 assault that resulted in the death of her mother-in-law, Mary Lou Singh, 59. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Jamie Diane Moy Singh, 35, appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Singh faces charges from an alleged March 6 assault that resulted in the death of her mother-in-law, Mary Lou Singh, 59. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Inmates continue legal battle against state

Convicted murderers say prison officials framed them in escape attempt.

Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Marie Riley, a recovering alcoholic, receives congratulations and a cupcake after graduating from Juneau’s Therapeutic Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Marie Riley, a recovering alcoholic, receives congratulations and a cupcake after graduating from Juneau’s Therapeutic Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
An SUV sits on its side after colliding with a concrete planter at the corner of Seward Street and Second Street on Thursday, Jan 18. The driver and sole passenger were taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening. (Courtesy photo | Jessie Herman-Haywood)

Driver in downtown rollover faces felony charge

His blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit.

An SUV sits on its side after colliding with a concrete planter at the corner of Seward Street and Second Street on Thursday, Jan 18. The driver and sole passenger were taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening. (Courtesy photo | Jessie Herman-Haywood)
Daniel Schally was named to the Juneau Superior Court on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Judicial Council)
Daniel Schally was named to the Juneau Superior Court on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Judicial Council)
Broken windows are covered up at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, after reports of vandalism on Monday night. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Suspected church burglar indicted for trio of felonies

She was found with a pastor’s credit card, police say.

Broken windows are covered up at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, after reports of vandalism on Monday night. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Ty Grussendorf, 24, left, appears in Juneau Superior Court with his attorney, John P. Cashion, to plead guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a minor on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Grussendorf pleads guilty to sex abuse

The sentence will likely be handed down in January.

Ty Grussendorf, 24, left, appears in Juneau Superior Court with his attorney, John P. Cashion, to plead guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a minor on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)