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Man pleads no contest on fire

...not having an adequate fire break around the barrel and failure to exercise due care to put the fire out. Magistrate Ronald Smith sentenced Hoyem to either pay $1,200 in fines or serve a total of 192 hours of community service within two years...
Murder trial focuses on a shotgun

Ronald Smith never asked to borrow the shotgun he allegedly used to threaten trailer residents on Village Street at the scene of Juneau's...
Smith defense could wrap up its case Monday

...murder, which was more than five years ago. The state's refusal to transport one witness to Juneau to testify in Ronald Smith's defense Friday led Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks to say he could be forced to dismiss the case. But after...
Robbery scenario disputed as testimony closes

...bad" led to the death of Kenneth Ike Thomas, jurors were told Monday on the last day of testimony in the trial of Ronald Smith, charged with killing Thomas during a robbery at his trailer home. But Thomas' brother, Alfred Torres, returned...
Breaking Ground in 2005

...Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens, who presided over the Juneau case, sentenced Harmon to 72 years in prison. Ronald Smith, who Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Week sentenced in 2001 to serve 85 years in prison for killing Kenneth Ike Thomas...
Juneau Empire Story Archive this, I think they did a real good job,'' he said. Murder trial moved to July JUNEAU -- The murder trial of Ronald Smith and Ray Soto, set to start this week, has been re-scheduled to July. Kenneth Thomas died and Alfred Torres was...
Alaska Digest

...years again JUNEAU - After being found guilty last year for a second time in the 2000 killing of Kenneth Ike Thomas, Ronald Smith was sentenced this week for the second time to spend 85 years in prison. The second Juneau Superior Court jury found...
Lamas, Smith wed

...Glacier Gardens in Juneau. A reception followed at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Parish Hall. The bride is the daughter of Ramiro Lamas and Maria Miramontes. The groom is the son of Ronald Smith and Snova Parish.
State and local briefly

...Attorney Michael O'Brien, representing Rey Joel Soto, has filed a motion to continue the trial until October. Ronald Smith's lawyer, Daryl Gardner, joined with O'Brien in that motion. Smith and Soto are charged with second-degree...
Bag of marijuana pivotal on third day of murder trial

...unsuccessful today in attempting to prevent prosecutors from offering a baggie of marijuana as evidence to link defendants Ronald Smith and Joey Rey Soto to the Jan. 25 beating death of Kenneth Thomas. "I was frankly shocked to hear about it," Michael...


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