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Empire Editorial: Old enough to know better, do better

...teen's attorney argued the case should be sent to juvenile court since Jared Cheatham was 17 when he was arrested.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez made the right call by insisting Cheatham be tried as an adult. He may not have been 18 when...
Three charged in string of UAS vehicle riflings

...on multiple felony charges of theft and forgery in connection to the scheme. They are slated to be arraigned in Juneau Superior Court later this month.Prosecutors said in one case, the suspects broke into a woman's car at the student housing...
Adult crime, adult punishment

...for a rock-throwing incident that maimed and permanently disfigured a 6-year-old boy two summers ago.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez ruled that Cheatham was a candidate to have his case transferred down to the juvenile justice...
The scars are permanent his hand. He retaliated by smashing the glass in her face.Steve A. Kanan, 42, was sentenced Thursday in Juneau Superior Court for felony assault, an incident that was rare in its severity for Juneau's downtown bar scene. Kanan was presumptive...
Cops and Courts Round-Up

...charges.Hayward is scheduled to be arraigned in Juneau Superior Court on Monday. Court records indicate he has been appointed...has been sentenced to serve two years in prison.Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg imposed 10 years in prison...
Native leader pleads not guilty to theft

...Native-run nonprofits he directed.Robert W. Loescher entered his pleas through his attorney, Julie Willoughby, in Juneau Superior Court before Judge Philip Pallenberg. The judge scheduled a three-day trial to take place later this summer.Loescher...
Gunshot victim at odds with prosecutor

...hadn't hit him, the gun wouldn't have gone off," Waters said, referencing Rankin's earlier testimony in Juneau Superior Court."A bad situation isn't always a criminal one," she noted.Scott, on the other hand, told the jury that...
Botched suicide case goes to trial Monday

...charge for drinking alcohol while in possession of a gun.Jury selection is slated to get under way Monday in Juneau Superior Court before Judge Philip Pallenberg. The trial is slated to last five days.Juneau District Attorney James Scott is...
Juneau man pleads guilty to rape

...woman in Marine Park last summer.Gilbert Charles Willard pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault in Juneau Superior Court, a felony punishable by five to 15 years in prison. He will be sentenced at a later date.Prosecutors say Willard...
After hung jury, Kowalski won't be retried for first-degree murder

...on count two," the Anchorage-based prosecutor said by phone during a status hearing in court on Thursday.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez agreed and scheduled sentencing for July 18.During the monthlong trial that began in mid-March...


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