FYI

Posted: Friday, November 24, 2000

Births

Recent births which occurred at Juneau Family Birth Center:

On Oct. 4, a son weighing 8 pounds 13 ounces, to Linda Rao and Dorian Gross.

On Oct. 26, a son weighing 8 pounds to Sarah Warren and Devlan Warren of Gustavus.

On Nov. 13, a son weighing 7 pounds 7 ounces, to B. Marie Garcia and Carlos Garcia of Juneau.

On Nov. 17, a son weighing 6 pounds 4 ounces, to Jennifer A. Germain and Joseph J. Germain of Haines.

On Nov. 17, a daughter weighing 9 pounds 1 ounce, to Susan J. Haddock and Gates G. Haddock of Haines.

Business Licenses

The following are some of the new and renewed business licensed filed with the state's Department of Community and Economic Development as of Nov. 22, 2000:

Jeanne K. Mungle, sole proprietor, Alaska Soap Company (other miscellaneous manufacturing).

Vitan M. Ganev and Larry D. Hughes, owners, "The Big Dipper" Publishing (newaspaper, periodical, book, database publishers; Internet service providers).

Daren L. Case, sole proprietor, Frontier Inlet SHores (FISH) (fishing guides, fishing charters).

Mike L. Knightlinger, sole proprietor, Mendenhall Plowing (services to buildings and dwellings).

Amy L. Green, sole proprietor, Baby Brella Creations (independent artists, writers and performers).

Renato A. Capistrano, sole proprietor, Renato Capistrano Doing Business As (DBA) Capistrano Enterprises (independent artists, writers and performers; photographers, taxidermy).

Aida Olvera, sole proprietor, Aida Olvera (child day care services).

Courts

Court records show the following legal actions among those taken in Juneau Superior and District courts through November 22, 2000:

Judgments

On Nov. 22 a hearing was held in Juneau before Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks about suspending imposition of sentence in the case of Joel Mitchell, 26, on a charge of second-degree theft committed in January. A plea of guilty had been previously entered by the defendant. Weeks ordered that the imposition of sentence be suspended until Dec. 1, 2002, under conditions that Mitchell serve 30 days in jail and be on supervised probation. Conditions included violating no city, state or federal laws; seeking and maintaining employment as approved by the probation officer; obeying the instructions of the probation officer; not associating with convicted felons without the written permission of the probation officer; not possessing firearms or deadly weapons; participating in and complying with the conditions of a victim impact program both while incarcerated and after release; performing 250 hours of Community Work Service (CWS); reporting to jail by Nov. 27 at 4:30 p.m.; and being subject to search of person, property, residence and vehicle upon direction of the probation officer.

On Nov. 3, a hearing was held on the case of James G. Demers, charged with second-degree theft and falsifying business records when he was treasurer for the Alaska Folk Festival, the offense dated between Jan. 1, 1995, and May 1, 1999. Demers entered a plea of no contest. Superior Court Judge Patricia A. Collins ordered that Demers be jailed for two years. A total of 18 months of that time was suspended for five years on condition that he successfully complete probation. He was to report to jail Nov. 4, with a recommendation he serve his sentence at a half-way house.

Conditions of probation included that he secure the prior written permission of a probation officer before changing employing or residence; that he make a reasonable effort to secure and maintain steady employment; that he be subject to search of his person, property, residence or vehicle; that he participate in a victim impact program; that he participate in a psychological/psychiatric evaluation; that he apply for and assign to the court any permanent fund dividend; that he pay costs of incarceration up to $2,500; that he pay restitution in an amount not to exceed $24,000, less amounts already paid; and that he pay a surcharge of $100.

Charlene K. Hixon, 43, was found guilty of assault stemming from an offense of May 7. Judge Peter B. Froehlich sentenced her to 10 days in jail; to enroll in, pay for and complete a substance-abuse treatment program with the Juneau Alcohol Safety Activity Program (JASAP) with up to 30-days of in-patient treatment; to 40 hours CWS at AWARE; to three years probation; to pay a $50 surcharge; to not consume or possess alcohol or enter where it is sold or served; and to complete and comply with recommendations of Childcare and Family Resources.

Mary I. Rivera, 38, was found guilty of violations of probation stemming from an offense of Oct. 10. Froehlich sentenced her to 57 days in jail with 37 suspended; to JASAP; to 18 months probation; and to up to 45 days of in-patient treatment if recommended, including Naltrexone.

