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Rape conviction tossed over bad jury instructions is whether to charge Jackson with a single charge of sexual assault or multiple counts, Deputy Attorney General Rick Svobodny said. "He may be facing more time in the end," Svobodny said.Jackson will be remanded to the trial court within...
James Scott named Juneau District Attorney

...of criminal cases from traffic offenses to domestic violence cases to murder trials," said Deputy Attorney General Rick Svobodny. "He is a dedicated prosecutor who will serve the Juneau community well as district attorney."Brower has been...
Former custodian pleads guilty to sex assault charge

...District admitted to giving a family member "knockout drops" to have sex with her while she was unconscious, prosecutor Rick Svobodny said during the man's change-of-plea hearing Wednesday in Juneau Superior Court. Stanley Brown, 46, pleaded...
Lowe defense: No proof shown in tampering case

...two people were dead, Ann Lowe should have known not to wash the man's fuel-reeking clothes, District Attorney Rick Svobodny said Thursday in Juneau Superior Court. ``She knew she tampered with evidence. She knows she's guilty,'' Svobodny...
Alaska Digest

...Gullufsen was appointed a senior statewide prosecutor, according to Deputy Attorney General Susan Parkes on Thursday. Rick Svobodny was named chief assistant attorney general within the Criminal Division, replacing Dean Guaneli, who retires at the...
D.A. argues Taplin car not fit for road

...vehicle when he ran into an Auke Bay man in July, causing massive injuries that led to his death. District Attorney Rick Svobodny presented testimony from two mechanics who said a damaged right front wheel may have made the 1990 Volkswagen Jetta...
Taplin accused of trying to harrass witness in jail

...Taplin was working in the laundry at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. At a hearing Tuesday, District Attorney Rick Svobodny announced he had just received a telephoned report from the prison that Taplin tore up and then bleached the clothing...
Judge declares mistrial in rape case involving two teens

...girls last summer. The deadlock forced Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks to declare a mistrial. District Attorney Rick Svobodny said he hasn't decided whether to retry Michael Roberts, 34. He said he will announce at a hearing May 28 whether...
Taplin slated to alter plea

...manslaughter charge, was to plead out to driving while intoxicated and felony hit and run, said District Attorney Rick Svobodny. Taplin's first trial ended on Jan. 28 in Ketchikan with a hung jury. A second trial was scheduled for May. The...
Taplin lawyer tries for quick acquittal for acquittal in the drunken-driving manslaughter case. He waited until the jury was dismissed and prosecutor Rick Svobodny assured the court he would rest his case first thing this morning without calling further witnesses. Then Menendez...


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