FYI

Posted: Friday, November 07, 2003

Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital:

• On Oct. 28, 2003, a daughter, Nakenna Sofia Kotlarov, weighing 6 pounds 11 ounces, to Kymberly Ann Kotlarov and Alexander Kotlarov of Juneau.

• On Oct. 28, 2003, a daughter, weighing 6 pounds 1 ounce, to Susan Irani Quigley and Shane Patrick Quigley of Juneau.

• On Oct. 30, 2003, a son, Vincent Valentine James, weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces, to Sheena Marie Berkeley and Benson Benjamin James of Kake.

• On Oct. 30, 2003, a daughter, Grace Summer Hudson, weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces, to Katherine Laura Hudson and James Douglas Hudson of Juneau.

• On Oct. 31, 2003, a daughter, Marilla Abaigar Cabrigas-Blatnick, weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces, to Marilou Cabrigas and Larry Arnold Blatnick of Juneau.

• On Nov. 1, 2003, a son, James Daniel Vinson, weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces, to Shannon Laree Vinson and Daniel George Vinson of Juneau.

Courts

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

Indictments:

• John Demmert, 36, was indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of bribery, stemming from an alleged Oct. 24 incident involving a Juneau police officer who testified for the grand jury. The indictment also included single misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated and driving while his license was canceled, suspended or revoked, and five misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment, also alleged to have occurred on Oct. 24.

• Daniel J. Piraino, 40, was indicted by a grand jury on a felony first-degree theft charge, stemming from alleged actions against a jewelry store on May 21, 2002.

• Ricky R. Ostman, 40, was indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of failing to give information or render assistance at the scene of an accident, stemming from an Oct. 14 traffic accident that allegedly resulted in an injury.

Judgments:

• David A. Whisenant, 18, was found guilty of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The burglary occurred on May 5 and the theft took place on July 1. Juneau Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins imposed 45 days - 30 for the burglary and 15 for the theft - as part of a sentence placing him on probation for two years. Collins also ordered Whisenant to pay $871 in restitution and gave him credit for 12 days served in jail. She dismissed a charge of first-degree criminal trespass.

• Michael P. Guthri, 19, was found guilty of misdemeanor third-degree forgery, stemming from a Dec. 12, 2002, incident that led to him being charged with felony second-degree forgery. Collins imposed 30 days in jail, converting 20 days to 160 hours of community service. She also placed Guthrie on probation for one year and dismissed the original felony charge.

• Darren L. Wigg, 25, was found guilty of third-degree assault, stemming from an Aug. 16 incident after which he was charged with second-degree assault. Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks imposed 24 months in jail with 16 months suspended. He also placed Wigg on probation for two years and ordered him to pay $345 in restitution. He dismissed the original second-degree assault charge.

• Wendi M. Fletcher, 24, was found guilty of making a false report, stemming from a June 5 Incident. Juneau District Judge Peter B. Froehlich imposed 120 days in jail with 90 days suspended and placed Fletcher on probation for two years.

• Scott A. Higgins, 40, was found guilty of misdemeanor criminal trespass, stemming from an Oct. 27 incident. Froehlich imposed 365 with 335 days suspended and placed Higgins on probation for three years.

• David C. Perry, 23, was found not guilty of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after a jury trial. Perry had been charged on Feb. 23.

• Philip S. Wallen, 24, was found guilty of misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and driving without a license, stemming from a Sept. 7 incident where his blood-alcohol concentration was measured at .105 percent. For the drunken driving charge, Froehlich imposed 45 days in jail with 40 days suspended and a $1,500 fine. He also revoked Wallen's license for 90 days and placed him on probation for two years. For driving without a license, Froehlich imposed 10 days in jail. At the request of the prosecutor, Froehlich dismissed a charge of failure to stop.

• April Thomas, 23, was found guilty of misdemeanor operating a vehicle, air or watercraft while intoxicated, stemming from an Oct. 11 incident where her blood-alcohol content was measured at .234 percent. Froehlich imposed 46 days in jail with 40 days suspended and a $3,000 fine with $1,500 suspended. Froehlich also revoked her license for 90 days and placed her on probation for one year.

• George M. Kuecker, 39, was found guilty of misdemeanor operating a vehicle, air or watercraft while intoxicated, stemming from an Aug. 28 incident where his blood-alcohol level was measured at .248 percent. Froehlich imposed 36 days in jail with 30 suspended and a $3,000 fine with $1,500 suspended. Froehlich also revoked his license for 90 days and placed him on probation for one year.

• Veronica K. Dunnam, 46, was found guilty of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, stemming from an Oct. 25 incident. Froehlich imposed 34 days in jail with 30 days suspended and a $1,500 fine. He also revoked Dunnam's license for 90 days and placed her on probation for one year. At the request of the prosecutor, he dismissed misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment and refusing a breath test. Dunnam's blood-alcohol level was unavailable.

• Gary D. Chamblin, 40, was found guilty in Hoonah District Court of fourth-degree assault and interfering with a report of a crime involving domestic violence, stemming from a July 29 incident. For the assault charge, Magistrate Joyce Skaflestad imposed 180 days in jail with 120 suspended and placed Chamblin on probation for one year. For interfering with a domestic violence report, Skaflestad imposed an additional 30 days in jail.



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