FYI

Posted: Friday, January 23, 2004

Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital:

• On Jan. 11, 2004, a girl, Karissa Danielle Susort-Biggers, weighing 8 pounds 9 ounces, to Kirsten Irene Susort and Daniel Scott Biggers of Petersburg.

• On Jan. 20, 2004, a girl, Aspen Faleene Kasper, weighing 9 pounds 15 ounces, to Sharla Mae Grimm Sele and Jeffrey Scott Kasper of Juneau.

• On Jan. 12, 2004, a boy, weighing 9 pounds 2 ounces, to Amber Marie Nelson and James Keith Nelson of Yakutat.

• On Jan. 16, 2004, a boy, Benjamin David Burnham, weighing 9 pounds, to Willeke Burnham and Jay Laurence Burnham of Skagway.

• On Jan. 16, 2004, a girl, Mira Marielle Baldeo Marthaler, weighing 6 pounds 1 ounce, to Maria Veronica Abella Marthaler of Juneau.

• On Jan. 17, 2004, a boy, Avin Antonio Picazo, weighing 8 pounds 14 ounces, to Yvette Nicolle Dennis and Antonio Juan Picazo of Juneau.

Courts

Court records show the following legal actions among those taken recently in Juneau Superior and District courts:

Indictments:

• Rhyan Ferguson, 19, was indicted by a Juneau grand jury on Jan. 9 on a felony charge alleging perjury stemming from an incident on Dec. 17, 2003.

• Heather Heath, 20, was indicted by a Juneau grand jury on Jan. 9 on three felony charges alleging second-degree forgery stemming from an incident on Oct. 3, 2003.

• Hanibal E. Eala, 36, was indicted by a Juneau grand jury on Jan. 9 on charges alleging third-degree assault, a felony, and driving under the influence, a misdemeanor stemming from an incident on Jan. 1.

Judgments:

• Robin D. Abbott, 38, was found guilty of felony drunken driving and the misdemeanor of driving without a license stemming from an incident on Aug. 19, 2003. Charges alleging felony refusing a breath test and the misdemeanor of sixth-degree drug misconduct were dismissed. Juneau Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins sentenced Abbott to 14 months in jail on the drunken driving charge and 90 days with 60 suspended on the license charge. He was fined $10,000. His driver's privilege was permanently revoked. He was placed on probation for two years.

• John S. Cooley, 32, was found guilty of second-degree attempted theft stemming from an incident on Aug. 23, 2003. Dismissed were charges alleging second-degree forgery, second-degree attempted theft, and second-degree theft. Collins sentenced Cooley to three years in jail.

• Ricia Wolfe, 43, was found guilty of felony driving under the influence and reckless endangerment stemming from an incident on July 8, 2003. Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks sentenced Wolfe to two years in jail on the first charge and one year on the second. Eighteen months on the first charge were suspended, and 11 months on the second charge were suspended for three years on the condition that he successfully complete probation. The sentences are consecutive. Wolfe was fined $10,000, but it was suspended on the condition of completion of probation. His driver's license was permanently revoked.

• Lynn M. Lamb, 58, was found guilty of misdemeanor driving under the influence stemming from an incident on Nov. 4, 2003. The blood alcohol level was measured at 0.152. Juneau District Court Magistrate John W. Sivertsen sentenced Lamb to 40 days in jail with 37 suspended, fined Lamb $1,500 with $750 suspended, revoked Lamb's driver's license for 90 days, and placed Lamb on probation for two years. A charge alleging driving with a suspended license was dismissed.

• Misdemeanor charges against Jerry S. Burns, 37, alleging driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license were dismissed on Jan. 12, 2004. They stemmed from an incident on Sept. 29, 2003.

• Lindsey L. Cochrane, 19, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of first-degree criminal trespass stemming from an incident on Aug. 6, 2003. He initially was charged with the felony of first-degree burglary. Weeks sentenced Cochrane to 180 days in jail with 150 suspended, and allowed the jail time to be fulfilled with community work service. Cochrane was ordered to pay $250 in restitution, and was placed on probation for 18 months.

• Jerome G. Abbott, 20, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of second-degree vehicle theft. Hoonah District Court Magistrate Joyce Skaflestad sentenced him to 20 days in jail with 17 suspended, and placed him on probation for one year.

• Stanley Stauffer, 24, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of operating a watercraft or aircraft while intoxicated stemming from an incident on Nov. 8, 2003. Sivertsen sentenced him to 46 days in jail with 40 days suspended, fined him $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, revoked his driver's license for 90 days, and placed him on probation for one year. Dismissed were charges alleging refusing a breath test and reckless endangerment.

• Crystal L. Ellis, 22, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated stemming from an incident on Nov. 9, 2003. Sivertsen sentenced her to 33 days in jail with 30 suspended, fined her $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, revoked her driver's license for 90 days, and placed her on probation for one year.

• Dirk P. Peele, 33, was found guilty of two counts of disorderly conduct stemming from an incident on Sept. 18, 2003, and one count of misdemeanor assault, one count of violating conditions of release, and one count of unlawful contact stemming from an incident on Dec. 23, 2003. Juneau District Court Judge Peter B. Froehlich sentenced him to 30 days in jail with all suspended, 30 days in jail with 20 suspended, 120 days in jail with 90 suspended, 30 days in jail with 20 suspended, and 60 days with 50 suspended. The unsuspended days are to be served consecutively. He was placed on probation for two years. Dismissed were charges alleging interfering with a report of a domestic violence crime and violating conditions of release.

• Randal S. Edenshaw, 23, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of driving under the influence stemming from an incident on Oct. 26, 2003. Sivertsen sentenced him to 60 days in jail with 54 suspended, fined him $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, revoked his driver's license for 90 days, and placed him on probation for two years.

• Charles L. Wikstrom, 58, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated stemming from an incident on Oct. 15, 2003. Froehlich sentenced him to 130 days in jail with 100 suspended, fined him $5,000 with $2,000 suspended, revoked his driver's license for one year, and placed him on probation for three years.

He also was found guilty of failing to register as a sex offender, a misdemeanor, stemming from an incident on July 12, 2003. Froehlich sentenced him to 35 days in jail. Dismissed were charges alleging leaving the scene of an accident and violating conditions of release.



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