Rivera was also found guilty of a probation violating stemming from an Oct. 6 offense. Froehlich sentenced her to 10 days in jail; to JASAP including Naltrexone and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings; to appear at a Dec. 21 hearing; to three years probation; and not to enter where alcohol is sold or served or consume alcohol or illegal drugs. On a charge of violating conditions stemming from an Oct. 18 offense, Rivera was given 25 days in jail and ordered to pay a $50 surcharge. A charge of assault stemming from an alleged Oct. 5 offense was dismissed.

Leland G. Barger, 23, was found guilty of two counts of violation of conditions of probation stemming from an Aug. 25 offense. Froehlich fined him a total of $1,500; sentenced him to 45 days in jail on one count and 60 on the other, sentences to be served concurrently.

Kenneth K. Skaflestad, 40, of Hoonah, was found guilty of two counts of violating conditions of probation stemming from a July 20 offense. Froehlich sentenced him to enroll in, pay for and complete JASAP; and placed him on probation for a year.

James R. Conatser had been charged with "commitment to await requisition" stemming from an April 12, 1998, offense. The charge was dismissed by Judge Peter B. Froehlich.

Gordon C. Williams, 37, was charged with violations of probation stemming from a Sept. 29 offense. Froehlich ordered him to JASAP; to enroll in, pay for and complete counseling at Tongass Community Counseling; placed him on probation for two years; and to satisfy five days of jail time with 40 hours of CWS.

Robert Fetter, 27, was charged with cruelty to animals and found guilty of an offense stemming from Jan. 5. Froehlich fined him $250; ordered him to pay restitution of $48; to complete 40 hours of Community Work Service through Gastineau Human Services; to forfeit his dog; to have no pets for a year; and to probation for two years.

Marjorie F. Dick, 22, of Hoonah, was found guilty of two counts of violating conditions of probation stemming from an offense of March 9. Froehlich sentenced her to JASAP; to obtain a driver's license within 90 days of when eligible; and placed her on probation for a year; to revocation of her license for 90 days concurrent with the Department of Motor Vehicles; and to violate no laws. Dick was also found guilty of driving without a valid license stemming from a Sept. 25 offense. She was to serve 10 days in jail, in Hoonah, if approved by Police Chief Robert Beasley.

Harriet Hotch, 24, of Juneau, was found guilty of violating conditions of probation stemming from a Nov. 1 offense. Magistrate John W. Sivertsen Jr. sentenced her to 10 days in jail; to JASAP; to probation for 18 months; to violate no laws; to seek and maintain employment; and not to consume alcohol or go where it is sold or served. She was also found guilty of driving with no valid operator's license stemming from an offense of Oct. 27. Sivertsen fined her $200; and sentenced her to serve three days in jail.

Thomas M. Schauwecker, 29, of Juneau, was found guilty of driving without a valid license stemming from an Aug. 28 offense. Sivertsen fined him $250; committed him to 10 days in jail; ordered his license revoked for 90 days concurrent with DMV; placed him on probation for a year; and ordered him to pay a $50 surcharge.

Thomas J. Kito, 38, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated stemming from a Sept. 30 offense. Sivertsen fined him $1,000 with $500 suspended; committed him to 90 days in jail with 60 suspended; revoked his license for a year; ordered him to JASAP; placed him on probation for two years; ordered him to assign his PFD to pay fines and/or restitution; and to pay a $75 surcharge. Kito was also found guilty of driving without a valid license; Sivertsen sentenced him to 10 days in jail to be served consecutively with previous time.

Stephany K. Lokke, 17, was found guilty of driving with no valid operator's license stemming from a Nov. 3 offense. Sivertsen suspended imposition of sentence and placed her on probation for a year. She was to pay a $50 surcharge; to complete and document 20 hours of CWS; and to be fingerprinted at Johnson Youth Center.

Manuel D. Flores, 54, was found guilty of driving without a valid operator's license stemming from a Nov. 13 offense. Sivertsen placed him on probation for a year during which he was to commit no criminal violations; and to complete and document 80 hours of CWS by March 16, 2001.

On Nov. 17, a grand jury indicted George P. Macasaet, 38, in Juneau Superior Court for third-degree assault stemming from an offense of Sept. 17 with a dangerous instrument, to wit, an automobile; driving while intoxicated; and driving without a valid license.

On Nov. 17, Ramil A. Sagrado, 2l, was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor stemming from sexual penetration of a minor, 15 years of age, on Oct. 25 at or near Juneau.



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