Indictments issued Friday, July 19

The following persons were indicted by a Juneau grand jury on Friday, July 19:

• Kenneth W. Kitka, 55, was indicted on one count of misconduct involving a misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree for allegedly possessing heroin with intent to deliver on July 18. That’s a class ‘A’ felony offense that can be punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or a $250,000 fine.

• Julien A. Piccard, 36, was indicted on two counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third degree for allegedly delivering methamphetamine on April 30 and May 1. Those are class ‘B’ felonies that can be punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine.

• Joshua R. Jones, 20, was indicted on one count of burglary in the first degree for allegedly entering a dwelling with intent to harass or assault a victim on May 27. That’s a class ‘B’ felony.

• Nicholas C. Degtoff, 52, was indicted on one count of tampering with a witness in the first degree, a class ‘C’ felony offense that can be punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a $50,000 fine.

• William Patterson, 30, was indicted on one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree for allegedly possessing methamphetamine on May 23. That’s a class ‘C’ felony.

• Codefendants Lacy L. Siverly, 24, and William S. Philip, 29, were each indicted on multiple felony counts of drug misconduct for allegedly delivering dihydrocodeine in April.

Indictments are formal accusations of illegal activity, and they are not indicative of guilt. The District Attorney’s Office in Juneau presents cases to the grand jury each Friday.

• Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 at emily.miller@juneauempire.com.

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