Four indictments handed up Friday

A Juneau grand jury issued four indictments on Friday.


Charles A. Abbott, 32 was indicted on two felony assault charges in connection to a stabbing at the Super 8 Motel last Friday, according to the indictment.

He faces one count of second-degree assault, a class ‘B’ felony, for allegedly causing physical injury to Leon Paul intentionally with a knife, and one count of third-degree assault, a class ‘C’ felony, for recklessly causing physical injury to Christopher Jim with a knife.

Class ‘B’ felonies carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine. Class ‘C’ felonies carry a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $50,000 fine.

Fialele Faatoia, 43, was indicted on one count of second-degree theft for allegedly stealing $500 or more in property or services from March 2009 to September 2010. That’s a class ‘C’ felony.

Rachelle M. Carson, 28, and Jared P. Fortin, 27, were listed in the same indictment for allegedly acting individually or together to use a woman’s credit card without authorization on Feb. 24.

Carson faces one count of fraudulent use of an access device, and Fortin faces two counts of the same charge.

Fraudulent use of an access device is a class ‘C’ felony.

Indictments are not indicative of guilt, but rather formal accusations of illegal activity.

The district attorney’s office presents cases to the grand jury each Friday.

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