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Former Huslia postal worker to change plea

...misappropriation of postal funds during a court appearance Dec. 18 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.Her attorney, Darrel Gardner, successfully petitioned a federal judge to have the court pay for her transportation and travel costs to Anchorage...
Sitka sex abuse trial begins in Juneau

...and will not protect my interests." They tried to dismiss the second set of public defenders assigned to them - Darrel Gardner, representing Dick Sky, and Sidney Billingslea, representing Cynthia Sky - but were unsuccessful. Gardner and...
Girls detail alleged abuse by couple

...partially as their own attorneys. Cynthia Sky's attorney, Sidney Billingslea, and Dick Blue Sky's attorney, Darrel Gardner, had told the judge they weren't adequately prepared to cross-examine witnesses because the Skys had not cooperated...
Defense calls no witnesses in Sitka abuse trial

...girls. The defense rested this morning without calling any witnesses or offering any evidence. Defense attorneys Darrel Gardner and Sidney Billingslea did renew their motions for a mistrial and a continuance as they have done since the trial...
Alternate juror believed alleged victims' tales of abuse

...alleged abuse took place from 1994 to 2001 in Sitka and on Bauer Island, 50 miles north of Sitka. Defense Attorneys Darrel Gardner and Sidney Billingslea did not present a closing argument to the jury, saying they were unable to mount an adequate...
Jury convicts Sitka couple on 41 counts of sex abuse

...put on a defense because information from the couple's first set of lawyers did not get to their present attorneys Darrel Gardner and Sidney Billingslea. He said the couple plans to appeal the verdict. During the trial the couple was allowed...
Ketchikan: Bail reduced for man accused of murder charged with second-degree murder for the Dec. 24 beating death of Gordon Rasnick, 50. Charles' attorney, Darrel Gardner of the Office of Public Advocacy, said Charles' mother, Louise Charles, expects to post bail. Louise Charles...
Sitka child molester beaten in prison

...were convicted on a total of 41 felony counts that included various sexual abuse and child exploitation charges. Darrel Gardner, Sky's public defender, said today that Sky was sweeping the floor of his prison dormitory at the Lemon Creek...
Alaska Digest

...Collins approved a request to postpone the trial from Dec. 1 at the request of Starr's court-appointed attorney, Darrel Gardner. The case is assigned to Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks, who was not on the bench Monday. In a request filed...
Blue Sky gets one more year in prison

...His wife was sentenced to 36 years in prison with 10 years suspended and 10 years of probation. Defense Attorney Darrel Gardner told Judge Thompson today that Sky's appeals were filed and grounds to appeal the weapons sentence also existed...


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