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Police blotter for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

...Street.Commercial crabbing closed season? On Friday, Dennis J. Capua, 60, of Juneau, pled no contest in Juneau District Court to one count of operating commercial Dungeness crab gear during closed season. He was fined $6,000 with $3,000...
State, King Cove, others appeal decision in road case

...comply with a federal environmental law as part of the determination on whether to carry out the exchange.U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland found no violation of the environmental law and said the 2009 legislation didn't include...
Prosecutor: Victim shot 'execution style'

...offense can be described but an execution-style murder," Paige told Deputy Magistrate Sharon Heidersdorf in Juneau District Court. "... The victim, as far as we can tell from the evidence so far, must have had no idea that this was coming...
Judge to decide trapping lawsuit

...emotional about it, so what'd she do?" Zane Wilson, attorney for Juneau trapper John Forrest, argued in Juneau District Court. "She goes down to Mr. Forrest's trap line and springs traps that have nothing to do with that eagle because...
State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in past year

...including Hamby and Shelden, had been married outside the state. The fifth couple was unmarried at the time.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess, in striking down the ban, said refusing the rights and responsibilities afforded by legal...
Out of a trap, into a pickle

...away with it. "It's an ongoing issue," Forrest said of such incidents from the witness stand Monday in Juneau District Court.Last winter, that changed. Forrest finally found out, through "a number of coincidences" as his attorney put...
Wrangell father, son plead guilty to fishing violation

...plea deal had already been reached and signed.Charles Jeffrey Petticrew Sr. sat in his wheelchair before U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess on Monday and pleaded guilty as charged to one felony count of conspiracy to falsify federal...
Judge: Trap-springer liable, but won't pay

...fur-bearing traps after she rescued an ensnared bald eagle, but she won't owe the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.Judge Thomas Nave found that trapper John Forrest failed to prove at trial that hiker Kathleen...
Cable news pundit charged with fraud; ties to CIA disputed

...contributor" was an error. "He was never a paid commentator," she said.At an initial appearance Thursday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Simmons was ordered held pending a detention hearing Friday. No lawyer has yet entered an appearance...
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Judge: Hiker liable for springing traps, but trapper did not prove damages

...the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.Judge Thomas...the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.In a trial took place in Juneau District Court this week."It is the conclusion...


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