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Police & Fire for Friday, July 3, 2015

...43 p.m. Wednesday, Gastineau Human Services reported a 20-year-old man left the halfway house in violation of his parole. Investigation continues.Disorderly conduct? At 3:08 a.m. Thursday, 22-year-old William Moy was arrested for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-03/police-fire-friday-july-3-2015
Local
Living & Growing: Racism: Society's original sin

...charge reduced to manslaughter. He was convicted of that crime but only served four years in prison before being released on parole. Imagine for a moment what the charge would have been if my cousin had been a black man and his victim had been a white woman...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/living-growing-racism-societys-orig
Neighbors
Arrested prison guard denies knowing of inmates' escape plot

...and out of a steam pipe and then emerged from a manhole outside the prison.Sweat, 35, was serving a life sentence without parole in the killing of a sheriff's deputy. Matt, who turned 49 on Thursday, was doing 25 years to life in the kidnapping, torture...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/arrested-prison-guard-denies-knowing-
Not For Web
Inmates eyed Mexico but ride backed out

...catwalk electrical box. But he said he never knew of their escape plans.Sweat had been serving a sentence of life without parole in the killing of a sheriff's deputy in Broome County in 2002. Matt was serving 25 years to life for the killing and dismembering...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/inmates-eyed-mexico-ride-backed-out
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Rainy weather hinders hunt for loose killers

...escaped June 6 from the maximum-security prison near the Canadian border.Sweat, 35, was serving a life sentence without parole in the killing of a sheriff's deputy. Matt, 48, was doing 25 years to life for the kidnap, torture and hacksaw dismemberment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/rainy-weather-hinders-hunt-loose-kill
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Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...marijuana dealer - paid him $500 to kill another man later recanted his testimony. Clinton commuted his sentence to life without parole.Blecker said any speech by Tsarnaev would not jeopardize his appeal, which is likely to focus on an unsuccessful defense...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/boston-bomber-will-get-chance-break-s
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Empire Editorial: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...the United States. Almost half the inmates currently in jail are behind bars for nonviolent offenses or because they violated parole. An alarming proportion - 28 percent at any given time - are awaiting trial. Think about it: Men and women are in jail for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-23/empire-editorial-fight-rising-prison-
Opinion
Prosecutor: Worker discussed having inmates kill husband

...lack of evidence doesn't mean the escapees are somewhere near the prison.Sweat, 35, was serving a life sentence without parole in the killing of a sheriff's deputy. Matt, 48, was doing 25 years to life for the kidnap, torture and hacksaw dismemberment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/prosecutor-worker-discussed-having-in
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Grand jury indicts three for heroin, one for assault

...second-degree escape for removing himself from official detention, a 'B' felony. Court records show indicated Jacobs was out on parole, and then for reasons unspecified in court documents, a warrant was issued for his arrest in early April. He was found by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-17/grand-jury-indicts-three-heroin-one-ass
Local
Searchers buoyed by fresh DNA comb woods for escaped inmates

...then sliced through the chain and lock on a manhole cover outside the prison.Sweat, 35, was serving a life sentence without parole for killing a sheriff's deputy. Matt, 48, was doing 25 years to life for the 1997 kidnapping, torture and hacksaw dismemberment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/searchers-buoyed-fresh-dna-comb-woods
Not For Web

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