Juneau courts

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)
A Yakutat Borough Police Department vehicle sits in front of the site of a fatal stabbing in Yakutat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Yakutat Borough Police Department)

Yakutat murder suspect, victim were longtime friends

It’s the first murder in Yakutat in more than 20 years.

A Yakutat Borough Police Department vehicle sits in front of the site of a fatal stabbing in Yakutat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Yakutat Borough Police Department)
Ty Alexander Grussendorf, 22 at the time, follows his parents out of Juneau Superior Court after a trial date-setting hearing on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Grussendorf plans to plead guilty to sexual abuse of minor

The long, highly publicized case could be coming to an end.

Ty Alexander Grussendorf, 22 at the time, follows his parents out of Juneau Superior Court after a trial date-setting hearing on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Calvin Wayne Boord, 49, was wanted on three warrants. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Police arrest man with three outstanding warrants

The Juneau man was wanted on three warrants, and police are asking the public for help in finding him.

Calvin Wayne Boord, 49, was wanted on three warrants. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
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Commercial fishing couple sentenced to year in prison for tax evasion

A Southeast Alaska husband and wife were sentenced to a year in prison for not paying taxes.

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Cody Eyre (left) poses for a picture with his mother Jean in this 2017 photo. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)

Officers who shot, killed Cody Eyre will not face charges

Officers who shot and killed former Juneau resident Cody Eyre will not face criminal charges.

Cody Eyre (left) poses for a picture with his mother Jean in this 2017 photo. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)
Ty Alexander Grussendorf, 22 at the time, follows his parents out of Juneau Superior Court after a trial date-setting hearing on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Grussendorf sex abuse trial set for next month

A highly publicized case is scheduled for trial in October.

Ty Alexander Grussendorf, 22 at the time, follows his parents out of Juneau Superior Court after a trial date-setting hearing on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
James Barrett speaks to a reporter after his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and Fourth Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘Problem’ downtown house to be vacated by next week, judge orders

The occupants of 401 Harris Street, including co-owner James Barrett, must be out of the house by next week.

James Barrett speaks to a reporter after his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and Fourth Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Feds sentence Southeast drug conspirators

Co-conspirators in multiple drug cases were sentenced in federal court this week.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Judge taking time on cruise ship lawsuit ruling

The lawsuit between the city and the cruise industry won’t be resolved any time soon.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)

Family prepares lawsuit after police, troopers shoot and kill 20-year-old

The family of a Thunder Mountain High School graduate is preparing a lawsuit against the state.

Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)
James Barrett appears for his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and 4th Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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City prepared to condemn Barrett house

The residents of 401 Harris Street, including co-owner James Barrett, have until Oct. 1 to repair the home or the CBJ will condemn the building.

James Barrett appears for his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and 4th Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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